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  • Page 2: Notice To Users

    Sony, VAIO, the VAIO logo, and i.LINK are translated, or reduced to any machine- registered trademarks of Sony. AMD and readable form without prior written Duron are trademarks or registered approval.
  • Page 3: Safety Information And Caution

    Safety Information and To change the backup battery, Caution contact your nearest Sony Service Center. CD-RW/DVD Combo Drive Caution - The use of optical Laser Diode Properties instruments with this product Laser output 0.7 mW (Read) will increase eye hazard. As the...
  • Page 4 For questions regarding your product or for de gaz vous êtes près de la fuite. the Sony Service Center nearest you, call ❑ L’appareil doit être le plus près 1-888-476-6972 in the United States or possible d’une prise murale pour en...
  • Page 5: Regulatory Information

    You are cautioned that any changes or Trade Name: SONY modifications not expressly approved in Model No.: PCV-J200 this manual could void your authority to Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. operate this equipment. Address: 680 Kinderkamack Rd Oradell, NJ 07649 Only peripherals (computer input/output Telephone: 201-930-6972 devices, terminals, printers, etc.) that...
  • Page 6: Fcc Part 68

    FCC Part 68 Repair of this equipment should be made only by a Sony Service Center or Sony This equipment complies with Part 68 of the authorized agent. For the Sony Service FCC rules. The FCC Ringer Equivalence Center nearest you, call 1-888-4SONY-PC Number (REN) for this equipment is 0.7.
  • Page 7: Telephone Consumer Guidelines (canada)

    Une batterie non conforme présente un danger d'explosion. For the Sony Service Center nearest you, La remplacer seulement par une call 1-888-476-6972 in the United States or batterie identique ou de type 1-800-961-7669 in Canada.
  • Page 8: Industry Canada Notice

    INDUSTRY CANADA NOTICE an interface may consist of any combination of devices subject only to the requirement NOTICE: The Industry Canada label that the sum of the Ringer Equivalence identifies certified equipment. This Numbers of all the devices does not exceed 5. certification means that the equipment meets The Ringer Equivalence Number for this certain telecommunications network...
  • Page 9 ensemble. Cette précaution est particulièrement importante dans les régions rurales. Avertissement: L’utilisateur ne doit pas tenter de faire ces raccordements lui- même; il doit avoir recours à un service d’inspection des installations électriques, ou à un électricien, selon le cas. AVIS: L’indice d’équivalence de la sonnerie (IES) assigné...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Notice to Users ..................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)........vii DISPOSAL OF LITHIUM BATTERY ..........vii INDUSTRY CANADA NOTICE............
  • Page 11 Chapter 3 — Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Removing the Side Panel ................22 Removing the Front Panel ...............23 Replacing the Front Panel ................24 Replacing the Side Panel .................25 Installing an Add-In Card ...............26 Removing an Add-in Card ..............27 Replacing the Lithium Battery ...............29 Removing a Memory Module ..............32 Installing System Memory ..............35 Removing a Slot Cover................39...
  • Page 12 VAIO® System Reference Manual Chapter 7 — CMOS Setup Options Main Screen ....................67 Advanced Screen ..................69 Power Screen....................70 Boot Screen ....................71 Exit Screen ....................72 Chapter 8 — Miscellaneous Technical Information About User and Supervisor Passwords ..........74 Beep Code Error Messages ..............75 PCI Configuration Status and Error Messages ........76 DMA Channel Assignments ..............77 System I/O Address Map ..............78...
  • 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® Computer. Internal components are identified in the appropriate section of this manual.
  • Page 14: Front View

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Front View Front panel...
  • Page 15: Drives

    Identifying Components Drives CD-RW/DVD combo drive Floppy disk drive Drive Description Floppy disk drive 3.5-inch, 1.44 MB. CD-RW/DVD combo drive † CD-RW read 16X maximum performance ‡ CD-RW write 4X maximum performance CD-R read 24X maximum performance †† CD-R write 4X maximum performance ‡‡...
  • Page 16: Buttons And Switches

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Buttons and Switches Eject hole CD-RW/DVD disc eject Floppy disk eject Power/Stand by Button or switch Description Power/Stand by switch Turns system power on, off, or into Stand by mode. Floppy disk eject button Ejects a floppy disk. CD-RW/DVD disc eject Automatically opens and closes the CD-RW/DVD button...
  • Page 17: Indicators

    Identifying Components Indicators Floppy disk drive access Power/Stand by Hard disk drive access Indicator Description Power/Stand by indicator Stand by (amber) indicates the computer is in Stand by mode. On (green) indicates the computer is out of Stand by mode, ready to use. Off (no color) indicates the computer is turned off or in hibernate mode.
  • Page 18: Rear View

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Rear View MOUSE KEYBOARD USB1-USB3 Power i.LINK (IEEE1394) PRINTER MONITOR SERIAL HEADPHONES LINE IN Ethernet LINE TELEPHONE...
  • Page 19: Icons

    Identifying Components Icons Icon labels Icon Description MOUSE connector KEYBOARD connector USB (Universal Serial Bus) connector SERIAL connector PRINTER connector HEADPHONES connector LINE IN jack (audio) MIC (microphone) jack...
  • Page 20 VAIO® System Reference Manual Icon Description MONITOR connector LINE (for telephone line from primary service jack) TELEPHONE (for phone) i.LINK® (IEEE1394) interface Ethernet connector (10 Base-T/100 Base-TX) (This connector is for LAN use only. Do not plug a phone into this connector.)
  • Page 21: I/o Connectors

    Identifying Components I/O Connectors The following section identifies the various I/O connectors. KEYBOARD and MOUSE Connectors The KEYBOARD and MOUSE connectors are physically identical and have the same pinout. They are standard 6-pin PS/2® type female connectors. KEYBOARD MOUSE USB Connectors The USB connectors are standard 4-pin USB connectors.
  • Page 22 VAIO® System Reference Manual PRINTER Connector The PRINTER connector is a standard 25-pin DB-25 female connector. MONITOR Connector The MONITOR connector is a standard 15-pin female high-density VGA-type connector.
  • Page 23 Identifying Components MIC, LINE IN, and HEADPHONES Connectors The MIC, 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). LINE IN 1.0 Vrms (typical), 10 Kohm impedance.
  • Page 24 ✍ 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.
  • Page 25: Expansion Slots

    Identifying Components Expansion Slots There are four PCI slots, two of which are available for expansion (PCI #3 and #4). The other two PCI slots are occupied by the Ethernet card (PCI #2) and fax/modem card (PCI #1). PCI #4 PCI #3 PCI #2 PCI #1...
  • Page 26 VAIO® System Reference Manual...
  • 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 ❑ Changing the system board jumper position...
  • Page 28: Accessing The Bios Setup Utility

    Save and close all open files; exit all applications before rebooting the system. Reboot the system. 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

    Configuring Your System 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, Control Panel, then click Power Options.
  • Page 30 VAIO® System Reference Manual turn off when your computer is running on AC power. The System stand by option allows you to specify the period of inactivity (in minutes) that you want to elapse before your computer goes on Stand by when your computer is running on AC power. Power is reactivated when you press the spacebar on the keyboard.
  • Page 31 Configuring Your System Click the Hibernate tab. Select the desired settings, and then click OK.
  • Page 32: Configuring The System Board

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Configuring the System Board The system board contains a CMOS Clear configuration jumper, and two sets of reserved jumper blocks (do not change). The CMOS and Non-Volatile RAM (NVRAM) settings are only cleared if the checksum test returns false. Access to specific setup fields is controlled by a supervisor password or user password.
  • Page 33: 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 34: Removing The Side Panel

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Removing the Side Panel You must remove the side panel to access the system board, add-in cards, power supply, battery, memory, and internal drives. From the rear of the unit, remove the single screw on the right side; set it aside for future use.
  • Page 35: Removing The Front Panel

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Removing the Front Panel You must remove the front panel to install, remove, or replace internal components such as a drive, floppy disk drive, or optical disc drive. Lay the system down on its side. Pull up and out on the two plastic tabs (1 in diagram) at the bottom of the chassis to release the bottom end of the front panel.
  • Page 36: Replacing The Front Panel

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Replacing the Front Panel Insert the two flat plastic tabs (located on the top of the front panel) into the slots at the top of the chassis. Push in the bottom of the front panel until the tabs snap into place. Front panel...
  • Page 37: Replacing The Side Panel

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Replacing the Side Panel Align the bottom of the side panel, extending about ½ inch from the rear of the unit, with the bottom of the chassis. Slide the side panel forward until the lip on the side panel is flush with the rear of the chassis.
  • Page 38: Installing An Add-in Card

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Installing an 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 panel (see “Removing the Side Panel”...
  • Page 39: Removing An Add-in Card

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Removing an 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 panel (see “Removing the Side Panel”...
  • Page 40 VAIO® System Reference Manual Hold the add-in card by its edges, and do not touch any components or connector 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 41: Replacing The Lithium Battery

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Replacing the Lithium Battery You may need to replace the lithium battery if your computer consistently loses the date or time settings after turning it off. The lithium battery has a typical life of three years, after which the battery may be too weak to power the CMOS memory.
  • Page 42 ✍ 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 43 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components 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 44: Removing A Memory Module

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Removing a Memory Module You may need to remove a memory module if you change the memory configuration or replace a bad module. 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 45 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Locate the memory module you wish to remove. Push down the latches on each side of the memory module to eject the module from its socket. Push out Latches ✍ Gently push the power supply cables and ribbon cables aside as you reach inside the system to access the module connector.
  • Page 46 VAIO® System Reference Manual Grasp one edge of the memory module and lift out. Store the module in a static-free bag. Touch any exposed metal part of the chassis to discharge static electricity in your body before handling the memory module. To install system memory, see “Installing System Memory”...
  • Page 47: Installing System Memory

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components 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. Remove the new memory module(s) from its anti-static package.
  • Page 48 VAIO® System Reference Manual Remove the power supply by lifting it up and rest it upside down over the corner of the chassis where the CD-RW/DVD combo drive and floppy disk drives are located. ✍ The screw that secures the power supply to the chassis is the same screw that secures the side panel to the chassis.
  • Page 49 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Align the memory module over the appropriate socket; note the location of pin 1 on the module and pin 1 on the socket. Press down here Latches Memory module (DIMM) 1 1 1 1 Indicates pin 1 Carefully but firmly insert the edge of the module into the socket.
  • Page 50 VAIO® System Reference Manual Press down firmly and evenly at both corners until the module is fully seated. ✍ When the module is fully seated, the latches on each side are straight up and locked into the slot on each side of the module. If the latches are not completely straight upright, continue to press down on each side of the module until the latches lock into place.
  • Page 51: Removing A Slot Cover

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Removing a Slot Cover Remove a slot cover when installing an add-in card in an empty slot. Disconnect the power cord from the computer. Lay the system on its side. Remove the side panel (see “Removing the Side Panel”...
  • Page 52: Covering An Open I/o Slot

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Covering an Open I/O Slot Slot covers prevent air from escaping through the empty hole. If air escapes, the components inside the computer cannot be properly cooled. This may damage some components, especially the main processor which generates the most heat.
  • Page 53: Installing A 3.5" Internal Hard Disk Drive

    Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Installing a 3.5” Internal Hard Disk Drive Your system comes with an available bay to hold an additional 3.5” IDE hard disk drive. Some models, such as Configure-to-Order (CTO) systems, may already have a second hard disk drive. Your system can support ATA-33, ATA-66, or ATA-100 hard disk drives.
  • Page 54 VAIO® System Reference Manual Slide the drive holder forward (towards the floppy disk drive) about a ½ inch, and then lift out. Disk drive holder Place the drive holder upside down on top of the power supply. Disk drive holder...
  • Page 55 Removing, Installing, and Replacing Components Slide the new drive into the drive holder, and align the holes on each side of the drive holder. Align holes Secure the drive to the drive holder using the two holes on each side of the drive holder (screws are provided with the new drive).
  • Page 56 VAIO® System Reference Manual Lower the drive holder down, and slide it back against the chassis (item 1 in diagram). Check the drive holder feels secure against the chassis. Disk drive holder Push the tab down (item 2 in diagram) to secure the drive holder. Replace the side panel (see “Replacing the Side Panel”...
  • Page 57 Chapter 4 System Board This chapter identifies each component on the system board and provides a detailed description of each connector, jumper, and switch on the system board. Memory CPU Fan Keyboard Mouse Power Supply USB1/2/3 Parallel (top), Power Supply i.Link, Monitor IEEE1394 Header (not used)
  • Page 58: Connectors

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Connectors Front Panel Header Connector The front panel header is a 20-pin header (one pin is removed for the key) that provides connections to various front panel functions. A 20-pin connector with only eight wires is used to interface the system board to the front panel.
  • Page 59: Floppy Disk Drive Connector

    System Board Floppy Disk Drive Connector Key (pin 5)
  • Page 60: Memory Module (dimm) Connectors

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Memory Module (DIMM) Connectors 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. Position a DIMM correctly in the DIMM connector (a small triangle on the connector indicates pin 1).
  • Page 61: Pci Slot Connectors

    System Board PCI Slot Connectors There are a total of four Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) slot connectors (slot #1 to #4). Two PCI slot connectors (slot #3 and #4) are available. The other PCI slots are occupied by the Ethernet card (slot #2) and fax/modem card (slot #1).
  • Page 62: Ide Connectors

    VAIO® System Reference Manual IDE Connectors There are two Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE) connectors on the system board: a Primary IDE and a Secondary IDE connector. Each IDE connector supports up to two IDE drives using a ribbon cable with two connectors. Power Connector The power supply connector on the system board connects to the power supply connector labelled P1.
  • Page 63: Keyboard And Mouse Connectors

    System Board KEYBOARD and MOUSE Connectors The KEYBOARD connector and the MOUSE connector are 6-pin female PS/2 type (mini-DIN) connectors. They have identical pinouts. MOUSE KEYBOARD KEYBOARD and MOUSE Signal Name DATA LOGIC GND +5 V (fused) CLOCK...
  • Page 64: Usb Connectors

    VAIO® System Reference Manual USB Connectors There are three Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports that permit connection of USB peripheral devices directly to the system without having to use an external hub. USB1 USB2 USB3 USB1, USB2, USB3 Signal Name USBVCC1 USBP0# USBP0...
  • Page 65: Printer, I.link, And Monitor Connectors

    System Board PRINTER, i.LINK, and MONITOR Connectors The PRINTER, i.LINK (IEEE1394), and MONITOR connectors are mounted in a single bracket on the system board. The PRINTER connector is a DB-25 female connector. The 6-pin i.LINK connector can supply power from the computer to a device if the device also has a 6-pin i.LINK (IEEE1394) connector.
  • Page 66 VAIO® System Reference Manual MONITOR connector Signal Name GREEN BLUE DDC GND RED GND GREEN GND BLUE GND HORIZONTAL SYNC VERTICAL SYNC...
  • Page 67: Serial, Headphones, Line In, Mic Connectors

    System Board SERIAL, HEADPHONES, LINE IN, MIC Connectors The SERIAL connector is a DB-9 male connector. The HEADPHONES jack is a stereo mini-jack (3.5 mm) that connects to headphones. The LINE IN jack is a stereo mini-jack (3.5 mm) that connects to a stereo audio source (not an audio source from a video device).
  • Page 68 VAIO® System Reference Manual HEADPHONES Audio Right Out Audio Left Out LINE IN Audio Right In L imbalance Audio Left In Electret bias voltage MIC imbalance MIC mono in...
  • Page 69: Fan Connector

    System Board Fan Connector The PWR-FAN connector is a 1 x 3-pin straight header connector. PWR-FAN connects to the power supply and controls the power supply cooling fan. PWR-FAN PWR-FAN Connector Signal Name Ground FAN_CTRL (+12 V) FAN_SEN...
  • Page 70: Cd-in Connector

    VAIO® System Reference Manual CD-IN Connector The CD-IN connector on the system board is a 1 x 4-pin header connector that connects to the CD-RW/DVD combo drive’s audio output connector. CD-IN CD-IN Signal Name Left Line In Ground Ground Right Line In...
  • Page 71: Aux-in Connector

    System Board AUX-IN Connector The AUX-IN connector on the system board is a 1 x 4-pin header connector. AUX-IN AUX-IN Signal Name Left Line In Ground Ground Right Line In...
  • Page 72: Configuration Jumper

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Configuration Jumper There is one user-configurable jumper for CMOS Clear. The computer ships with CMOS Clear in the Normal position. Do not change the position of this jumper unless directed by a technical support person. 1 2 3 CMOS CLR = default jumper CMOS Clear...
  • Page 73 Chapter 5 Fax/Modem Card The fax/modem card occupies PCI slot #1. There are two RJ-11 jacks: one to connect a telephone line, and one to connect a phone. Telephone Line Connectors Name Connector Type Description TELEPHONE RJ-11 Connects to phone LINE RJ-11 Connects to telephone line...
  • Page 74 VAIO® System Reference Manual...
  • Page 75 Chapter 6 Ethernet Card The Ethernet card occupies PCI slot #2. The Ethernet card has one connector that is accessible from the rear panel. (not used) Ethernet Name Connector Type Description Ethernet RJ-45 Connects to 10 Base-T/100 Base-TX Ethernet LAN cable.
  • Page 76 VAIO® System Reference Manual...
  • Page 77: Chapter 7 Cmos Setup Options

    Chapter 7 CMOS Setup Options This chapter describes each screen in the Award BIOS Setup Utility (see “Accessing the BIOS Setup Utility” on page 16). The Award BIOS setup has five menu items on the menu bar. These are: ❑ Main ❑...
  • Page 78 VAIO® System Reference Manual If you display the list of options, use the up and down arrow keys to select an option in the list, then press Enter to choose the selection. Press Esc to go back to the main menu. Press F10 to save the changes and exit, or press Esc to discard the changes.
  • Page 79: Main Screen

    CMOS Setup Options Main Screen System Time [00:00:00] System Date [01/01/2001] Primary Master (see “IDE Sub-Menus” on page 68) Primary Slave (see “IDE Sub-Menus” on page 68) Secondary Master (see “IDE Sub-Menus” on page 68) Secondary Slave (see “IDE Sub-Menus” on page 68) Supervisor Password [Disabled]...
  • Page 80 VAIO® System Reference Manual IDE Sub-Menus Type [Auto] User Type HDD CD-RW/DVD LS-120 ZIP-100 Other ATAPI None Translation Method [LBA] Large Normal Match Partition Table Manual † Cylinders [1024] † Heads [255] ‡ Sectors [63] CHS Capacity 8422 MB Maximum LBA Capacity 30020 MB Multi-Sector Transfers [Maximum]...
  • Page 81: Advanced Screen

    CMOS Setup Options Advanced Screen CPU Speed 900 Mhz Chip Configuration VGA Shared Memory Size [8 MB] 16 MB I/O Device Configuration Onboard AC97 Audio Controller [Enabled] Disabled Onboard 1394 Controller [Enabled] Disabled Onboard Serial Port 1 [3F8H/IRQ4] 2F8H/IRQ3 3E8H/IRQ4 2E8H/IRQ10 Disabled Onboard Parallel Port...
  • Page 82: Power Screen

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Power Screen Power Up Control AC PWR Loss Restart [Disabled] Enabled PWR Up On Modem Act [Disabled] Enabled Wake On PME [Disabled] Enabled Wake On USB [Enabled] Disabled Hardware Monitor MB Temperature [(displays actual temperature)] Ignore CPU Temperature [(displays actual temperature)] Ignore...
  • Page 83: Boot Screen

    CMOS Setup Options Boot Screen 1. ATAPI CD-ROM [(displays installed drive)] Disabled 2. Removable Device [Legacy Floppy] LS120 ZIP-100 ATAPI MO Disabled 3. IDE Hard Drive [(displays installed drive)] Disabled 4. Other Boot Device [Disabled] INT18 Device (Network) SCSI Boot Device Silent Boot [Enabled] Disabled...
  • Page 84: Exit Screen

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Exit Screen Exit Saving Changes Exit Discarding Changes Load Setup Defaults Discard Changes Save Changes...
  • Page 85: Chapter 8 - Miscellaneous Technical Information

    Chapter 8 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 ❑ IRQ assignments ❑ System I/O address map ❑...
  • Page 86: About User And Supervisor Passwords

    VAIO® System Reference Manual About 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 87: 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 will need to know how many beeps your system produces if there is an error, so be sure to count...
  • Page 88: Pci Configuration Status And Error Messages

    VAIO® 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. Message Meaning Floppy Disk Controller The floppy disk controller has requested a Resource Conflict resource that is already in use.
  • Page 89: Dma Channel Assignments

    Miscellaneous Technical Information DMA Channel Assignments The below table shows the factory default values. The Microsoft® Windows® Millenium Edition operating system reassigns resources to best meet the needs of a particular configuration. Default Assignment Channel Standard floppy disk controller Direct memory access controller...
  • Page 90: System I/o Address Map

    VAIO® System Reference Manual System I/O Address Map Address Range Description (hex) 0000h-000Fh Direct memory access controller 0010h-001Fh Motherboard resources 0020h-0021h Programmable interrupt controller 0022h-002Dh Motherboard resources 002Eh-002Fh Motherboard resources 0030h-003Fh Motherboard resources 0040h-0043h System timer 0044h-005Fh Motherboard resources 0060h-0060h Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard 0061h-0061h System speaker...
  • Page 91 Miscellaneous Technical Information Address Range Description (hex) 03C0h-03DFh SiS 730s 03F0h-03F1h Motherboard resources 03F2h-03F5h Standard floppy disk controller 03F6h-03F6h Primary IDE controller (dual FIFO) 03F6h-03F6h SiS 5513 dual PCI IDE controller 03F7h-03F7h Standard floppy disk controller 03F8h-03FFh Communications port (COM1) 0480h-048Fh Motherboard resources 04D0h-04D1h...
  • Page 92: Memory Map

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Memory Map Address range Default configuration 00000000h-0009FFFFh System board extension for ACPI BIOS 000A0000h-000AFFFFh SiS 730s 000B0000h-000BFFFFh SiS 730s 000C0000h-000CBFFFh SiS 730s 000F0000h-000FFFFFh System board extension for ACPI BIOS 00100000h-037FFFFFh System board extension for ACPI BIOS E8800000h-E8803FFFh Texas Instruments OHCI-compliant IEEE1394 host controller...
  • Page 93: Irq Settings

    Miscellaneous Technical Information IRQ Settings Settings System timer Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard Programmable interrupt controller Realtek RTL8139(A/B/C/8130) PCI Fast Ethernet NIC Texas Instruments OHCI-compliant IEEE1394 host controller ACPI IRQ holder for PCI IRQ steering Communications port (COM1) Printer Port (LPT 2) Standard floppy disk controller Printer Port (LPT1) System CMOS/real time clock...
  • Page 94 VAIO® System Reference Manual...
  • Page 95: Chapter 9 - Specifications

    Chapter 9 Specifications This chapter describes the technical specifications for the Sony PCV-J200 computer. Processor ™ 900 MHz AMD Duron processor MHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed. Other factors may affect application performance. Chipset SiS730S PCI Bus PCI Level 2.2, 33 MHz zero wait state...
  • Page 96: Dimm Configurations

    VAIO® System Reference Manual DIMM Configurations DIMM1 DIMM2 0, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 0, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 The PCV-J200 is shipped with 128 MB of total memory. SDRAM is expandable to 512 MB. Computer SDRAM is unbuffered DIMM, specification Rev. 1.0 or later. The PCV-J200 supports SDRAM memory; it does not support EDO memory or buffered DIMM memory.
  • Page 97: Audio

    Specifications Audio Sound chip SiS730s Wave synthesis 64-voice Polyphony wave table synthesizer Audio sampling rate Up to 48 kHz at 16 bits Rear panel connectors MIC (for microphone) LINE IN (from stereo audio source) HEADPHONES (for stereo headphones) Communications Modem V.90-compatible data/fax modem 14.4 Kbps maximum i.LINK®...
  • Page 98: Drives And Controllers

    VAIO® System Reference Manual Drives and Controllers Drive Description Floppy Disk drive 3.5-inch, 1.44 MB. CD-RW/DVD combo drive † CD-RW read 16X maximum performance ‡ CD-RW write 4X maximum performance CD-R read 24X maximum performance †† CD-R write 4X maximum performance ‡‡...
  • Page 99 Index codes, beeps COM1 port - See SERIAL connector add-in card communications, specifications installing computer lithium battery removing computer safety information address map, system configuration jumper, CMOS Clear audio specifications configuring AUX-IN connector BIOS Setup Utility power management system board battery - See lithium battery connectors beep codes...
  • Page 100 VAIO® System Reference Manual graphics specifications DIMM - See memory module display, power management header - See front panel header disposal of lithium battery HEADPHONES connector DMA channel assignments drives IDE connectors i.LINK connector installing additional 3½" drive specifications for address map slot covering slot specifications...
  • Page 101 L2 cache specifications radio interference LINE connector RAM - See Also system memory LINE IN connector rear view lithium battery I/O connectors disposal icons replacing recording safety precautions regulatory information removing add-in card map - See Also I/O address map and front panel memory map memory module...
  • Page 102 VAIO® System Reference Manual system board PCI slot connectors AUX-IN connector power connector CD-IN connector PRINTER connector configuration jumper SERIAL connector configuring USB connectors fan connectors system I/O address map floppy disk drive connector system memory, installing front panel header HEADPHONES connector i.LINK connector TELEPHONE connector...

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