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Connector Types
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Computer Science
Post-Graduate
01/11/2017

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Term
What type of cable uses a miniDIN-4 connector?
Definition
Separate Video (S-Video)
Term
What is the defining characteristic of component video?
Definition
It carries 3 discrete red, blue, and green signals on different cables
Term
What would an High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)-to-Video Graphics Array (VGA) adapter allow you to do?
Definition
Convert an HDMI video signal so that it can be displayed on an analog monitor
Term
What cables produce the lowest quality of video output?
Definition
Composite
Term
What type of adapter would you need if you want to connect an older mouse with a round connector to a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port?
Definition
Personal System/2(PS/2)-to-USB adapter
Term
What device is meant to be plugged into the circular, purple Personal System/2(PS/2) port on the motherboard?
Definition
A keyboard
Term
What type of device is most likely to be connected to an HD15 cable?
Definition
A liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor
Term
Which type of Digital Visual Interface (DVI) cable supports both digital and analog transmissions?
Definition
DVI-I
Term
What are Digital Visual Interface-Analog (DVI-A) cables used to connect?
Definition
Analog display devices only
Term
What are Digital Visual Interface-Digital (DVI-D) cables used to connect?
Definition
Digital display devices
Term
What does a Digital Visual Interface-Integrated (DVI-I) support?
Definition
Both digital and analog transmissions
Term
The video card on your computer only has a single, 24-pin grey output, but you want to connect it to an HD TV. Which adapter should you use to connect your computer’s digital signal to your HD TV’s to display video?
Definition
DVI to HDMI adapter
Term
What is DisplayPort not compatible with?
Definition
Digital Visual Interface (DVI) and High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Term
What does the DisplayPort aim to supersede?
Definition
VGA and DVI standards
Term
What does a Universal Serial Bus (USB)-to-Ethernet adapter allow you to do?
Definition
Connect to wired network through a USB port
Term
Which type of connector is the most common cable used for liquid crystal display (LCD) monitors?
Definition
video Graphics Array (VGA)
Term
What are VGA connectors also known as and why?
Definition
HD15 or DE15 and because they contain three rows of five pins
Term
What type of cable is capable of carrying both digital video and audio?
Definition
High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Term
Which type of connector can be used to connect radio equipment and aviation electronics?
Definition
A Bayonet Neill-Concelman (BNC) connector
Term
What type of cable is defined as having a central conducting copper core surrounded by an insulator and braided or foil shielding?
Definition
Coaxial
Term
What display connector type is intended for portable devices while still being able to transfer uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data?
Definition
MiniHDMI
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