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INPUT/OUTPUT DEVICES

IDENTIFYING INPUT AND OUTPUT DEVICES
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keyboard
INPUT DEVICE ~ To enter data with letters, numbers, symbols, and special function keys.
monitor
OUTPUT DEVICE ~ The video screen of the computer.
mouse
INPUT DEVICE ~ A hand-operated electronic device that controls the cursor on your computer screen as you move it around on a pad
printer
OUTPUT DEVICE ~ A machine that prints a paper copy
scanner
INPUT DEVICE ~ An input device that can convert text, pictures, or photos into digital information that your computer can use.
digital camera
INPUT DEVICE ~ Captures photographs as digital files that can be uploaded directly to a computer.
speaker
OUTPUT DEVICE ~ Transfers electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
headphones
OUTPUT DEVICE ~ A device with a part to cover each ear through which you can listen to music, radio broadcasts, etc. without other people hearing
microphone
INPUT DEVICE ~ An instrument used to amplify voices, music, and other sounds
graphic tablet
INPUT DEVICE~ It lets you draw a graphic into the computer
touch pad
INPUT DEVICE-A pressure sensitive pad that moves a pointer on the computer screen by capturing the motion of a finger or fingers across its surface.
data/video projector
OUPUT DEVICE ~ A device that connects to computer to display video and images associated with software
touch display screen
INPUT DEVICE ~ A special screen that you can use fingers to point and select objects
joystick
INPUT DEVICE ~ A manual control consisting of a vertical handle that can move freely in two directions
CD OR CD DRIVE
INPUT AND OUTPUT DEVICE ~A common optical drive in computers that can read data from CD-ROM disks.

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