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CUI Expands USB Product Line with USB Type C Connectors

TUALATIN, Ore. — February 6, 2018 — CUI’s Interconnect Group today announced the addition of USB Type C connectors to its USB product family. ( http://www.cui.com/catalog/interconnect/usb-connectors) The UJ31 receptacle connector series and UP31 plug connector series conform to the USB 3.1 Gen 2 standard that supports data transfer speeds up to 10 Gbps and power delivery up to 100 W at 20 V. With a reversible connector interface for simple and reliable mating, these USB Type C connectors provide designers with a compact, versatile solution for a variety of I/O applications in consumer and portable electronic devices, including high volume storage products, digital audio devices, and mobile computing equipment.

The UJ31 and UP31 series come available in vertical and horizontal orientations with mid mount SMT, cable mount, and SMT mounting styles. All models support 5 A current ratings for faster power charging, are reflow solder compatible, and offer high durability up to 10,000 mating cycles. These USB Type C connectors also carry operating temperature ranges up to -30 to +85°C and comply with the UL94V-0 flammability rating.

The UJ31 and UP31 series are available immediately with prices starting at $1.15 per unit at 800 pieces through distribution. Please contact CUI for OEM pricing. ( http://www.cui.com/contact )

Summary
Product name: USB 3.1 Type C Connectors ( http://www.cui.com/catalog/interconnect/usb-connectors/type-c )
Availability: Stock to 8 weeks
Possible users: Consumer and portable electronics
Primary features: 10 Gbps data transfer speeds, USB power delivery
Cost: $1.15 per unit at 800 pieces through distribution

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.

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