A line of A and B type Universal Serial Bus (USB) connector and detachable cable assemblies are fully shielded for ESD protection with rear backshells available on both type connectors. Contacts are gold plated or gold flash to extend insertion/extraction cycles. The cables use 24 and 28 AWG fully jacketed with PVC. Special jacket colors are available. These assemblies are in accordance with USB-IF approvals and support more than 127 devices, including PCs and peripherals.