10. Speakers

Most computers are fitted with a small internal speaker which can produce beeping sounds to alert you if you make an error.

speakersComputers can also be fitted with a sound card (or chip) which will enable sound to be output through external speakers. These usually produce a much higher quality sound than the internal speaker.


  • Everyone in the room can hear the output from the computer.
  • They can help create an atmosphere or ambiance to accompany a presentation
  • They help blind people to use the computer because text can be converted into sound


  • The output from speakers can disturb others who are trying to work
  • High quality external speakers can be expensive


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