USB 3.x is the updated version of the familiar USB standard. Through additional LVDS high-speed wire pairs the transmission speed is significantly increased to up to 20 Gbit/s. Thanks to this fact high-resolution video interfaces can now also be implemented with the universal serial bus, among other high-speed applications.
Since higher currents are specified, USB 3.x can also be used as a connection to the power supply. The USB C standard brings a rotationally symmetrical connector and further advantages.
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