Limited Warranty Statement
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. (for U.S. sales) or SONY OF CANADA LTD. (for Canadian Sales)
("SONY") warrants this product against defects in material or workmanship for the time periods and
as set forth below. Pursuant to this Limited Warranty, SONY will, at its option, (i) repair the product
using new or refurbished parts or (ii) replace the product with a new or refurbished product. For
purposes of this Limited Warranty, "refurbished" means a product or part that has been returned to
its original specifications. In the event of a defect, these are your exclusive remedies.
Term: For a period of ninety (90) calendar days from the original date of purchase of the product,
SONY will, at its option, repair or replace with new or refurbished product or parts, any product or
parts determined to be defective.
This Limited Warranty covers only the hardware components packaged with the Product. It does
not cover technical assistance for hardware or software usage and it does not cover any software
products whether or not contained in the Product; any such software is provided "AS IS" unless
expressly provided for in any enclosed software Limited Warranty. Please refer to the End User
License Agreements included with the Product for your rights and obligations with respect to the
Instructions: To obtain warranty service, you must deliver the product, freight prepaid, in either its
original packaging or packaging affording an equal degree of protection to the SONY authorized
service facility specified. It is your responsibility to backup any data, software or other materials
you may have stored or preserved on your unit. It is likely that such data, software, or other
materials will be lost or reformatted during service and SONY will not be responsible for any
such damage or loss. A dated purchase receipt is required. For specific instructions on how to obtain
warranty service for your product, product support, online knowledge database, frequently asked
questions and free updates via the Internet:
Visit SONY's Web Site:
(in Canada, visit http://www.sony.ca/support)
Or call the Sony Customer Information Service Center
For an accessory or part not available from your authorized dealer, call:
(in Canada, call 1-877-779-9929)
Repair/Replacement Warranty: This Limited Warranty shall apply to any repair, replacement part
or replacement product for the remainder of the original Limited Warranty period or for ninety (90)
days, whichever is longer. Any parts or product replaced under this Limited Warranty will become
the property of SONY.
This Limited Warranty only covers product issues caused by defects in material or workmanship
during ordinary consumer use; it does not cover product issues caused by any other reason,
including but not limited to product issues due to commercial use, acts of God, misuse, limitations of
technology, or modification of or to any part of the SONY product. This Limited Warranty does not
cover SONY products sold AS IS or WITH ALL FAULTS or consumables (such as fuses or batteries).
This Limited Warranty is invalid if the factory-applied serial number has been altered or removed
from the product. This Limited Warranty is valid only in the country of purchase, either the United
States of America or Canada.
LIMITATION ON DAMAGES: SONY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY OR
CONDITION ON THIS PRODUCT.
DURATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES: EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT PROHIBITED BY
APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED IN DURATION TO
THE DURATION OF THIS WARRANTY.
Some states or jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, or allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or
exclusions may not apply to you. This Limited Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may
have other rights which vary from state to state or jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
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Printed in USA