CompTIA A+ Exam 220-901: Connectors and Connections

This path is intended for anyone who wishes to enter the IT professional field, and requires entry-level training to get them started with a career in technical support.


Expected Duration
53 minutes

There are dozens of different ways to connect peripherals into your computer. You need to know which ones can be used for what purposes, and when to use each type of connector, including the benefits and drawbacks of each one. This course introduces you to all of the different types of connectors and cables that can be used for your computer, to plug in all of your peripheral devices.


Peripheral Connectivity Options

  • start the course
  • describe USB
  • describe Thunderbolt
  • describe serial parallel
  • describe VGA
  • describe DVI
  • describe HDMI
  • describe miniHDMI
  • describe eSATA
  • describe audio
  • compare RJ 45 and RJ 11
  • describe Bluetooth
  • describe Infrared
  • describe PATA
  • describe PS 2
  • describe parallel
  • describe the mouse and keyboard
  • describe port adapters

Practice: Identify PC Connections

  • identify PC connections





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