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Custom USB 2.0 cables are available in the following formats -

  • With female pin header connectors at both ends (standard rectangular connector or application specific - Molex JST Hirose etc.). .

  • With a range of standard USB plugs or sockets at one end and a female pin header connector at the other end.

    For devices that require more power than can be provided from a single USB port, we can also provide cables that connect the power lines to an alternative 5v power supply.

    Please see the note at the bottom of the page for minimum order quantities and delivery lead times.

    Custom pin header to pin header USB cables



    These cables have a female pin header connector at both ends. This connector plugs onto the USB pin header on your motherboard/device.

    Connectors are normally 1x4, 1x5, 2x4 or 2x5 way. Other sizes are available on request.

    Cables are available with connectors with the following pitches - 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm.

    Cables can be constructed with connectors with the same pitch at each end (2.54mm to 2.54mm, 2.0mm to 2.0mm etc.).

    Pitches can also be mixed so that for example you can have a 2.54mm pitch connector at one end of the cable and a 2mm pitch at the other.
    Any combination of the above pitches can be provided.

    Cable lengths can be from a minimum of approximately 5cm up to 5 metres.

    Custom USB plug or socket to pin header cables



    These cables are available with a female pin header connector at one end and a standard USB plug or socket at the other.

    The following are available -

    USB Plug / Socket type Pin header connector pitch
    USB A plug (male) 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm
    USB A Socket (female) 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm
    USB A Panel mount Socket 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm
    USB B (male) 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm
    USB Mini b plug (male) 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm
    USB Micro b plug (male) 2.54 mm, 2.5 mm, 2.0 mm, 1.25 mm, 1.0 mm


    Minimum order quantities and lead times

    Please note this information is given for guidance only. You should contact us for specific information on MOQ and delivery lead times.

    For cables that use standard rectangular 2.54 mm or 2mm pitch connectors there is not normally a mimimum order quantity.

    If your cable needs a special connector an MOQ may apply if we do not have a matching connector in stock.
    The MOQ in this case may be 10 - 20 cables.

    Delivery lead times will vary but the following is typical -

  • Single cables or small orders up to 20 cables - shipping within 24 hours.
  • Orders of 100 - 200 cables - shipping normally withing 2-3 working days,

    Delivery lead times for larger orders should be confirmed by contacting us.

    Please Click here to contact us with custom cable enquiries

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