|Würth Electronics has introduced a new, bi-directional USB Type A connector. These connectors are capable of accepting a USB Type A plug right side up, or upside down. This 8-pin design is made of selective gold plating that rates at 1500 mating cycles. The high-temperature LCP plastic is capable of wave and reflow soldering processes, and comes on a tape-and-reel packaging. This USB connector is ideal for frequently accessed USB ports on a wide variety of applications such as computers and charging applications.