Meet the $795 USB 4.0 Switch for USB4 Product Development
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Meet the $795 USB 4.0 Switch for USB4 Product Development

A few months back, the specification for the USB 4.0 was released by the USB implementers forum with a promise of 2x the speed of USB3.2; 40GB/s and while there currently no devices in the market based on it, its features are definitely things device manufacturers will be leveraging on in...

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FAN6390 highly integrated secondary-side adaptive USB Type-C charging controller with USB-PD
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FAN6390 highly integrated secondary-side adaptive USB Type-C charging controller with USB-PD

ON Semiconductors design reference of their FAN6390 USB Type-C charger. FAN6390MPX has line−up according to output nominal currents. The first step of system design needs to select a device. FAN6390MPX incorporates many valuable functions and some functions are only compatible...

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inCharge 6 – The Swiss Army Knife of Cables
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inCharge 6 – The Swiss Army Knife of Cables

All the cables you need in a tiny EDC keyring cable. The search for the perfect cable is over. You probably own a few battery-powered devices, maybe one or two phones, a camera, Bluetooth headset, etc…, and each requires a different cable. It’s also easy to forget bringing the...

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EFM8UB1 Breakout – DIP scale USB-MCU board
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EFM8UB1 Breakout – DIP scale USB-MCU board

This breakout board converts Silicon Labs' EFM8UB1 (Universal Bee series) to DIP scale. You can use the USB Type-C cable directly connected. 300mil width DIP16 pin shape (substrate size 27.0 mm × 7.6 mm) EFM8UB10F16G-C (16kBytes flash, 2304Bytes RAM, Internal OSC)...

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Rock Pi 4C SBC to Support Dual Display Setups via micro HDMI and mini DP Ports
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Rock Pi 4C SBC to Support Dual Display Setups via micro HDMI and mini DP Ports

Rockchip RK3399 powered Rock Pi 4 SBC was introduced at the end of 2018 and followed nearly exactly Raspberry Pi 3 Model B form factor just with a more powerful processor, GPU, as well as more memory depending on which model you purchase. In June 2019, the Raspberry Pi foundation...

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How to shrink your USB Type-C battery charger [PDF]
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How to shrink your USB Type-C battery charger [PDF]

Maxim’s app note on a highly compact Type-C charger solution. A highly integrated solution, as seen with the MAX77860 USB Type-C 3A switch-mode charger, dramatically reduces system complexity by integrating the charger, the power path, the Safeout LDO, ADC, and the USB-C CC and BC...

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Littelfuse setP™ temperature indicator helps protect USB Type-C plugs from overheating
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Littelfuse setP™ temperature indicator helps protect USB Type-C plugs from overheating

Littelfuse expands its PolySwitch setP series of digital temperature indicators, introducing the SETP0805-100-CC which is designed to protect USB Type‑C and USB power delivery charging cables from overheating. It is optimised for use in cables equipped with USB Type-C connectors at...

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Samsung’s Two New USB PD Controllers support up to 100W-charging
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Samsung’s Two New USB PD Controllers support up to 100W-charging

SE8A is the first power delivery controller with embedded Secure Element for added protection against unauthorized chargers The new chips support up to 100W-charging and meets latest USB-PD 3.0 specifications. Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology,...

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