CUI’s Components Group has announced the expansion of its existing portfolio of power, audio and signal connectors with the addition of a USB product line. The new connector family incorporates USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors available in Type A, Type B, Micro AB, Micro B, Mini AB and Mini B USB versions. Able to support data rates up to 5Gbps in USB 3.0 models, the new product family is seen as ideal for a variety of I/O applications in consumer and portable electronic devices, including mobile computing equipment, digital audio devices and high volume storage products. Offered in jack or plug connector types with horizontal or vertical orientations depending on the model, the new USB line boasts a number of mounting styles including surface mount, cable mount, mid mount SMT and through hole, allowing them to plug into virtually any design. All models feature a voltage rating of 30 Vac, current ratings of 1A or 1.8A and reliability as high as 10,000 mating cycles for specific models. Color insulator options of black, blue and white are also offered. The USB connectors also feature an operating temperature range of -25C to 85C and RoHS compliance.