USB2.0 Cables

USB3.0 Cables

USB3.1 Cables


Aegis now has a industrial USB cable configurator available, that will help you find USB2.0, USB3.0, USB3.1, and Extended USB 3.0 cables over 7 meters.  We also work on custom cables so let us know what you need and we will do our best to find you a reliable solution.

Machine vision technology plays a crucial role in modern industrial automation, robotics, and quality control. To ensure the smooth operation of machine vision systems, the choice of industrial USB cables is critical. There are various types of USB cables available in the market, each with their own set of features and benefits.

USB2.0 cables: A widely used interface in machine vision systems. It offers a reliable, low-cost option for transferring data between devices. With a transfer rate of 480 Mbps, USB2.0 is capable of handling most basic machine vision applications. However, it may not be suitable for high-speed, high-bandwidth applications. USB2.0 is available in different connector types, including USB-B and mini USB-B. The USB-B connector is commonly used on devices such as printers and is larger in size compared to the mini USB-B connector which is often used on smaller devices such as digital cameras. Regardless of the connector type, both support the same transfer rate and capabilities of USB2.0, allowing for the transfer of data between devices.

USB3.0 cables: USB3.0 is a newer, faster version of the USB interface. With a transfer rate of 5 Gbps, USB3.0 is capable of handling more demanding machine vision applications. Additionally, USB3.0 supports high-definition video transmission and has improved power management capabilities. In addition to its improved performance, USB3.0 also has several different types of connectors, including Type-A, Type-B, Micro-B, with locking and right angle options. Type-A and Type-B connectors are the traditional USB shapes, while Micro-B typically gets used in a Industrial camera application.

In robotic and industrial applications, it's important to use cables that can withstand harsh environments and repeated flexing. For these applications, use "robotic" or "chain flex" USB3.0 cables. These cables are specifically designed for high flexing applications and have a higher bend radius and a more durable jacket to prevent cable damage.

USB3.1 cables: USB3.1 is an even faster version of the USB interface, offering a transfer rate of 10 Gbps. This makes it ideal for high-speed, high-bandwidth machine vision applications. Additionally, USB3.1 supports the SuperSpeed+ mode, which provides even faster data transfer speeds.

Extended USB 3.0 cables: In some machine vision applications, industrial usb cables may be limited to 7 meters however we have options for extended cables that allow for 10 meters, 15 meters, and 20 meter options.

For additional information please contact an Aegis sales representative today at (888) 687-6877. Our staff comes technically trained and offers advanced support with on-site sales staff and engineers.