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Micro-USB Connectors

Micro-USB connectors from Molex represent 50% volume reduction over Mini-USB connectors

Micro-USB ConnectorsWith a 50% reduction in connector volume over the Mini-USB connector, Molex's Micro-USB connector features the smallest footprint of all USB interconnects and offers significant reduction in PCB real estate for a host of portable devices. Micro-USB replaces a majority of Mini-USB plugs and receptacles currently in use. The specification of the Micro-USB supports the current USB On-The-Go (OTG) supplement and provides total mobile interconnectivity by enabling portable devices to communicate directly with each other without the need for a host computer.   Micro-USB Datasheet

Molex has developed seven series of Micro-USB Type B and Type AB receptacles in a selection of top-, bottom- and mid-mount versions, and a new series of USB A to Micro-USB B cable assemblies. These connectors include a lead-in feature in the connector housing for blind mating of receptacle to plug. The connector body has a unique laser-welded metal shield design that reinforces mechanical seam strength while preventing damage to the plug or receptacle due to perpendicular or horizontal (wrenching) stress. Other key features of the product include high durability of over 10,000 insertion cycles and a passive latching mechanism that provides higher extraction forces without sacrificing the USB's ease of use when synchronizing and charging portable devices.

Features
  • Small footprint
  • Stainless steel shell (0.30 mm/.019" thick)
  • Lead-in feature on receptacle housing
  • Simple edge-contact beam geometry of connector shell
  • Overmold process used for receptacles
  • Passive latching window with angular tabs on receptacle shell (meets USB 2.0 specification requirements)
  • Rear shield of stainless steel shell in standard mount parts
  • Pick and place area (3 mm diameter) on connector shell
  • Halogen-free receptacles
Applications
  • Portable devices
    • PDAs, GPS, MP3 players
    • Portable digital video players
    • Digital still cameras
    • Digital video cameras
  • Accessories
    • Vehicle battery chargers
  • Mobile phones
  • Peripherals
    • Photo printers
    • Mice, keyboards
    • Flash drives

Micro USB Connectors

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionConnector TypeNumber of ContactsAvailable QuantityView Details
CONN RCPT MICRO USB B 5POS SMD0476420001CONN RCPT MICRO USB B 5POS SMDUSB - micro B522724 - ImmediateView Details
CONN RCPT USB2.0 MICRO B SMD R/A1050170001CONN RCPT USB2.0 MICRO B SMD R/AUSB - micro B551842 - Immediate
14000 - Factory Stock
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CONN RCPT USB2.0 MICRO B SMD R/A0473460001CONN RCPT USB2.0 MICRO B SMD R/AUSB - micro B530835 - ImmediateView Details
CONN RCPT MICRO USB AB 5P SMD RA0475890001CONN RCPT MICRO USB AB 5P SMD RAUSB - micro AB577097 - ImmediateView Details
CONN RCPT MICRO USB AB 5P SMD RA0475900001CONN RCPT MICRO USB AB 5P SMD RAUSB - micro AB522557 - ImmediateView Details

Related Cable Assemblies

ImageManufacturer Part NumberDescriptionConfigurationLengthSpecificationsAvailable QuantityView Details
CABLE MICRO USB B TO STD A 1.0M0687840001CABLE MICRO USB B TO STD A 1.0MA Male to Micro B Male3.28' (1.00m)USB 2.02463 - ImmediateView Details
CABLE MICRO USB B TO STD A 1.5M68784-0002CABLE MICRO USB B TO STD A 1.5MA Male to Micro B Male4.92' (1.50m)USB 2.0662 - ImmediateView Details
Published: 2010-12-06