Do dual-sided USB connectors have inferior qualities compared with single-sided e.g. less mechanically reliable or reduced speed?

Image of dual-sided USB

From reading Why do USB connectors only fit one way? it seems that this is breaking the USB specification but I have used them without problems in the past and they seemed quite robust.

  • \$\begingroup\$ Just an observation -- reversibility was designed into the (relatively new) C connector, avoid these sort of kludges. \$\endgroup\$ – Ben Voigt Mar 30 '16 at 6:15

Do non-standard connectors suck compared to standard connectors?

Completely depends on the quality of the connector and how non-standard it is. Hack-y solutions result in hack-y results. Have fun trying to figure it out as no one really knows.


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