USB-C - router

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USB-C: hardware (router, smartphone) - Heise, Geizhals, Wikimedia

Use cases

USB PD via USB Type-C

  • incoming power supply via USB PD via USB Type-C
    • no need for dedicated power supply unit, power could come from computer
    • in case there is a dedicated power supply unit, it could be re-used for other purposes, e.g. a user that disconnects the router during night, could then use the power supply unit to charge a device like a smartphone or computer
  • outgoing power supply via USB PD via USB Type-C
    • use the router to supply power to a device like a smartphone or computer

USB data transfer

  • connect a storage system, e.g. a USB hard drive or USB flash drive