RS-232 port – A serial port.
The serial ports are called com1, com2, com3 etc.
36-pin centronics is the printer plug hole.
Parallel ports are named LPT1, LPT2, LPT3 etc.
PS2 connectors are 6 pin mini DIN, they are colour coded, used on ATX not BTX.
USB connections, must have at least windows ’98 for it to work.
12 Mbp – Top speed of the USB 1.1
480 Mbps – Top speed of the USB 2.0
SCSI has a top speed of 320 MBps
Audio connectors – Live in, mic in, line out, Aux in, gameport/MIDI (being replaced by USB)
*Mic records sound, MIDI records notes*
Video cables – S-Video is a four pin plug that carries video signals. A composite carries all the signals to one (??)