Tyco Electronics Corp. introduces its miniature Micro-USB connector cthat enables portable device makers to miniaturize real estate in devices such as mobile phones, MP3 players, GPS navigation systems, digital cameras and digital video cameras. This connector meets the USB Implementers Forum specification which supports the current USB On-The-Go supplement, allowing communication between portable devices without going through a host. The connector has a design feature that helps to prevent wire pinching, and the latch mechanism helps prevent accidentally pulling out the plug. Other features include a minimum extraction force of 8N after its rated 10,000 mating cycles, RoHS compliance, and receptacle profiles on the circuit board of 2.4 mm.

Tyco Electronics Corp.
610-893-9800, www.tycoelectronics.com