CX series compact USB 3.1 Type-C connector

HIROSE, a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative connector solutions, has developed a mid-mount USB 3.1 Type-C receptacle with an efficient design that offers a compact footprint to save valuable board space. Featuring a depth of only 8.35mm, the shorter design creates additional board space for optimizing antenna designs and space for larger batteries. By comparison, conventional Type-C connectors are significantly longer, up to 9.4mm, which uses valuable board space.
The connector features a hybrid design and utilizes both surface-mount and through-hole soldering to minimise the board mounting space needed. The design also facilitates automated optical inspection and eases reworking of the solder terminal joints with a visible lead design.
The receptacle is user-friendly and features a symmetrical mating face to allow insertion of a reversible plug to prevent incorrect insertion.
The CX Series is USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C compliant interface connector and supports 5Gbps for high-speed applications.

Hirose CX Series, Compact USB 3.1 Type- C Compliant Interface Connector Avnet Abacus

Features/Applications

Features Applications
  • Number of contacts: 24
  • Pitch: 0.4mm SMT / 0.8mm DIP
  • Current rating: 5A    
  • Voltage Rating: AC 20V
  • Transmission Speed: 5 Gbps
  • Mating cycles: 10000
  • Control systems
  • Drones
  • Medical devices
  • Smart meters
  • Point-of-sale equipment
  • Imaging equipment
  • Many other small portable devices
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