Advantages of USB3 Standard | Disadvantages of USB3 Standard
This page covers advantages and disadvantages of USB3 Vision Standard and its basics. It mentions benefits or advantages of USB3 Standard and drawbacks or disadvantages of USB3 Standard.
What is USB3 Standard?
USB 3.0 is managed by USB-IF forum. It is developed as per SuperSpeed USB specification. It defines various mechanisms such as device discovery and identification, control and image streaming. It is used to interface USB3 compatible vision devices to the computer having USB 3.0 interface.
It offers 350 to 400 Mbps throughput and consumes 4.5 Watt power at 5V. The cable length of about 8 meters are supported by USB vision standard.
Benefits or advantages of USB3 Standard
Following are the benefits or advantages of USB3 Standard:
➨It uses simple cables.
➨It supports plug and play.
➨It offers higher speed, large image sizes and high pixel depth.
➨It doesn't require camera files.
➨It doesn't need NI hardware.
➨It offers low CPU usage.
➨It supports power over cable.
Drawbacks or disadvantages of USB3 Standard
Following are the drawbacks or disadvantages of USB3 Standard:
➨Triggering depends on device and software timing.
➨It is difficult to synchronize with other devices.