USB-C™ RESOURCE CENTER
Why Belkin USB-C Cables?
The Belkin Difference
Over the past 30 years, Belkin has become the #1 global leader in cables and connectivity. We've earned this reputation through rigorous design and engineering, maintaining the highest quality standards in our manufacturing processes and always working to achieve and maintain high customer satisfaction. Every product we make is thoughtfully designed to be easy to use, comfortable to hold and pleasing to the eye. All Belkin USB 3.1 SuperSpeed+ cables are designed with meticulous attention to design detail and the highest standards in quality and product testing.
As a member of USB-IF, Belkin knows what it takes to be a leader at the cutting edge of technology, and our USB-C cables (also known as USB Type-C cables) are no exception. By performing rigorous compliance testing throughout the design and manufacturing process, Belkin stays at the forefront of quality control and manufacturing for all USB cables. Some brands allow their logos to be placed on cables they don't manufacture themselves. However, at Belkin, our teams are involved at every step from concept inception through to design development and manufacturing.
Not All USB-C Cables Are The Same
Unlike other cable brands, Belkin has complete control of the manufacturing process for all of our cables, from original design, through production. Our cables undergo stringent third-party testing to meet the highest quality standards, in order to produce the safest and most reliable cables in the market.
If you're not using a genuine Belkin USB-C cable or accessory, you could experience these issues:
- Your device could become damaged
- The cable might be easily damaged
- The connector end may break off, weaken, or might not fit properly into your device, which could damage the port
- You might not be able to sync or charge your USB device properly
Belkin USB-C Cables Are USB-IF Certified
USB Compliance means that Belkin cables are certified by USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum) to meet all electrical, mechanical, and environmental standards, ensuring an optimal user experience. USB-IF is a non-profit organization made up of companies that facilitate the development of high quality USB products and compliance testing. Purchasing a USB-IF certified USB-C cable will ensure that your devices and cables work together seamlessly, and safely.
USB-IF Certification: The Benefits
- Cutting-edge power delivery
A first-of-its-kind product identification and power management chip is built into these smart USB-C cables to allow for higher charging rates and power delivery.
- The highest transfer rates
Only a certified USB-C cable has the ability to achieve true 10 Gbps rates of data transfer.
|ELECTRICAL||Rest assured that Belkin products meet the electrical specifications of various USB standards, which allow optimal charging and power delivery.||Our competitors are not subject to the same testing so safe charging is not guaranteed.|
|MECHANICAL||Belkin products are put to rigorous tests (multiple insertions/extractions, bending, etc.) to guarantee that you can plug/unplug devices frequently without worrying that connectors or cables will fail.||Products that are not certified do not pass mechanical tests so connectors and cables may not remain functional after repeated use.|
|RELIABILITY||We stand by our product design and manufacturing that is certified to last. Our build quality is the best in the market.||Cheap, uncertified products cannot and do not back up their product offering, or provide a quality warranty.|
|ENVIRONMENTAL||Our customers need not worry about the safety of Belkin USB-C products. Environmental tests prove the materials we use are safe and do not cause any discomfort.||There are many cases of products causing harm to consumers due to lack of government supervision or certifications.|
|Giants of the tech industry come to Belkin to partner for cable solutions. We work to ensure our customers and our partners that they can use our products across a vast array of certified USB products.||Other USB-C Products on the market might look the same but may not work as intended by USB.|