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Category: USB

3 Things You Need to Know about USB Switches

If you’re designing with USB 2.0 or 3.0, you need to know these three things about moving USB signals around your system.

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Active SuperSpeed USB and HDMI Cables Are Longer, Thinner and Better

Want thinner or longer USB or HDMI cables? Turning them from passive to active is the only way to go.

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How USB Charges Just About Any Electronic Device

What makes USB 2.0 the universal battery charger—and what nuances make charging so efficient?

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Signal Integrity in a GHz World

Two sets of dynamics are on a collision course making an often overlooked technical detail—signal integrity on PCBs, cables, connectors, and IC chip sets—more important than ever. When clocks and switching speeds were in the hundreds of megahertz, digital signals implemented in standards like 10/100 Ethernet, USB 2.0, SCSI, PCI and others behaved as expected and systems functioned per spec.

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