Cable ID for USB Type-C Cables


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The RT1710S is a Type-C cable ID for active and passive cables. All USB Full-Featured Type-C cables shall be electronically marked. Electronically marked cables shall support USB Power Delivery Structured VDM Discover Identity command directed to SOP′. This provides a method to determine the characteristics of the cable, e.g. its current carrying capability, its performance, vendor identification, etc. This may be referred to as the USB Type-C Cable ID function.

The RT1710S is available in a WDFN-8L 2x2 package.


  • USB Full-Featured Type-C Cables
Key Spec.
Status Active
Vin (min) (V) 4
Vin (max) (V) 5.5
Package Type WDFN2x2-8
  • Support SOP′ Communication
  • Integrated Transceiver (BMC PHY)
  • Embedded Both Side RA Resistor
  • Embedded Both Side ISO Diode
  • Embedded MTP
  • Support Multi-Time Writable Memory to Store VDM Data
  • Support 4V to 5.5V Operation on VCON1/VCON2 Pin
  • Built-in Slew Rate Control for BMC Signal to Reduce the Effect of EMI
  • Support Custom Structured VDM Writing Through CC Pin
  • Support I2C Bus for Programming VDM Data
  • 8-Lead WDFN Package
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Cable ID for USB Type-C Cables2016/07/13
Technical Documents
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Richtek Selection Guide [Oct., 2020]2020/12/30
Evaluation Boards
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RT1710S E-marked Evaluation Board2021/01/21
Part NumberPackage TypePackage Qty.Free SampleBuy From Authorized Distributor
RT1710SGQWWDFN2x2-82500 Not available Buy from Distributor