Tuesday, 18 April 2017

Input and output devices of computer | Complete List PDF


Input and output devices of computer and their functions

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Hello, QuizNotes readers, Today we are going to share a most important topic of Computer Knowledge, That known as "input and output devices of computer". Usually, this topic's question asked in various competitive exams, Govt jobs recruitment exam such as SSC CGL, IBPS, SBI Clerk and PO online exam etc.

This topic comes in computer syllabus part of any recruitment examinations. So it is highly recommended to remember some these terms and get up-to 10% extra marks in competitive exam.

Here in this article we are containing examples of output devices and input devices with both devices.

Definition of Input Devices:

  • Input Devices: The devices that receive data from a computer operator, Human or any types of command, and gives to the computer mind (CPU) that is called as Input Devices.

 Example of Input Devices:

  • Punch card reader
  • OCR
  • Electronic Whiteboard
  • Microphone
  • Webcam
  • Scanner
  • MIDI keyboard
  • Microphone
  • More detail available in below given table.

Definition of Output Devices: 

  •  Output Device: A device that connect from main computer, and gives data from Computer Mind (CPU) to Human or computer operator. Data may be receive in Soft or Hard format. For example: Computer Screen is and Soft-Output device and Printer is and Hard-Output Device.

Example of Output Devices:

  • 3D Printer
  • All Types of Monitor
  • LED Screen
  • CTR Screen
  • LCD Screen
  • All Types of Printers
  • Plotters
  • Projector
  • Computer Output Microfilm (COM)

Different between input and output devices:

Input DeviceComputer Operator Computer CPU
Output DeviceComputer CPUComputer Operator
Both DeviceComputer CPUComputer Operator

Types of device just work as the direction.
  • Input Device: Work to receive commands / order from any one computer operator.
  • Output Device: Work to receive command / order from PC CPU and give to any one computer operator.
  • Both Device: Work as both side.

Complete list of input and output devices of computer: Including Both Device

Sr NoInput DevicesOutput DevicesBoth Devices
1MousePunch card readerAll Types of MonitorTouch Screen
2Key-BoardOCRLED ScreenNetwork cards
3Joy-stickElectronic WhiteboardCTR ScreenModems
4CameraMicrophoneLCD ScreenFacsimile (FAX) [Scanner+Printer)
5Touch padsWebcamAll Types of PrintersHeadsets (Speaker+Microphone)
6Touch-Pen-InputScannerPlottersSound Cards
7Magnetic Tape DriveMIDI keyboardProjectorAudio Cards
8MICR (Magnetic Ink character reader)MicrophoneComputer Output Microfilm (COM)-
9OMRAll Pointing DevicesHead Phone-
10Game-padDigital cameraVisual Display Unit-
11Camera SensorTemperature SensorLCD Projection Panels-
12Bar code readerTrackballsFilm Recorder-
13Video Capture HardwareAll types of CamerasMicrofiche-
14Graphics Tablets-Speaker(s)-
15--3D Printer-

Above given table has complete details regarding the Input and Output system terms of the computer.

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