digital format. Data is placed on the disc, using a laser writer that embeds the datainto the disc's coating.Digital Versatile Disc, or DVD, is an optical device that stores visual data in amedia format. DVDs feature a dual coating system that allows audio and visualdata to be written at the same time by using a laser.Floppy disc is a magnetic storage device. A layer of magnetized material is placedwithin a proactive plastic casing. The computer embeds the data into themagnetized material, using a writing head.
rojectors are display devices that project a computer created image. Thecomputer sends the image data to the video card which then sends the videoimage to the projector. They are typically used for presentations or for viewingvideos.
lotters create a hard copy rendition of a digitally rendered design. The design issent to the plotter via a graphics card, and creates the design using a pen.Generally used with engineering applications, plotters basically draw an imageusing a series of straight lines.
Kinds of Monitors2.
Some computer monitors generate output with the help of cathoderay tubes. This type of device is called the CRT (or, cathode ray tube) monitor. Some computer users prefer this style because itoffers a richly colored display and does not break easily. However,CRT monitors can be bulky and take up a lot of desk space, very heavy to carry, and they require a lot of power to run properly.Moreover, the picture screen can distort, display a "flicker effect,"or burn out over time.4.
Flatscreen CRT Monitors5.
Basically a CRT monitor with a better picture and a slimmer space-saving form factor. Colors and sharpnessmay be improved from the basic CRT depending on theresolution of the monitor.6.
Liquid crystal display (LCD)monitor is the latestdevelopment in monitor technology. LCD and plasma screen styles are relatively thinner and much lighter than their older