Computer in Everyday Life Chapter 06 Output

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1. Output

1.1. Output is data that has been processed into a useful form

2. Display Devices

2.1. display device

2.1.1. A display device visually conveys text, graphics, and video information

2.2. monitor

2.2.1. Plasma monitors Plasma monitors are display devices that use gas plasma technology and offer screen sizes up to 150 inches Televisions also are a good output device Require a converter if you are connecting your computer to an analog television Digital television (DTV) offers a crisper, higher-quality output HDTV is the most advanced form of digital television

2.2.2. CRT monitor A CRT monitor is a desktop monitor that contains a cathode-ray tube Have a much larger footprint than do LCD monitors

2.2.3. LCD monitor Liquid crystal display (LCD) uses a liquid compound to present information on a display device The quality of an LCD monitor or LCD screen depends primarily on:

3. Printers

3.1. A printer produces text and graphics on a physical medium

3.1.1. Printed information is called a hard copy, or printout Landscape or portrait orientation

3.2. ink-jet printer

3.2.1. An ink-jet printer forms characters and graphics by spraying tiny drops of liquid ink onto a piece of paper Color or black-and-white Printers with a higher dpi (dots per inch) produce a higher quality output

3.3. Photo printers

3.3.1. Most use ink-jet technology

3.3.2. PictBridge allows you to print photos directly from a digital camera

3.3.3. Print from a memory card and preview photos on a built-in LCD screen

3.4. Laser printers

3.5. Thermal printers

3.5.1. Thermal wax-transfer printer

3.5.2. Dye-sublimation printer

3.6. Mobile printers

3.6.1. A mobile printer is a small, lightweight, battery-powered printer that allows a mobile user to print from a mobile device

3.7. Label and postage printers

3.7.1. A label printer is a small printer that prints on adhesive-type material

3.7.2. A postage printer prints postage stamps Postage also can be printed on other types of printers

3.8. Plotters

3.8.1. Plotters are used to produce high-quality drawings

3.9. Large-format printers

3.9.1. Large-format printers create photo-realistic quality color prints on a larger scale

3.10. Impact printers

3.10.1. Dot-matrix printer A dot-matrix printer produces printed images when tiny wire pins on a print head mechanism strike an inked ribbon

3.10.2. Line printer A line printer prints an entire line at a time

4. audio output device

4.1. Headphones

4.1.1. Headphones are speakers that cover your head or are placed outside of the ear

4.2. speakers

4.2.1. Generate higher-quality sounds for playing games

4.2.2. Interact with multimedia presentations

4.2.3. Listen to music

4.2.4. View movies

4.3. Earbuds

4.3.1. (also called earphones) rest inside the ear canal

5. Other Output Devices

5.1. Data projectors

5.1.1. A data projector is a device that takes the text and images displaying on a computer screen and projects them on a larger screen

5.1.2. Digital light processing (DLP) projector

5.2. Interactive whiteboards

5.2.1. An interactive whiteboard is a touch-sensitive device, resembling a dry-erase board, that displays the image on a connected computer screen

5.3. Force-feedback game controllers

5.3.1. Force-feedback sends resistance to the device in response to actions of the user

5.4. Tactile output

5.4.1. Tactile output provides the user with a physical response from the device