Input and Output Devices for Computers

Input & Output Devices for Computers
- Input Devices:
includes any
computer
peripheral
that you might
use to enter
data into the
computer. A
peripheral is
any device
that can be
connected to
a computer.
The keyboard
and the
mouse are the
most often
used types of
input devices.
- Mouse: used
to give
commands
and move
objects on a
computer
screen.
Multiple
types from
wireless to
multifunctional.
- Keyboard:
configured like a
typewriter with
other
multifunctional
buttons included
as shortcut keys.
- Output Devices:
pieces of
hardware that
move
information
(data that have
been
processed) out
of the computer.
The two primary
output devices
for most
computer
systems are the
monitor and the
printer.
- Printer: used
to print work
such as
documents or
presentations;
come in
various types
from inkjet to
laser.
- Monitors: A monitor displays
computer information on its screen.
The screen works much like a digital
television screen.
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