Crossing the boundary: analogue universe, digital worlds
Crossing the boundary: analogue universe, digital worlds

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5.5 Types of output devices

We can make a start by appealing to your own general knowledge.

Exercise 16

You have a computer; list the output devices that it uses.


Obviously this depends on the exact set-up you have, but your computer will be equipped at least with some of the following:

  • a monitor (screen)

  • a printer

  • speakers.

I'll now say a few words about each of these types of device and about one other, as it is rather a special case, a device called a plotter.

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