Let's start with the computer case. This is the metal enclosure that contains many of the other hardware components. It comes in various shapes and sizes, but a typical tower model is between 15-25 inches high. Want to know what's inside? Okay, go get a screwdriver and let's open it up. Seriously, if you are really into computers, the best way to learn is to actually get hands-on. To save us some time, however, have a look at this desktop computer case. A computer enthusiast replaced the metal side panel with a transparent one, so we can have a look inside.
Computer tower with translucent side panel
Although that photo looks pretty cool, it is a bit hard to recognize the individual components, especially.with all the connecting wires running through it. This figure shows a more schematic version of a desktop computer, which makes it easier to point out the essential hardware components.
The various components of a computer case
computer tower schematic.The computer case contains a power supply unit to convert general-purpose electricity to direct current for the other components. The most critical component is the motherboard a plastic board on which several essential components are mounted. This includes the central processing unit, or CPU, the main memory and expansions slots for other hardware components. The internal hard disk drive serves as the mass storage device for data files and software applications. An optical disk drive makes it possible to read from and write CDs and DVDs. Other hardware components typically found inside the computer case (but not shown in the figure) are a sound card, a video card, and a cooling mechanism, such as a fan.
Unknown Speaker 0:00 Hey guys, Taylor here with another video. And today, this video is for all of you pet owners out there who have a hard time leaving your pet alone at home. Leaving pets alone can cause a ton of stress and worry on our part. But it can also be very difficult for your pet. They can experience things like separation anxiety, and even depression, because basically, they don't understand why you've left or when you're coming back. Now there is a really great solution out there for this problem that doesn't involve staying home all the time with your pet. And that is by using a pet camera. What is a pet camera you might ask? Well, basically, it's a way to send live streaming video to your smartphone. And most offer two way communication so you can actually talk to your pet or they can see you some pet cameras even dispense treats, or allow you the ability to play games with your pets. Basically, it's a way to check in on your furry pal to make sure they're okay, as well as give them some audio or video encouragement to make sure that they're staying entertained and pacified throughout the day. So today, we're gonna be breaking down our favorite pet cameras and going through some of the benefits and features of each to see which might be right for you in your particular situation. Now, as always, I will leave links to each of these products in the description below. So feel free to check them out there if you're interested as well, if I happen to come across any deals or discounts, I'll put those in the description as well. So first up, we have the best overall pet camera, and that's going to be the hikvision indoor pet camera. Now this pet camera is incredibly high quality, it produces an astonishing 2k HD video that's very clear. And it also has a four time zoom functionality that can further enhance details, you're able to fully remotely operate this camera and it does have a 350 degree horizontal panning and 100 degrees of tilt, you'll actually be able to control all of this right from your smartphone. Now if your pet happens to be in a different room from the camera, you can actually call them over to the camera thanks to the two way audio communicator. It also features noise cancelling to block out any extraneous sound coming from your mic. One cool feature here to save some energy, the camera only operates when you're using it to livestream to your smartphone. You can also set the camera to record on a local SD card or on a cloud server only when motion is detected. This camera can be connected to your home internet, either through Ethernet cable, or over a 2.4 gigahertz Wi Fi connection. It's also Alexa compatible, and it will seamlessly integrate with your smart home features.So guys, if you're looking for the best overall pet camera, definitely check out the hikvision indoor pet camera. Next up, we have the best pet camera for smart homes. And that's going to be the Google Nest Cam. Now for those of you that have smart home features, including Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant, the Google Nest Cam is a great option for you, it will actually fully integrate into your Smart Home ecosystem. This camera does have two way audio communication, which means you can remotely communicate with your pet. It will also allow you to use Smart Home voice commands. If you really want to enhance the capabilities of this camera. You can also subscribe to the nest aware subscription service, which adds some really cool features. This camera will livestream footage to your smartphone. And you can also use the nest cams three hour snapshot feature to quickly access and review the previous few hours. If you haven't checked in on your pet in a while. This is great. If say your pet has a habit of destroying things in your home, you can see exactly what happened. And when. As I mentioned, there is two way communication with this camera. And even if the camera is in a darkroom, it does have powerful infrared LEDs for supremely clear night vision. The camera can be left free standing on a flat surface, or it can even be wall mounted. And there's even a magnetic mount so you can clip it to a refrigerator. So if you're looking for a great way to integrate a pet camera into your already existing Smart Home ecosystem, and definitely check out the Google Nest Cam.
Now for those of you who are on a bit of a tighter budget, we have a budget option for you. And that's going to be the hotel's indoor smart camera. One great thing here is even though this is a budget option, there's no major sacrifices. There's tons of great features here to make sure that your pet is safe at all times. It does have that noise canceling technology featured in some of our other models, as well as two way audio communication and IR cut technology that adds full color clarity to infrared night vision. In terms of mounting this camera can be left freestanding or even mounted onto a wall or ceiling. Just note the camera does rotate but only manually. So you're going to want to find the best viewing angle in your home to ensure that you can spot your pet at all times. Unknown Speaker 4:02 If you do have other smart devices this camera is Alexa compatible and features nifty functions like motion tracking technology and automatic alerts. The video here can be stored on a micro SD or you can even use Cloud Storage.