Cables & Cords
Am I Using the Right Cable?
Many issues regarding computers and presentation technology can be alleviated by checking cord and cable management. Make sure all your cables are plugged in and seated properly. Need to know what you're looking for? Check here:
What is IT?
Where does IT go?
VGA/RGB Cable - Display cable typically used to connect monitors and projectors to computers. Display only. No Audio.
DVI Cable - Display cable used to connect monitors and projectors to computers. Display only. No Audio
Ethernet / Network Cable - Provides internet connectivity for your computer
HDMI Cable - Cable used for Display and Audio. Used for HDMI Projectors, Monitors, and TVs.
Audio Cable - provides audio connectivity between computers and speakers/projectors
Microphone Plug - allows audio input from microphones, webcams, etc...
USB - C - Used to charge devices such as Chromebooks. If a Chromebook has multiple USB Ports, make sure to charge using the port on the left side of the device.
USB Cable - Used to connect and provide communication to peripheral devices connected to computers. Also may provide power to devices. Ex: Mouse, Keyboard, Interactive Whiteboard, etc....