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USB 3.1 Type-C Cable
- May 23, 2018 -

USB 3.1 Type-C to Type-C full-featured cable

DisplayPort, Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL), HDMI and Thunderbolt (20 Gbit/s) Alternate Mode USB-C ports can be interconnected with standard passive full-featured USB Type-C cables. These cables are only marked with standard "trident" Super Speed USB logo (for gen. 1 cables) or the Super Speed+ USB 10 Gbit/s logo (for gen. 2 cables) on both ends. Usb type c cable length should be 2.0 m or less for gen. 1 and 1.0 m or less for gen. 2.

USB 3.1 Type-C to Type-C active cable

Thunderbolt 3 (40 Gbit/s) Alternate Mode requires active USB-C cables that are certified and electronically marked for high-speed Thunderbolt 3 transmission, similarly to high-power 5 A cables. These cables are marked with standard "trident" Super Speed 10 Gbit/s logo and a Thunderbolt logo on both ends.

USB 3.1 Type-C adapter cable (plug) or adapter (socket)

These cables/adapters contain a valid usb type c displayPort, HDMI, or MHL plug/socket marked with the logo of the required Alternate Mode, and a USB-C plug with a "trident" Super Speed 10 Gbit/s logo on the other end. Cable length should be 0.15 m or less