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The first 240W USB-C cables just broke cover


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Now, we’re seeing the first signs of life: the first USB-C 2.1 cables have broken cover with up to 240W of power and up to 40Gbps of data. They’re from a Dutch manufacturer named Club3D (via Tom’s Hardware) that doesn’t sell cables on its website, and they don’t yet seem to be in stock at retailers yet either.

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Now we just need... everything else.

 

Soon we will be able to charge gaming laptop with type C such a good new!

 

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All I can think of is a USB Folding farm. 

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I know I'm living in the past, but they don't look like "240W" cables to me.  If they operated on a 12V system, they would need to carry 20 amps to hit that power rating.  They just look "dainty" to me for that kind of amperage 🤷‍♂️.

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31 minutes ago, ArchStanton said:

I know I'm living in the past, but they don't look like "240W" cables to me.  If they operated on a 12V system, they would need to carry 20 amps to hit that power rating.  They just look "dainty" to me for that kind of amperage 🤷‍♂️.

I agree, from what I could make out,they're getting the figure from 4 x 12v lines at 5 amp each in that cable. That seems like alot of heat build up in the cable.

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I was thinking the same thing. Thick gauge will work. But how the small connector at the end gonna handle that when my car lighter plug melt when i pull 200w...

 

Folding farm hum to replace 4/6/8 pin connector would be awesome!

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1 hour ago, ozlay said:

Could use it with gpu's and displays. So you can power a high end display off a gpu. 🙂

That would be great one less cable. 😀

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