Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Cameras and camcorders, part of CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 3 Peripherals and Building a PC.
- It seems these days almost everybody has…a digital still or video camera.…They're great.…Everybody loves using them…and boy, there's nothing better than…all those Disney World pictures…that you can go through with these cameras, right?…Well, the A+ exams want you to concentrate…on how do you configure these devices…in terms of working with them on a PC.…There's really not that much to do.…With a camera like this, you've got two choices.…So I see it's got a USB connection…and I also, oh, this is actually kind of cool,…I have am HDMI port as well.…
So I can plug these directly into a USB port…on my system and let me show you…what happens when I do that.…So, as you can see right here,…really, my camera simply just shows up…as a removable drive, so,…there's really not that much to it.…I can open it up and I can copy files and folders,…whatever I want to do.…Now, digital camcorders are pretty similar.…On this particular guy, there's another HDMI…which is still pretty neat…and I've got a USB connection…and I have a, looks like a proprietary connection there,…
The CompTIA A+ 220-901 exam is comprised of six key parts. The third, peripherals and building a PC, is covered by this course. Instructor Mike Meyers discusses how to work with auxiliary devices, including media and accessories. He shows how to configure device behavior and manage the ports that support the peripheral devices. CD, DVD, Blu-ray, USB, flash media, FireWire, keyboards, mice, cameras, and webcams are all explored.
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.
We are a CompTIA Content Publishing Partner. As such, we are able to offer CompTIA exam vouchers at a 10% discount. For more information on how to obtain this discount, please download these PDF instructions.
- Managing media and auxiliary devices
- Configuring device options
- Working with drives and ports to support peripherals
- Building the right PC for you