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USB Hub & PSU Cable Resistance Checks

USB A to micro-B Power Cables

Cable

Length
(m)

Resistance
(±0.05Ω)

Resistance/m
(±0.05Ω/m)

Retractable USB cable H-28476

0.761

0.2

0.26

Black iWALK Powerbank Charging Cable

0.77

0.2

0.26

White Qumox Powerbank Charging Cable2

0.79

0.1

0.13

White Charging Cable

0.83

0.3

0.36

eelo cable3

0.9

0.2

0.22

Sony Ericsson4 #2

1.0

0.3

0.30

Samsung S5 Charger Cable (White)

1.0

0.4

0.40

HTC

1.2

0.2

0.17

Black Swees RJ-PB05 Powerbank Charging Cable

1.22

0.3

0.25

Sony Ericsson4 #1

1.4

0.6

0.43

Sony Ericsson4 #3

1.4

0.4

0.29

FX Factory TR9202

1.5

0.2

0.13

PCSL Raspberry Pi

1.8

0.7

0.39

IZKA "1.5m"5

2.0

0.5

0.25

Black Flat "Noodle"6

3.02

1.0

0.33

Blue Flat "Noodle"6

3.02

0.7

0.23

USB A to mini-B Hub Cables

Cable

Length
(m)

Resistance
(±0.05Ω)

Resistance/m
(±0.05Ω/m)

Black – Pluscom

0.5

1.7

3.4

Black – Sweex

0.6

1.3

2.17

Black – Generic

0.7

0.4

0.57

Retractable Keyboard Charging Cable

0.79

0.8

1.01

Black – Generic

0.8

0.5

0.63

Black – AWM7

1.0

0.3

0.30

Black – Generic #1

1.0

0.5

0.50

Black – Generic #2

1.0

0.4

0.40

Black – 7DayShop3 8

1.1

0.4

0.36

Black – Generic

1.2

0.4

0.33

Clear – Generic

1.2

0.4

0.33

Clear – "Fachi"

1.2

0.5

0.42

Cream "Y-Cable"3

1.3

0.2

0.15

Black – LW|B3

1.4

0.4

0.29

Black – Molex C03243

1.5

0.7

0.47

Black – Generic3

1.6

0.4

0.25

Grey - Sony

1.6

0.3

0.19

Black – Generic3

1.8

0.2

0.11

USB A to B Hub (or Printer) Cables

Cable

Length
(m)

Resistance
(±0.05Ω)

Resistance/m
(±0.05Ω/m)

Black "Y-Cable" - Medion4 9

0.4

0.1

0.25

Black - MyLink10

0.6

0.1

0.17

Black – Generic

0.7

0.8

0.43

Black (thick) – Generic

0.98

0.2

0.20

Black – Generic7

1.0

0.2

0.20

Cream – Generic

1.0

0.2

0.20

White/Clear – Generic

1.2

0.2

0.17

Black "Y-Cable" - Targus

1.3

0.3

0.23

Cream – Generic

1.3

0.3

0.23

Trans. Grey – Generic

1.5

0.5

0.33

Grey - HP C8507-473003

1.8

0.2

0.11

Black - HP 8121-1186

1.8

1.1

0.61

Clear, with Blue Core, Illuminated11

1.8

0.5

0.28

Clear, Illuminated - TID 60000825

1.8

0.2

0.11

Clear - Generic

1.9

0.3

0.16

Cream - TID 60000467

2.0

0.3

0.15

USB A(Female) to USB A(Male) "Extension" Cables

Cable

Length
(m)

Resistance
(±0.05Ω)

Resistance/m
(±0.05Ω/m)

Black E188601(S)

0.83

0.3

0.36

Clear (Screened)

1.02

0.3

0.29

Clear (Screened)(F)

1.02

0.1

0.10

Yueyang Cream

1.04

0.3

0.29

j&Y Black (thin)

1.20

0.5

0.42

D-Link WiFi Dongle extension cable (Dark Grey)

1.53

0.4

0.26

Grey E188722

2.03

0.3

0.15


  1. As stated on the packaging (1)

  2. Used with the Compact Power Supply Test Board when testing new PSU's (2)

  3. Single Filter (3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10)

  4. Dual Filter (11 12 13 14)

  5. Orange, Red, Green & Blue (15)

  6. Not usable with some Pi cases (16 17)

  7. 2 cables tested (18 19)

  8. Film Scanner cable (20)

  9. CD/DVD Drive cable (21)

  10. CD Drive cable (22)

  11. Transformer/Filter (23)


2018-06-16 20:31