Retaining all features of previous USB versions while upgrading performance and power management, the company’s USB 3.0 connector meets all standards of USB-IF. It supports data rates up 5 Gb/s and offers a 10x performance increase over USB 2.0. Obviously, the component is backward compatible with USB 2.0 while offering optimized power efficiency by eliminating device polling and reducing active and idle power requirements. It supports a unit load of 150 mA and up to six unit loads. TYCO ELECTRONICS, Harrisburg, PA. (877) 623-4766.