Monthly Archives: September 2010

Computer Repair Omaha and Lincoln Nebraska

Did you know that Quick Connect specializes in Computer Repair in Omaha Nebraska? We have trained technicians in our Lincoln and Omaha stores that can assist you with purchasing a brand new computer. All of our desktop computers are built … Continue Reading
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Video Color Chart

The color depth defines how many colors can be displayed at one time. Depending on how many color bits are used and the amount of video memory VRAM available will determine the number of colors displayed. Color Depth in Bits … Continue Reading
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Resistor Color Code Chart

The resistor color code is an industry standard in recognizing the value of resistance of a resistor. Each color band represents a number and the order of the color band will represent a number value. The first two color bands … Continue Reading
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RAID Chart

Redundant Array of Inexpensive Drives (RAID) is a disk array where multiple Hard drives, 1-8, appear as on drive. The redundancy of data is where it is duplicated or encoded in one or more areas. This is done to protect … Continue Reading
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MAC CPU Chart

In 1979 Motorola introduced its first CPU the 68000 processor. This CPU was used by Apple for the Macintosh series of computers and also for many laser printers, for example the HP Laser Jet series. Since then Motorola has introduced … Continue Reading
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Common Device Chart

Most commonly used devices in a PC use an IRQ, Memory address and or a DMA Direct Memory Access channel. When installing a new device you need to read the documentation to insure you are properly configuring you device to … Continue Reading
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IRQ Chart

The IRQ (Interrupt Request) is a signal to the CPU via the Interrupt controller chip, to take care of a command. The IRQ number is its priority level for CPU to take the command. The lower the number the higher … Continue Reading
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PC XT DIP Switch Chart

The IBM PC XT was configured to work by a set of dip switches on the main logic board. The 286, 386, 486 and Pentium PC s normally do not have dip switches, they save their configuration in CMOS memory … Continue Reading
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Hard Drive Chart

Since the IBM XT the hard drive has been a essential part of all PC. Like the floppy drive, the hard drive holds data--only Millions of bytes more. Size HD Acronym Type Storage 5 1/4" MFM Modulation Frequency Modulation 10-40 … Continue Reading
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Floppy Drive Chart

To determine the total data capacity of a floppy disk, you must calculate the number of tracks and sectors. Then multiply by 512, which is the number of Data bits per sector. To complete the calculation multiply the total by … Continue Reading
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