Microcomputer Setup, Continued
On the back of the system unit, there are connection ports (COMPORTS) and
a power cord connector. The monitor, the keyboard, and the printer will
connect to the system unit COMPORTS. The system unit power cord will
connect to the surge protector.
On the back of the monitor, there is a power cable and a video input cable.
There also may be a voltage selection switch. The video input cable plugs
into the back of the system unit where the video display board is located.
The power cord plugs into the surge protector.
The keyboard plugs into the back of the system unit with a five-pin
The printer has a power cable and a data cable. The data cable connects to
the system unit. The power cable plugs into the surge protector.
Most cables or connectors have some sort of device to ensure a firm, tight
connection between devices. This device may be a couple of screws or a
cable lock. When you plug in a cable, make sure it is properly and firmly
seated, then tighten down the cable connection locking device. Never force a
Figure 3-15 shows typical cable locks.
Figure 3-15. -Cable locks.
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