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What is an output device?

An output device is a component of a computer system that is used to convey information to the user or to another device. It receives data from the computer’s memory or processor and displays, prints, or otherwise produces the output of the computation in a form that can be understood by the user.

Some common examples of output devices include:

Monitor: Displays visual information in the form of text, images, and video.

Printer: Produces hard copies of documents, images, and other data on paper.

Speaker: Produces audio output such as music, speech, or sound effects.

Projector: Projects visual information onto a large screen or wall.

Headphones: Provides a personal audio output that can be heard only by the user wearing them.

Other types of output devices include plotters, 3D printers, tactile feedback devices, and more.

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