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  • Page 2: Notice

    Owner’s Record The model number and serial number are located on either the front or back panel of your Sony VAIO computer. Record the model and serial number in the space provided here, and keep in a secure location.
  • Page 3: Safety Information And Caution

    ❑ The socket outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible. To change the backup battery, please contact your nearest Sony Service Center. Caution: The use of optical instruments with this product will increase eye hazard. As the...
  • Page 4 N0. 26 AWG ou plus gros. For questions regarding your product or for the Sony Service Center nearest you, call 1-888-476-6972 in the United States or 1-800-961-7669 in Canada. Sony Customer Support can be reached at http://www.sony.com/pcsupport.
  • Page 5: Regulatory Information

    Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: PCV-7732 Responsible Sony Electronics Inc. Party: Address: 680 Kinderkamack Rd Oradell, NJ 07649 Telephone: 201-930-6972 This phone number is for FCC-related matters only. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 6: Fcc Part 68

    Repair of this equipment should be made only by a Sony Service Center or Sony authorized agent. For the Sony Service Center nearest you, call 1-888-4-SONY-PC (1-888-476-6972).
  • Page 7: Disposal Of Lithium Battery

    ✍ In some areas the disposal of lithium batteries in household or business trash may be prohibited. For the Sony Service Center nearest you, call 1-888-476-6972 in the United States or 1-800-961-7669 in Canada. Do not handle damaged or leaking lithium batteries.
  • Page 8: Industry Canada Notice

    viii VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Industry Canada Notice NOTICE: The Industry Canada label identifies certified equipment. This certification means that the equipment meets certain telecommunications network protective, operational and safety requirements as prescribed in the appropriate Terminal Equipment Technical Requirements document(s).
  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Contents NOTICE ... ii Owner’s Record... ii Safety Information and Caution ... iii Regulatory Information...v FCC Part 68 ... vi Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 (United States) ... vi Telephone Consumer Guidelines (Canada)... vi Disposal of Lithium Battery ... vii Industry Canada Notice...
  • Page 10 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Chapter 3 — Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components ... 23 Removing the Side Cover ...24 Replacing the Side Cover ...25 Removing a PCI Add-in Card ...26 Installing a PCI Add-In Card ...28 Replacing the Lithium Battery ...30 Removing a Memory Module ...33 Installing System Memory ...34 Removing a Slot Cover...37...
  • Page 11 Chapter 7 — Specifications... 73 Processors ...73 Chipset ...73 AGP Bus ...73 PCI Bus ...74 Memory Modules ...74 Memory Configurations ...74 L2 Cache ...74 Graphics ...74 Audio ...75 Communications ...75 I/O and Expansion Slots ...76 Floppy Disk Drive and Controller ...76 Hard Drives and Controllers ...76 Optical Drives ...76 System BIOS ...77...
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  • Page 13: Chapter 1 - Identifying Components

    Chapter 1 Identifying Components The following sections identify and describe each component that is visible from the exterior of the VAIO Digital Studio™ computer. Internal components are identified in the appropriate section of this manual.
  • Page 14: Front View

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Front View...
  • Page 15: Drives

    Drives Drive Optical disc drive #1 Optical disc drive #2 Floppy disk drive Memory Stick® media slot The Specifications sheet is supplied with your computer's original documentation. Identifying Components Optical disc drive #1 Optical disc drive #2 Floppy disk drive Memory Stick media slot (on the RX580 model only) Description...
  • Page 16: Buttons And Switches

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Buttons and Switches Button or switch Optical disc eject button Floppy disk eject button Power on/off switch Optical disc eject Floppy disk eject Power on/off Description Automatically opens and closes the optical drive tray. Ejects a floppy disk.
  • Page 17: Indicators

    Indicators Indicator Floppy disk drive access indicator Hard disk drive access indicator Optical drive access indicator Power/Stand by indicator Identifying Components Floppy disk drive access Hard disk drive access Optical disc drive access Power/Stand by Description On (green) indicates floppy disk drive activity.
  • Page 18: Connectors

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Connectors i.LINK port Connector i.LINK® port (IEEE1394) USB1, USB2 ports To connect to a 6-pin i.LINK device, use the i.LINK port on the back of the system. A 6-pin i.LINK connector can supply power from the computer to the device if the device also has a 6-pin i.LINK port. A 4-pin i.LINK connector cannot supply power to the device.
  • Page 19: Rear View

    Rear View Mouse Keyboard USB3, USB4 Ethernet Printer/Parallel i.LINK port Serial Headphones Line In Microphone Monitor Line In models with an HPNA modem, the telephone line jack does not exist. Identifying Components KEYBOARD MOUSE USB NETWORK LINK PRINTER i.LINK S400 HEADPHONES SERIAL LINE IN...
  • Page 20: Icons

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Icons KEYBOARD MOUSE KEYBOARD MOUSE USB NETWORK USB NETWORK PRINTER PRINTER i.LINK i.LINK S400 S400 HEADPHONES HEADPHONES SERIAL SERIAL LINE IN LINE IN Icon Description Mouse port Keyboard port Universal Serial Bus (USB) port Ethernet port (for LAN connection only) Serial port LINK...
  • Page 21 Icon Description Printer port i.LINK® (IEEE1394) port Headphones Line In jack (audio) Microphone jack Monitor port Line jack Telephone jack In models with an HPNA modem, the telephone jack does not exist. Identifying Components...
  • Page 22: I/o Connectors

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual I/O Connectors The following section identifies the various I/O connectors. Keyboard and Mouse Ports The keyboard and mouse ports are physically identical and have the same pinout. They are standard 6-pin PS/2® compatible female ports. USB Ports The USB ports are standard 4-pin USB ports.
  • Page 23 Serial Port The serial port is a standard 9-pin DB-9 male port. Printer/Parallel Port The printer/parallel port is a standard 25-pin DB-25 female port. Monitor Port The monitor port is a standard 15-pin female high-density VGA-type port located on the AGP plug-in card. Identifying Components...
  • Page 24 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Mic, Line In, and Headphones Jacks The microphone, line in, and headphones jacks are physically identical, but have different connections. They are standard 3.5 mm stereo mini-jacks. Headphones Line In Connector Description Headphones 1.0 Vrms (typical). Electret condenser microphone input.
  • Page 25: Identifying Components

    6-pin port supplies 10 V to 12 V and a maximum power of 6 watts. ✍ i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE1394 connection. The i.LINK connection may vary, depending on the software applications, operating system and compatible i.LINK devices.
  • Page 26: Expansion Slots

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Expansion Slots There are three PCI slots, two of which are available for expansion (slot No. 2 and slot No. 3). PCI slot No. 1 is occupied by the fax/modem card. A Lucent modem has two jacks (Line In and Phone), while an HPNA modem has one jack (Line In).
  • Page 27: Chapter 2 - Configuring Your System

    Chapter 2 Configuring Your System This chapter contains information on configuring your system. Configuring your system can consist of the following: ❑ Making changes to the BIOS settings. ❑ Making changes to the display's power management settings.
  • Page 28: Accessing The Bios Setup Utility

    Before rebooting the system, save and close all open files, and exit open applications. Reboot your computer by selecting Shut Down... from the Start menu, then selecting Restart. When the Sony logo appears, press F3. The following message appears at the bottom of the screen. Press <F2> for setup. Press F2.
  • Page 29: Changing The Display's Power Management Settings

    Changing the Display's Power Management Settings A display that has power management capability is designed to operate on reduced power or shut itself off after the system has been idle for a specified period of time. From the Start menu, point to Settings, click Control Panel, then click Display.
  • Page 30: Vaio Digital Studio System Reference Manual

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual The Turn off monitor option allows you to specify the period of inactivity (in minutes) that you want to elapse before your monitor turns off when your computer is running on AC power. The display reactivates when you move the mouse or press a key.
  • Page 31 Click the Advanced tab. Select the desired settings. Configuring Your System...
  • Page 32 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Click the Hibernate tab. Select the settings most appropriate for your system.
  • Page 33 Click the UPS tab. The UPS tab enables you to select and configure an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) device for your system. Select and configure the settings most appropriate for your system and click OK. For more information about configuring a UPS device, refer to your Microsoft®...
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  • Page 35: Chapter 3 - Removing, Installing, And Replacing Components

    Chapter 3 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components This chapter describes removing, installing, and replacing major components for upgrading, reconfiguring, and troubleshooting the components. Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord.
  • Page 36: Removing The Side Cover

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Removing the Side Cover You must remove the side cover to access the system board, add-in cards, power supply, battery, memory, and internal drives. From the rear of the unit, pull the metal tab shown in the next diagram.
  • Page 37: Replacing The Side Cover

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Replacing the Side Cover From the rear of the unit, align the bottom of the cover so that it slips into the lip on the bottom of the unit. Push the top of the cover up against the top of the unit until the cover snaps into position.
  • Page 38: Removing A Pci Add-in Card

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Removing a PCI Add-in Card Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord. Remove the side cover (see Disconnect any cables attached to the add-in card you want to remove.
  • Page 39 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Hold the add-in card by its edges and do not touch any components or contacts on the card. Static electricity in your body may damage sensitive components on the card. As a precaution, touch any exposed metal part on the metal chassis (preferably the metal part on the power supply) before handling an add-in card to discharge any static electricity in your body.
  • Page 40: Installing A Pci Add-in Card

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Installing a PCI Add-In Card Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord. Remove the side cover (see Locate an available expansion slot.
  • Page 41 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Attach any necessary cables to the card (see the instructions that came with the add-in card). Replace the side cover (see Turn on the computer and follow any instructions that came with the add-in card. “Replacing the Side Cover”...
  • Page 42: Replacing The Lithium Battery

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Replacing the Lithium Battery Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord. You may need to replace the lithium battery if your computer consistently loses the date or time settings after turning it off.
  • Page 43 ✍ The Sony CR2032 battery is recommended. Using a type of battery other than a CR2032 may present a risk of fire or explosion. Replace any add-in cards that were removed.
  • Page 44 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual If the error message “Error: Check date and time settings.” appears during the reboot sequence, press F2 during the reboot process to access the BIOS Setup Utility. If no error message displays, the computer’s BIOS settings were retained during the battery replacement and you can skip the remaining steps.
  • Page 45: Removing A Memory Module

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Removing a Memory Module You may need to remove a memory module if you change the memory configuration or replace a bad module. The computer may ship with all sockets filled. Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord.
  • Page 46: Installing System Memory

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Installing System Memory Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord. Choose the size of the memory module and configuration as shown in the following table.
  • Page 47 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Remove the AGP add-in card. ✍ Grasp the card with one hand on each end, and gently pull up as you rock the card from side to side. Hold the add-in card by its edges and do not touch any components or contacts on the card.
  • Page 48 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Carefully but firmly insert the edge of the module into the socket. Press down firmly and evenly at both corners until the module is fully seated. ✍ When the module is fully seated, the handles on each side are straight up and locked into the slot on each side of the module.
  • Page 49: Removing A Slot Cover

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Removing a Slot Cover You remove a slot cover when you install an add-in card that occupies a previously-empty slot. Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord.
  • Page 50: Covering An Open I/o Slot

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Covering an Open I/O Slot Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord. Slot covers prevent air from escaping through the empty hole.
  • Page 51: Installing A 3.5-inch Internal Hard Disk Drive

    3.5-inch hard disk drive. The drive you install must not require front panel access. Your system can support ATA-33, ATA-66 or ATA-100 hard disk drives. Sony recommends an ATA-100 hard disk drive to take full advantage of the system's features. The hard disk drive access light blinks when either internal drive is active.
  • Page 52 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Disconnect the drive connector (A in diagram). Disconnect the power connector (B in diagram). Pull out on the tab (C) that secures the drive holder to the chassis. Drive connector Power supply connector Disk drive holder...
  • Page 53 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Slide the drive holder up and out. Slide the new drive into the bottom part of the drive holder and align the holes on each side of the drive holder. Secure the drive to the drive holder using screws in each of the two holes on each side of the drive holder (screws are provided with the new drive).
  • Page 54 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Push in on the tab (A) to securely latch the holder to the chassis. Connect the inner drive cable connector (B) to the first drive. Connect the outer drive cable connector (C) to the second drive. Connect the first power connector (D) to the first drive.
  • Page 55: To Identify Additional Hard Disk Space

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components To identify additional hard disk space When you initialize the new hard disk drive, it must be configured as an extended partition in Windows NT file system (NTFS) format. Log on in Windows® as Administrator. Click Start in the Windows taskbar and right-click on My Computer.
  • Page 56: Removing The Power Supply

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Removing the Power Supply You remove the power supply when you insert a memory module (see “Installing System Memory” Before opening the system unit, save and close all open files, exit all open applications, turn off the power to all attached peripheral devices, shut down the computer, and unplug the power cord.
  • Page 57: Replacing The Power Supply

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Replacing the Power Supply Rotate the power supply down and slide it down along the rails on each side of the chassis opening. Replace the screw that secures the power supply to the rear of the chassis.
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  • Page 59: Chapter 4 - System Board

    Chapter 4 System Board This chapter identifies and describes components on the system board. Keyboard, Mouse USB3, USB4, Ethernet Printer, i.LINK 1394 Header 2 Serial Port, Mic In, Line In, Line Out 1394 Header 3 Video (not used) Aux-in (not used) CD-In (not used) Slot No.
  • Page 60: Memory Module (dimm) Slots

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Memory Module (DIMM) Slots Both sides of each Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) look very similar. The side with pin 1 has a small "1" to the left of pin 1. Be sure to orient a DIMM correctly in the DIMM slot (a small triangle on the slot indicates pin 1).
  • Page 61: Power Supply And Aux Power Headers

    Power Supply and Aux Power Headers The power supply header on the system board connects to the power supply header labelled P1. Power Supply header Signal Name +3.3 V +3.3 V Ground +5 V Ground +5 V Ground PWRGD (Power Good) +5 VSB +12 V +3.3 V...
  • Page 62 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Power Supply header (Continued) Signal Name Ground No Connection +5 V +5 V Aux Power header Signal Name Ground Ground +12 V +12 V...
  • Page 63: Clr Cmos Jumper

    CLR CMOS Jumper The CLR CMOS Jumper clears the BIOS password setting. CLR CMOS Jumper settings Jumper Plug Position ✍ The configuration jumpers should never need changing unless otherwise directed by a technical support or service technician. System Board Function Normal Clear CMOS Password CLR CMOS...
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  • Page 65: Chapter 5 Cmos Setup Options

    Chapter 5 CMOS Setup Options This chapter describes each screen in the Award BIOS Setup Utility (see “Accessing the BIOS Setup Utility” The Award BIOS setup has five menu items on the menu bar. These are: ❑ Main ❑ Advanced ❑...
  • Page 66 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Press F10 to save the changes and exit, or press Esc to discard the changes. Follow the on-screen prompts for other choices. The bottom of the screen presents a summary of the keys to use for navigation and control.
  • Page 67: Main Screen

    Main Screen System Time System Date Primary Master (see “IDE Sub-Menus” Primary Slave (see “IDE Sub-Menus” Secondary Master (see “IDE Sub-Menus” Secondary Slave (see “IDE Sub-Menus” Supervisor Password User Password Installed Memory BIOS Revision/Version * The Specifications sheet is supplied with your computer's original documentation. CMOS Setup Options [00:00:00] [01/01/2001]...
  • Page 68 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual IDE Sub-Menus Type Translation Method † Cylinders † Heads ‡ Sectors CHS Capacity Maximum LBA Capacity Multi-Sector Transfers SMART Monitoring PIO Mode ULTRA DMA Mode †† Set Device As * This option appears when Type is set to User Type HDD. †...
  • Page 69: Advanced Screen

    CMOS Setup Options Advanced Screen CPU Internal Frequency [1500MHz] I/O Device Configuration (see “I/O Device Configuration Sub-Menu” on page 58) PCI Configuration (see “PCI Configuration Sub-Menu” on page 58) * Depends on model.
  • Page 70 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual I/O Device Configuration Sub-Menu Onboard AC97 Audio Controller [Enabled] Onboard 1394 Controller Onboard Lan Controller Onboard Serial Port 1 Onboard Parallel Port Parallel Port Mode PCI Configuration Sub-Menu Slot 1 IRQ Slot 3 IRQ VGA BIOS Sequence Onboard LAN Boot ROM Disabled...
  • Page 71: Power Screen

    Power Screen Power Up Control AC PWR Loss Restart PWR Up On Modem Act Wake On LAN Hardware Monitor MB Temperature CPU Temperature CPU Fan Speed Power Fan Speed VCORE Voltage +3.3V Voltage +5V Voltage +12V Voltage -12V Voltage CMOS Setup Options [Disabled] Enabled [Disabled]...
  • Page 72: Boot Screen

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual Boot Screen 1. ATAPI CD-ROM 2. Removable Device 3. IDE Hard Drive 4. Other Boot Device Silent Boot [(displays installed drive)] Disabled [Legacy Floppy] LS120 ZIP-100 ATAPI MO Disabled [(displays installed drive)] Disabled [Disabled] INT18 Device (Network) SCSI Boot Device [Enabled]...
  • Page 73: Exit Screen

    CMOS Setup Options Exit Screen Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes...
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  • Page 75: Chapter 6 - Miscellaneous Technical Information

    Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Technical Information This chapter contains information on the following subjects: ❑ User and Supervisor password ❑ Beep code error messages ❑ PCI configuration status and error messages ❑ DMA channel assignments ❑ System I/O address map ❑ Memory map ❑...
  • Page 76: User And Supervisor Passwords

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual User and Supervisor Passwords The system allows you to specify up to two passwords (a User password and a Supervisor password) in the CMOS Setup Utility. The User password is required; the Supervisor password is optional. Access to the CMOS Setup Utility depends on which passwords were previously set, as indicated next.
  • Page 77: Beep Code Error Messages

    OK. Other beep patterns signify errors. The number of beeps indicates the specific error that occurred. The Sony Online Support technical representative needs to know how many beeps your system produces if there is an error, so be sure to count...
  • Page 78: Pci Configuration Status And Error Messages

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual PCI Configuration Status and Error Messages The following is a list of status and error messages that may appear on your system from time to time. Message Floppy Disk Controller Resource Conflict NVRAM Checksum Error, NVRAM Cleared NVRAM Cleared By Jumper NVRAM Data Invalid,...
  • Page 79 Message Static Device Resource Conflict System Board Device Resource Conflict Miscellaneous Technical Information Meaning A non-Plug and Play ISA card has requested a resource that is already in use. A non-Plug and-Play ISA card has requested a resource that is already in use.
  • Page 80: Dma Channel Assignments

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual DMA Channel Assignments This shows the factory default values. The Windows® operating system reassigns resources to best meet the needs of a particular configuration. Default Channel Assignment Channel 4 Direct memory access controller Channel 2 Standard floppy disk controller...
  • Page 81: System I/o Address Map

    Direct memory access controller Motherboard resources Numeric data processor Secondary IDE Channel Primary IDE Channel ISAPNP Read Data Port ISAPNP Read Data Port Motherboard resources Secondary IDE Channel Printer Port (LPT1) Intel® 82845 Processor to AGP Controller nVIDIA® RIVA TNT Model 64 (Sony)
  • Page 82 0x0000D800-0x0000D807 0x0000E000-0x0000E0FF 0x0000E100-0x0000E13F 0x0000E400-0x0000E47F 0x0000E800-0x0000E81F 0x0000EC00-0x0000EC3F Description Intel® 82845 Processor to AGP Controller nVIDIA RIVA TNT Model 64 (Sony) Standard floppy disk controller Primary IDE Channel Standard floppy disk controller Communications Port (COM1) Motherboard resources Motherboard resources Motherboard resources Motherboard resources...
  • Page 83: Memory Map

    System board System board System board PCI bus Intel® 82845 Processor to AGP Controller nVIDIA® RIVA TNT Model 64 (Sony) PCI bus PCI bus Intel® 82845 Processor to AGP Controller nVIDIA RIVA TNT Model 64 (Sony) Intel® 82845 Processor to AGP Controller Intel®...
  • Page 84: Irq Settings

    Numeric data processor IRQ 14 Primary IDE Channel IRQ 15 Secondary IDE Channel IRQ 16 nVIDIA® RIVA TNT Model 64 (Sony) IRQ 17 SoundMAX® Integrated Digital Audio IRQ 18 Texas Instruments OHCI Compliant IEEE 1394 Host Controller IRQ 19 Intel® 82801BA/BAM USB Universal Host Controller - 2442...
  • Page 85: Chapter 7 - Specifications

    Chapter 7 Specifications This chapter describes the technical specifications for your VAIO Digital Studio™ computer. Processors See Specifications sheet for details. Chipset Intel 845 chipset AGP Bus AGP interface specification, version 2.0 (supports 2x/4x) 1 AGP slot * The Specifications sheet is supplied with your computer's original documentation.
  • Page 86: Pci Bus

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual PCI Bus PCI Level 2.2, 33 MHz zero wait state 3 PCI slots, 2 open. Not all PCI slots available. (See Specifications sheet for details.) Memory Modules Installed memory See Specifications sheet for details. Maximum memory 512 MB (256 MB in each socket) Voltage...
  • Page 87: Audio

    Audio Sound chip Wave synthesis Sound effects Audio sampling rate Rear panel connectors Communications Modem (Installed modem may vary, depending on the system configuration purchased.) i.LINK® (IEEE1394) Ethernet * This modem is capable of downloading at 56 Kbps using K56flex™ technology/V.90. Your phone service, online service, or Internet Service Provider may not support this technology or operate at this speed.
  • Page 88: I/o And Expansion Slots

    VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual I/O and Expansion Slots Serial port Parallel port Modem ports USB ports PCI slots IDE headers Floppy Disk Drive and Controller Drive Floppy disk controller Floppy disk drive Hard Drives and Controllers Drive IDE hard drive EIDE controller Optical Drives Drive...
  • Page 89: System Bios

    Passwords Power management Advanced features Plug and Play devices Special features * Flash-ROM update utility is available from Sony’s Web site at http://www.sony.com/pcsupport. Award-based 2 Mb flash-ROM User and supervisor passwords supported APM 1.2 ACPI-1.0 compliant hardware for use with APM and...
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  • Page 91: Index

    Index address map, system AGP bus specifications audio specifications battery - See lithium battery beep codes BIOS Setup Utility See CMOS Setup Utility BIOS setup utility advanced screen boot screen exit screen main screen options power screen screens BIOS specifications CD-RW drive performance of discs chipset specifications...
  • Page 92 VAIO Digital Studio System Reference Manual graphics controller - See graphics graphics specifications hard drive specifications i.LINK connector I/O address map I/O connectors i.LINK keyboard and mouse mic, line in, headphones monitor printer port serial port 1 telephone and line USB ports I/O slot covering I/O slot specifications...
  • Page 93 See Also communications slot - See I/O slot slot cover, removing specifications AGP bus audio BIOS chipset communications floppy disk drive and controller graphics hard drives and controllers I/O and expansion slots L2 cache memory configurations memory module optical drives PCI bus processor status and error messages...
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