Devices

Christian Baxter
Mind Map by Christian Baxter, updated more than 1 year ago
Christian Baxter
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KS3 Computing Mind Map on Devices, created by Christian Baxter on 05/24/2016.

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Devices
  1. Input
    1. Ipad
      1. Keyboard
        1. Webcam: Its just like a camera except that it has even smaller microscopic lenses that project a light out either in in real time or in the past (video chat).
          1. Controller (Xbox or PS4): The controller is the primary user interface for the PlayStation,
            1. Mouse: Computer mouses use a light source to guide the arrow on the computer and programmes it to either click or hold a certain tab or link (websites).
              1. Calculator
                1. Bar code scanner
                2. Processing
                  1. CPU
                    1. Motherboard
                      1. Network card
                        1. Printer
                          1. Wireless card machine
                          2. Storage
                            1. Camera(SD card)
                              1. Phones
                                1. Monitor
                                  1. DVDs/CDs
                                    1. Memory stick(USB)
                                      1. ZIP cards
                                        1. Media Devices
                                        2. Output
                                          1. Touch-screen platform: A special chip is placed inside of the platform which figures out the coordinates on where you touched the screen.
                                            1. Speaker: A quick current of fluctuating electricity is pumped into an electromagnet which is then pushed through a coil and comes out in sound-waves through a cone.
                                              1. Calculator: An encoder processes a number-when pressed- and then shows that number or symbol onto the the small screen. There is a small device inside the calculator which is called a transistor. this makes a certain formula come out as an answer(eg 4*5=20).
                                                1. Printer: wirelessly connected to a PC or more PCs
                                                  1. Computer Screen: Huge pixel waves surf through a 'Cathode Ray Tube' (CRT) which is then neatly positioned on billions of small LCD caps.
                                                    1. Headphones/earphones: Stereo wires transport the required sounds to both speakers (the ear buds) from the computer, phone and TV.
                                                      1. Projector: A very bright light shines into a big LCD cap which comes out as an enlarged image or video
                                                        1. TV: Millions of tiny bright dots,which are called pixels, are fused together through millions of small hexagonal lenses which then make a full image.
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