Essay about Video Summary 1.07,1.09,1.11

884 Words Apr 17th, 2015 4 Pages
1.07- In this video clip it explains the ports you would use to connect different types of devices to computers. It explains the ports you would use to connect a USB, printer, speakers, microphone, and an external hard drive. It talks about the features of serial, parallel, and game ports. Also explains what has changed about mouse and keyboards connections. They describe what a Network interface Card is and talks about the slowest way to connect to the internet. It explains the two types of video output ports are commonly on a computer. They go over what a USB is and its features.

Key Points: * Serial, Parallel, and Game ports have been mostly replaced by USB ports * A dialup modem is the slowest possible method of
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* Universal Serial Bus (USB) - an external serial bus interface standard for connecting peripheral devices to a computer.
The information in this video was very useful and taught me a lot of things I did not know. All the information was easy to understand and was interesting to hear.

In this video they talk about the two different types of computer minors a CRT and a LCD. They discuss screen size, resolutions, specs, and how to configure display settings. It explains video cards, trouble shooting and how to change resolutions. They go over connectors, and video buses and tells you the danger of a CRT.
Key Points: * Specifications- screen size, contrast ratio, refresh rate for CRT, response time for LCD, interlacing, dot pitch, pixel pitch and resolution * CRT Resolution- 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, higher is better * LCD Resolution- fixed resolution, XGA 1024x768, SXGA 1280x1024, UXGA 1600x1200, WUXGA 1920x1200 * How to configure display settings- right click on desk top> properties> settings * Connectors- analog, digital and S-video * Video buses- AGP or PCI, PCI twice as fast as AGP * Video Cards- buy reputable brand, check bus type and speed and check video RAM
Key Terms: * Monitor- A display screen used to provide visual output from a computer. * Specifications- an act of describing

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