Cypress Introduces USB-C Controller for High-Volume Segments in PC Market
New Cypress ACG1F Controller Brings USB-C Performance and Versatility to Mainstream and Entry-Level Notebook and Desktop PCs
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The Cypress ACG1F brings USB-C performance and versatility to entry-level PCs and notebooks (Photo: Business Wire)
ACG1F integrates a VBUS load switch for power and fault protection, enabling a more robust solution to accelerate USB-C adoption in PCs. ACG1F features a 32-bit Arm® Cortex®-M0 processor with 16-KB flash for USB-C programmability. ACG1F also includes the latest USB Type-C Connector System Software Interface (UCSI) driver implementations and extensions from
The USB-C standard for connectivity is being widely adopted by the world’s leading manufacturers of PCs as well as makers of peripheral devices and accessories. USB-C offers a range of user benefits including reversible plug orientation as well as support for multiple standards including USB 3.1 (which delivers double the data transfer rates of USB 3.0 with speeds up to 10Gbps), Thunderbolt, DisplayPort, and HDMI.
“IDC anticipates that USB-C will continue its strong momentum and will be among the fastest growing technologies in personal computers over the next several years due to adoption by manufacturers and consumers alike,” said
“As the leading provider of USB-C controllers, Cypress is extending its leadership with ACG1F within the mainstream and entry-level PC and notebook market,” said
The ACG1F controller is now sampling to major OEMs and will be in volume production this quarter.
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