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Self Access Learning Module
ICT Literacy for Secondary School
Computer Hardware Basic Maintenance
Handling Input and Output Devices
PUSAT PERKEMBANGAN KURIKULUM KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA
ICTL for Secondary School .Computer Hardware Module MODULE 6 HANDLING INPUT AND OUTPUT DEVICES Curriculum Development Centre Ministry of Education Malaysia 1 .
students should be able to connect peripherals. monitor. Name of Module : Basic Maintenance – Handling input and output devices 2. mouse and speaker to the system unit This module contains 5 activities: Activity 1: Activity 2: Activity 3: Activity 4: Activity 5: Naming the peripheral port on the system unit Connecting the Monitor to the system unit Connecting the Keyboard and mouse to the system unit Connecting the Speaker to the system unit Powering the System 2 .Computer Hardware Module 1. Connecting the peripherals 2. Powering the system 4. Knowledge and Skills 1. Learning Outcomes: The students should be able to: • • • to set up the input and output devices correctly state the steps to connect the peripherals to system unit powering the system 3.ICTL for Secondary School . Module Summary: At the end of the module. keyboard.
10Line In. 11-Mic) Figure 1: Back view of the System Unit (ports) 3 .10.11 Audio ports (speaker.Computer Hardware Module Activity 1: Naming the Peripherals Port No: 1 2 3 Label of the ports Power port PS2 port (Mouse) PS2 port (keyboard) USB port Parallel port (printer port) Serial port (Modem) VGA port (Monitor display) Game port (Joystick) 4 5 6 7 8 9. headphone and microphone) ( 9-Line Out.ICTL for Secondary School .
Figure 2: Connecting VGA cable to monitor port Activity 3: Connecting the Keyboard and mouse to the system unit 1. For keyboard and mouse that have USB toggle use Figure 3. Plug the PS2 cable of the keyboard (purple nozzle) and mouse (green nozzle) to the device port as Figure 3.1. Students also need to be extremely careful to attach the keyboard and mouse to their respective PS/2 port. The VGA cable is blue in colour must be connected to the display that has the same colour.2 Figure 3.1 : Connecting keyboard and mouse to the PS2 ports 4 .Computer Hardware Module Activity 2: Steps: Connecting the Monitor to the system unit 1.ICTL for Secondary School . Plug the VGA cable of the monitor to the display device port as in Figure 2. Students must connect the tiny pin on VGA cable carefully.
Plug the cable of the speaker (green nozzle) and microphone (blue nozzle) to the device port as figure 4.2 : Connecting keyboard and mouse to the USB ports Activity 4: Connecting Audio and Microphone Devices to the system unit 1. Figure 4 : Connecting peripherals Audio and Microphone to the Audio ports 5 .ICTL for Secondary School .Computer Hardware Module Figure 3.
the computer will start to boot.Computer Hardware Module Activity 5: Steps: Powering the System 1. 2. Plug in the power cord and switch the power supply switch to the ‘On’ position. You should hear a single beep. If everything is connected as it should be. Figure 5: Connecting the power cable 6 . Press the power button. all system fans should start spinning.ICTL for Secondary School . and after 2-5 seconds.