INPUT & OUTPUT

What does output mean?

OUTPUT DEVICES


An output device is a piece of hardware that is used to output data that has been previously entered into a computer or similar processing device, it obeys a computer command to do something in real life. For example a printer is an output device that will produce a page of information when the correct commands are sent to it from a computer.



  • Monitor
  • Printer
  • Plotter
  • Projector
  • Speaker
  • Headphones
  • Light/LED
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What does input mean?

An input device is a piece of hardware that is used to either enter data into a computer or a similar processing device such as smart phone.Input devices are usually categorized as either manual or automatic.



Examples of input devices:


  • Keyboard
  • Mouse
  • Touchpad
  • Scanner
  • Sensors
  • Microphone
  • Digital Camera
  • Barcode Readers
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