CUI announced new USB Type C Connectors, UJ31 / UP31 USB 3.1, that include both plugs and receptacles and can reach transfer speeds up to 10Gbps. Possible applications include consumer and portable electronic devices, including high volume storage products, digital audio devices, and mobile computing equipment.
Both the UJ31 receptacle connector series and UP31 plug connector series conform to USB 3.1 Gen 2 standards, supporting power delivery up to 100W at 20V.
These RoHS-compliant, surface-mountable connectors feature nickel shell plating and 24 copper alloy contacts with gold plating. Available parts include those with back covers that have either two or four solder terminals, or those without back covers.
All models support 5A current ratings for faster power charging, are reflow solder compatible, and offer high durability up to 10,000 mating cycles. The company said it has designed these connectors to withstand both insertion and withdrawal forces at a rate of 12.5mm/min as well as temperatures from -30 to 85°C.
Prices start at $1.15 per unit at 800 pieces through distribution.
Availability: Stock to 8 weeks
More details on USB 3.1 Type C Connectors: http://www.cui.com/catalog/interconnect/usb-connectors/type-c