USB: Everything You Need to Know"

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Updated: 06/08/2021 by Sarojini Kandula

USB: Everything You Need to Know.

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USB: Everything You Need to Know.

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We all know USB (Universal Series Bus) is a standard type of connection between two devices for different kinds of devices.



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  USB ports used for an external hard drives, Speakers, joysticks, digital cameras, smartphones, storage devices, network connections, webcams, joysticks, modems, cameras, music players & scanners.

  For connect hardware such as printers,             scanners, keyboards, mice & flash drives.

USB's support hot plugging & plug-&-play installation & your computer automatically recognizes the device as it is plugged in with the USB cable.

Also locate the driver or prompt you for a driver installation CD which generally comes with the hardware device that you have plugged in.

  USB support for electrical power which is         used to charge batteries and power smart         phones.

  Smartphones, eBook readers & small               tablets for charging.

  USB for hot swapping and boost plug and         play.

  With hot swapping, you can remove &               replace it with new contents without any           reboot safely.

  USB common connection device for &               video game consoles, home audio/visual         equipment, & in many automobiles.

  USB for all kinds of computers including           desktops, tablets, laptops, netbooks, etc.

There are Many Various Versions Of USB standards. USB4 is the Latest.

  USB4: Based on the Thunderbolt 3                   specification, USB4 supports                             40 Gbps (40,960 Mbps).

  USB 3.2 Gen 2x2: Also known as USB             3.2, compliant devices are able to                     transfer data at 20 Gbps (20,480 Mbps),           called Superspeed+ USB dual-lane.


The male connector on the cable or flash drive is called the plug.

The female connector on the device, computer, or extension cable is called the receptacle.

There are four types of USB ports.

  These types of devices (plugs and                     receptacles) are rectangular in shape &           most commonly used for wired keyboards         & mouse.

  USB Type B plugs and receptacles are            usually square shaped with an extra notch        on top with 1.4 cm in length & 0.65 cm in          height.

  These USB Type B ports are popular and         using for computers, gaming consoles,             routers and printers.

  Also most USB sticks also have this type          of USB Type B connectors.


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