The new CX series connector from Hirose conforms to the next-generation USB standard “USB Type-C™”. It is expected to be widely adopted as a standard interface in various devices in the consumer, industrial machinery and automobile market.
USB Type-C is a new connector standard of "USB 3.1" formulated by USB standard organization "USB Implementers Forum". This compact sized USB connector is similar to the micro USB that is now widely used for smart phones and other various applications. It features reversible insertion, speeds up to 10Gbps transmission. Quick charge is possible by applying USB Power Delivery (PD).
Features & Benefits
Reversible interface for easy mating
Conforms to the USB type-C standard
Supports 10Gbps Transmission (USB 3.1 Gen.2)
Clear tactile click (Excellent locking)
Design with superior mechanical strength
Plug: Slim overmold design
Receptacle: Top-mount and mid-mount types are available. Both types offer a Hybrid PCB termination featuring easy solder reworking. The Double-row SMT type is excellent for high-speed transmission