Port Assignment #1
Listed below are many of the common ports found on Computers.
Identify: Typical uses, speed, physical description & type of connectors (what does it look like, describe in words & picture), max number of devices, etc.
(See Example below)
|Port||Typical Use||Speed||Description/Picture||Max. Number of devices||Other|
|1.||VGA||Video Graphics Adapter.
Analog video monitor output.
A standard monitor connects to it
|Not applicable|| D-Subminiture connector
15 pins, 3 rows
|Generally only one per connector but there are Y-cables.
Many video cards can not power two devices.
More than one VGA connector may be on a computer.
|Sends an RGB video signal and a Horizontal & Vertical Sync
The VGA standard is being replaced by DVI & HDMI