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Standard for most of today's monitors, using a suggested resolution of 800X600, 1024X768, and having the ability to display up to 16 milion possible colors.
super video graphics aray
Most of today'ws monitors are _________ and they provide a much better, flicker-free image.
non-interlaced
An output device that produces text and graphics on a physical medium such as paper or transperancy film.
printer
Takes the image that displays on a computer screen and projects it onto a screen so that an audiance of people can see the image clearly
data rojector
Allows only you to hear sound from the computer
headset
Programs that encourage manufacturers to create energy-efficient devices that require little power when they are not in use.
EBERGY-STAR program
Forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper by striking a mechanism against an ink ribbon that physically contacts the paper.
Impact Printer
In a color monitor, three dots- one ____, one ____, one ____- are combined to make up each pixel.
red, blue, green
A standard printer language designed to support the fonts and layout used in standard office documents.
PCL (Printer Language Control)
Components of a computer that produce music, speech, or other sounds, such as beeps.
Audio output devices
Powdered ink packaged in a cartridge
toner
A color printer designed to produce lab quality pictures from any image that has been scanned or taked with a digital camera.
snapshot printer
A monitor with higher resolution displays a greater number of pixels which provides a _______ image.
smoother
Performs the processing and then sends the output back to the dumb terminal
Host computer
Hardsopy that can be printed in portriate or landscape orientation.
printout
Transmits computer-prepared documents, such as a word processing letter, or documents that have been digitized with a scanner or digital camera.
Fax Modem
In recent years, _____________ have replaced many intelligent terminals.
Personal Computers
The goal of egonomics is to incorporate ______, _______, ______ into the design of items in the workplace.
comfort, safety, efficiency
The super Video Graphics Arrat (SVGA) stndard has ___ ______ possible simultaneous colors.
16 million
A device that performs both input and output because it consists of a monitor, a keyboard, and a video card
Terminal
As iwth other types of memory, VRAM is measured in ________.
Megabytes
If the Web is worked on or multiple applications are used at one time, a user should invest in at least a ___ inch monitor
17
A self-service banking machine attached to a host computer through a telephone network.
ATM
The size of a monitor is measured ________________.
Diagionally from corner to corner
Used to record purchases at the point where the consumer purchases the product or service
Point-of-Sale (POS) terminal
The POS terminal used in grocery stores is a comination of an electronis cash register and a _________
Bar code reader
Electromagnetic radiation is greatest at the ____ and ____ of a monitor.
sides and back
A high-speed, high-quality non impact printer
laser printer
A letter, number, punctuation mark, ot any oyher symbol that requires one byte of computer storage space.
Character
The speed of a dot-matrix printer is measured by the number of ____________ it can print.
characters per second
A lightweight thin screen that consumes less power than a CRT monitor. (Two common types: LCD, Gas Plasma)
flat-panel display
Many impact printers produce ______ print, which is used for such jobs as mailing labels, envelopes, ot invoices.
Near Letter Quality (NLQ)
Because of their reasonable cost and letter-quality print, ____ printers have become the most popular type of color printers for use in the home.
ink-jet
A display device that consists of a screen housed in a plastic or metal case.
CRT monitor
Sharpness or clarity
resolution
Converts digital output into an analog video signal that is sent through a cable to the monitor.
video-card or graphics card
A type of non-impact printer that forms characters and graphics by spraying tiny drops of liquid ink onto a piece of paper.
ink-jet printer
The primary advantage of a multifunction device is that ___________________.
If the machine breaks down, you lose all four funstions
Printer resolution is measured by the number of _______.
Dots Per Inch (DPI)
The speed of an in-jet printer is measured by the number of ______ it can print.
Pages per minute
While laser printers typically cost more than _______ printers, they are faster.
ink-jet
When printing a document, laser printers process and store ____________ before they actually print it.
the entire page
Some portable printers use ______ technology, while others use thermal or thermal wax-transfer
Ink Jet
A measure of image clarity. Distance between the pixels
dot pitch
The speed at which the monitor redraws images on the screen.
refresh rate
Two commonly used audio output devices are ______ and ______.
Speakers and Headsets
LCS monitors use ___ _____ _____ rather that traditional CRT monitors.
liquid crystal display
In windows, the resolution and other monitor characteristics can be changed using the _____ _____ dialog box.
Display Properties
A ________ transmits computer-prepared documents, such as a word processing letter, ot documents that have been digitized with a scanner or digital camera.
fax modem
If ____ software is available, documents received through a fax modem can be edited.
OCR