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Author Topic: New Power Delivery High Speed USB Devices  (Read 43544 times)

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New Power Delivery High Speed USB Devices
« on: May 24, 2021, 10:30:56 am »

FTDI are please to announce the New USB High Speed Power Delivery Series. We have added the Power Delivery (PD) functionality to our existing successful High Speed series.

The Power Delivery series has up to two Type-C/PD ports, with PD1 port supporting both power sink and source roles (Initial Sink), and PD2 port only supporting a power sink port role. Both PD ports support 5V, 9V, 12V, 15V and 20V PDO profiles, and these profiles are configurable through the external EEPROM at power-up or reset. PD1 port shares the same Type-C connector with USB data, and PD2 port is power port only without USB data.

In addition to the higher data rates these devices offer, (up to 40Mbytes/s) when compared to full speed solutions, the Hi-speed series also offers a
range of multi-channel interfacing. The benefit of a multi-channel bridge is that the system BOM is reduced by removing the need for a USB hub chip.
Additionally, each channel of the device appears to the host PC as a separate device enabling each channel to be independently configured for different modes, e.g. UART, MPSSE or FIFO and with different parameters such as 4 UARTS all operating with different baud rates.

For more information on each device, please follow these links:


Please post any questions, or indeed your feedback to this new series.

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« Last Edit: May 24, 2021, 10:58:41 am by FTDI Community Admin »


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Re: New Power Delivery High Speed USB Devices
« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2021, 12:00:36 pm »

Is there a document describing differences between the old FT232H/FT2232H/FT4232H and the new chips?
E.g. is the availability of Type-C/PD3.0 Controller is the only difference with all the rest being exactly the same?

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Re: New Power Delivery High Speed USB Devices
« Reply #2 on: August 04, 2021, 10:39:31 am »


Unfortunately we do not have an application note which covers the differences between the FTx232H and the FTx232HP/FTx233HP ICs.

However to answer your question yes the availability of Power Delivery and Type C support are the only differences between the old and new ICs.

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