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newby question
« on: August 19, 2011, 10:46:52 AM »
what is the difference between pins and ports? cant find the answer any ware?

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Re: newby question
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2011, 11:13:09 AM »
Hi Dannos,

Welcome to the forum.

Pins are the individual signal carriers and ports contain the group of individual pins.
For example, a computer with a parallel printer port may have one 25 way D type connector identified as an LPT port, this port in turn has 25 pins which can carry signals.

Hope this helps,

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