RS PRO Male USB A to Male USB Micro B USB Cable, 0.5m, USB 2.0


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RS PRO 50cm USB 2.0 A Male to Micro B Male – Black

This high quality USB cable from RS PRO features a USB 2.0 A male connector at one end and a USB 2.0 Micro B male connector at the other, offering exceptional quality and reliability suitable for a wide range of applications. With the addition of USB 2.0, the cable can achieve speeds of up to 480 Mbit/s. The cable flex features copper wire conductors and drain wire with an aluminium braid foil shielding, ensuring a high performance USB cable. The internal wires are enclosed in a PVC sheath offering excellent durability and corrosion resistance, whilst remaining flexible enough to accommodate cable management solutions. Both connector types are manufactured from nickel and feature strain relief to avoid the cable splitting whilst offering optimum performance and protection. This high performance USB cable is ideal for connecting various devices together that require charging, power or data to be transferred such as a mobile device and a charger with a female A port.

Features and benefits

• USB 2.0 offering speeds of up to 480 Mbit/s
• PVC sheath offering excellent durability and protection
• Shielded, Braided and Drain
• Gold contacts
• Nickel connectors with strain relief offering a reliable connection
• Suitable for a wide range of applications including smart phones, speakers, external hard drives, tablets and more


USB A male to Micro B male cables are available in a wide range of lengths and colours and can be used for charging, providing power and transferring data between a variety of devices. USB A male to Micro B male cables can include connectors and protective jackets or sheath made from a variety of materials including nickel, gold, PVC and more.

This type of USB cable is commonly used to connect devices to a computer or power source such as:

• Mobile phones
• Cameras
• External hard drives
• Tablets
• Smart watches
• Portable speakers


What is USB Version 2.0?

USB stands for Universal Serial Bus. The USB version relates to the technology that allows the data to be transferred along a cable from one device to another. USB 2.0 allows for a transfer speed of 480 Mbit/s. Most devices on the market are compatible with this standard.

What is a USB A Male connector?

USB A Male connectors are the most common USB type and feature a rectangular shape. They are often found on the end of devices such as memory sticks and keyboards and are used to fit into female type A connectors and adapters.

What is a Micro B Male connector?

USB Micro B connectors are designed to fit female Micro B ports and are commonly used to charge or provide power to a range of portable devices such as mobile phones, external hard drives, speakers and more. They often feature a male A connector on the opposite end of the cable which can be plugged into a host computer or plug.