USB-C is the latest type of connector designed to replace all other USB connectors. Over time the older USB connectors will start to disappear and will be replaced by USB-C.
USB-C comes in many different versions. From USB 2.0 all the way up to Thunderbolt 3.
USB-C has been designed to be the plug of choice over the next few generations of USB standards.
USB-C come in both male and female plugs.
ADVANTAGES OF USB-C
Also known as Type C, USB-C is generally smaller then other types of USB
USB-C is reversable and can be insert either way.
The 24 pin double sided connector can carry more data than previous versions of USB, can charge at a lot higher rate of power and carry video.
EXPLAIN THE ADVANTAGES
The introduction of USB-C and the technology it brings, makes one cable able to do so much more then what was able to be done in the past.
A single cable that is connected from your laptop to your dock can charge your laptop, give you dual display at 4k, provide you internet via the ethernet port, have multiply devices plugged into the USB port on your hub. All this information is carried from the dock to the laptop over one single cable.
A Thunderbolt 3 USB-C cable can carry a massive amount of data 40GBIT/s while also providing 100w of power.
HOW DOES USB 3.1 DIFFER FROM USB-C
In simple terms. USB-C is the type of plug on the cable and USB 3.1 is the specification. This covers the data rate and power delivery and so on.
People get confused that they are the same because they were released around the same time. USB-C comes in many different versions. USB 2.0, USB 3.1 and Thunderbolt 3 are just some.
WHY USE ALOGIC USB-C OR USB 3.1 PRODUCTS
In simple terms again, we do it better. Alogic has been doing USB for many years and has taken on board the great advantages of USB-C with our docks, cables and adapters.
Built to last and provide a massive range of products to meet all your requirements.
CONFUSION? AND HOW ALOGIC CAN HELP WITH ITS EXTENSIVE RANGE.
USB-C as great as the technology can be, not all USB-C ports are the same.
Alogic provides a massive range of products to meet any of you needs.
If you are unsure or get into trouble, the Alogic support team is only a phone call or email away to provide the support and help you need.
Our website also provides a lot of useful information to help you get out of the tricky situation or work out which cable or dock meets your requirements.