Hardware

Computer Works Course: Session Six - The Hard Disk Drive

This weeks session involved discovering and identifying the different types of hard disk drives and their components. Members also installed a hdd, and completed a quiz.

Computer Works Course - Level Three, Ninth Session

Members of MOWLL studied different types of peripheral, including the keyboard, mouse and storage devices.

Computer Works Course - Level Three, Eighth Session

Members of MOWLL studied DVD drives, identified connections, ports, components, interfaces, and installed a DVD card into a PC.

Computer Works Course - Level Three, Seventh Session

Members of MOWLL studied different types of video cards, and identified connections, ports, components, and interfaces. As well as understanding how video cards work, members also installed a video card into a PC, using the correct equipment.

Computer Works Course - Level Three, Sixth Session

Members of MOWLL studied different types of sound cards and identified connections, ports, components, and interfaces of sound cards.  Members also studied how to install sound cards.

Computer Works Course - Level Three, Fifth Session

Members of MOWLL studied the different types of hard drives, including external and internal drives, Solid State / Flash Drives, internal components of HDD’s, and installing HDD’s using correct tools.  Members also identified HDD’s from other computer-based systems.

The Eight Week of The Computer Works Course

This week’s lesson was about the DVD drive of a computer, in which members learnt the basics of how DVD drives work.  The lesson also involved watching a video on how DVD drives and disks are made.

Here are some photographs of the members, examining and taking apart a DVD drive.

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