New USB cables – USB Type C General Specifications

usb type c specs

USB Type C is the next generation of USB technology. The general specifications for USB Type C (usb-c) are:

USB Version:  3.1

Data Transfer Speed:  Up to 10 GB/s

Voltage and Current:  Varies depending on profile:

Profile 1 capable of supplying at least 5V @ 2.0A

Profile 2 ports are capable of supplying at least 5V@ 2.0A, 12V @ 1.5A.

Profile 3 ports are capable of supplying at least 5V @ 2.0A, 12V @ 3A.

Profile 4 ports are capable of supplying at least 5V @ 2.0A, 12V and 20V at 3A

Profile 5 ports are capable of supplying at least 5V @ 2.0A, 12V and 20V at 5A

Dimensions: Approximately the size of micro-usb (8.4mm by 2.6mm)

Backward Compatibility: USB 3.0 and USB 2.0

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