Connecting the Computer
You must have seen tube light and fan working by connection through electric wire. Likewise various parts of the computer are linked through connecting cables. We call computer as system as it is connected with one another. Do you know how these parts are connected? There are many cables used to connect these parts. These cables are called as connecting cables. These cables are found in different sizes. Each cable has its own specific use. Let us see the different types of cables and its uses.
Types of Cables
* Video Graphics Array (VGA)
* High Definition Multimedia Interface
* Universal Serial Bus (USB)
* Data cable
* Power Cord
* Mic cable
* Ethernet cable
1. VGA cable
It is used to connect the computer monitor with the CPU.
2. USB cable /cord
Devices like Printer, Pendrive, Scanner, Mouse, Keyboard, web camera, and Mobile phone devices are connected with the computer using USB cord or cable.
3. HDMI cable
HDMI cable transmits high quality and high bandwidth streams of audio and video. It connects monitor, projector with the computer.
4. Data cable
Data cable transmits data and it is used to connect tablet, mobile phones to the CPU for data transfer.
5. Audio jack
The audio jack is used to connect the speaker to the computer.
6. Power cord
Power cord temporarily connects an appliance to the main electricity supply.
7. Mic cable
To connect the Mic to the CPU, Mic wire/ cord is used.
Ethernet cable helps to establish internet connectivity