News THine Announces an Extremely Small Redriver for USB4 Active Copper Cables

2021.11.29 Release

TOKYO (November 29, 2021) – THine Electronics, Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange/JASDAQ: 6769), the global leader in high-speed serial interface and provider of mixed-signal LSI as well as valuable AI/IoT-based solution, announces delivering samples of an extremely small redriver product, THCE20RD2U11, for USB4 active copper cables (ACCs).

THine’s new redriver, THCE20RD2U11, allows USB4 ACCs to transmit data up to approximately 250 centimeters, three times longer than USB standard’s specified length for 80 centimeters. In addition to the transmitting length, THCE20RD2U11 has almost half area size of existing similar redriver products.

USB4 enables to transmit data reciprocally at the maximum speed of 40 Gpbs, or 40 giga-bit-per-second, 8 times faster than currently penetrated USB3.2Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) and to supply power of 240W*. Users of computers and peripheral equipment with USB4 can use them simply and consolidatedly. In case that 80-centimeter data transmission is inconvenient, ACCs with THine’s new redrivers contribute to give USB4 use cases significant flexibility.

THine’s Redriver for USB4 ACC, THCE20RD2U11

THine also develops a USB4 transceiver for active optical cables (AOCs) and continuously contributes to computer users’ experiences and use cases, including remote working, metaverse experiences, etc.

■Features of THine’s USB4 Redriver Product, THCE20RD2U11
・Supporting USB4 active copper cables
・CML Redriver (dual channel of input and output)
・Single power of 3.3V
・Extremely small package: aWLP35 (2.47mm x 3.41mm)

* Power delivery through ACCs depends on the specification of ACCs.

About THine Electronics
THine Electronics Incorporated is a fabless semiconductor manufacturer that provides innovative mixed signal LSI and analog technologies. The technologies provided include V-by-One® HS, LVDS, other high-speed data signaling, ISP, timing controller, analog-to-digital converter, power management, and drivers for LEDs/motors as well as AI/IoT-based device and system solution through its subsidiary, Cathay Tri-Tech, Inc.
THine is headquartered in Tokyo, and has subsidiaries in Taipei, Seoul, Hong Kong, Shenzhen, Shanghai, and Santa Clara. THine is listed on JASDAQ of Tokyo Stock Exchange under the security code of 6769.  For more information, visit

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