4. Peripherals

A peripheral is any hardware device which connects to the computer and is controlled by the Central Processing Unit (CPU) -with the exception of memory.

peripheralWhen you are trying to think of examples of peripherals, think of things which plug into the back of the box.

Examples are:

  • monitor
  • keyboard
  • mouse
  • printer
  • scanner
  • speakers
  • external hard drives
  • graphics tablet



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