RS PRO USB 2.0 Male USB A to Male USB A USB Cable, 1.8m

  • RS Stock No. 815-8463
  • Manufacturer RS PRO
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): CN
Product Details

RS PRO USB 2.0 Type A USB Cable, Male to Male

From RS PRO a reliable, high-quality Type A USB cable terminated either end with a male USB Type A connector. This cable supports USB 2.0 protocol standard that allows for a high speed data transfer up to 480 Mbps. Using this cable you can connect any standard USB-A peripheral device with a female port to a host PC.

What is a USB Type A Connector?

The USB connector type is determined by its shape. A Type A connector is the most common type with a flat and rectangular shape. The plug connector is found on one end of computer peripheral cables such as mice, keyboards and printers and is also built into memory sticks. The plug on the cable connects to a type A female port or receptacle on a host device such as a desktop computer, laptop, netbook or tablet. Type A connectors are supported in all USB versions, including 1.1, 2.0 and 3.0 as the shape is the same, for instance, a version 2.0 plug will mate with a version 1.1 and 3.0 receptacle or port.

What is USB Version 2.0?

USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. The USB version relates to the technology that allows the data to be transferred along a cable from one device to another. USB 2.0 allows for a transfer speed of 480 Mbps. Most of the devices on the market are compatible with this standard.

Features and Benefits

• Used for connecting USB-A to USB-A female port supported devices
• Compatible with every USB version
• Reliable high speed connection
• Moulded connector
• Plug and Play - no additional software required
• Meets standard USB 2.0 (transfer rate up to 480 Mbit/s)

Applications

This USB cable is used for connecting a peripheral USB device to a host PC or another USB device both of which have USB Type A female ports. Typical applications include connecting a mouse or keyboard to a host desktop PC, tablet or laptop. Type A ports are also found on Smart TV’s, DVD players and games consoles.

How does a USB Cable Work?

A USB cable allows digital data to be transferred from a peripheral device to a host PC. One end of the USB cable is inserted into the device and the other your host PC. Once connected the data is transferred automatically without the need for any additional interfaces or software. This is referred to as Plug and Play.

Specifications
Attribute Value
Connector A Male USB A
Connector B Male USB A
Length 1.8m
USB Type USB 2.0
Sheath Colour White
Standards Met RoHS Compliant
Discontinued product
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