15. Using Peripherals and Accessories

In This Chapter

• Connecting peripherals to your Mac

• Configuring peripherals

• Peripherals you might want to use with your Mac

• Choosing the right printer to meet your needs

Depending on which model Mac you’re using, either on its back (if you’re using an iMac, Mac Pro, or Mac mini) or its sides (if you’re using a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro), you’ll discover a variety of different ports. For example, depending on which model Mac you have, you’ll find two or more USB ports, as well as an Ethernet port, Thunderbolt port, a FireWire port, a display port, an IR receiver, a microphone (audio in) jack, and a headphone jack (audio out).

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