Sony Corporation © 2001 Printed in Taiwan
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to qualified
The model and lot numbers are located on the bottom of CLIÉ MODEM. Record the lot
number in the space provided below. Refer to the model and lot numbers when you call
your Sony dealer regarding this product.
Model No. PEGA-MD700
This equipment complies with Part 68 of the FCC rules. On the bottom of this equipment is
a label that contains, among other information, the FCC Ringer Equivalence Number
(REN) for this equipment. If requested, this information must be provided to the telephone
This modem uses the USOC RJ-11 telephone jack.
The REN is used to determine the quantity of devices which may be connected to the
telephone line. Excessive RENs on the telephone line may result in the devices not ringing
in response to an incoming call. In most, but not all areas, the sum of the RENs should not
exceed five (5.0). To be certain of the number of devices that may be connected to the line,
as determined by the total RENs, contact the telephone company to determine the
maximum REN for the calling area.
If the terminal equipment causes harm to the telephone network, the telephone company
will notify you in advance that temporary discontinuance of service may be required. But
if advance notice is not practical, the telephone company will notify the customer as soon
as possible. Also, you will be advised of your right to file a complaint with the FCC if you
believe it is necessary.
The telephone company may make changes in its facilities, equipment, operations or
procedures that could affect the operations of the equipment. If this happens, the
telephone company will provide advance notice in order for you to make the necessary
modifications in order to maintain uninterrupted service.
If trouble is experienced with this equipment, you can reach the Sony Customer
Information Service Center at 1-877-760-SONY or find Sony Customer Service on the web
Repair of this equipment should be made only by a Sony Customer Information Service
Center, call 1-877-760-SONY (1-877-760-7669).
This equipment cannot be used on public coin service provided by the telephone company.
Connection to Party Line Service is subject to state and possible provincial tariffs. (Contact
the state or provincial utility service commission, public service commission, or
corporation commission for information.)
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
This MODEM can connect and use AC adapter of CLIÉ handheld.
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily accessible.
• CLIÉ is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
• HotSync is a registered trademark, and the HotSync logo is a trademark of Palm, Inc. or
are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the
United States and/or other countries.
• All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
The MODEM for CLIÉ Handheld is designed for use with the Sony CLIÉ handheld,
personal entertainment organizer series. You can connect to the internet via a regular
phone line by connecting your Sony CLIÉ handheld to this CLIÉ MODEM using the
supplied cable to connect to a modular jack.
You can also charge the battery of your CLIÉ handheld using the AC adapter of this unit in
the same way you use the cradle. And you can synchronize (HotSync
CLIÉ handheld and your computer by using the USB cable.
CLIÉ MODEM can be attached with both type of CLIÉ handheld, PEG-300, 700 series by
common attachment structure.
Location of controls
1 Battery compartment
(located on the back of the unit)
2 DATA indicator
The power supply is on.
Quickly flashing (Approx. 8 times per
Slowly flashing (Approx. 2 times per
Sending and receiving data.
Inserting the batteries
Insert the batteries as illustrated.
To operate the unit without batteries, connect the AC adapter to a wall outlet. For details
about how to connect the AC adapter, see Step 1 in "Charging the CLIÉ handheld."
Continuous access for sending and receiving data by new Alkali AAA batteries can be
worked over 100 minutes without battery change. Use same type of battery. Prefer SONY
Alkali AAA battery. Do not mix use old (spent) one and new (deferent spending time) one.
Connect the CLIÉ handheld to the CLIÉ
Connect the CLIÉ handheld to this unit as illustrated.
Connecting to the internet
Connect the modular cable.
Connect the modular cable
to the modular jack.
Turn on the CLIÉ handheld.
Operate according to the operating instructions of the CLIÉ
) data between the
• If AAA batteries are not inserted, AC adapter is necessary to be connected.
• The CLIÉ MODEM has the function that automatically shut down its power after
2 minutes without any sending and receiving data during internet connecting.
3 EXT Power indicator
The indicator lights up while the CLIÉ
handheld acts in the condition where the AC
adapter and CLIÉ handheld were connected
to this unit or during charging.
4 AC adapter connector
5 Interface connector
6 HotSync button
7 USB connector
8 Modular jack
Two size AAA (LR03) batteries
Place the CLIÉ handheld
on this unit.
Connect to the modular jack
on the wall.
• When you use the PEG-S300/U, the following setting is necessary.
• If you use the PEG-N710C/U, the following setting is unnecessary. It is recommended to
change the setting of "Init String:" in accordance with the country where of use.
Select "Prefs" in the System screen.
Tap V at the upper right corner on the
"Preferences" screen of the CLIÉ handheld,
and select "Connection."
Select "New...," and choose "Details..." on the "Edit" screen.
Tap V in "Speed:" and select "57,600 bps"
from the list.
Enter "AT&FX4" in "Init String:."
If you have trouble connecting to the internet,
enter "AT&F+GCI=B5" next-line "ATX4."
This unit is factory set for the initialization
command in the USA. Sony recommends setting in
accordance with the table below:
USA and Central/South America, China and other
"AT&F+GCI=B5" next-line "ATX4"
"AT&F+GCI=00" next-line "ATX4"
EU and other (CTR21):
"AT&F+GCI=B4" next-line "ATX4"
If you use CLIÉ MODEM in office and hotel with PBX telephone system, Sony suggest
to change AT command "ATX4" to "ATX3," which means "(normal dialing)" to "(no
detect dial tone)."
This brings you back to the "Edit" screen.
Configure the following settings on the
Please change the pre-set name
"Custom" to a name which you can
easily recognize. Of course, it can
remain as "Custom."
"Sony CLIÉ Modem" will be used in
This should remain as "Serial to
"Dialing:" This should remain as "TouchToneTM."
"Volume:" No volume output at any setting.
Please change according to your preference.
Tap "OK" on the "Edit" screen.
This brings back you to the "Preferences" screen,
and "Sony CLIÉ Modem" will be listed under
This concludes the connection procedure. Now please follow the steps in
Configuring Network Settings.