Computer Basics - Fundamentals of Electronic Switches

Posted on Saturday, Apr 28 2007 @ 07:30 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
PCApex has a new PC Basics guide up covering the fundamentals of switches. Remember that this series of articles is aimed at the PC n00bs out there.

"Why bother installing a switch? The answer to that is really simple... control. A switch allows you to be in control of the state of activity of a component; whether that means a simple off or on state or something that will let you choose a setting among more than just two choices. For a device as simple as a cold cathode you may think, "Why even both with hooking up a switch when I can just let my lighting bling 24/7?" (or while the PC is on)."

Read on over here.

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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