VAIO Digital Studio Computer User Guide
i.LINK (IEEE1394) Compatibility
Your VAIO computer may include either 4-pin or 6-pin, or both types, of i.LINK
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. All products with an
i.LINK connection may not communicate with each other.
Please refer to the documentation that came with your compatible i.LINK device for
information on operating conditions and proper connection. Before connecting
compatible i.LINK PC peripherals to your system, such as an optical or hard disk drive,
confirm their operating system compatibility and required operating conditions.
A 6-pin i.LINK port can:
supply power from the computer to the connected device if the device is
equipped with a 6-pin connector.
supply 10V to 12V.
A 4-pin i.LINK port cannot supply power to a connected device.
The total power supplied by the 6-pin i.LINK port cannot exceed 6 watts.
The following Sony i.LINK 400 Mbps cables are available and recommended for
use with your computer: VMC-IL4415, VMC-IL4435, VMC-IL4615,
VMC-IL4635, VMC-IL6615, and VMC-IL6635.
Sony computer supplies, accessories, and peripherals can be purchased from your
local retailer, from the Sony VAIO Direct Web site at http://vaio.sonystyle.com,
or by calling 1-888-315-7669 (toll free).
Connecting an i.LINK (IEEE1394) device
symbol to locate the i.LINK port on your compatible i.LINK
device and on your computer. Plug the i.LINK cable connector into this port.
Plug the other end of the cable into the corresponding 4- or 6-pin i.LINK
port on your computer.
See the instructions that came with your i.LINK device for more information on
installation and use.