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Assignment 6 - Unit 3 Assessment Activity - Tandem Club Report Angela and David Williams have just bought a second hand tandem bicycle and have become members of the UK Tandem club. They would like to encourage others in their area of Yorkshire to join them on cycle rides and social activities and so Angela has decided to set up a Tandem Club in their hometown of Scarborough. They only have �1800 to spend so they have asked me to help them.They need someone to tell them what computer they will need what type of software and any other things they may need to show advertise there tandem club. The User Needs Angela and David want: * Advice on Hardware to purchase * Advice on software to purchase * A health and safety checklist A letter template designed to include: * A suitable letterhead/logo * Her address and e-mail address * The date * A salutation (Dear Sir, etc.) * Closing (Yours faithfully, etc.) * A scanned copy of her signature * Her title A user guide to enable them to configure their computer to: * Automatically save work every 10 minutes * A new toolbar which has a button on it which makes a Tandem Club letter template appear when it is pressed. ...read more.


�80-1000 Printer Is essential if showing your work by hand and a making many copies of the same information. Very useful for keeping a backup information and making mass copies of information. Quality of output depends on how good the printer, ink and paper are. �40-180 Web Cam It is a good way of showing videos and communicating with people over the internet Very good for making videos and pictures from your computer It has a certain frame rate per second so can usually be unclear and also a blurred pictured �20-70 Hardware advice The main processing unit is what makes your computer your own as this is what tells you what software you have on your computer and everything you have added. This is the most vital part of your computer. Without this you do not own a computer. Without the other things your computer will still work but without this it won't. Item Description Central Processing unit This controls the computer actions and performs all the calculations and determines the speed of your computer. Motherboard This is what all the other parts of your computer are plugged into. Port This is where all the other parts are plugged into for example your scanner may be plugged into a USB port. ...read more.


* Do not tangle the wires as this could break them * Leave the wire tidy otherwise people may trip over them and hurt themselves * Do not turn on the power until all of your components are correctly fitted as this could cause an electric shock Maintaining Computers Safely When updating your computer: * To avoid electrical shocks always turn off and unplug power cables before touching any internal parts of the computer. * Never force a part or force together any part of the computer. * Always work with an anti static mat and make sure you have discharged and static charge you may be carrying before you touch any internal parts of the computer * When changing ink cartridges make sure you get rid of the cartridge properly * When moving your computer take car handling the parts of the computer. Health and Safety Checklist What to do? Why Check the height of the monitor Check the tilt of the monitor Do not use constantly for long periods of time Keep drinks and food away from the computer Consider buying a wrist band Have your computer checked for electrical safety. ...read more.

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