The following USB Type C connector has lead lengths of 1.6 mm: https://adam-tech.com/downloader.php?p=USB-C31-S-RA-CS1A-BK-SS-TR.pdf

What's a good PCB thickness for this connector? Also, why are there so few USB Type C connectors made for 1.6 mm thick PCBs?

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    \$\begingroup\$ Please link a website without certificate error. \$\endgroup\$ – Jeroen3 Aug 14 at 13:35
  • \$\begingroup\$ Because smartphones \$\endgroup\$ – DKNguyen Aug 14 at 13:37
  • \$\begingroup\$ @Jeroen3 It's the manufacturers official website, I don't really know what to do about that. \$\endgroup\$ – Emil Eriksson Aug 14 at 14:30
  • \$\begingroup\$ If I had to wager a guess because through-hole is going the way of the dodo. \$\endgroup\$ – vini_i Aug 14 at 15:20
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    \$\begingroup\$ It must be obvious that PCB should be less than 1.6mm thick, although it is possible to solder the through-hole pins on a 1.6mm PCB. Typical PCB with Type-C connectors are 1.2 - 0.8mm thick. \$\endgroup\$ – Ale..chenski Aug 17 at 2:47

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