Global Connector Technology’s new vertical Micro USB plug is perfect for docking applications. Often Micro USB male plugs are cable mounted and supplied as part of a cable assembly, however USB3150 is vertical PCB mounted, which allows it to be used in docking charging applications. A great example is the new launch of worlds smallest phone charger ‘Nipper‘ – currently on Kickstarter – using this part.
Nipper’ uses AA batteries to give your gadgets an emergency boost
- Nipper charger was created by two students from Brunel University
- Measures 1.7cm across and is designed to fit on a keyring
- In the event of a phone running out of charger, users can buy two AA batteries and insert them into the device, using it to charge their phone
- Batteries provide just enough power to make a call or access a map online
To see GCT’s extensive range of Micro usb plug and receptacle connectors, click here.