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Complete CompTIA® A+ Guide to PCs, Sixth Edition, Video Enhanced Edition by Cheryl Schmidt

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Glossary

Numerals

56Kbps modem

A modem that produces higher transmission speeds and uses traditional phone lines. Actual modem speed is determined by the number of analog to digital conversions that occur through the phone system.

A

A/V (audio/video)

A technology that involve manipulating sound as well as graphics. People who work in A/V editing might need specialized audio and video adapters, a large fast hard drive, and dual (or more) monitors.

AAC (Advanced Audio Compression)

A sound file format that provides file compression.

AC (alternating current)

The type of electrical power from a wall outlet.

AC circuit tester

A device used to check a wall outlet’s wiring.

accelerometer

A technology used in mobile devices to detect screen orientation ...

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