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Type B Micro-USB Connector Developed

We are pleased to announce the development of a USB specification-compliant type B Micro-USB connector for commencement of marketing in the near future. Its specifics are outlined below. Prior to commencement of development work of this connector, we joined the USB Implementers Forum to help expedite establishment of specifications. Addition of the Micro-USB specifications to the USB specifications was thus materialized, leading to market introduction to this connector at this time.

A reduction in volume by 60% from our previous USB Mini-B connector has been realized with this new product. Considered to be most suitable for applications for high speed transfer of USB2.0 Hi Speed (480M bps) and charging functions, this is an optimal choice for connection of small devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, PDAs, and portable music players. Operating life of receptacles and plugs extend to as many as 10,000 cycles.

Receptacles are available in 3 types of normal, reverse and mid-mounted designs. Optimization of our product repertoire is our firm direction.

Date Released March 14, 2007 
Press Release No. 779cs 
Product Name Type B Micro-USB Connector
  • 1) Compliant with USB requirements (USB2.0 Hi Speed).
  • 2) Variety of receptacle designs such as normal, reverse and mid-mounted types.
  • 3) RoHS Directive compliant.
Major specifications Voltage and Current Rating 1.8A(power)or1.0A(signal), 30V rms AC
Contact Resistance 30m Ω max.
Insertion Force 35N max.
Removal Force 8N min.
Operating Life 10,000 cycles
Applications Small devices such as mobile phones, digital cameras, PDAs and portable music players.
Market introduction May, 2007
Inquiry * Please contact CS Division for further information :
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