Unlike other data cables (Ethernet, HDMI etc.), each end of a USB cable uses a different connector; an A-type or a B-type. This kind of design was chosen to prevent electrical overloads and damaged equipment, as only the A-type socket provides power. The Analysis Plus Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0 cable is rated at 480 MHz from the (USB-IF). Analysis Plus PURPLE PLUS USB is double-shielded cable with a large signal wire of 28 awg and power of 24 awg to avoid voltage drop.