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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e Chapter 10 Multimedia Devices and Mass Storage
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 2 Objectives Learn about multimedia adapter cards, including sound cards, TV tuner cards, and video capture cards Learn about optical storage technologies, including CD, DVD, and Blu-ray Learn about removable storage, including solid-state devices, external hard drives, and tape drives Learn how to install multimedia peripherals and input devices Learn how to install and configure multimedia and mass storage devices, including optical drives, adapter cards, and external drives Learn how to troubleshoot multimedia and mass storage devices
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Multimedia Adapter Cards Goal – Use sights, sounds, animation to make computer output look as much like real life as possible Difference between computers and real life – Computers: store data digitally – Sights and sounds: use analog methods Multimedia technology challenge – Bridge computer and real life worlds A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 3
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 4 Sound Cards and Onboard Sound Operations performed on sound – Basic: recording, saving, and replaying – Advanced: mixing and editing Ports types – Output ports: external speakers – Input ports: microphone, CD or DVD player, etc. Number and type of motherboard or sound card ports – Dependent on sound standards card or board support
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 5 Sound Cards and Onboard Sound Onboard sound – Device drivers and user manual for sound • Bundled with motherboard on CD Sound Blaster-compatible sound cards – Understand commands written for Sound Blaster card – Internal input connectors • Connect to CD, DVD drive or TV Tuner card • Analog or digital sound bypasses the CPU
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A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 6 TV Tuner and Video Capture Cards TV tuner card – Turns computer into a television • Port receives TV cable input and allows television viewing on computer monitor – Analog TV signal is converted to digital Video capture card – Captures video input and saves it to a hard drive file Combination cards are available – High-end card can serve as video card Motherboards and notebook computers – Onboard TV tuners and TV captures
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TV Tuner and Video Capture Cards (cont’d.) Features to consider with video capture cards: – Input and output ports offered – Type of slot required – Data-processing abilities – Software bundled with the card – System requirements – Ability to transfer data back to a digital camcorder A+ Guide to Managing and Maintaining Your PC, 7e 7
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TV Tuner and Video Capture Cards (cont’d.) Features to consider with TV tuner cards: – Instant replay and program scheduling abilities – Input ports for coaxial cable TV, TV antenna, video equipment, and game boxes – Ability to handle analog and digital input signals
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2011 for the course CINT 210 taught by Professor Endris during the Spring '11 term at Ivy Tech Community College.

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