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output device

[′au̇t‚pu̇t di‚vīs]
(computer science)

output device

(hardware)
Electronic or electromechanical equipment connected to a computer and used to transfer data out of the computer in the form of text, images, sounds or other media to a display screen, printer, loudspeaker or storage device. Most modern storage devices such as disk drives and magnetic tape drives act as both input and output devices, others such as CD-ROM are input only.

output device

Any peripheral that presents output from the computer, such as a screen or printer. Although disks and tapes receive output, they are called "storage devices."
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There will always be some colors that are not reproducible by any output device. The quality of their reproduction will mostly depend on improved gamut mapping algorithms, which will be the subject of our future research.
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26.20.13 Electronic digital computing machines, containing in one case the central processor and input and output device, whether they are combined or not for automatic data processing
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They have scalable output power based on supply voltage and output device count.
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It contains three basic building blocks: PROCom is the system commander, PRONet functions as a remote set of brains and an output device, and PROKey provides control of the system from remote and, if needed, multiple locations.