Designed to meet the interconnection product needs of the consumer, portable and wireless electronics markets and specifically the On-the-Go portion of the USB 2.0 market, the USB Mini-B connector features surface-mount contacts, full shielding, and cambered lead-ins. The new miniature connector comes packaged in tapes and trays. And custom-made cable assemblies using the new connector are also available for OEMs seeking complete, end-to-end connectivity for their new USB and USB Mini-B products.The USB Mini-B permits portable devices to now communicate and share data with each other without the need for a PC connection. In addition, the USB Mini-B also offers high speed operation and a small form factor. For more details and pricing on USB Mini-B connectors, contact Paul Brown at FCI ELECTRONICS I/O CONNECTOR GROUP, Etters, PA. (800) 237-2374.