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screen types

television, laptop/computer, tablet, mobile.

advantages and disadvantages of each



in computing a printer is an peripheral device which makes a prescient representation of graphics or text, usually on paper

most output is human-readable, bar code printers are an example of an expanded use for printers

3D printers, inkjet printer, laser printer, thermal printer.


projectors "image projector"

optical device that projects an image (or moving images) onto a surface commonly a projector screen.

most projectors create image by shinning a light through a small transparent lens but some newer types of projectors can project the image directly by using lasers.

a virtual retinal display or retinal projector is a projector that projects an image directly on the retina instead of using an external projection screen


video projector

most common

digital replacements for earlier types of projectors such as slide projectors ad overhead projectors. these earlier types of projectors were mostly replaced wit digital video projectors throughout the 90s and early 2000s but old analog projectos are still used in some places


hand held projectors

use layers or LEDs to project images. their projections are hard to see if there is too much ambient light.


movie projectors

used in movies most replaced with digital cinema video projectors


storage peripherals - cloud storage

you pay a monthly fee to store your data online


storage peripherals - CDs and zip disks

hold about 700MB of data


storage peripherals - DVDs and flash emmeory cards

hold much more, between 4-8GB and this is likely to increase overtime


storage peripherals - External hard drive

provide maximum data storage. it works the same as a normal hard drive but its portable and holds a huge amount of data (some can store over 1000GB)