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  1. Definition of Output Devices
  2. Features and Uses of Output Devices

Definition of Output Device

This is a device that releases the processed data from the computer to either the user or any of the storage devices. Or they are peripherals of the computer that transfer information from the computer to the user. There are many devices that produce data in different form such as audio, visual and hard copy. E.g. monitor, printer, plotter, speaker, headphone, etc.


Features and Uses of Output Devices

The Monitor

This is an output device that resembles the television screen. Modern computer monitors can display a wide variety of information, including text, icons (pictures representing commands), photograph, graphics, video and animation. It is the most commonly used output device. The monitor is a soft copy (means we can modify contents of data and data is temporarily on the screen) output device.

Structure of the Monitor

The main features of the monitor are the screen, the cable and the monitor screen size.

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