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High-Speed Test Requirements

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Host
Hub
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USB Checklists

Please visit the Compliance Checklists page to download the appropriate checklist.


High-Speed Peripheral Test Requirements

The following must be successfully completed for Peripherals:

  • Full-Speed Electrical Tests
  • High-Speed Electrical Tests
  • Interoperability Tests
  • Functional Tests
  • Submission of Completed Peripheral Checklist

The checklist requires identification of the receptacles, cable assembly or, if the cable is captive, the A connector used in the manufacture of the Peripheral. Peripherals must use receptacles, connectors and/or cable assemblies that are currently on the Integrators List. Please refer to the USB-IF Compliance Test Procedures for the test methodology.


High-Speed System Test Requirements

The following must be successfully completed for Systems:

  • Full-Speed Electrical Tests
  • High-Speed Electrical Tests
  • Interoperability Tests
  • Submission of completed System Checklist

The checklist requires identification of the receptacles, cable assembly or, if the cable is captive, the A connector used in the manufacture of the systems. Systems must use receptacles, connectors and/or cable assemblies that are currently on the Integrators List. Please refer to the USB-IF Compliance Test Procedures for the test methodology.


High-Speed Hub Test Requirements

The following must be successfully completed for Hubs:

  • Full-Speed Electrical Tests
  • High-Speed Electrical Tests
  • Interoperability Tests
  • Functional Tests
  • USB Hub Transaction Translator Test
    - Required for uncertified hub silicon only (USBHTT
  • Submission of Completed Hub Checklist 

The checklist requires identification of the receptacles, cable assembly or, if the cable is captive, the A connector used in the manufacture of the hub. Hubs must use receptacles, connectors and/or cable assemblies that are currently on the Integrators List. Please refer to the USB-IF Compliance Test Procedures for the test methodology.


Full-Speed and High-Speed USB On-The-Go Product Test Requirements

USB On-The-Go products must pass all certification test requirements for standard USB peripherals. In addition, the USB OTG product must pass the following tests:

  • Physical inspection for:
    • micro-AB receptacle
    • user interface display
  • Signal Quality as a host (A-Device)
  • Protocol and Electrical Tests using the MQP PET tool.
  • Interoperability with devices listed on the targeted peripheral list
  • Submission of completed USB OTG Compliance Checklist

The checklist requires identification of the receptacles and cable assembly used in the manufacture of the product. Products must use receptacles, connectors and/or cable assemblies that are currently on the Integrators List. Please refer to the USB On-The-Go Compliance Test Plan for the test methodology.  A complete list of downloadable USB OTG documents and tools, including the USB OTG Compliance Checklist and Compliance Plan is available on the OTG Developers page.


Other Resources

These are some resources useful to USB developers:

High Speed USB Platform Design Guidelines (.pdf file format, size 298k) This document provides guidelines for integrating a high-speed USB host controller onto a 4-layer desktop motherboard. It covers board design, EMI/ESD, and front panel USB guidelines.

Requirements and Recommendations for USB Products with Embedded Hosts and/or Multiple Receptacles (.pdf file format, size 289k) will assist developers of products that don't fall into the traditional categories of host, hub or peripheral. An ever-increasing number of USB peripherals are being designed with more than a single device port, some including host ports that are intended to support only a limited set of peripherals.

USB-IF Compliance is expanding its coverage to ensure more complete testing of these types of products.

Labs

View the list of available labs that test these types of products.