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But why? The deal with USB 3.2

 USB 3.2 and the Consumer’s Need for Speed Devices are now evolving to small, ultrathin laptops, tablets, and hybrids. These tend to be thin and light, and even more powerful. But keep in mind, they are also expensive. For example, to get the latest and most powerful ultralight it would be about $3000 for a […]

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Bit Error Rates for USB 3.2

Bit Error Rates and Snoopy’s rejection letters Bit Error Rates (BER) in wired and wireless communication communicate the “allowable” or target number of errors (rejected or non-transmitted data) that can occur over some given time. Usually this is measured of a period time like a second. Wired interfaces enable faster speeds because a hard wire […]

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A cool video on USB 3.2 and USB 3.2 Primer Part 2

A cool video on USB 3.2 and USB 3.2 Primer Part 2 Today, on Thursday, (what I call 2nd Wednesday), I’ll write about Isochronous over USB 3.2. Before that, Our Super PHY Guy, Gervais Fong, (Product Marketing Manager for USB and DP PHYs) has an great introduction to USB 3.2. Watch the video first. ttps://youtu.be/Q2lkl6jvE6E […]

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USB 3.2 Primer – Part 1

USB 3.2 Primer – Part 1 USB 3.2 brings us from USB 3.1’s 10 Gbps to 20 Gbps. The always cunning and clever USB-IF did a lot to make this work well. USB 3.2 only works with the new Type C connector. The Type-C connector and Cable provide two lanes, Lane 0 and Lane 1.   […]

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USB 3.2 and Power Delivery – Mostly Charging – USB Developer Days Sept 2017

We’ve just returned from USB Developers Days in Vancouver, B.C. Another day on USB Authentication and USB Power Delivery. More importantly, USB Type-C is here. That means lots of cables: Here’s the ones that can think of USB 2.0 only USB 3.x USB supporting Alt-Mode like DP USB Power Only Different power ratings Power plus […]

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USB 3.2 and Rat Trap plus Lego Obstacle Course

So it’s Saturday night at 11pm  (now 1145ish) and I’ve not blogged for several weeks so it’s time. I visited China recently, and gave my card to (undisclosed) at (undisclosed) in the city of (undisclosed), China. The engineer looked at my card (which has my picture), looked at me, then looked at me, then looked […]

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