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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIDI

MIDI is a technical standard that describes a communications protocol, digital interface and ... This MIDI data can also be recorded into a hardware or software device called ..... They organize MIDI messages into one or more parallel tracks, and ...... used by Apple for serial and printer ports prior to the introduction of the Blue ...

www.flashcardmachine.com/intro-to-computerhardware.html

Feb 9, 2011 ... The printer produces output on paper, often called ____ copy. ... A serial port transmits data in parallel and is most often used by an older printer. ... For an older motherboard, instead of screws you'll see ____ that keep the ...

www.unm.edu/~tbeach/terms/ports.html

Aug 29, 2016 ... Serial Port. Serial Parallel USB FireWire. SCSI PCMCIA Ethernet ... The parallel port of older PCs could transmit 8 bits of data at a time, so it was faster than ... The parallel port was typically used to connect a printer to the computer. ... The most commonly used networking technology is Ethernet (we use it to ...

www.cbse.nic.in/Chapter%201%20computer%20for%20fmml.pdf

It is a device used to provide the processed data from the computer to the user. Monitor (VDU/Screen) and printer are the most commonly used output devices. The usage of ..... The main advantage is that a serial port needs only one wire to transmit the 8 bits (while ... scanners or the older computer mouse to the computer. It.

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Aug 15, 2012 ... SCSI connectors are not often found on today's printers; regardless, ... SCSI is a parallel port used by hard drives and tape drives. The older COM port is used by dial-up modems. ... Though USB is also technically a “serialport, most technicians and professionals refer to the serial port as COM1 or COM2.

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How the USB system is arranged; How Data Gets to the Right Places; Types of Data ... Traditionally, computer hardware such as printers and mice were plugged into ... While the above mentioned parallel and serial sockets can indeed be used by many different devices, they cannot be shared by more than one device at ...

en.wikibooks.org/wiki/The_Computer_Revolution/Hardware/Ports

7 Serial Ports; 8 External SATA ports ... Older PC versions that have USB 1.1 will have to buy a 2.0 add-on upgrade to be able to hook up 2.0 USB devices. One of the ... SCSI is also more flexible than previous parallel data transfer interfaces. Ultra-2 ... Often a parallel port will be used for connected a printer to the computer .

www.electronicshub.org/types-of-computer-ports

Jan 5, 2016 ... The most common type of serial port is a D-Subminiature or a D-sub ... between a computer and its peripheral device is in a parallel manner i.e. data is ... serial port and often used as a parallel printer port as a replacement of the ... VGA port is the main interface between computers and older CRT monitors.

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A parallel porttransmits data in parallel and is most often used by an old ... USB port – can be used by many different I/O devices, such as keyboards, printers, ... ATA and Parallel ATA Serial ATA (SATA) – the newer and faster standard.