Charge, Sync and Transfer with Belkin's New Line of USB-C Cables

harge, Sync and Transfer with Belkin's New Line of USB-C Cables for the new MacBook

PLAYA VISTA, Calif.--Belkin, creator of people-inspired products, today introduced a full assortment of USB-C cables designed for the all-new MacBook and other USB-C devices.


"USB-C provides users all the essential everyday functions that they expect from their computers without the need for different connectors," said Melody Tecson, director of product management at Belkin. "Our new range of USB-C cables enables users to take advantage of the capabilities of the USB-C technology and lets them connect, charge, and transfer data rapidly and safely."

The USB-C port offers users the ability to rapidly charge, take advantage of USB 3 data transfer speeds for connecting to external devices and peripherals, and connect video output such as HDMI, VGA, and Mini DisplayPort. One of the most notable features is the reversible design, which eliminates the annoyance of trying to figure out which way to plug the cable into your peripheral.

Belkin's new solutions include the following:

USB-C Cable

* Transfer power and data between new systems and devices with USB-C ports
* Supports USB 3.1 Gen2 data speeds up to 10 Gbps
* Charge USB-C systems and devices with up to 20 volts at up to 3 amps (60 watts maximum power throughput)

USB-A to USB-C Charge Cable

* Transfer power and data between existing systems with USB-A ports and new devices with USB-C ports
* Charge USB-C systems and devices with 5 volts at up to 3 amps (15 watts maximum power output)
* Also supports USB 2.0 data speeds

USB-A to USB-C Cable

* Transfer power and data between existing systems with USB-A ports and new devices with USB-C ports
* Supports USB 3.1 Gen2 data speeds up to 10 Gbps
* Charge USB-C systems and devices with 20 volts at up to 3 amps (15 watts maximum power output)

USB-C to Micro USB-B Charge Cable

* Charge and sync between new systems with USB-C ports and existing devices with Micro USB-B 2.0 ports
* Charge Micro USB-B 2.0 devices with 20 volts at up to 3 amps (15 watts maximum power output)
* Also supports USB 2.0 data speeds

USB-C to Micro USB-B Cable

* Charge and sync between new systems with USB-C ports and existing devices with Micro USB-B 3.1 ports
* Supports USB 3.1 Gen2 data speeds up to 10 Gbps
* Charge Micro USB-B 3.1 devices with 5 volts at up to 3 amps (15 watts maximum power output)

USB-C to Mini USB-B Charge Cable

* Charge and sync between new systems with USB-C ports and existing devices with Mini USB-B ports
* Charge Mini USB-B devices with 5 volts at up to 3 amps (15 watts maximum power output)
* Also supports USB 2.0 data speeds

USB-C to USB-B Charge Cable

* Connect new systems with USB-C ports and existing devices with USB-B 2.0 ports such as printers or external storage devices
* Charge USB-B 2.0 devices with 5 volts at up to 3 amps (15 watts maximum power output)
* Also supports USB 2.0 data speeds

USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter

* Connect new systems with USB-C ports to Gigabit Ethernet networks.

Pricing and Availability

The cables will be available in early summer on Belkin.com at MSRP $19.95 to $29.95.

About Belkin International, Inc.
Today the three brands of Belkin International, Belkin, Linksys and WeMo, enhance the technology that connects people to the activities and experiences they love. Across all brands, Belkin's expertise has been proven in wireless home and business networking capabilities, mobile accessories, home automation, energy management solutions, plus an extensive range of cables. To learn more about Belkin, visit http://www.belkin.com/aboutus/ or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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