CUI INC – New USB2.0 and USB3.0 connectors offer a range of mounting styles


CUI’s Components Group has introduced a line of USB connectors which support the USB2.0 and USB3.0 standard specifications. They are available in Type A, Type B, Micro AB, Micro B, Mini AB and Mini B versions.

The USB3.0 models are able to support data rates up to 5Gbits/s. The new product family is ideal for a variety of I/O applications in consumer and portable electronic devices.

Offered in jack or plug connector types with horizontal or vertical orientations, the new USB connector line provides a number of mounting styles, including:

• surface-mount
• cable-mount
• mid-mount surface mounting
• through-hole


This means that a CUI connector may be used to provide a physical USB connection in almost any end-product design.

Insulator colour options of black, blue and white are offered.


  • 30V AC voltage rating
  • Current ratings: 1A or 1.8A
  • Up to 10,000 mating cycles
  • Operating-temperature range: -25°C to 85°C


  • Mobile computing equipment
  • Digital audio devices
  • Mass storage products