PC Interfaces


pc interfacing techniques   Using the PC Compatible computer without connecting it to other devices is a bit like owning a car and not travelling anywhere. The unit will function perfectly on it's own , but, by connecting it to other devices its power and usefulness is multiplied a thousand times. A PC is connected to other devices via INTERFACES. An interface may be as simple as the on/off button on the front panel or as complex as the ultra-wide SCSI 3 protocol for high speed disk drives. interfaces for the pc compatible computerEach interface has it's own connection technique and preferred connector. It has it's own maximum data transfer speed and associated protocols. It even has it's own jargon and usually associated standards. In this section we will explore the standard PC interfaces available and indicate the suitability of how and when to use them. 



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