SuperSpeed USB 3.0 from Amphenol Available at Mouser

AmphenolUSB3Super SpeedMouser Electronics, Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, is the first to announce the availability of the much anticipated USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connectors from Amphenol. The USB (Universal Serial Bus) 3.0 connectors are fully compliant with the USB 2.0 and 3.0 specification and offer a significant leap forward in transfer speeds (5 Gbps signaling rate) and a 10x performance increase over Hi-Speed USB capabilities, while maintaining backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 devices.

The improvements to the USB 3.0 SuperSpeed connectors provide a solution for increasingly sophisticated peripherals that require more power and improved interaction between devices and the host computer by providing more power when needed and less power when not needed.

Mouser’s stock of Amphenol’s USB 3.0 includes Type A, Type B, and Micro-B connectors that provide full metal shielding for EMI, RFI, and ESD protection. Amphenol’s USB 3.0 connectors are ideal for improving the performance of external hard drives, high res webcams, video surveillance, and Blu-ray drives. To learn more, visit

Keith Privett, Mouser’s Vice President, Interconnect, regards the availability of the USB 3.0 connectors from Amphenol USB 3.0 as an exciting opportunity. “With 5-10 times the bandwidth, USB 3.0 provides customers with a high speed connector solution for next generation devices. The USB has now caught up with the peripherals that it was supporting. This advance in technology is one of the most important technological advances for interconnects in recent memory.”


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