Input devices are used to put data & instructions into acomputer. There are 2 main types of input device:
Direct input devices: -
They can inputlarge amounts of data quickly and accurately without anyneed for human intervention. Barcode readers and opticalmark readers are examples of direct input devices.
Manual Input Devices: -
They are used bypeople to enter data by hand. The most commonly usedinput devices are Mouse and the Keyboard.