USB Receptacle saves space on printed circuit boards.

Press Release Summary:

Upright, right-angle, A-type USB connector reduces footprint by 25% compared to previous products. Connector allows high-speed data transfer between computers and peripherals such as printers, scanners, and video equipment. It has kinked grounding pins for PC retention, and indentations at inlet for mating retention. Height is 0.545 in. Insulator material is black or white, PBT thermoplastic and contacts are phosphor bronze with gold flash over nickel.

Original Press Release:



San Jose, CA? The latest addition to Kycon's line of USB connectors has been especially designed to save PCB real estate. By combining the standard right angle design with the slim-line upright design, the overall footprint has been reduced by 25%, however the width has been reduced by more than 50%, allowing for greater versatility and flexibility on the PC board. This new A-type USB connector from Kycon is intended for high-speed data transfer between stationary computers and peripherals such as printers, scanners and video equipment.

Features include kinked grounding pins for improved PC retention, and indentations at inlet for exceptional mating retention.

The total height of this new USB connector is 13.85mm (0.545"), and the insulator material is made from black or white PBT thermoplastic. The contacts are made from phosphor bronze with gold flash over nickel as standard, and with 50u" over nickel for superior performance.

CSA/NRTL/C Certified File No. LR78160.

Lead time is 6-8 weeks and pricing for 5K starts at $0.35

Kycon, Inc. is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer of connectors and sockets. Headquartered in San Jose, California, Kycon has been serving the electronics manufacturing community since 1988. We specialize in the production of a wide array of connectors, including D-subs, modular jacks, snap & lock connectors, PLCC and SOJ sockets, high temperature connectors for reflow soldering, and ferrite connectors for EMI/RFI suppression. Kycon supplies to PC/peripheral, telecommunications, medical, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide.

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