Peripheral device

the peripheral device is a component or equipment, which is outside of the central processing unit of a computer. Simplified can of in the computer blocked (internal) and connected with this by a cable (or also by infrared - or radio engineering) (external) peripheral devices to be differentiated. Peripheral devices servethe input and output of data or instructions into the central processing unit. They furnish a so-called. “Service” for the user, this can either “visibly” (e.g. Paper expression) or invisibly its. (e.g. Post office script transformation in the printer).

internal peripheral devices

external peripheral devices


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