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Advanced Cable Tester is the Quickest, Most Convenient and Affordable Way for USB Cable Manufacturers and Personal Electronics Device Product Developers to Test USB Type-C Cables.

SANTA CLARA, CA – Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – Total Phase, a leading provider of affordable test and measurement equipment for embedded systems, announced today the addition of a new product to its portfolio, the Advanced Cable Tester™ application 

Test and validation of USB Type-C cables is essential due to their additional complexity.  Their ability to carry up to 100 watts increases the risk of fire and liability, which means that complete testing of these new cables is critical. However, traditional USB cable testing equipment is costly, time-consuming and not equipped to test the full breadth of functionality. The Total Phase Advanced Cable Tester will make testing these cables possible at a fraction of the price, set-up time and labor versus any alternative solutions.  

  • Accelerates the adoption of USB Type-C technology: Designed to provide thorough continuity testing, DC resistance measurement for safe operation and reliability plus signal integrity for performance, the Advanced Cable Tester provides rapid spot-checking of cables, easy-to-understand results and comprehensive test coverage for laboratory and manufacturing environments. This ensures every cable meets safety and performance parameters. 
  • Delivers convenient, affordable testing: The Advanced Cable Tester enables essential testing without expensive scopes, custom fixtures and highly trained personnel, saving hundreds of thousands of dollars.
  • Enabling comprehensive tests in manufacturing: Enabling affordable and comprehensive testing in manufacturing to mitigate the risk of costly recalls and associated brand and reputation damage.

Gil Ben-Dov, CEO of Total Phase, said: “The USB Type-C cable is the most technically advanced cable available. Coupling high voltage and current with 10 Gbps data rates in a single cable creates a much higher level of complexity. While a cable’s design may be certified, manufacturing problems can cause a host of issues, from poor performance all the way to damage of connected devices. The reality is that one bad cable can ruin a device, along with a company’s reputation. The Advanced Cable Tester solves these issues by enabling essential testing with minimal overhead, thereby helping companies protect their brand.”

About Total Phase 

Total Phase manufactures powerful USB, I2C, SPI, eSPI, and CAN development tools Total Phase tools combine best-of-breed features; Windows, Linux and Mac OS X support; a royalty-free API; and excellent customer support, making them perfect additions to any engineer's toolbox. Please visit us at http://www.totalphase.com.


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Total Phase, Inc.
(408) 850-6559

Total Phase, Inc.
(408) 850-6501