Create an account
commonly used output devices include
display devices, printers, speakers, headphones, and earphones, fax machines and fax modems, multi-function peripherals, data projectors, interactive whiteboards, and force-feedback joysticks, wheels, gamepads, and motion-sensing game controllers
flat-panel display is
a display with a shallow depth that typically uses LCD or gas plasma technology
plasma monitor is
a display device that uses gas plasma technology, which substitutes a layer of gas for liquid crystal material in an LCD monitor
CRT monitor usually
costs less than an LCD monitor, but it also generates more heat and uses more power than and LCD monitor
users can print by connecting a computer to a printer with a
cable that plugs in a port on the computer
infrared printing is
when a computer or other device communicates with the printer via infrared light waves
forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper without actually striking the paper. Some spray ink other use heat or pressure to create images.
commonly used nonimpact printers
ink-jet, printers, photo printers, laser printers, thermal printers, etc.
forms characters and graphics on a piece of paper by striking a mechanism against an inked ribbon that physically contacts the paper
ink-jet printer is
a type of nonimpact printer that forms characters and graphics by spraying tiny drops of liquid ink onto a piece of paper
high-speed, high-quality nonimpact printer that operates in a manner similar to a copy machine, creating images using a laser beam and powdered ink, called toner
a small, lightweight, battery-powered printer that allows a mobile user to print from a notebook computer or other personal mobile device
a small printer that prints on an adhesive-type material that can be placed on a variety of items, most also print bar codes
sophisticated printers used to produce high-quality drawings, such as blueprints, maps, and circuit diagrams
uses ink-jet technology on a large scale to create photo-realistic-quality color prints
device that codes and encodes documents so that they can be transmitted over phone lines
single devicie that looks like a copy machine but provides the functionality of a printer, scanner, copy machine, and perhaps a fax machine
a device that takes the text and images displaying on a computer screen and projects them onto a larger screen so that an audience of people can see them clearly
a touch-sensitive device, resembling a dry-erase board, that displays the image on a connected computer screen
input devices used to control actions of a player or object in computer games, simulations, and video games
joysticks, wheels, gamepads, and motion-sensing game controllers
technology that sends resistance to the device in response to actions of the user, used in todays joysticks, wheels, gamepads, and motion-sensing game controllers
Windows Vista allows visually impared users to
enlarge items on the screen and change other setting, such as increasing the size or changing the color of the text to make text easier to read
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together