A piece of hardware that is used to display or output data that has been processed or stored on the computer.
Not often used at home but are seen in businesses. they work by hitting little pins against an inked ribbon to mark out characters.
Dot Matrix Printers
Very popular with businesses because of their high speed when printing in colour or black and white.
Screens / Monitors / VDU
Screens are also called monitors & VDUs (Visual Display Units)
They allow users to view processed information from the computer.
The most common screens found in recent times are flat screens because they are better as they take up less space and are lighter.
These combine and input device and an output device together, a microphone and a loudspeaker.
VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is where computer uses can make free telephone/ video calls to other users over the internet by using a Headset.
Plotters produce high quality line diagrams on paper. They are used by people such as architects and scientists . They work by drawing lines, curves etc. using a pen. There are three different types of Plotters available. These being a Flat-Bed, a Drum and a Pinch roller.