USB-C Cables

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Following the question...
Is there USB-C /// USB-B cable available already?
 
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Yup, Belkin sells them. They also have USB-C > anything else.
If that cable works, I'd appreciate it if you'd post the part number.

At some point, RT will probably have a batch made with our HEX-V2 screw-lock on the USB-B end (which is coming to the HEX-NET as well), but so far we haven't seen the enough demand to have a run of them done (the MOQ is in the thousands).

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If that cable works, I'd appreciate it if you'd post the part number.

At some point, RT will probably have a batch made with our HEX-V2 screw-lock on the USB-B end (which is coming to the HEX-NET as well), but so far we haven't seen the enough demand to have a run of them done (the MOQ is in the thousands).

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Oh yeah it works like a charm. I used to use Apple’s USB-C to USB-A adapter and that occassionally resulted in an ‘interface not found!’ error at VCDS startup. With this cable it works like its supposed to.

Anyway, Belkin partno. is: F2CU035bt06-BLK
 
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Oh yeah it works like a charm. I used to use Apple’s USB-C to USB-A adapter and that occassionally resulted in an ‘interface not found!’ error at VCDS startup. With this cable it works like its supposed to.

Anyway, Belkin partno. is: F2CU035bt06-BLK
I second that, this specific cable works really well (seamless).
 
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I have been using one from InLine (P/N 35762) for quite some time, available in up to 5m (which is technically not supported, I know).
I thought un-boosted USB was specced to 5m, so you can't use a dumb USB extension over 3m as you're tagging a 2m cable onto the end of it, but 5m direct to the interface should be ok?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB#Cabling
 
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I thought un-boosted USB was specced to 5m, so you can't use a dumb USB extension over 3m as you're tagging a 2m cable onto the end of it, but 5m direct to the interface should be ok?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USB#Cabling
It's really hard to predict what will and won't work. In principle, all dumb USB extension cables (regardless of length) are prohibited by the USB spec, yet some do work.

A straight 5m cable is allowed by the USB specs. Will it work? That's anyone's guess. One potential factor is voltage drop. E.g: A HEX-NET is rather power hungry. If it's plugged into a car, it will pull 12V power from there. But if you're trying to do an update from a PC w/o it plugged into a car, voltage drop through a long cable can cause problems.

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