Sorry this is so late. I had a job for the last two months. Got to pay the bills and buy goodies like iPhones [icon name=”icon-smile”]
Cables connect devices via ports. Depending on the make and model, most tablets ship with a power connector at least, if not with some sort of headphones on a cable.
Ports on your tablet can be used for charging, communicating and extending storage.
There are a number of type of ports found on tablets. The table below below explains the ports hence the cables etc that connect to them.
|Type of port||Connects to
|HDMI||for connecting your tablet to a TV screen|
|MicroUSB||Charging – via a USB cable to a computer or to a wall outlet, or to a car charger
Communication with another devices e.g. desktop. laptop, printer
|OTG||On the go USB port for unpowered USB devices|
|DC Jack||For those tablets that do not have USB charging|
|Audio port||For headphones, speakers|
|MicroSD card slot||The interface between the card and the tablet is usually recessed into a slot for protection|
|Docking port||Some tablets are designed to connect to a dock which offers charging and data exchange facilities|
As soon as I have a bit more time, I will add images of port types. And also some info on items such camera lens adaptors and other more exotic instruments that can be hooked up to your tablet.