This Method of Implementation (MOI) is a guide for Connectors and Cable Assemblies/TxRx Hot TDR Compliance Tests using Keysight’s Vector Network Analyzer. State files test package contain pre-configured setups in accordance with the standard requirements and allows an quick and easy compliance test with pass/fail judgment.

Please download the MOI and state file test package according to your product platform listed below.

  Connectors and Cable Assemblies Tx/Rx Hot TDR
Test Parameters
Type-C to Type-C Passive Cable Assemblies
Type-C to Legacy USB Cable Assemblies
Type-C to Legacy USB Adapter Assemblies
  • D+/D- Impedance
  • D+/D- Propagation Delay 
  • D+/D- Intra-pair Skew
  • [Raw Cable] Characteristic Impedance (Informative)
  • [Raw Cable] Intra-Pair Skew (Informative)
  • [Mated Connector] Differential Impedance (Informative)
  • [Low Speed Signal] Characteristic Impedance
  • D+/D- Pair Attenuation
  • Channel Metrics (ILfitatNq, IMR, IXT, IRL, Differential to Common Mode Conversion)
  • Cable Shielding Effectiveness
  • Channel Operating Margin, COM (New)
  • Insertion Loss (Informative)
  • Return Loss (Informative)
  • NEXT/FEXT between Gen2 Pairs (Informative)
  • NEXT/FEXT between D+/D-and Gen2 Pairs (Informative)
  • [Raw Cable] Insertion Loss (Informative)
  • [Mated Connector] Insertion Loss (Informative)
  • [Mated Connector] Return Loss (Informative)
  • [Mated Connector] NEXT/FEXT between Gen2 Pairs (Informative)
  • [Mated Connector] NEXT/FEXT between D+/D- and Gen2 Pairs (Informative)
  • [Mated Connector] Differential to Common Mode Conversion (Informative)
  • [Low Speed Signal] Coupling between CC and Differential D+/D-
  • [Low Speed Signal] Single-ended Coupling between CC and D+/D-
  • [Low Speed Signal] Coupling between VBUS and Differential D+/D-
  • [Low Speed Signal] VBUS Loop Inductance, Coupling Factor, VBUS Capacitance
  • [Low Speed Signal] Single-ended Coupling between SBU_A and SBU_B
  • [Low Speed Signal] Single-ended Coupling between SBU_A/SBU_B and CC
  • [Low Speed Signal] Coupling between SBU_A/SBU_B and Differential D+/D-

 

Router Assembly Tx/Rx Compliance

  • Tx Differential output return loss
  • Tx Common-mode output return loss
  • Rx Differential input return loss
  • Rx Common-mode output return loss

Captive Device Compliance

  • Tx Differential output return loss
  • Tx Common-mode output return loss
  • Rx Differential input return loss
  • Rx Common-mode output return loss

 

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