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External PC connectors are used to control the flow of information from external devices such as mice, keyboards, and printers to the computer.
 
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Firewire
ImagePlaceholderFirewire connectors are found on external hard disk drives, and interface well with digital cameras and other devices requiring an extremely fast method for transferring data to the computer.
5 Pin Din Male (Keyboards)
5 Pin DIN male connectors are found on older style keyboards that support the AT interface. AT ports are commonly found on older Pentium I, Pentium II, and on some AMD motherboards.
25 Pin Male Parellel (DB25M)
25 pin parellel port connectors are found on older style printers and scanners.
Five pin PS2 mouse connectors are the most common type connector for mice.
USB Connector
ImagePlaceholderUSB Connectors are found on newer peripheral devices including scanners, printers, digital cameras, and external hard disk drives.
DB 15 Sub Port SVGA Video Connector
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DVI Video Connector
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