Ports and Interfaces
The Motherboard of a
computer has many I/O sockets that are connected to the ports and interfaces
found on the rear side of a computer (Figure 3.13). The external devices can be
connected to the ports and interfaces. The various types of ports are given
connect the external devices, found in old
connect the printers, found in old
connect external devices like cameras,
scanners, mobile phones, external hard disks and printers to the computer.
3.0 is the third major
version of the Universal Serial Bus
(USB) standard to connect computers with other electronic gadgets as shown in
Figure 3.13. USB 3.0 can transfer data up to 5 Giga byte/second. USB3.1 and USB
3.2 are also released.
connect a monitor or any display device like LCD
Plugs: To connect sound
Port: To connect mouse
Port: To connect the
hard disk drives
and network connectors.
Interface is an audio/video interface which transfers the uncompressed video
and audio data from a video controller, to a compatible computer monitor, LCD
projector, digital television etc.