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Title:
Introduction to USB Power Delivery Over the USB Type-C? Cable
Name:
AN 1974
Date:
08/03/2015
Author:
Andrew Rogers & Josh Averyt
Description:
The USB Power Delivery revision 2.0 specification details how the Power Delivery (PD) protocol truly ?unlocks? the advanced features of the USB Type-C? cable. Power Delivery protocol allows port-to-port communication that provides mechanisms for: negotiating power roles, negotiating power sourcing and consumption levels, performing active cable identification, exchanging vendor specific sideband messaging, and performing Alternate Mode negotiation allowing 3rd party communication protocols to be routed onto the USB Type-C cable?s reconfigurable pins.
Keywords:
USB Type-C
 
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  AN 1974
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