What is MICROCOMPUTER?

Consists of one or more microprocessors, stored program memory known as read-only-memory or ROM, random-access-memory (RAM), input/output logic, and usually one or more data input devices such as keyboard, mice, or stylus, and data output device, such as a screen and printer. Desktop computers and personal computers (PCs) are also known as microcomputers. Contrast to mainframe computers

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of MICROCOMPUTER helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary