Anker Selects Cypress’ USB-C Controller for its New Family of PowerPort PD Chargers
Cypress is the market leader in USB controller technology, and its USB-C controllers are being widely adopted by the world’s top-tier electronics manufacturers including Anker. With the integration of Cypress’ EZ-PD CCG3PA with USB PD, Anker’s new family of PowerPort PD chargers deliver up to 2.5x faster charging times than standard USB-C power adapters. And because the EZ-PD CCG3PA controller is compact with a highly-integrated architecture, this helped enable Anker to reduce its own charger dimensions by up to 40%.
“Cypress USB-C controllers provide our engineering team with the design
flexibility and programmability required to build Anker’s new generation
of USB-C fast-charging solutions,” said
“Anker is the recognized global leader in the charging market and these
new products are an exciting showcase of the great benefits that our
USB-C controller technology bring to our customers,” said
About Cypress’ EZ-PD Portfolio
Cypress is the number one leading supplier of USB technology and USB-C controllers. Cypress’ growing portfolio of EZ-PD USB-C controllers includes:
- CCG1 - The world’s first programmable USB-C controller
- CCG2 - The world’s smallest programmable USB-C controller
- CCG3 - The world’s most versatile programmable USB-C controller
- CCG3PA – The world’s most flexible USB-C power source controller for power adapters, power banks, and in-car chargers
- CCG4 - The world’s first two-port USB-C controller
- CCG5/CCG6 - The world’s first two-port USB-C solutions optimized for Thunderbolt PCs and docks
- BCR – The world’s first dedicated USB-C power sink controller for barrel connector replacement
The EZ-PD portfolio was the first in the industry to support the latest USB PD 3.0 specification, which enables more robust end-to-end power delivery and charging solutions for laptop and mobile devices. Cypress also offers AEC-Q100 certified versions of the CCG2 and CCG3PA controllers for automotive-grade performance.
USB-C is gaining rapid support with top-tier electronics manufacturers by enabling slim industrial designs, easy-to-use connectors and cables, the ability to transmit multiple protocols, and provide up to 100 Watts of power. The USB-C standard’s 2.4-mm-high connector plug is also significantly smaller than the current 4.5-mm USB Standard-A connector, enabling easier integration for a wider range of devices.
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