Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Other video connections, part of CompTIA A+ Exam Prep (220-901) Part 4: Displays and Printers.
- The clash of computers into the world of television…and video has created kind of a witch's brew of connections.…There are certain connections which have traditionally…only been used in video connections…and I mean with cameras, old school analog stuff,…and there are conenctions that have been…traditionally only for computers.…However, today we've got…original dedicated, we have computer only,…and we have a few connections that really blend…both of those worlds together.…So, in this episode, what I want to do…is kind of give you a march through of those types…of connectors.…
I want you to be able to recognize them…and appreciate their basic function.…So to do that, I've brought over,…I've got actually a, it's an older…DVD player and a laptop and a video card…and a bunch of connectors.…The reason I brought these is because they just…happen to have pretty much every connector you need to know…just within those devices.…So, let me show you what I'm talking about.…Let's start over here with this DVD player.…Alright, so what I want to do is start with this guy…
The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is comprised of six key parts. The fourth, peripherals, is covered by this course. Instructor Mike Meyers explains how to manage monitors and display technologies, including how to work with connectors and ports like VGA and DVI. He also shows you how to maintain printers and multifunction devices, both as independent devices and as devices connected and configured to a computer.
Note: The six courses designed for the CompTIA A+ (220-901) exam preparation include core processing, core hardware, peripherals and building a PC, displays and printers, networking, and laptops and mobile devices.
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- Configuring display technologies
- Working with Plasma and DLP monitors
- Setting up video connections, graphic cards, and projectors
- Using dual displays
- Troubleshooting video issues
- Maintaining printers