Storage device


Storage device

A storage device is a device used for storing something.

*When storing goods a box or container of some kind may be used.
*For different kinds of digital information (data), a data storage device may be used.
*For preserving audio, a vinyl record (now basically obsolete), compact audio cassette, or CD may be used.
*For preserving video, a video tape recorder like the Video Home System, or digital media such as a laserdisc or DVD may be used.

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