Type C most wanted
We use our USB cables on our smartphones, laptops, PCs, printers and other devices without thinking about what is in them: After all, not only can data be transferred and devices connected, it can also be used for power delivery. The first USB standard was developed in 1995 – although the USB 4.0 standard is on the market today for many further developments, the USB 2.0 standard is still the most frequently used variant. But to what extent do the variants differ? What is the plug variants type A, B or C all about? Which services are possible for data and power transmission? Our product expert Biniam Tesfamariam takes a look at the current state of development on the market together with you and dares to make a forecast for the near future. Let the professional explain more about USB, Thunderbolt and Alternate Mode and learn how the Type C can become a universal interface.
- Development of USB standard
- Advantages and disadvantages of Type C regarding USB
- Limits and variants
- PD – Power Delivery
- Type C for video interface Alternate Mode
- Type C as all-rounder
- Next Step?
As a technical support and copper expert, Eugen Ptoszek, as a member of EFB-Elektronik's product management team, regularly makes his many years of experience as well as his sound specialist knowledge available for practical and user questions.