Cable & Connector

Led by a team of experts in cable and connector design, signal integrity, and failure analysis, GRL provides a full range of Cable and Connector tests and design consultation services addressing electrical, mechanical, and environmental testing and troubleshooting. Our state-of-the-art facilities feature the latest 400G-capable equipment and experts ready to help you ensure your cable and connector design and manufacturing success. GRL takes a leading role in enabling new and emerging technologies, and we help our customer's design products to meet these challenges.

GRL’s Cable & Connector Services include:

  1.  Official Certification
  2. Compliance/Conformance Testing
  3. Reliability and Failure Analysis (FA) Test Services and Consulting
  4. Cable Signal Integrity Design Consulting, Simulation, and Modeling


Official Certification

We offer Official Compliance Testing & Logo Certification for the following technologies:

  • USB Type-C®, HDMI™ 2.1 Ultra High-Speed Cable, HDMI Premium Cable, MFi Lightning, DisplayPort™
  • Thunderbolt


Compliance/Conformance Testing 

We test and troubleshoots cable and connectors on ANY standard and ANY form factor including:

  • Proprietary interconnects
  • Passive and active cables
  • Full cable assemblies, raw/bulk cable, and connectors
  • Performance Benchmarking


Reliability Signal Integrity, Reliability and Failure Analysis (FA) Test Services and Consulting

We offer a wide range of Reliability test services to simulate natural environments such as temperature, humidity, and vibration to help identify potential issues that could impair the overall quality or lead to a non-compliance issue with regulatory standards. We also offer Failure Analysis and design consulting to troubleshoot and fix Mechanical, Environmental, and Signal Integrity related issues.





Cable Signal Integrity Design Consulting, Simulation and Modeling 

We provide a comprehensive set of services and deep domain expertise across a range of interfaces, disciplines, and test methodologies that focus on solving complex hardware design and validation challenges. Many of our independent services and capabilities are unique in the industry.

  • VNA & TDR Analysis
  • Design troubleshooting
  • Fixture Design & Validation
  • Fixture/connector de-embedding