hw6 - CSCI 120 Introduction to Computation Homework 6 Due...

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CSCI 120 Introduction to Computation Homework 6 Due 05/11/09 Saad Mneimneh Visiting Professor Hunter College of CUNY PART 1: I/O ports (a) Describe the difference between a serial port and a parallel port and list an example of each. (b) Which of the following interfaces is recommended for hard drives in todays PCs: Skuzzy, IDE, PATA, SATA? Give at least two reasons for such preference. (c) Explain the term “twisted pair wire” and elaborate on why they are pre- ferred over regular wires. (d) Explain the difference in how a mouse, a printer, and a video camera com- municate over a USB port. PART 2: I/O devices (a) A 3.1 megapixel digital camera takes pictures with a 3:2 ratio. What should be the largest print size to maintain good quality? (b) Explain how an LCD works and list at least two advantages over CRTs? (c) List few image formats and provide a comparison between them in terms of quality, size, and portability. (d) Explain the following terms: resolution, dot pitch, PPI, DPI, and NIT.
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2010 for the course CSCI 120 taught by Professor Saadmneimneh during the Spring '09 term at CUNY Hunter.

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hw6 - CSCI 120 Introduction to Computation Homework 6 Due...

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