1.5 Communication Hardware

Hub
This will send all of the data it receives to all of its connected devices. These are very rare as switches are considered better.
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Switch
This is able to send data it recives to specific devices. This means that every devices doesn't get data it hasn't requested.
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Router
The is a devcies that is able to connect different networks together. Such as a local home LAN and the internet. It also gives each device an IP address which allows it to send the data directly to a single device.
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Modem
This is able to convert digital signals from a computer into analouge signals, allowing them to be transmitted down a telephone line. It can also receive those same signals and convert them into digital for the computer.
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Wireless Access Point
A WAP is able to send and receive data wirelessly. This allows devices to connect to a network without requiring a physical connection. These are often used by mobile phones and laptops.
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Hybrid Device
This is a device that is a combination of two or more communication tech. For example most homes will use a hybrid devices to connect to the internet. This is because they contain a router, modem, WAP and a switch.
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Card 2

Front

This is able to send data it recives to specific devices. This means that every devices doesn't get data it hasn't requested.

Back

Switch

Card 3

Front

The is a devcies that is able to connect different networks together. Such as a local home LAN and the internet. It also gives each device an IP address which allows it to send the data directly to a single device.

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

This is able to convert digital signals from a computer into analouge signals, allowing them to be transmitted down a telephone line. It can also receive those same signals and convert them into digital for the computer.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

A WAP is able to send and receive data wirelessly. This allows devices to connect to a network without requiring a physical connection. These are often used by mobile phones and laptops.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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