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SMK Electronics U.S.A. to Introduce the USB-C MagTech™ Charging Cable at CES 2020

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SMK Electronics Corporation, U.S.A., a division of SMK Corporation, today announced introduction of the SMK-Link-branded USB-C MagTech™ Charging Cable – a 6.5’ woven charging cable with magnetic quick-disconnect tip. Providing fast 87w charging for USB-C and Thunderbolt™ 3-equipped laptops and supported devices, the MagTech Charging Cable (offered in both Space Gray and Black) will be available through computer resellers and online retailers starting in January, 2020. See a demonstration at CES 2020 (Sands Expo Hall, #41118).

“We are excited to be introducing such a simple, yet surprisingly effective product,” said Mr. Paul Evans, President, SMK Electronics Corporation, U.S.A. “Today’s ultra-thin laptops are typically provisioned with either USB-C or Thunderbolt™ 3 ports – ports used both for charging and to charge supported devices. Our new MagTech Charging Cable, with its break-away magnetic tip, eliminates laptop damage due to cording accidents, while making device charging fast, easy and secure.”

USB-C MagTech Charging Cable

With its magnetic quick-disconnect tip and 6.5’ woven cable, the MagTech Charging Cable gives users a fast, easy way to charge USB-C and Thunderbolt 3-equipped computers and supported devices. Available in Space-Gray (Model VP7000) and Black (Model VP7005), SMK’s MagTech cable optimizes charging speeds, while preventing laptop damage due to cable mishaps.

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USB-C MagTech Charging Cable (Space Gray) & (Black)

(Press Take-Aways)

  • Required Ports: USB-C & Thunderbolt 3
  • Device Charging: 87w charging – speeds optimized (no data transfer)
  • Magnetic Tip: Quick-disconnect tip
  • Model Options: Space Gray (Model VP7000) & Black (Model VP7005)
  • Not Included: USB-C AC Charging Block
  • Compatibility: Windows®, macOS® & Chrome OS®
  • Support: MagTech replacement (Model VP7010)
  • Availability: January, 2020
  • MSRP: $39.99 U.S.

About SMK Electronics Corporation, U.S.A.

SMK Electronics Corporation U.S.A., a division of SMK Corporation, is a global supplier of OEM remote controls, automotive electronics, home automation controls, and SMK-Link branded computer input devices and peripherals. Learn more at www.smkusa.com and www.smklink.com.

SMK-Link™ is a trademark of SMK Electronics Corporation, U.S.A. Windows® is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation. macOS® is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. Chrome OS is a registered trademark of Google, Inc. Thunderbolt is a trademark of Intel Corporation. MagTech is a trademark of Plugies, Inc. All other trademarks are properties of their respective owners.