Types of Connections


The equipment required for developing your multimedia project will depend on the content of the project as well as its design. We certainly need various device connection for multimedia. The Small Computer System Interface (SCSI—pronounced “scuzzy”)adds peripheral equipment such as disk drives, scanners, CD-ROM players, and other peripheral devices that conform to the SCSI standard.

Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) 

Connections, also known as Advanced Technology Attachment (ATA) connections, are typically only internal, and they connect hard disks, CD-ROM drives, and other peripherals mounted inside the PC. With IDE controllers, you can install a combination of hard disks, CD-ROM drives, or other devices in your PC.

USB (Universal Serial Bus)

Is a serial bus standard to interface devices. USB was designed to allow many peripherals to be connected using a single standardized interface socket and to improve the plug-and-play capabilities by allowing devices to be connected and disconnected without rebooting the computer.


(Technically known as IEEE 1394 and also known as i.LINK for Sony) is a serial bus interface standard for high-speed communications and synchronous real-time data transfer, frequently used in a personal computer.Fire-wire has replaced Parallel ports in many applications.

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