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What is a USB Connector?

USB, also known as Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard that defines the connectors, communications protocols and cables that are used in a bus for communication, connection, and power between electronic devices and computers. There are four types of USB connectors: Standard, Mini, Micro, and USB On-The-Go in Mini and Micro sizes.

Types of USB Connectors

There are several different kinds of USB connectors. At Future Electronics we stock many of the most common types categorized by Type, Style, Number of Positions and Packaging Type. The parametric filters on our website can help refine your search results depending on the required specifications.

The Number of Positions can be 1, 4, 5, 8, 9 or 10. The Type can be Ethernet, Modular Jack, Modular Plug or USB.

USB Connectors from Future Electronics

Future Electronics has a complete selection of different USB connectors from several manufacturers that can be used for a micro USB connector, mini USB connector, USB type A connector, USB type B connector, panel mount USB connector, USB mini B connector, WiFi USB connector or female or male USB connector for any cable requiring a USB connector. Simply choose from the USB connector technical attributes below and your search results will quickly be narrowed in order to match your specific USB connector application needs.

If you have a preferred brand, we deal with Assmann WSW Components, Global Connector Technology, Hirose Electric and TE Connectivity, among other manufacturers. You can easily refine your USB connector product search results by clicking your preferred USB connector brand below from our list of manufacturers.

Applications for USB Connectors:

USB connectors can be used for several applications including:

  • Computer peripherals
  • Digital cameras
  • Portable media players
  • Smartphones
  • PDAs
  • Video game consoles
  • GPS devices
  • Data terminals

Choosing the Right USB Connector:

When you are looking for the right USB connectors, you can filter the results by various attributes with the FutureElectronics.com parametric search: by Type (Ethernet, Modular Jack, Modular Plug, USB), Number of Positions (from 1 to 10), Style (USB Type A, USB Type A/B, USB Type B) and Packaging Type. You will be able to find different USB connectors that can be used for a mini USB connector, micro USB connector, USB type A or type B connector, USB mini B connector, panel mount USB connector, WiFi USB connector, male or female USB connector or for any cable that requires a USB connector.

USB Connectors in Production Ready Packaging or R&D Quantities

If the quantity of USB connectors is less than a full reel, we offer customers many of our USB connector products in tray quantities that will help you avoid unneeded surplus.

In addition, Future Electronics offers its clients a unique bonded inventory program designed to eliminate potential problems that could arise from an unpredictable supply of products containing raw metals and products with long or erratic lead times. Talk with your nearest Future Electronics branch so you can find out more on how you can avoid possible shortages.


Featured USB Connector Products


Manufacturer Part Number Description
TE Connectivity1734035-25 Position Single Port Socket Right Angle Type B Surface Mount Mini USB
TE Connectivity292303-14 Position Single Port Socket Right Angle Type A Through Hole USB
TE Connectivity292304-14 Position Single Port Socket Right Angle Type B Through Hole USB
TE Connectivity5787617-14 Position Dual Port Socket Right Angle Type A Through Hole USB
Assmann WSW ComponentsAK672/2-2-RUSB connection cable 2.0 version with a A male to B male in a 2 meter
Assmann WSW ComponentsAK672M/2-1-RUSB connection cable 2.0 version with a A male to B mini male in a 1 meter
Assmann WSW ComponentsAU-Y1005-R4 Position Single Port Socket Right Angle Type A Version 1.1 USB
Global Connector TechnologyUSB3105-30-AUSB Series Outer Shell Stake Vertical Through Hole Micro A/B USB Connector
Hirose ElectricUX60-MB-5S8UX Series 5 Position MINI USB 2.0 SMT Rigt Angle Receptacle
Hirose ElectricUX60-MB-5S8UX Series 5 Position MINI USB 2.0 SMT Rigt Angle Receptacle

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