KYCON: Why USB type C?

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  • Faster data rates
  • Small size ~8.4mm x ~2.6mm
  • Standard 10,000 mating cycles
  • Reversible
  • Power delivery
  • Consumer Data and AV connector trend going towards one USB

USB 3.0 Specification

  • Performance:

-Data Rate: 5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed)

  • Mechanical:

-Durability Test:  10000 cycles

-Insertion Force: 35N Max.

-Extraction Force: 8N Min.

  • Electrical:

-Contact Resistance: 30 milliohms Max. (Pwr &    Gnd) 50 milliohms Max. (all others)

-Insulation Resistance: 100 Megohms Min.

-Rated Current: 1.8 A (Pwr & Gnd)

0.25 A (all others)

USB 3.1 Specification

  • Performance:

– Data Rate: 5.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed)

– Date Rate: 10.0 Gbps (SuperSpeed+ or Enhanced)

  • Mechanical:

– Durability Test: 10000 cycles

– Insertion Force: 20N Max.

– Extraction Force: 8N Min. up to 1,000 cycles

6N Min. after 1,000 cycles

  • Electrical:

– Contact Resistance: 40 milliohms Max. (Vbus, Gnd, and all other)

– Insulation Resistance: 100 Megohms Min.

– Rated Current: 5 A (Vbus)

 

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