• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Computers require several different connectors and converters. Explore the most common connector types such as RJ-45, USB, and Lightning.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Connectors

  • differentiate between RJ-11 and RJ-45 connectors
  • describe RS-232 connectors
  • describe when to use BNC connectors
  • differentiate between RG-6 and RG-59 connectors
  • list the available USB connectors including micro, mini, and USB-C
  • describe when to use DB-9 connectors
  • list the benefits of using Lightning connectors
  • describe when to use SCSI connectors
  • identify eSATA connectors
  • describe when to use Molex connectors
  • work with connectors

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

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  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Development
  • Technology R&D