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USB Electrical Characteristics

The USB sub-system supports one DRD (dual-role device)/OTG (on-the-go) port, which uses separate host controller (xHCI) and device controller (xDCI) IPs. As a host, it can connect to any standard USB 1.1, 2.0, or 3.0 device. As a device, it can connect to any host and can expose various SoC capabilities based on what drivers are available. The USB interface has the following features:
  • USB 3.0 – one host only, and one OTG (host or device)
  • Max USB 3.0 Speed – 5 Gb/s
  • USB 2.0 – two host only, and one OTG
  • Max USB 2.0 Speed – 480 Mb/s
Refer to Universal Serial Bus Interface Specifications for additional specifications of the USB controller.
USB Controllers
The USB subsystem incorporates the xHCI Host Controller, and USB 3.0 Controller configured as a USB Device only (xDCI).
A typical platform is expected to use a micro-AB connector on the OTG port.
USB Connect or Disconnect Scheme - Connector Dependent
Receptacle
Plug
Way of Detection
Action
Micro-AB on OTG only
Micro-A
ID pin pulled to GND (PMIC)
OTG start as Host (selected by software)
Micro-AB on OTG only
Micro-B
VBUS sensing (PMIC)
 OTG start as device (selected by software)
 

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