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Portable Digital Media Interface, CTA-2017

    Program Description

    The portable digital media interface (PDMI) logo indicates that a product is compliant with CTA-2017, Common Inerconnection for Portable Media Players. This standard defines electrical and mechanical properties for a connector that will pass audio, video and associated metadata signals, and power between portable electronic devices and in-home and in-vehicle audio/video sysems. When consumers see the logo, they can be assured that the product supports the common connector, allowing them to play and charge their portable media devices in their vehicles and their homes.


Participation Steps

Email CTA's product mark administrator at and specify what logo you are interested in obtaining.

CTA's administrator will email a PDF version of the agreement with directions on how to fill it out and return it properly.

Acquire the latest revision of CTA-2017 and rate products in accordance with the standard and the license terms.

Pay the $1,000 administration fee to CTA per calendar year, or part thereof.

If relevant, provide CTA an annual list of models bearing the logo.


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