High-Speed USB 2.0 and 3.0 Cables and USB Power Cables


  • USB 3.0 Type-A to Micro-B
  • USB 2.0 Type-A to Mini-B or Type-B
  • USB 2.0 Extension Cables
  • USB 2.0 to Four Serial Flying Leads
  • USB 2.0 to Phono

USB-A-79

USB 2.0 Type-A Male to
Type-B Male

USB-C-72

USB 2.0 Type-A Male to
Type-A Female

USB-AB-72

USB 2.0 Type-A Male to
Type Mini-B Male

CABU31

USB 3.0 Type-A Male to
Type Micro-B Male

CABRU15

USB 2.0 Type-A to Four Serial Flying Leads

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All the cables sold by Thorlabs with a USB 3.0 or 2.0 compatible connector are displayed on this page. We also offer a USB 3.0 PCIe card.

The links in the table below will take you to web pages containing our other varieties of electrical cables.


Posted Comments:
user  (posted 2024-02-22 15:41:29.57)
shorter USB3 like 1m will be nice. perfomance dropping with long cables
fmortaheb  (posted 2024-02-23 10:11:30.0)
Thank you very much for your Feedback. I appreciate your suggestion and will discuss it with the corresponding manufacturing team.
Wei-Ming Chen  (posted 2023-11-10 21:53:08.38)
Hi, Does CABU31 have a USB-IF certification. Thanks!
cdolbashian  (posted 2023-11-16 02:56:09.0)
Thank you for reaching out to us with this inquiry. We do not have these USB cables explicitly certified with the USB Implementers Forum. I have contacted you directly to discuss your application, and your need for this specific certification.
Adarsha D  (posted 2020-11-25 01:38:02.707)
Hi, We would like to buy two numbers, can you please check and let us know the stock availability Adarsh ________________________________ R&D, BTL India Pvt Ltd 1st Floor Delta, Sigma Soft Tech Park, Whitefield, Bangalore 560066 India mobile +91 8147827123 www.btlnet.com, www.medictech.com
YLohia  (posted 2020-11-25 01:43:37.0)
Hello, quotes for stock items can be requested by emailing our Sales Team (sales@thorlabs.com) or by adding the items to your cart and clicking on the "Request a Quote" button.
Sean Leavey  (posted 2020-09-30 10:21:04.823)
It would be nice if there were right-angled connector USB cables available. Some of our lab equipment (like a beam CCD camera) has to fit into tight locations and being able to fit a lower profile right-angled cable on the side of such devices would be useful.
YLohia  (posted 2020-10-01 03:48:31.0)
Hello, thank you for your feedback. We will consider adding such cables to our catalog in the future.
Laurie  (posted 2009-02-25 08:13:23.0)
Response from Laurie at Thorlabs to ghernandex: Thanks a lot for your interest in our products. The spec sheet for this item can be found via the following link: http://www.thorlabs.com/Thorcat/16300/16349-S01.pdf. Someone from our technical support staff will be contacting you, as we are not exactly sure what you mean by "the conductors color."
ghernandez  (posted 2009-02-23 11:44:41.0)
Hello, i need more information about your product usb-c-72, i need to know what are the conductors color , if you have and specification sheet that will help thanks griselle
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Super Speed USB 3.0 Type-A to Micro-B Cables and PCIe Card


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CABU31 Straight Cable

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CABU32 Right-Angle Cable
  • Super Speed USB 3.0 Type-A to Micro-B Cables
    • Straight or Right-Angle Micro-B Connector
  • Super Speed USB 3.0 PCIe Card with Maximum Data Transfer Rate of 5 Gbps
  • Both Compatible with our USB 3.0 Scientific Cameras

The CABU31 and CABU32 cables are USB 3.0 Type-A to Micro-B cables that support USB 3.2 Gen1 5 Gbps data rates and measure 118" (3 m) long. The CABU31 cable has a straight Micro-B connector that features screws on either side that mate with tapped holes for securing the connector to the device. The CABU32 cable has a right-angle Micro-B connector with a single locking screw, as shown in the photo the right. These cables can be used as drop-in replacements for the cable included with our USB 3.0 scientific cameras.

The USB3-PCIE USB 3.0 PCI Express card is also provided for computers that do not natively offer USB 3.0 ports or require additional USB 3.0 ports. The card has two Type-A USB 3.0 ports, is equipped with a standard profile bracket, and includes a low-profile bracket for installation in small form-factor computers.

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CABU31 Support Documentation
CABU31USB 3.0 A to Micro B Cable, Length: 118" (3 m)
$19.82
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CABU32 Support Documentation
CABU32USB 3.0 A to Right-Angle Micro B Cable, Length: 118" (3 m)
$19.82
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USB3-PCIE Support Documentation
USB3-PCIEUSB 3.0 PCI Express Expansion Card
$72.77
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USB 2.0 Type-A to Mini-B Cables

These durable USB 2.0 cables feature a Type-A male connector on one end and a Mini-B male connector on the other. These allow any device with a USB Mini B port to be connected to a computer with a USB port. The USB-ABL-60 cable also features an M2.5 locking screw to prevent accidental disconnects on compatible ports, like those featured on our PM101, PM102, and PM103 series of power meters.

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USB-AB-72 Support Documentation
USB-AB-72USB 2.0 Type-A to Mini-B Cable, 72" (1.83 m) Long
$9.73
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USB-ABL-60 Support Documentation
USB-ABL-60USB 2.0 Type-A to Mini-B Cable with Locking Screw, 60" (1.5 m) Long
$10.76
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High-Speed USB 2.0 Type-A to Type-B Cable

  • High-Speed USB 2.0 Type-A Plug to Type-B Cable
  • Molded Jacket and Double Cable Shielding
  • Length: 79" ± 2" (2 m ± 0.05 m)
  • 28 AWG Twisted Pair Conductors for Signal Carriers
  • 24 AWG Conductors for Power/Ground Connections

These industry standard, USB 2.0 cables directly interface most standard USB peripherals to a PC or Mac. The cable includes a Type A plug, for PC/Mac interface, on one side and a Type B plug, for standard peripheral connection, on the other. These durable cables are molded in a black jacket and are fully compliant with the USB 2.0 protocol.

Note: Cable color may vary without notice.

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USB-A-79 Support Documentation
USB-A-79High-Speed USB 2.0 Type-A to Type-B Cable, 79" (2 m) Long
$9.73
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High-Speed USB 2.0 Type-A Cables

  • USB 2.0 Extension Cables
  • High-Speed 480 Mbps Transmission*
  • 28-Gauge Conductors
  • Various Lengths Available

The USB 2.0 Type-A high-speed, black extension cables come in various lengths.

*This represents a maximum speed. The actual speed will depend on the system in which the cable is used. USB 2.0 specification limits the length of a cable for full-speed devices to 5 meters; low-speed devices to 3 meters.

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USB-C-36 Support Documentation
USB-C-3636" USB 2.0 Type-A High-Speed Extension Cable, Black
$7.30
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USB-C-72 Support Documentation
USB-C-7272" USB 2.0 Type-A High Speed Extension Cable, Black
$8.37
Today
USB-C-180 Support Documentation
USB-C-180180" USB 2.0 Type-A High-Speed Extension Cable, Black
$10.33
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USB Type-A to RS232 Serial Leads

  • USB 2.0 Type-A Serial Converter to Four Color Coded Ø1.05 mm Ferrules
  •  Connect Device RS232 Output Signals to PC
  • 1.5 m Cable Length

Thorlabs' CABRU15 USB A to Serial Flying Leads Adapter Cable can be used to connect the RS232 signal output pins of Thorlabs' devices (such as the Power Meter Interfaces and Consoles) to PC. See the drawing for RS232 pin assignments to compatible devices. The connector features embedded USB to TTL serial and RS232 level converter electronics for Windows, MAC, and Linux operating systems.

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CABRU15 Support Documentation
CABRU15USB A to Serial Flying Leads Adapter Cable, 60" (1.5 m) Long
$48.96
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USB Type-A to Phono Cable

CPSA plugged into DS5
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The CPSA is shown plugged into the recommended DS5 wall plug.
  • Ideal for Powering Our CPS Laser Modules When Connected to Our Recommended DS5 Power Supply
  • 5 VDC Power Output
  • 70" (178 cm) Cable with 2.5 mm Phono Plug

The CPSA is an easy to use adapter cable to connect a CPS laser module to the recommended DS5 power supply unit (sold separately). This USB adapter cable is specifically designed for use with our CPS laser diode modules. A 70" (178 cm) cable with a 2.5 mm phono plug extends from the body of the USB adapter for connection to a CPS module.

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CPSA Support Documentation
CPSANEW!USB 2.0 Type-A to 2.5 mm Phono Cable for CPS Laser Diodes, 70" (1.78 m) Long
$42.00
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Cable Racks

  • Wall Mount Cable Racks
  • Store Cables Straight and Untangled

The WMR14 is a test lead holder for wires up to 0.26" (6.6 mm) in diameter and has 14 slots for cables. It is ideal for holding fiber optic patch cables.

The WMR9 is a test lead holder for wires up to 0.45" (11.4 mm) in diameter and has 9 slots for cables. The wide slots are ideal for holding power cords and heavy duty cables. 

These wall mount cable racks are made from cold rolled steel with a baked enamel finish. The WMR14 is 11.00" (279.4 mm) long and the WMR9 is 10.96" (278.5 mm) long. Both racks extend outward from the wall by 3.51" (89.1 mm) and feature two mounting holes that are separated by 6.63" (168.3 mm). 

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WMR14 Support Documentation
WMR14Wall Mount BNC, SMA, SMC, & Fiber Optic Cable Rack, 14 Slot
$18.75
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WMR9 Support Documentation
WMR9Wall Mount Power Cord and Heavy-Duty Cable Rack, 9 Slot
$18.75
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