Types of USB Connectors

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In this article, we would like to share with you all of the popular types of USB connectors.

Types of USB connectors – ports, cables and protocol

Most of the connectors are bound to a specific protocol.

USB Type A

This is the most common look of a USB port. You can see Type A male for most usb cables and type A female at the ports. Sometimes, you can also find Type A female at the cables. This is known as USB OTG cable (on-the-go).

USB Type B

This is usually used to connect to devices. Printers and Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) usually use this connector.

USB Type C

USB Type C is getting increasingly popular due to their increasing adoption among mobile phone users. Besides, a lot of laptop manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo and Dell also integrates USB Type C port on many of their notebook models.

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