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USB Hubs and Devices

Microchip's versatile, cost-effective and power-efficient USB hubs, bridges, switches, transceivers and port power controllers deliver industry-leading data throughput in mixed-speed USB environments. The USB hub families provide USB port expansion solutions for USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 applications that demand ultra-low power and a small footprint without compromising on performance. Microchip's USB 2.0 bridge family of products combines an ultra-fast interface between a USB host and today's most popular Flash media card and SmartCard formats.

Our Hi-Speed USB 2.0 switches and ULPI-based transceivers provide an ultra-small footprint and data multiplexing on a common connector with proven ESD protection, and our port power controllers provide a single USB port power switch capable of up to 2.5 Amps of continuous current as well as a USB 2.0 compliant data switch.


  • Single connection for USB3.1 data transfers, up to 100W of power, and alternate modes
  • USB-C™ controllers covering basic to full featured market tiers
  • Faster battery charging times
  • Flexible solutions for dynamic market
  • Solutions for wide variety of applications and markets

USB 2.0 and 3.0 Hubs

  • USB-IF compliant hub
  • 2, 3, 4 and 7 port configurations
  • Hybrid solutions (USB 2.0/3.0 ports)
  • Integrated controller provides ease of use and flexibility
  • FlexConnect Technology enables downstream Host swapping
  • Protouch OTP tool for application customization
  • USB-IF Battery Charger v1.2 and legacy devices

  • Ultra-fast Flash media reader/writer for external memory card storage including embedded Flash memory
  • Supports SD™, MMC/eMMC, MS/MS-Pro/MS-Pro-HG, xD interfaces
  • 1 and 2 port Smart Card bridge to USB, SPI and UART interfaces
  • Fully Compliant with ISO/IEC 7816, EMV 4.2/4.3, ETSI Ts 102 221 and PC/SC standards
  • Integrated hub combo devices
  • Fully configurable VID and PID

USB 2.0 Transceivers and Switches

  • Hi-Speed ULPI+ interface
  • Supports USB 2.0 OTG 2.0 specification
  • PHYBoost technology restores USB signal integrity
  • VariSense™ technology provides signal level adjustability
  • Flexible clocking support for all major frequencies
  • Hi-Speed USB 2.0 switch with port protection
  • USB-IF Battery Charger v1.2 and legacy devices
  • Highly integrated for small-footprint and lower-part-count applications

USB 2.0 Port Power Controllers

  • Port power switch −2.9V to 5.5V source voltage range with up to 2.5A current with 55 mΩ On Resistance
  • Nine preloaded charger emulation profiles supporting USB-IF BC1.2 charging
  • YD/T-1591, and most Apple® and RIM® protocols standard
  • Host enabled programmability/configurability on boot up
  • Charging Active or Attach Detection open-drain output
  • Wake on Attach USB
  • UL recognized and EN/IEC 60950-1 (CB) certified