Output devices

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 a) Output can be readable or readable.
 b) or temporary output disappears when the computer is switched off.
 c) or permanent output refers to output printed onto paper, microfiche or microfilm.
 d) or VDUs are soft copy output devices. Types include CRT, LCD and plasma.
 e) A is the smallest unit on the screen that can be turned on or off or coloured in different shades.
 f) A monitor’s performance depends on the card or adaptor, its size, resolution, image aspect ratio and refresh rate.
 g) Sound is copy output. Computer-synthesised voice, computer-generated sound, music output and the speaking voice are output using a speaker.
 h) a is both an input and output device, and is used to communicate information over a telephone line, e.g. to and from the Internet.
i) Printers are copy output devices and can be classified as character, line and page printers.
j) Printers can be divided into two broad categories: printers and printers.
k) include dot matrix, daisy wheel and drum/chain/band printers.
l) Non-impact printers include thermal, and ink-jet printers.
m) A is used, e.g. in CAD, to draw high-quality graphics, charts, graphs, maps and vectors or co-ordinate graphics on large sheets of paper.
n) Computer output on microfilm/microfiche (COM) is output used to store computer documents by vastly reducing them in size to fit on photographic prints.