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Peripheral Device Fact Sheet 2.10.2

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Which type of device is a device that connects through an external port to your computer? Peripheral
Which type of peripheral device connectors are 6-pin mini-din connectors? PS/2
Keyboard and mouse are common devices that use which type of connections? PS/2
The correct device must be connected to the correct port; a specific port is used for the keyboard, with a different port for which device? mouse
The correct device must be connected to the correct port; a specific port is used for what device, with a different port for the mouse? keyboard
Devices can be auto-detected, but what must happen when the computer starts up? Devices must be plugged in
What is the name of a serial interface that supports low- and high-speed devices? USB
What device supports almost any kind of peripheral device, including keyboards, mice, scanners, digital cameras, printers, and storage devices? USB
What on video cameras are typically used for transferring still images to the computer? USB ports
What is the term for adding and removing devices without rebooting? Hot swapping
What is the another term for Hot swapping? Hot plugging
Which interface supports Plug-and-Play and hot swapping, adding and removing devices without rebooting, also known as hot plugging? USB
To install a USB device, you should typically install what before attaching the device? Software driver
What is the name of the interface when you plug in the device, it will be automatically detected and configured? USB
What should you edit to disable onboard USB ports or configure the USB mode for either version 1.1 or 2.0? BIOS settings
What is the name of the interface, that when all devices connected together share computer resources?(IRQs, I/O addresses) USB
What type of interface is firewire? Serial
What type of interface has common devices that include digital video cameras and recorders, hard drives, and network adapters? Firewire
Which type of interface has ports on video cameras that are typically used for transferring digital video? Firewire
Like USB, which interface also supports Plug-and-Play and hot-swapping? Firewire
Which type of interface transmit data one bit at a time on a single cable? Serial
What type of interface use COM ports for system resources? Serial
True or false, COM ports 1 and 3, and ports 2 and 4 are shared? True
True or false, if you install a serial device on both COM 1 and COM 3, the devices might cause a resource sharing problem? True
What is the most common serial device? Modem
True or false, some specialized printers might also use a serial interface? True
Many newer computers no longer include a serial port. To add serial ports to a computer, what should you install? Adapter card
What type of devices transmit multiple bits at a time over multiple wires? Parallel
What type of devices use LPT ports for resources? Parallel
What type of interface has common devices that include printers and scanners? Parallel
What does the acronym SPP mean? Standard Parallel Port
What does the acronym EPP mean? Enhanced Parallel Port
What does the acronym ECP mean? Extended Capabilities Port
Which communication interface uses one of the following standards? (or modes): SPP, EPP, or ECP? Parallel
Both EPP and ECP support which type of communication? Bi-directional
Which communication standard supports DMA? ECP
Which settings should you edit to configure the parallel modes supported? CMOS
What does the acronym PCMCIA mean? Personal Computer Memory Card International Association
What is a term for expansion slots in laptop and portable devices? PC Card(PCMCIA)
Which type of expansion slots in laptop and portable devices, can be used by devices like modems, network cards for wired or wireless networks, CD-ROMs, sound cards, SCSI host adapters, IEEE 1394 controllers, USB controllers, and others? PC Card(PCMCIA)
What is another name for PCI express in laptop and portable devices? Express card
Which interface is replacing PC Card for laptop expansion devices? ExpressCard
Which type of interface has slots that connect directly to the PCIe or USB bus? ExpressCard
How is it possible that cards use either PCI Express or USB 2.0 standards? The slot supports both
Which type of interface can even be used for a graphics card to attach an external monitor? ExpressCard
Which interface can be used for all types of devices, similar to PCMCIA? ExpressCard
Many newer laptops have which type of slots but not PCMCIA slots? ExpressCard
Some laptops have both, ExpressCard and PCMCIA, while some have neither, assuming that all external devices will connect through which type of interface? USB
True or false, when troubleshooting input devices Make sure the device is plugged in securely? True
True or false, for PS/2 keyboards and mice, make sure they are using the correct port? True
Having the mouse and keyboard switched can result in which error during boot? Keyboard not found
True or false, to prevent input device problems, clean the mouse roller ball and the keyboard periodically? True
True or false, for stuck or malfunctioning keyboard keys, you might be able to pop the key off and clean the contact underneath. However, replacing the keyboard might be cheaper than spending a lot of time cleaning it? True
True or false, make sure that nothing is on the keyboard as the system boots? True
If a key is pressed during the bootup process, which error can result? 301 (keyboard) error
True or false, if a 301 error happens, you will more than likely have to reboot? True
True or false, for problems with wireless devices, change the batteries if necessary? True
What should you do if advanced features are not available for the device? Update or install the correct device driver
True or false, when troubleshooting USB, or firewire devices you should install the driver before plugging in the device? True
True or false, overloading the power resources of the USB bus can cause devices to not have sufficient power to work properly? True
True or false, make sure that you are not exceeding 500 MA of power through the USB bus? True
True or false, different versions of USB devices have different capabilities. There are two main versions of USB devices: 1.1 and 2.0. Most 2.0 controllers are backwards-compatible with 1.1 devices, but 1.1 controllers rarely work with 2.0 devices? True
True or false, backwards plug insertion is easy to do with Firewire. This can cause your wires to start smoking and can possibly ruin the device? True
True or false, The cable might be too long for the current setup. Remember that shorter cable lengths are best; you should try not to use cables that are longer than 3-4 feet? True
True or false, verify BIOS settings for onboard USB and Firewire. Make sure onboard ports are enabled, and that the correct USB version is enabled? True
What color is the PS/2 port for a keyboard? Purple
What color is the PS/2 port for a mouse? Green
What is the I/O speed of USB 1.1? 12Mb/s
What is the I/O speed of USB 2.0? 480Mb/s
What is the I/O speed of USB 3.0? Gigabit I/O speeds
What is the standard parallel communication mode? Uni-directional
What is the I/O speed of IEEE1394A? 400Mb/s
What is the I/O speed of IEEE1394B? 800Mb/s
What is another name for standard parallel communications mode? Compatibility mode
What is capability port mode? Bi-directional
Created by: john316