USB connector was developed in the 1990s, which is abbreviation for Universal Serial Bus. It was designed to facilitate the connections between peripheral devices and computers. And owing to its compatibility with many paltforms and operating systems, years later, it was widely used in many fields of its low cost and high efficiency.

Today, most computers are built with many USB ports. Also, USB connector is a good choice for homes or office peripherals, such as cameras, modems and printers. This post we want to analysis the classification of USB connector.

The standard of USB connector was developed and maintained by an industry body, which was called the USB Implement Forum (USB-IF). And in the original design, USB connector can divided into two types: Type A and Type B. Later, for the demands on manufacturers and performance, it has expanded scope of ese. And then Type C (Usb type C you need to know) was appeared.

This picture we can comprehend the classification of USB connectors in a flagrant contrast.

  • USB Type A connectors (Standard-A connectors) are flat and rectangular in shape. It can be supported in each USB version, both in USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and USB 1.1. And Type A was the “original” USB connector. Also, it was the most recognizable and commonly used connector.
  • USB Type B connectors are at the other end of a typical USB cable that plugs into a peripheral device, such as a smartphone, a printer or a hard drive.
  • USB Type C connectors, the newest USB connector on the market, have designed to be plugged into many USB-C device. And Type C cable is capable of carrying USB 3.1, USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 signals.
Types of Usb connector

Due to its compatibility with many fields, USB connector are widely used in peripheral devices and computers. And you can scan other pages to see more about USB connectors at elecbee. is a electronic conponents store whom sell RF coaxial connector, USB connectors and Antennas. Free for all order over $99.00.

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