Electronic Design

Type-C Connectors Seize Multi-Interface Versatility (.PDF Download)

Is the VESA USB 3.1 Type-C connector (Fig. 1) the one connector that will rule them all? It may very well be the only connector on host devices like smartphones, tablets, and laptops in the future, with its ability to handle a range of interfaces beyond USB 3.1. It’s also reversible (see “USB 3.1 Type C Connector Is Rever