Rechargeable Battery Pack
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Manual de instrucciones / Manual de instruções
POR FAVOR LEA DETALLADAMENTE ESTE MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES ANTES DE
CONECTAR Y OPERAR ESTE EQUIPO.
RECUERDE QUE UN MAL USO DE SU APARATO PODRÍA ANULAR LA GARANTÍA.
©2011 Sony Corporation / Printed in China
11.1 V DC
DC 19.5 V , 3.3 A
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this
apparatus to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing
to qualified personnel only.
The model number and serial number are located on the bottom of your
battery pack. Record the serial number in the space provided here. Refer to the
model and serial number when you call your Sony Service Center.
Model Number: VGP-BPSC27
Serial Number: ______________________
Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion batteries.
Danger of explosion if the battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the
same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Discard used
batteries according to the manufacturer's instructions.
The battery pack may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated.
Do not crush, disassemble, heat above 60 °C (140 °F) or incinerate.
Keep away from children.
Dispose of used batteries promptly and properly.
Do not short-circuit the metal terminals of the battery pack or wet them with
any liquid, for example, water, coffee, or juice.
Use your product only with the AC adapter and power cord supplied with your
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily
To disconnect it completely, unplug the AC adapter or the power cable from
For customers in the USA and Canada
RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES
Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable.
You can help preserve our environment by returning your used
rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location
For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll
free 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/
Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion batteries.
For customers in the USA
The following FCC statements apply only to the version of this model
manufactured for sale in the USA. Other versions may not comply with FCC
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off
and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more
of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference
caused by unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications
could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.
Model No.: VGP-BPSC27 (rechargeable battery pack), and VGP-BC10 (battery
These devices comply with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to
the following two conditions:
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
For customers in Canada
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Before using the battery pack, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it
for future reference. Do not charge the battery pack in any way other than as
described in this Operating Instructions or the manuals provided with your
personal computer, or as designated by Sony in writing.
The Sony VGP-BPSC27 Rechargeable Battery Pack is the extended battery pack
designed for Sony personal computers. However, it may not be used with some
How to use
Installing the battery pack
Before installing or removing the battery pack, be sure to turn the power of your personal
computer off and to close the LCD screen lid first.
Make sure a primary battery pack is installed in your personal
If it is not installed, the battery pack cannot be recognized.
Remove the cover () installed on your personal computer.
Be sure to attach the removed cover to the battery pack () to keep it for future use.
Make sure the battery lock latch of the battery pack is set to
the unlock position (), and insert the projections () of the
battery pack into the holes on the bottom of your personal
computer, and then lower it down in place ().
Carefully press the battery pack as illustrated below to engage
the connectors of the battery pack and your personal
Tighten the two screws of the battery pack.
Slide the battery lock latch in the direction of the arrow (LOCK
position) to secure the battery pack.
To remove the battery pack
Slide the battery lock latch away from the LOCK position (step
3-) of the installation procedure.
Loosen the two screws of the battery pack.
Hold the battery release latch in the direction of the arrow ()
and carefully lift the battery pack away from your computer in
the direction of the arrow ().
Charging the battery pack using a battery adapter
Use the power cord and AC adapter supplied with your personal computer.
Remove the battery pack from your personal computer.
Connect the AC adapter to the battery adapter.
Insert the battery adapter into the connector of the battery
Install the battery adapter, aligning the area.
When charging starts, the CHARGE indicator () lights up red. When
charging is completed, the indicator turns off.
If the CHARGE indicator () flashes, a battery error may have occurred. Start
again from the step 2.
The battery pack can also be charged by installing your personal computer,
without the battery adapter.
To remove the battery adapter
Push and hold the release buttons () of the battery adapter, and remove the
adapter from the battery pack ().
Lithium-ion type battery
Mean output voltage
11.1 V DC
Maximum charge current
Maximum charge voltage
Approx. 327.6 × 7.6 × 185.3 mm
(12.9 × 0.3 × 7.3 inches) (w/h/d)
Approx. 490 g (17.3 oz)
DC 19.5 V, 3.3 A
Approx. 76.0 × 65.0 × 14.7 mm
(3.0 × 2.6 × 0.6 inches) (w/h/d)
Approx. 49 g (1.8 oz)
5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F )
(temperature gradient less than 10 °C (18 °F ) /hour)
20% to 80% (not condensed), provided that humidity
is less than 65% of 35 °C ( 95 °F )
(hygrometer reading at less than 29 °C (84 °F))
–20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F )
(temperature gradient less than 10 °C (18 °F ) /hour)
10% to 90% (not condensed), provided that humidity
is less than 20% of 60 °C (140 °F)
(hygrometer reading at less than 35 °C (95 °F))
Battery adapter (VGP-BC10)
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Notes on use
Keep the battery pack dry.
Do not drop the battery pack or place heavy objects on it. Do not apply
strong pressure or physical shock to the battery pack. These actions may
cause the battery pack or the personal computer to malfunction.
Do not hold the personal computer by its battery pack when carrying it or
opening the display panel, as this may result in damage.
If, after fully charging the battery pack, the battery power is still low, the
battery pack may be reaching the end of its life and should be replaced.
Do not puncture with a sharp object, such as a drawing pin, etc. Heat or
flammable gas may be generated.