Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video DVD media, part of CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 3 Peripherals and Building a PC.
- The success of the compact disc for audio…motivated the video world to come up with…their own form of optical media,…which they did many, many years ago…in the form of a DVD.…DVD, which originally stood for Digital Video Disc,…now it stands for Digital Versitile Disc,…was a optical media which is the exact same size…as a CD, by the way.…Which is designed to store, as the name implies, video.…So, DVDs came on board with a lot of tools…to make video work really well.…
Whereas CD's were really just designed to store music.…DVDs came with all kinds of amazing stuff…like, menuing systems and all kinds of things…which allowed for people to create master DVDs…primarily for distribution of movies to home markets.…And it really changed the world when it came…to keeping movies around.…This is a very typical DVD…now if we take a look at this DVD…let me close this one and show you another one.…Alright now, what I want you to do is take a look at this.…
One of the interesting things about DVDs…is that from the first day they came out…
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.
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- Managing media and auxiliary devices
- Configuring device options
- Working with drives and ports to support peripherals
- Building the right PC for you