USB was introduced in 1995 and quickly became one of the most essential pieces of equipment to own! From plugging a mouse into your PC, charging your laptop or mobile phone to plugging in external hard drives/printers or cameras.
What does USB stand for?
Universal Serial Bus
Since 1995 USB has been transformed, with each USB version the speed at which data can be transferred has increased along with additional functionality.
|VERSION||NAME||RELEASE DATE||TRANSMISSION RATE|
|USB 1.1||Full Speed USB||1998||12 Mbps|
|USB 2.0||High Speed USB||2000||480 Mbps|
|USB 3.0||SuperSpeed USB||2008||5 Gbps|
|USB 3.1||SuperSpeed+||2013||10 Gbps|
Different Types of USB Connector
The newest version of USB is USB C, USB C is reversible and slim and is used for charging phones and tablets.
USB 3.0 Micro B
USB Micro B
USB Mini B
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