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I/O Channel

An I/O channel is a piece of equipment in the input/output system of a computing device. The channel transfers data between the device's storage unit and computer peripherals, which are external devices such as keyboards and monitors. Data is transferred when a user executes the I/O commands. An I/O channel informs a computer's central processing unit (CPU) when an error occurs during data transfer.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About I/O Channel

I/O channels ensure systems interact seamlessly with computer peripherals, allowing SMBs to use external hardware such as printers to complete business tasks. I/O channels also help improve functionality when a business connects a webcam or speaker to a computing device.

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