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Expansion cards are also called what? P.129

adapter card

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The four most common categories of expansion cards installed today are? P.129

VideoMultimediaI/OCommunications

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Video adapters are also called________. P.130

Graphic Adapter

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________is responsible for converting the data sent to it by the CPU into the pixels, addresses, and other items required for display P.130

A Video Card

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TV tuner cards come in what varieties? P132

analog, digital, and hybrid

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Sound cards are? P.131

convert computer signals into sound

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Many sound cards used to have a DA15 game port, which can be used for what? P.131

joysticks or MIDI controllers

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S/PDIF stands for what? P.131

Sony/Philips Digital Interface

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Common examples of I/O are? P.132

classic serial (RS-232) and parallel (printer) ports and drive interface connections

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The Super I/O card was popular when? P.132

1980s and early 1990s

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What translates the data from the parallel data stream used inside the computer into the serial data stream that makes up the frames used on the network? P.133

NIC

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A computer with an integrated NIC would need to have a NIC expansion card installed unless it was faster or you were using the second NIC for load balancing, security, or fault-tolerance applications. (T or F) P.133

False

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A device that converts digital signals from acomputer into analog signals that can be transmitted over phone lines and back again is Known as what? P.134

A Modem

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NLX stands for what? P.134

New Low-Profile Extended

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The term riser can also be used for...........P.136

any board that combines many functions into a single card

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Wired network adapters tend to be more difficult to configure than wireless ones. (T or F) P.36

F

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D-sub connectors are usually shaped like a what? P.137

Trapezoid

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D-sub connectors are typically designate with what? P.137

DXn, where the letter X is replaced by the lettersA through E

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RJ stands for what? P.138

Registered Jack

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RJ-43 connectors are commonly found on what? P.138

Ethernet Cable

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Ethernet interfaces is a _________modular connector. P.139

8-pin

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1EEE denotes what? P.139

Firewire

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In 1997, USB ports were put in the place of what legacy port? P.140

DE9M

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USB 3.0 boast data rates how high? P.140

5Gbps

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USB 3.0 ports are not backwards compatible. (T/F) P. 141

F

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As of this book firewire can yield transmission up to______. P.141

3.5 Gbps

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Firewire was originally developed by what company? P.142

Apple

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What are some examples of Radio Frequency technology? P.142

Bluetooth and Wi-Fi

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Yellow RCA connector denotes what? P.143

Video

30

When was the RCA Jack developed? P.143

Late 1940's