Monday, 15 March 2021

Computer Ports

What is Computer Ports?

A Computer Ports refers to the places on the computer, on the back of the motherboard, where you attach any peripheral device to the computer. A port that is commonly found on a desktop computer and usually one of the following types of computer ports are given below.
Types of Computer Ports

Types Of Computer Ports

The following types of computer ports are
  • Serial Port
  • Parallel Port
  • USB Port
  • PS/2 Port
  • Audio Port
  • Firewire Port

Serial Port

A serial port is an interface in which it can be transfers information as one bit at a time. It used for connecting mice, modems, and gaming controllers.
Serial Port

Parallel Port

A parallel port is a parallel communication interface that transfers multiple bits of data at a time. It used to connect printer and other peripheral devices.
Parallel Port

USB Port

A USB stands for Universal Serial Bus is uses for communications, power supply and connections of peripheral devices such as external hard drives, digital cameras, scanners, etc,. 

USB Ports

PS/2 Port

A PS/2 stands for Personal Systems/ 2 Series it was introduce in 1987 by IBM. It is a 6 pin mini-DIN connector uses for connecting Mouse and Keyboard. The green color PS/2 port for mouse connection and blue color PS/2 port was for the keyboard connection.
PS/2 Port

Audio Port

An audio port is a computer sound card uses to connects microphones, speakers, and headphones. The green color audio port is a line out port uses to connect external speaker, blue color audio port is a line in port uses to connect external audio devices like musical instruments, cd players, etc, it will records and modify incoming sounds and pink color audio port is a microphone port used to connect a microphone to the computer device.
Audio Port

FireWire Port

A firewire (also known as IEEE 1394) is a type of USB connector whose speeds are up to 480 Mbps. It is used to connect high transfer rate devices such as external hard drives and digital cameras.
FireWire Port





0 comments:

Post a Comment