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Chapter 1000:  Multimedia

"Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little."
--Edna Ferber

 

Chapter Objectives

The objective of this chapter is to provide the reader with an understanding of the following:

1.1 Identify basic terms, concepts, and functions of system modules, including how each module should work during normal operation and during the boot process:

  • Monitor

  • LCD

1.2 Identify basic procedures for adding removing field replaceable modules for both desktop and portable systems:

    • Video Board

    • Portable system components: LCD panel

1.3 Identify available IRQs, DMAs, and I/O addresses and procedures for device installation and configuration:

    • Standard IRQ settings

1.4 Identify comment reports, associate cabling, and their connectors:

    • Cable types

    • Cable orientation

    • Pin connections

1.8 Identify hardware methods of upgrading system performance, procedures for replacing the basic subsystem components, unique components and when to use them.

2.1 Identify common symptoms and problems associated with each module and have to troubleshoot and isolate the problems:

    • DVD

    • Sound

    • Sound card/audio

    • Monitor/video

    • USB

    • Cables

    • Peripherals

4.2 Identify the categories of RAM (random access memory) terminology, their locations, and physical characteristics:

    • VRAM (video RAM)

    • WRAM (Windows accelerator card RAM)

 

Getting Ready - Questions
  1. Pixels are made up of small _______, __________, and _________ dots.

  2. The video ___________ has a large impact on video card performance.

  3. Sound cards acquire analog audio sounds and covert them to digital by __________.

  4. The term pixel is derived from __________ __________.

  5. The frame buffer on a video card is determined by the _________ on the video card.

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Ready - Answers
  1. red, green, blue

  2. chipset

  3. sampling

  4. picture element

  5. RAM

 

 

 

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