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Optical Thunderbolt 3 Cables Begin Rolling Out in Lengths Up to 50 Meters

Thursday March 26, 2020 12:42 pm PDT by
The Thunderbolt 3 standard has been available for roughly four years now, but cable lengths have so far generally been limited to a couple of meters due to signal degradation over long distances of copper wiring. While the use of copper Thunderbolt 3 cables limits their length, it does allow for additional features like the ability to carry power and fallback use of USB modes at slower speeds. ...