RS PRO Male USB A to Male USB B USB Cable, 1m
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RS PRO USB 2.0 Type B to Type A USB Cable, Male to Male
From RS PRO a reliable, high-quality USB cable terminated on one end with a male Type A connector and the other with a male Type B connector. This cable supports USB 2.0 protocol standard that allows for a high speed data transfer up to 480 Mbps. Using this cable you can connect any standard USB-B peripheral device to a host PC.
What is a USB Type A Connector?
The USB connector type is determined by its shape. A Type A connector is the most common type with a flat and rectangular shape. The plug connector is found on one end of computer peripheral cables such as mice, keyboards and printers and is also built into memory sticks. The plug on the cable connects to a type A female port or receptacle on a host device such as a desktop computer, laptop, netbook or tablet. Type A connectors are supported in all USB versions, including 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 as the shape is the same, for instance, a version 2.0 plug will mate with a version 1.1 and 3.0 port.
What is a USB Type B Connector?
The USB connector type is square with a slight rounding or square protrusion on the top of it. This connector is commonly found on one end of computer peripheral cables for larger devices such as scanners or printers and is also built into memory sticks. The plug on the cable connects to a type B female port or receptacle in the device. Version 2.0 and version 1.1 USB type B connectors have the same shape so a version 1.1 plug will mate with a version 2.0 port. A Version 3.0 plug, however, is only compatible with a Version 3.0 receptacle
What is USB Version 2.0?
USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. The USB version relates to the technology that allows the data to be transferred along a cable from one device to another. USB 2.0 allows for a transfer speed of 480 Mbps. Most of the devices on the market are compatible with this standard.
Features and Benefits
Used for connecting USB-B to USB-A supported devices
Compatible with USB 1.1
Reliable high speed connection
Plug and Play - no additional software required
Meets standard USB 2.0 (transfer rate up to 480 Mbit/s)
This cable is used for connecting a peripheral device with a USB type B port to a host PC with a Type A port. Typical applications include connecting a printer or scanner to a host desktop PC, tablet or laptop. Type B ports are also found on external storage devices, drives, routers and game consoles.
How does a USB Cable Work?
A USB cable allows digital data to be transferred from a peripheral device to a host PC. One end of the USB cable is inserted into the device and the other your host PC. Once connected the data is transferred automatically without the need for any additional interfaces or software. This is referred to as Plug and Play.
|Connector A||Male USB A|
|Connector B||Male USB B|
|USB Type||USB 2.0|
|Standards Met||RoHS Compliant|