Chapter06 - Discovering Computers 2009 Chapter 6 Output...

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Unformatted text preview: Discovering Computers 2009 Chapter 6 Output Chapter 6 Objectives Describe the four categories of output Summarize the characteristics of LCD monitors, LCD screens, plasma monitors, and CRT monitors Describe the various ways to print Differentiate between a nonimpact printer and an impact printer Describe the uses of speakers, headphones, and earphones Identify the output characteristics of fax machines and fax modems, multifunction peripherals, data projectors, interactive whiteboards, joysticks, wheels, gamepads, and motion-sensing game controllers Identify output options for physically challenged users Next Summarize the characteristics of ink-jet printers, photo printers, laser printers, thermal printers, mobile printers, label and postage printers, and plotters and large-format printers What is Output? What is output ? p. 300 - 301 Fig. 6- 1 Next Ø Data that has been processed into a useful form § Output device is any hardware component that can convey information to one or more people Display Devices What is a display device ? p. 302 Next Ø Output device that visually conveys text, graphics, and video information § Information on display device sometimes called soft copy Ø Monitor houses display device that is packaged as separate peripheral Display Devices What is an LCD monitor ? p. 302 - 303 Fig. 6- 2 Next Ø Uses liquid crystal display Ø Has a small footprint Ø Mobile devices that contain LCD displays include Ø Notebook computer, Tablet PC, ultra personal computer, portable media player, smart phone, and PDA Display Devices What about using multiple LCD monitors? p. 303 Fig. 6-3 Next Ø Some users position two or more monitors side-by-side or stacked Ø Allows users to run multiple applications simultaneously Display Devices What are some mobile devices that have LCD screens? p. 303 - 304 Fig. 6- 4 Next Click to view Web Link, click Chapter 6, Click Web Link from left navigation, then click Widescreen LCD Monitors below Chapter 6 Display Devices Next CLICK TO START Display Devices What is resolution ? p. 304 - 305 Fig. 6- 5 Ø Sharpness and clarity of image Ø Higher resolution makes image sharper, displays more text on screen, makes some elements smaller Next Ø Number of horizontal and vertical pixels in a display device Display Devices How do you use an LCD monitor with a video card? p. 306 Fig. 6-6 Next Ø Plug monitor into Digital Video Interface (DVI) port or an HDMI port on computer Click to view Web Link, click Chapter 6, Click Web Link from left navigation, then click Video Cards below Chapter 6 Display Devices What is a plasma monitor ? p. 307 Fig. 6-8 Next Ø Displays image by applying voltage to layer of gas § Larger screen size and richer colors than LCD, but are more expensive Great for game playing, watching movies, and browsing the Internet HDTV (high-definition television) is the most advanced form of digital TV Display Devices What is digital television (DTV) and high-definition television (HDTV) ?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2009 for the course CSC CSC106 taught by Professor Cordle during the Spring '09 term at Sullivan.

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