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USB Type B
Parent Name USB
Designed By Compaq, DEC, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, NEC, and Nortel (Later the USB Implementers Forum)
Obsolete? Yes
First Produced May 1996
Reversible No
Replaced Serial Port, PS/2 Port, Game Port, Parallel Port
Replaced By USB Type C (Previous Successor: USB Type B Superspeed)
Hot-Pluggable Yes

USB Type B is a multi-purpose connector introduced in May 1996. Currently, USB Type B cables are considered obsolete and are replaced with either USB Type-A or the newer USB Type C. They are most often found on office electronics such as printers and copiers, but can be used in any application like other USB connectors.

USB GenerationCompatible
USB 1.0
USB 1.1
USB 2.0
USB 2 Revised
USB 3.0
USB 3.1
USB 3.2
USB 4.0
This Article Was Last Updated: November 28, 2020 @ 8:43 am
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