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Next Generation Entertainment. Everyday Essential Computing.
Ready for your
creativity
The
VAIO
®
RB
Desktop
comes loaded with the tools
you need to create, manage,
share and enjoy your digital
photos, home videos, movies
and music. Sony
®
original
software
includes
PictureGear Studio™ for dig-
ital photos, Click to DVD™
for DVD creation, and Sonic
Stage
®
for digital music.
Model
VGC-RB38G
HARDWARE
Processor
Intel
®
Pentium
®
4 Processor 550 with
Intel
Hyper-Threading Technology
®
(3.40GHz
1
, 1MB L2 Cache)
Front Side Bus Speed
800MHz
Chipset
Intel
®
915G
Memory
1GB PC-3200 400MHz DDR
(512MB x 2)
(Expandable to 2GB)
Hard Drive
2
250GB
2
7200rpm Serial ATA Hard Drive
Graphics
ATI Radeon
®
X300
128MB Video Memory
Graphics
TV-Out / VGA-Out / DVI-D Out
16x PCI Express
Giga Pocket
®
MPEG2 Realtime
Encoder/Decoder board with TV
Tuner
DVD+R Double Layer / DVD±RW
5
CD-RW Drive
Double Layer
+R
DVD+R Write (2.4x MAX)
DVD±RW
5
-RW
DVD-R Write (8x MAX),
DVD-RW Write (4x MAX)
+RW
DVD+R Write (16x MAX),
DVD+RW Write (4x MAX)
CD-RW
CD-R Write (32x MAX),
CD-RW Write (24x MAX)
DVD-ROM
16x MAX DVD Read
40x MAX CD-ROM Read
Modem
V.90 compatible data/fax modem
(RJ-11)
ander
Take control of
your TV
With the VAIO
®
RB Desktop
you can watch and record
high-quality television from
your PC. It's convenient and
easy with integrated pro-
gram listings and on-screen
navigation. Enjoy your own
personal TV library on your
schedule.
Ethernet
10Base-T/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet
(RJ-45)
Expansion Slots
6
Multi-Media Card Reader
(Memory
Stick
®
, Memory Stick PRO/Duo™,
Compact Flash
®
Type I and Type II,
SD/ MultiMediaCard™, Smart
Media/xD Picture Card
)
®
One x1 PCI Express
Two PCI (one occupied)
One x16 PCI Express (occupied by
Graphics Card)
Expansion Bays
Two 5.25" Half-Height (occupied)
One External 3.5" (occupied)
Four Internal 3.5" (one occupied)
Port Connections
7
Six USB
2.0 (two front/four rear)
Two PS/2
®
(Mouse/Keyboard)
One VGA Out/ One DVI-D out
One Parallel Port
One 6pin i.LINK
® 7
Port (rear) / One
4pin i.LINK
®
Port (front)
One Line In
One Headphone
One Microphone
S-Video Input (rear)
S-Video Output
/
Composite Video/Audio Inputs (rear)
Coaxial Input (VHF/UHF)
Power Requirements
Min. 305W
100-240V 7A (50/60Hz)
Power Management
ACPI 1.0 Compliant
Weight (CPU)
25.35 lbs. (weight is approximate and
may vary)
Dimensions (CPU)
7.13"(W) x 16.9"(H) x 15.24"(D)
Supplied Accessories
VAIO
®
Keyboard
PS/2
®
Mouse
Speakers
IR Receiver
Power Cord
Remote Control
Featuring One Year Onsite Service
Give new life to great
memories
Convert your VHS or 8mm
home videos to professional
quality DVDs. With Click to
DVD™ software and the
DVD+R
Double
Layer/
DVD±RW drive, high-quality
DVDs are just one click away
Create or record up to 8.5GB
of TV shows, music or digital
photos - or up to 4 hours of
MPEG-2 video - on one
Double Layer DVD disc.
SOFTWARE
Operating System
Microsoft
®
Windows
®
XP Media Center
Edition 2005
Sony
®
Original Software
Click to DVD
- DVD Creation
PictureGear Studio
- Digital Photo
DVgate Plus
- Digital Video
SonicStage
®
- Digital Music
VAIO Media
- Network File Sharing
Other Software Applications
Microsoft
®
Works 8.0 - Word
Processing, Spreadsheet, Calendar,
Scheduling, Contact Management,
and Database
Microsoft
®
Office 2003 60-Day
Student/Teacher Edition Trial
Intuit Quicken
®
2005 New User Edition
Sonic RecordNow!
®
7- CD/DVD Data
Writing
Intervideo
®
WinDVD
®
Online Center
America Online
®
90-Day Trial - New
Users Only
Anti-Virus & Recovery Software
Norton Internet Security™ 90-Day
Subscription - Norton AntiVirus
®
,
Norton Personal Firewall, Norton
Privacy Contol, Norton AntiSpam
®
,
and Norton Parental Control
Intermute™ SpySubtract™ 30-Day Trial
VAIO
®
Recovery Wizard
VAIO
®
Update
VAIO
®
Help and Support
SERVICE AND WARRANTY
INFORMATION
Limited Warranty and Onsite
Service
1
Year Limited Warranty and Onsite
3
Service
Telephone Support
1 Year toll-free technical telephone
assistance, available 24-hours, 7
4
days-a-week
On-line and Email Support
Support available from
http://www.sony.com/pcsupport
and 24/7 Telephone Support
Powerful Performance
and Versatility
The VAIO
®
RB Desktop is
loaded with the software and
hardware you need for your
growing multimedia enter-
tainment
demands
and
everyday essential comput-
ing needs. The stylish, mod-
5
.
ern and sleek design compli-
ments any room in your
home or office.
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal
clock speed; other factors may affect
application performance. CPU speed
will be reduced under certain
operating conditions.
2. GB means one billion bytes when
referring to hard drive capacity.
Accessible capacity may vary. A por-
tion of hard disk space is reserved as
a recovery partition.
3. When available, Sony will provide
Onsite Service in fulfillment of its limit-
ed warranty obligations. Any such serv-
ices are subject to the terms and condi-
tions of the limited warranty. See actual
Limited Warranty for details. Onsite
Service will be provided via third -party
technician to be dispatched as needed
following phone-based troubleshooting.
Some repairs may be accomplished with
the self repair kits. Onsite Service may
not be available in all locations.
4. For certain third party software applica-
tions, Sony provides first level Phone
Support. Additional telephone suuport
may be available from the applicable 3rd
party vendor. Availability and schedule
for any such support is determined by
the applicable software vendor.
5. DVD Media/Formats are not uni-
versally compatible.
6. Does not support Memory Stick media
and Memory Stick PRO media using the
MagicGate function. Tested to support
Memory Stick PRO media for up to 1GB.
Does not support 5.0V SmartMedia
media or the ID function of SmartMedia
media with IDs. Does not support the
SD Memory Card media copyright pro-
tection function.
7. Not all products with USB connectors
may communicate with each other due to
chipset variations.
8. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used
only to designate that a product con-
tains an IEEE 1394 connector. All
products with an i.LINK connector
may not communicate with each other.
Computer Interface: The computer industry
lacks standards, and therefore, there are a mul-
titude of varying software packages and add-
on hardware options. This personal computer
is not manufactured to operate any specific
software, and Sony does not and cannot make
any warranty or representation with respect to
3
4
VGC-RB38G
Desktop
The
VAIO
®
RB
Desktop
Computer comes loaded with
the tools you need to easily
create, manage, share and
enjoy your digital photos,
home videos, movies and
music. View high-quality TV.
Record your favorite shows.
Turn your home videos into
high-quality DVDs. Intuitive.
Versatile. Empowering. Ready
for your digital lifestyle.
the performance of this product with any par-
ticular software packages and/or non-Sony
add-on hardware option except those men-
tioned in this document. Sony hereby dis-
claims any representations or warranty that
this product is compatible with any combina-
tion of non-Sony products you may choose to
connect. While Sony representatives or Sony
authorized dealers may be able to assist you
and may make recommendations, they are
NOT authorized to vary or waive this dis-
claimer. Purchasers must determine for them-
selves the suitability and compatibility of the
hardware and software in each and every par-
ticular instance. Some pre-installed software
titles may not include full documentation.
Software titles pre-installed on the Sony
Desktop Computer are subject to change with-
out notice. Simulated graphic shown on dis-
play.
©2004 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights
reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part
without written permission is prohibited. Sony,
i.LINK, SonicStage, Memory Stick, Memory
Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, DVgate Plus,
PictureGear Studio, VAIO Media, Click to
DVD, Like No Other, VAIO Zone and VAIO are
trademarks of Sony. Intel and Pentium are reg-
istered trademarks of Intel Corporation.
Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks
are trademarks of their respective owners. This
product meets the standards of the
International Energy Star Program for energy
efficiency. Features and specifications are sub-
ject to change without notice. Non-metric
weights and measurements are approximate.
Printed in U.S.A. 12/04
®
i.LINK
(IEEE 1394)
Sony Electronics Inc.
For more information:
1.800.4SONYPC (476-6972)

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