Stewart Connector . January 08, 2018

Stewart Connector Introduces USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Connectors

Stewart Connector Introduces USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Connectors

Glen Rock, PA, [January 8, 2017] Stewart Connector, a Bel group company, (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB) and world class manufacturer of RJ45 connectors used in Ethernet communications announces the release of the USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Type-A connectors, designed to meet the ever-growing demand for small, robust and reliable I/O connectors that comply to Universal Serial Bus Standards.

Stewart USB connectors are designed to support data speeds up to 5 Gbps for USB 3.0 and up to 480 Mbps for USB 2.0 applications. The USB Type-A connectors utilize a reliable design that allows for plug and play capabilities where hot pluggable insertion and ejections occur. All Stewart Connector USB connectors are plated with 30 micro-inches of gold on each contact so that USB 2.0 connectors can withstand a peak current of 1.5A per contact and USB 3.0 connectors are rated to withstand a peak current of 1.8A per contact. Both USB connector offerings are rated for IR Reflow and Wave Soldering process while also maintaining a standard operating temperature of -55°C to 85°C.
Stewart’s USB 2.0 and 3.0 connectors are designed to meet the industries increasing demand for economic solutions where space and faster data rates are a premium. These small form factor, very robust and highly reliable USB connectors are used in IOT devices, laptop and desktop computers, servers.

For more information, download the Stewart Connector USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 Connector Brochure or for technical help,, or visit our distributors Digi-Key and Mouser.

About Bel

Bel ( designs, manufactures and markets a broad array of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. These products are primarily used in the networking, telecommunications, computing, military and aerospace, transportation and broadcasting industries. Bel’s product groups include Magnetic Solutions (integrated connector modules, power transformers, power inductors and discrete components), Power Solutions and Protection (front-end, board-mount and industrial power products, module products and circuit protection), and Connectivity Solutions (expanded beam fiber optic, copper-based, RF and RJ connectors andcable
assemblies). The Company operates facilities around the world.

Forward Looking Statements

Except for historical information contained in this press release, the matters discussed in this press release are forward- looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from such statements are: the market concerns facing our customers; the continuing viability of sectors that rely on our products; the effects of business and economic conditions; difficulties associated with integrating recently acquired companies; capacity and supply constraints or difficulties; product development, commercializing or technological difficulties; the regulatory and trade environment; risks associated with foreign currencies; uncertainties associated with legal proceedings; the market's acceptance of the Company's new products and competitive responses to those new products; and the risk factors detailed from time to time in the Company's SEC reports. In light of the risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement will in fact prove to be correct. We undertake no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statement.

Katie Owens