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TMCNet:  Sumitomo Electric Launches Sample Products of Thin Thunderbolt Cable

[January 08, 2013]

Sumitomo Electric Launches Sample Products of Thin Thunderbolt Cable

TOKYO --(Business Wire)--

Sumitomo Electric (News - Alert) Industries, Ltd. (TOKYO:5802)(ISIN:JP3407400005) has commenced sample product shipment of a thin Thunderbolt cable that has an approximately 25% smaller outer diameter than the conventional Thunderbolt cable. This product will be displayed at Intel Corporation's booth (Central Hall Booth #7252) during the Consumer Electronics Show held by the Consumer Electronics Association (News - Alert) in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11, 2013.

Comparison of conventional and thin Thunderbolt cables (Photo: Business Wire)

Comparison of conventional and thin Thunderbolt cables (Photo: Business Wire)

Sumitomo Electric has developed Thunderbolt cable based on Intel (News - Alert) Corporation's technical specifications. The Company launched its electrical Thunderbolt cable in April 2012 and started mass production of its optical Thunderbolt cable in December 2012. These products are receiving favorable reviews from the market.

The newly developed thin Thunderbolt cable is 3.2 mm in diameter, which is 1.0 mm thinner than the conventional cable, and provides highly reliable data transmission at a high speed of 10 Gbps.

This compact design makes it easy to carry the cable with portable devices by winding it around them.



 

Features of the Thin Thunderbolt Cable

   

Conventional
Thunderbolt Cable

 

Thin
Thunderbolt Cable

Number of channels 2
Transmission rate per channel 10 Gbps
Transmission capacity 20 Gbps
Outside diameter 4.2 mm 3.2 mm

Maximum cable length

3.0 m 2.0 m
Bus power supply 10 W
Others   A host computer and up to six devices
can be daisy-chained
 

* Thunderbolt technology is the fastest way to transfer data between a PC and peripheral and display devices. At 10 Gbps, Thunderbolt technology delivers great responsiveness with data and display transfers - in each direction, at the same time - using a single cable to connect devices in a daisy chain.

• Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.


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