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? ere are many cables used to connect these parts. ese 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
Video Graphics Array
(VGA), High De nition Multimedia Interface (HDMI), Universal Serial Bus (USB),
Data cable, Power Cord, Mic cable, Ethernet cable
It is used to connect
the computer monitor with the CPU.
Devices like Printer,
Pendrive, Scanner, Mouse, Keyboard, web camera, and Mobile phone devices are
connected with the computer using USB cord or cable.
HDMI cable transmits
high quality and high bandwidth streams of audio and video.It connects monitor,projector
with the computer.
Data cable transmits
data and it is used to connect tablet, mobile phones to the CPU for data
The audio jack is used
to connect the speaker to the computer.
Power cord temporarily
connects an appliance to the main electricity supply.
To connect the Mic to
the CPU, Mic wire/cord is used.
helps to establish internet connectivity.
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi are
used to connect to internet without using any connecting cables / devices.
Mouse, Keyboard can be
connected to the computer using the Bluetooth. Using Bluetooth the data can be
shared with nearby devices
Net connectivity can be
obtained using the Wi-Fi without any connecting cables. Any data from anywhere
can be shared using Wi-Fi.