element14 Pty Ltd has expanded its range of USB 3.0 (SuperSpeed) Type A connectors from Molex, a world-leading supplier of complete interconnect solutions for telecommunications, consumer electronics, industrial, automotive, aerospace, defence, medical, and lighting applications.
Introduced to the Molex portfolio of over 9000 products on the element14 store, SuperSpeed Type A connectors are available for electronics design as well as computer, consumer and car product applications.
Key features of Molex USB 3.0 connectors include high durability class standards (5,000 mating cycles); halogen-free construction; support for high IR reflow temperatures up to 255°C, while maintaining solder mount compatibility; and choice of on-board style, top- or reverse-mount, upright and vertical orientations for greater design flexibility.
Marc Grange, Head of Product and Asset Management, element14 Asia-Pacific explains that they carry an extensive range of over 220,000 connectors to meet every need of their customers who demand high flexibility in their electronics design. He adds that Molex interconnect solutions are very popular among element14 customers.
USB 3.0 Type A connectors provide faster data rates of up to 10 times the theoretical speed of USB 2.0, which ensure devices are sufficiently powered when required.