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3. Output device

An output device is a piece of hardware that is used to output information from a computer or similar processing device. Output devices must be able to output information in a suitable format:


  • Printer
  • Plotter
  • Projector
  • Monitor
  • LED / Light


  • Speaker
  • Alarm
  • Buzzer
  • Headphones


  • Movement Actuators
  • Vibration actuators (as in mobile phone)

So in a given scenario you should consider the most suitable device to present the information being output from the computer.


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