December 12, 2019

SMK-Link Brand Product News - from SMK Electronics

December 11th, 2019 - Chula Vista, California, U.S.A. -  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 live demonstration at CES 2020 (Sands Expo Hall, Booth #41118).


 

“We are excited to be introducing such a deceptively 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, SMK’s new MagTech Charging Cable gives computer 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), the MagTech cable optimizes charging speeds, while preventing laptop damage due to snagged or tripped-over cables. 

(Press Take-Aways)

  • Required Ports: USB-C & Thunderbolt 3
  • Device Charging: 87w charging - speeds optimized (no data transfer)
  • Magnetic Tip: Quick disconnect tip reduces device damage
  • Model Options: Space Gray (Model VP7000) & Black (Model VP7005)
  • Not Included: USB-C AC Charging Block
  • Compatibility: Windows®, macOS® & Chrome OS®  
  • Support: MagTech replacement tips-available (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™ and the SMK-Link logo are trademarks of SMK Electronics Corporation, U.S.A. Windows® is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation. macOS® is a registered trademark of Apple, Inc. Google 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.

 

Media Contact: Keith M. Roberts kroberts@smkusa.com +1(805) 312-5546