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laptop computer: rear view S-Video output FireWire port infrared port internal modem port video port USB port Ethernet port power adapter port cooling vent

S-Video output click to hear

Connector that links a computer to a video output peripheral (television set, video projector, VCR).

FireWire port click to hear

High-performance connector that conforms to the FireWire standard; it is used to link high-speed peripherals (camcorder, digital camera).

infrared port click to hear

Device that uses infrared signals to exchange data with a device with a similar port (a network access transmitter-receiver, computer, printer).

internal modem port click to hear

Connector used to attach the internal modem (a two-way digital signal changing device) to a telephone line.

video port click to hear

Connector used mostly to connect the computer to an external monitor.

USB port click to hear

Connector used to link several USB standard peripherals simultaneously; it is faster than serial and parallel ports.

Ethernet port click to hear

Connector conforming to the Ethernet protocol; it is used to connect a computer to a local area network or another computer for file sharing.

power adapter port click to hear

Connector used to attach the power adapter to the computer.

cooling vent click to hear

Openings allowing air to enter to cool the computer’s internal components.