laptop computer: rear view
Connector that links a computer to a video output peripheral (television set, video projector, VCR).
High-performance connector that conforms to the FireWire standard; it is used to link high-speed peripherals (camcorder, digital camera).
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
Connector used to attach the internal modem (a two-way digital signal changing device) to a telephone line.
Connector used mostly to connect the computer to an external monitor.
Connector used to link several USB standard peripherals simultaneously; it is faster than serial and parallel ports.
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
Connector used to attach the power adapter to the computer.
Openings allowing air to enter to cool the computer’s internal components.