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This page is part of the old A451 specification - current syllabus here

1. Introduction

Specification point:

i) Identify common input devices and describe their typical uses, including keyboards, mice, microphones, webcams, touch screens etc.

ii) Select and justify appropriate input devices for a given application



An input device is a piece of hardware that is used to enter data into a computer.

There are two categories of input devices, manual input devices and automatic input devices.