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Types Of Computer Hardware – Audio and Video Input Devices

Headset_input device

Audio and Video devices are devices that capture audio(sound) and/or images or video inputs, generating a signal that can be accessed by other devices. The input device may not necessarily produce a signal but just record the input…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Source Data Entry OR Scanning and Reading Input Devices

Scanning Device

In our previous posts we have been looking at types of input devices. We first looked at Keying or Text input devices where we discussed the keyboard as the main and most common keying input device. Our immediate…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Pointing Input Devices

Mouse

Pointing input devices enable the user to control a pointer on the screen to perform data input and send control signals to the computer. Common pointing input devices include the mouse, trackball, touchpad, pointing stick, joystick, touch screen…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Input Devices

Keyboarding

Input devices are hardware components or peripherals that are used to enter data or feed the computer with data for processing. Input devices are also used to send command signals or controls to the computer. Input devices take…

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Types Of Computer Hardware – Inside The System Unit

Inside Th System Unit

In our previous post we began a discussion on the computer hardware and the role it plays with the software to make the computer perform its functions. We also mentioned the different kinds or collections of hardware devices….

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Types Of Computer Hardware – The System Unit

Computer

Computer hardware refers to the collection of the physical elements that make up the computer system. The hardware of the computer is the tangible parts or components including the monitor, mouse, keyboard, motherboard, hard disk drive (HDD), memory…

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Classification Of Computers By Type

Digital computer

After classifying computers based on their sizes/capacities and their purposes, we can also have a different classification based on the type of data a computer handles. There are different ways in which data can be generated in a…

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Classification Of Computers By Purpose

Computer by purpose

In our previous post we looked at the different ways in which computers can be classified. We also dealt with classifying computers based on their sizes and capacities. Computers can also be classified based on their purposes and…

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Classification Of Computers By Size And Capacity

Computer by capacity

Today computers come in a wide variety of sizes, capabilities, designs and what have you, that it makes it difficult for one to easily classify them. We have types of computers today ranging from : Tiny computers embedded…

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