Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Flash media, part of CompTIA A+ (220-901) Cert Prep: 3 Peripherals and Building a PC.
- Flash media has been around for a long, long time,…but on the A+ exam, you need to be able to recognize…different types of flash media…and have some relative idea of who uses it.…Now the best place to start is right here.…This is a good old USB thumbdrive.…USB thumbdrives store a bunch of flash media…in there, they have a wide range of sizes,…and they've been around absolutely forever.…So you should be able to recognize a USB thumbdrive.…It's all these other media that I want to cover…in this episode, so what I've got is I've got a bunch…of different types of flash media laid out,…you need to be able to recognize all these.…
So let's go ahead and get started.…Starting on the left is one of the oldest,…but still very much used types of flash media.…This is Compact Flash, it came out way back in 1994,…invented by a company called Sandisk,…now lots of people make Compact Flash,…and this was the first one we saw a lot of.…You would see this in cameras,…you would see it in all kinds of stuff,…but that's good old compact flash.…
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