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A collection of information about PCs - at this stage only the common or garden x86 type PC.
|DIN and Mini-DIN||Includes AT style keyboard, AT to Mini-DIN, Serial Mouse, Serial to PS/2 (Mini-DIN) mouse. Pretty much all legacy stuff these days. USB rules.|
|LANs||From 10base-T to the nose-bleedingly fast 10GBase-T.|
|Monitors, Video, Multi-Media||Pinouts and descriptions. Includes VGA (15 & 9 pin), CGA, EGA (9 pin), DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort and Thunderbolt.|
|printer port||The Legacy IBM DB25 printer port pin-out.|
|DB9 Serial||Big section on DB9/25 RS232 serial port pin-outs.|
|Centronics||The standard (!) Centronic printer pin-out. If anyone is old enough to remember.|
|USB & Firewire||The serial external interfaces - USB 1.1, 2.0, 3.0 and Firewire (IEEE 1394).|
|Interfaces||Quick list of various PC interfaces, characteristics and speeds cover SCSI, SATA, USB 2.0, 3.0, Ethernet, Thunderbolt etc..|
|Screen Resolutions||PC and TV screen resolutions. Covers aspect ratios, bandwidth requirements and refresh/frame rates. More dots per second than you can shake a stick at, but fast, my goodness, fast.|
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