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C2 Vocabulary 0005 9

Control Unit Retrieves the instructions and sends command signals to the rest of the computer system to tell them what to do.
Ram Temporary memory that is designed to hold new data and is available only while the computer is turned on.
Bit Is the smallest unit of binary information
Input Devices Allow the input of data into the computer
Scanner An input device that is connected to the computer through a port connection, that allows the conversion of a printed page of text or graphics to digital format.
Video Can be input into the computer with the use of digital cameras, video cameras, or Web cams.
Digital Video Cameras Can record video that can be input into the computer with specialized software and cables.
Tablet Computers Complete computer systems in a slate format.
Output Devices Produce the data after it has been processed in hard copy or soft copy.
Clicker Is a handheld device that resembles a TV remote that allows students to respond to questions posed by the instructor.
Monitor Size Measured diagonally from corner to corner.
Resolution Defines the clarity of the image that is seen on the computer screen.
Pixel Is a single colored square on the screen.
Printer Outputs the data after is has been processed in what is called a hard copy, or a readable, permanent copy.
Laser Printers Produce the highest quality of output.
Portable Media Players Portable devices that store and play audio such as music or podcasts and/ or audio and video.
Created by: elkinney