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Sumitomo Electric Starts Selling Thunderbolt Cables at Amazon Online Store

April 13, 2012
Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. started selling its Thunderbolt cables at, one of the world's major online stores, on April 13. The cable comes in lengths of 0.5 m, 1.0 m, 2.0 m and 3.0 m to best serve customers' needs.

Thunderbolt is a new high-speed PC connection technology developed by Intel Corporation. It provides 10 Gbps data transmission and supports PCI Express and Display Port interfaces with its dual-protocol solution. Based on Intel's technical specifications, Sumitomo Electric developed Thunderbolt electrical cables by combining its advanced cable technology with the high-speed transmission technology. The cables have already been on sale, but the company has recently decided to add the sales outlet at

Thunderbolt cable


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