Elka’s USB-C to USB-C cable is the World’s First cable passing UL9990 certification program

Nowadays, the power capabilities of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) cables keep growing in order to satisfy the demand for faster charging and powering devices of higher wattage. However, are you aware that there are many poorly constructed charging cables and connectors in the marketplace, which may cause a potential safety risk of overheating and fire to users? In the light of this, UL developed an ICT Power Cable Certification (is called UL9990) in September 2017, to control the materials of cable/connector, electrical design. Under UL9990, cable assemblies are subject to the following sequence of tests: 

Elka has a full range of certified USB cables

Elka, founded in Taiwan in 1974, has been specializing in cable assemblies for 45 years. We are dedicated to producing quality cables and wire harnesses for consumer electronics, aerospace, automotive, medical equipment and automation. Elka is very active and strives to meet the standards in all the respective industries.

In the consumer electronics field, Elka is a leading manufacturer providing I/O solution and mobile solution. USB is one of Elka’s main product lines. Since 2000, Elka has become a member of the USB-IF and gained its first USB-IF certification for its USB 2.0 Standard-A t

Elka is adding up "Polar" to its HDMI 2.0 active cable solutions

In addition to Spectra7's HT-8181, Elka is adding up "Polar" to its HDMI 2.0 active cable solutions. Our Polar Active Cable with power is ready for mass production. It supports HDMI 2.0 connection up to 20 meters and provides better high frequency transmitting performance, as well as EMI protection. Moreover, we conducted not only the high-frequency parametric tests using Keysight's Network Analyzer but also the interoperability tests (including Quantum Data's 980A, Murideo's SIX-A/G as well as Simplay Lab's SL-881) to ensure that our cables are for 4K players, gaming systems, and displays with interoperability.

Date Name Location Booth
October 13-16, 2019 Hong Kong Electronics Fair Hong Kong 5B-D12
July 17-19, 2019 Video Communications Expo Tokyo 2-26
June 19-22, 2019 Nepcon Thailand Bangkok 8G10
May 28- June 1, 2019 Computex Taipei N0808 (USB-IF)
April 11-14, 2019 Consumer Electronics Hong Kong 9F15
March 20-22, 2019 Electronica China Shanghai C1 1586
January 8-11, 2019 CES Las Vegas 20208