Connector Type-C and USB-C Interface Analysis


At present, electronic devices account for an increasing proportion of our lives, and all electronic products are inseparable from the interface, whether it is a mobile phone or a computer, more and more Type-C interfaces appear, but many users are not particularly clear about its concept, HUATNConnectorLet's talk about the Type-C interface

Is it Type-C or USB-C?
When applied to mobile phones, many people call it a Type-C interface, but when applied to computers, more people call it a USB-C interface. Although the name is different, in essence, the same interface can be collectively referred to as Class C interface, all called USB3.1(2.0/3.0)Type-C interface.

Type refers to the interface type
The interfaces commonly used on computers are Type-A, and Type-B applied to printers, Type-C will become the future trend.

USB Type-C connector is widely used at present, mainly because of its powerful functions, such:

Support forward and reverse insertion
While the Type-C interface is thinning, the big feature is that it no longer has a single insertion direction, which can fundamentally solve the unsuccessful insertion. As you can see from the picture, the interface has 24 pins, 12 on each side, and the two sides are completely symmetrical after insertion.

Support for alternative modes
After the Type-C supports the alternative mode, it has more diversified functions, such as the familiar DisplayPort video signal transmission and Intel's Thunderbolt 3 interface (Thunderbolt 3). The advantage of this is that it can further unify the interface.

 

 

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