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I want to know the difference between Port and Connector in Computer (the physical ones),and how can i tell that this thing is a port or connector ?
I know that both terms are used for the same purpose but Doctor in college asked us to show the difference between them,and i have searched for it but people just say that there is no difference.
According to Wikipedia also Port and Connector are almost the same.
asked Oct 1, 2012 at 21:01
Ali EssamAli Essam
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Ports refer to the connectors that transmit and/or receive data. All ports are connectors.
But, not all connectors are ports, as you have power connectors inside a computer too
answered Oct 1, 2012 at 21:10
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A connector is the unique end of a plug, jack, or the edge of a card that connects into a port.
The port has either holes or a slot that matches the plug or card being connected into the port.
For example: cables are plugged into Ethernet ports, and cables and flash drives are plugged into USB ports.
for more information
answered Apr 15, 2016 at 13:38
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