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Hardware Basics 0515

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What is RAM? Random Access Memory; Temporary memory that is designed to hold new data and is only available when the computer is on.
What is ROM? Read-only Memory; Permanent internal memory inside the system, inaccessible to user, stores instructions that are installed or programmed.
What is a resolution? It defines the clarity of the image that is seen on the computer screen.
What is ROM? Read-only Memory; Permanent internal memory inside the system, inaccessible to user, stores instructions that are installed or programmed.
What are input devices? Allow input of data into the computer. (kayboards, scanners, mouse, etc.)
What is a pixel? A single colored square on the screen.
What are lumens? The measurement of the brightness of the projector.
What are the different compact disc options and what do they stand for? CD-ROMs:Compact disc-Read-only Memory, CD-R:Compact disc-Recordable, and CD-RW:Compact disc-rewritable.
What is an application software? It allows the computer to carry out specidic functions, such as word processing, creation of databases and spreadsheets,
What are anti-glare filters? A clear screen that fits over a computer monitor to reduce glare from overhead lights and large windows.
What is a parallel port? It is used to connect a computer to a printer.
What are the different internet connections and how do they function? ISDN, DSL, and Cable. ISDN and DSL function through phone lines while Cable works through the cable lines.
What is a parallel port? It is used to connect a computer to a printer.
What does a printer do? It outputs the data after it has been processed in a hard copy, or a readable permanent copy.
What are the different types of computer monitors? CRT (cathode ray tube) and LCD (liquid crystal display).
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