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Use of different ports in a laptop

 

 

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Nowadays laptops, mobiles and computers are available with a various number of ports. Here we will discuss about uses of different ports in a laptop.

 

 

Modem Port

 

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Modem port is use to connect an internal modem of a laptop or telephone line and it also connect to the internet with the help of data cable.

 

 

HDMI port

 

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HDMI Port( High Definition Multimedia Interface) is used for audio, video and projector connector.

 

 

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It is most important and largest extension on the body of laptop and it is uses for broadband cards, adapter, memory cards and wireless network card.

 

 

Firewire/ IEEE 1394 port

 

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It is the used for transferring data up to 480 mbps. Most of the laptop have inbuilt firewire port.

 

 

Thunderbolt 3

 

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It is the fastest and latest port in the laptop. It can transfer data up to 40 gbps.

 

 

Ethernet

 

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Ethernet is also called as RJ-45. This port is used for wired network. For example Wifi cable. It improve the connectivity of wifi and it is also faster than wireless network.

 

 

Displayport

 

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With the help of displayport you can add more mini display. You should have multi stream transport to connect more display.

 

 

DVI port

 

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Almost all laptop have DVI (digital visual interface). It is the perfect input choice for laptop.

 

 

Legacy Ports

 

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Generally, people don’t use this port. It is used to plug modem line. RJ-45 has 4 connections. RJ-11 is a half-size RJ-45 that has 4 connections on it. It’s used to plug in an analog modem line. It’s shaped like a D. Old LCD televisions can be connect to this port.

 

Audio port

 

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It is used to connect speakers, headphones or a microphone or other audio port. But almost all laptop have in-built audio port. This port is better then in-built audio port.