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Input Devices

Device Name Purpose/Use Advantages of Device Disadvantages of Device Picture

Keyboard Its main use is typing, however The devise helps you to Some people may
it is used for many other do shortcuts so you can, find it hard to learn
things too. These include for example, copy…

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Mouse The mouse gives the user a They can be used without They need to be on a
quick, accurate and any software. flat surface otherwise
straightforward way to make They are very user they won't function.
connections to the computer friendly and are not The surface has to be…

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Touch Pad A touchpad is used instead of They are very small If you get them dirty
a mouse on laptops as they They work at the touch you have to clean
take up less space. They are as you use your fingers them otherwise they
used as a navigation…

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Scanner A scanner is used to copy Can be small The image files often
things electronically and save They are quick to use take up a lot of
them onto the computer The scanners are very memory
which enables you to have an accurate and pick up a lot You…

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Webcam You can do many things with a Can be found built into You may forget to
webcam such as taking computers or laptops turn it off and people
pictures and videos, using it to Enables you to talk to can see what you are
talk to friends on social…

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Chip and Pin Are put typically on credit Adds better security to Card machine may not
cards to stop fraud-men as the card holder be working
they would have to know the Is a more safe way for People may forget
pin number to pay with the shops to get…

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Device Name Purpose/Use Advantages of Device Disadvantages of Device Picture
Screen/Monitor Also knows as a VDU (visual Relatively cheap It is unsuitable for
display unit) is the most Very reliable people who may not
common computer output Can display both text and have the best visual
system and are often…

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Plotters Used by dragging a pen from Accurate with drawing Takes a long time to
side to side of a piece of precise information finish the complete
paper. They are often used in Can draw things precisely item
science labs and engineering over a big piece of paper. Can be…

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Communications Devices

Device Name Purpose/Use Advantages of Device Disadvantages of Device Picture
Modem Converts digital data to Not expensive. Can have a slow
analogue data over the Has a high transmission speed.
telephone line. speed
The telephone can still be
used at the same time.



Router This sends network traffic…

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Wifi Adaptor Allows you to use your Allows you to connect to Other people can
internet connection to send the internet around the connect to it if you
out other connections around house or your flat. are not properly
the local area to allow other Is a cheap way to…

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