What is a storage Device? A storage device is a device used for storing something.
Types of Storage Devices Optical Eg. BLU Ray Compact Disks – CD-ROMS ; CD-R; or CD-RW DVD’s Magnetic Eg Hard Disks Magnetic tape Floppy Solid State Eg. External Hard Disks Camera Card USB’s
Optical Storage Devices Uses A Precise laser Beam
BLU Ray Panasonic, Pioneer, Philips, Samsung, Sharp, Sony, TDK and Thomson). The format was developed to enable recording, rewriting and playback of high-definition video (HD), as well as storing large amounts of data.
Compacts Discs A Compact Disc (also known as a CD) is an optical disc used to store digital data.
DVD’s A DVD is a larger, faster CD that can hold video, audio, and/or computer data.
Magnetic Storage Uses a Magnet Medium
Hard Disks The hard disk drive is the main, and usually largest, data storage device in a computer. It is inside the computer
Magnetic Tape Magnetic tape is an external storage device that can be used for making copies of audio, video, and data.
Floppy A floppy disk is a data storage medium that is composed of a disk of thin, it is in a square or rectangular plastic shell. It cannot contain as much data a CD or DVD or a Hard disk
Solid State Storage Devices Uses electronic circuits that retain the values without any power source
External Hard Drive An external hard disk drive is a type of hard disk drive which is connected from the outside to a computer An external hard disk drive is a type of hard disk drive which is externally connected to a computer
Camera Card (SD Cards) They look like tiny pieces of plastic with 5 metal contacts and will come in capacities ranging from 128mb to 8 gb.
USB’s A USB flash drive consists of flash memorydata storage device integrated with a USB (Universal Serial Bus) 1.1 or 2.0 interface. USB flash drives are typically removable and rewritable, much smaller than a floppy disk, and most weigh less than 1 ounce
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