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Which standard for which application?

Depending on the bit rate requirements of your application, different USB standards can be implemented. Below is a summary of some of the USB standards available:

USB Standard Data Rate Power USB-A, B, micro B USB-C
USB 2.0 0,48 GBPS 2.5 W Yes Yes
USB 3.2 (Gen 1x1) 5 GBPS 4.5 W Yes Yes
USB 3.2 (Gen 1x2) 10 GBPS 100 W No Yes
USB 3.2 (Gen 2x1) 10 GBPS 100 W No Yes
USB 3.2 (Gen 2x2) 20 GBPS 100 W No Yes

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Application Notes

For practical tips and instructions, our USB-oriented application notes may be the right choice for you.

ANP002 - The Protection of USB 2.0 Applications

ANP007 - Effective USB 3.1 Filtering and Protection

ANP024 - The USB Interface from EMC Point of View

Seminars and Webinars

If you're interested in participating in seminars and webinars around the topic of USB, feel free to head to our seminars and webinars to see which ones are coming up next.


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