CUI's New Waterproof USB Connectors Offer Protection from Moisture and Environmental Contaminants

Press Release Summary:

  • Available in IP67 rated USB Micro B and Type C receptacle formats, while conforming to either the USB 2.0 or USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard
  • Features surface mount and mid mount SMT mounting styles in vertical or horizontal orientations
  • Rated up to 10,000 mating cycles with operating temperature range from -40 to 85°C

Original Press Release:

Waterproof USB Micro B and Type C Receptacles Feature IP67 Ratings

Tualatin, Ore. — January 29, 2019 — CUI’s Interconnect Group today announced the addition of several waterproof USB connectors, with Ingress Protection (IP) ratings of IP67, to its USB product family. Offering protection from moisture and environmental contaminants, the connectors are available in USB Micro B and Type C receptacle formats, while conforming to either the USB 2.0 or USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard, depending on the model.

CUI’s USB receptacles feature surface mount and mid mount SMT mounting styles in vertical or horizontal orientations, with several models designed with plastic mounting tabs for greater stability on the PCB. Rated up to 10,000 mating cycles and carrying operating temperature ranges from -40 up to 85°C, these waterproof USB connectors are a highly reliable solution for consumer and portable electronic devices. All models are also reflow solder compatible adding to their flexibility during the assembly process.

Meeting the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard, the UJ31-CH-3-MSMT-TR-67 USB Type C connector series further supports data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps and power delivery up to 100 W at 20 V. This makes it a highly rugged, versatile connector for a variety of I/O applications in consumer and portable electronics, including smartphones, wearables, and industrial automation equipment.

These waterproof USB connectors are available immediately with prices starting at $1.93 per unit at 1500 pieces through distribution. Please contact CUI for OEM pricing.

Summary:

Product name: Waterproof USB Connectors

Availability: Stock to 6 weeks

Possible users: Consumer and portable electronics for industrial or outdoor use

Primary features: IP67 ratings, USB 2.0 or USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard

Cost: $1.93 per unit at 1500 pieces through distribution

View details for CUI’s waterproof USB connectors

About CUI Inc

CUI is an electronic components manufacturer specializing in a diverse range of product technologies. As a leader in power electronics, the organization supports customers as they strive to improve the energy efficiency and environmental credentials of their application. The company’s interconnect, audio, motion and thermal management groups provide engineers with reliable and proven solutions across a range of market segments as technology allows the world to connect in new ways. An unwavering commitment to the design engineer has been a hallmark of CUI’s sustained growth since its founding in 1989 and will continue to be the primary mission as they expand their product technologies, manufacturing capabilities and global reach.

CUI Inc is a subsidiary of CUI Global, Inc., a publicly traded company whose common stock trades on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol CUI.

Media contacts:

CUI Inc

Reid Hornberger, +1 503 612 2300, rhornberger@cui.com, twitter.com/cuiinc

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Rachel Sandeman, +44 (0)1225 470 000, rachel.sandeman@publitek.com, www.publitek.com

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