New range of latching USB B series sockets and cables
Posted to News on 7th May 2010, 07:11

New range of latching USB B series sockets and cables

GTK is launching its new range of latching USB B series products comprising of PCB mount sockets and complete cable assemblies. The cable assemblies can be configured in a variety of lengths and end styles.

New range of latching USB B series sockets and cables

This range features side-mounted squeeze latches that mate with the corresponding USB socket; to achieve full latching functionality a mated latching plug and socket must be used. The range is backwards-compatible with standard USB products, but does in this case the latching feature would not function. This product range is compliant to USB 2.0 specification, enabling data transfer rates of up to 480Mbps.

Tom Hennessey, Business Manager for connectors and cable assemblies at GTK, comments: "This product range is ideal for environments where a more secure latching mechanism is required. Typically USB B products are used on peripherals and the latching feature offers real benefits in environments or applications where shock or vibration is an issue. This range is ideal for industrial or consumer products and complements our range of latching A style USB connectivity products, which have proved very successful with a wide range of customers."

Follow the link for more information about the new latching USB B series sockets and cables.


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