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PS/2 port is also known as ___? Page 144

mini-DIN 6 connector

2

__ is a mouse and Keyboard interface port first found on the IBM PS/2 hence the name.

Mini-DIN 6 connector

3

How can u differentiate between a keyboard to that of a mouse? Page 144

The differences lies between the colors. A keyboard has a purple port while a mouse port is usually green

4

The __ was primarily used in parallel printer connections and SCSI interfaces. Pg 144

Centronics connector

5

T/F. Centronics connector are not found on computers themselves (except in the case of some 50-pin SCSI interface card? Pg 144

True

6

A method of connecting two dissimilar items together can be term as what? Pg 145

Interface

7

Name any 3 most common interfaces used in PCs today? Pg 145

Drive interface SCSIUSB

8

T/F. All drives does not need some form of connection to the motherboard so the computer can "talk" to the disk drive. Pg 146

False

9

List the two main types of drives interfaces. Pg 146

Floppy disk drive interfaces and Hard disk drive interfaces

10

A floppy disk drive interfaces allow ___ and certain other devices. Pg 146

Floppy Disk Drives (FDDs)

11

Today, the headers you will find in most motherboards are for __? Pg 146

Serial ATA (SATA)

12

Enhanced IDE (EIDE) is also known as __? Pg 146

Parallel ATA (PATA)

13

The header require ___ that allow increased transfer rates by reducing crosstalk in the parallel signal. Pg 147

80-wire ribbon cables

14

T/F. PATA AND SATA has the same header. Pg 149

False

15

T/F Most parallel interfaces us a DB52 female connector. Pg 153

True

16

The original printer cables typically used the __? Pg 153

DB25M-to-Centronics-36 configuration

17

T/F. Inside a parallel cable, 120 wires are used for transmitting data so that 12 bytes can be transmitted at a time. Pg 153

False

18

__ also allows for backward support of the standard parallel port (SPP) in compatibility mode. Pg 153

IEEE 1284

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T/F. For 6yrs, the most popular type of interface available on computers was the parallel interface. Pg 152

False

20

T/F. The standard parallel port only transmits data out of the computer to another Hard drive.πŸ˜‚ Pg152

False

21

____ cannot receive data (except for a signal wire carrying a Ready signal) Pg 152

Standard Parallel Ports

22

Which port has one important advantage over a Standard parallel port? Pg 152

Bidirectional Parallel Ports

23

A __ is used to hook two computers together without a modem. Pg 155

Null modem serial cable

24

Complete this sentence by choosing the best letter A-C. If standard parallel communications was similar to taking interstate, Then? Pg 155

A. RS-233 serial communications were similar to taking a country road.B. RS-234 serial communications were similar to taking a country road.C. RS-232 serial communications were similar to taking a country road.

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USB can be used to connect wide variety of computers peripherals list them as listed in the book. Pg 157 πŸ’ͺπŸΌπŸ‘ŠπŸΏ

USB can be use to connect the following, keyboard,mice, cameras, printer, and scanner. πŸ€—