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Congratulations on your purchase of the Sony VAIO Digital Studio computer! Your new, high-performance, multimedia
computer combines audio, video, and information technology features.
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Features VAIO AV applications This suite of Sony original applications includes PictureGear , Smart Capture, DVgate , DigitalPrint, SonicStage , MovieShaker , VisualFlow , and Media Bar DVD Player. These software applications make it easy to use advanced multimedia techniques to develop your personal audio and video creations. Using the i.LINK ports, you can capture, view, and share both still and video images, then catalog everything for fast, easy storage and retrieval. DVD-RW drive (not a
Communications You have the choice of a variety of popular online services to browse the Internet, access e-mail, send faxes, and much more. Exceptional performance ® 1 Your computer includes an Intel processor, a 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet interface, and a V.90 data/fax modem. Note: Your computer may not be equipped with all of the hardware features listed in this section. To view the specific hardware configuration for your system, see the Specifications sheet. 1 A ctual uplo
Unpacking Your Computer Page 4
Computer and supplied accessories Computer and accessories Manuals VAIO Digital Studio Computer QuickStart — Contains information on unpacking and setting up your computer, supplementary updates, support information, and software information. The VAIO Digital Studio Computer User Guide — Contains information on the hardware and preinstalled software applications included with your system. To access the online manual: 1. Click Start in the Windows taskbar, then click VAIO Help and Su
To Choose an Ergonomic Location for Your Computer Before you get started, find the best location for your new computer. Page 6
Planning your workspace Stable work surface — Use a stable work surface large enough to support the computer and other peripheral equipment. Ventilation — Leave at least eight inches of space on the left and back sides of your computer to enable proper ventilation. Placement of the keyboard, mouse, and other input devices — Place your keyboard, mouse, and other input devices so that your arms and hands are in a relaxed, comfortable position. The keyboard should be directly in front of y
Locating Controls And Connectors Page 8
Front Panel Overview The front panel of your VAIO Computer allows access to the optical and floppy disk drives. It also includes Universal Serial ® Bus (USB) and i.LINK ports to connect compatible peripheral devices. Note: 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 c
3 Floppy disk drive Reads and writes data from and to a 3.5-inch floppy disk. 4 Floppy disk drive access indicator light Lights in green while reading and writing data from and to a floppy disk. 5 Optical drive access indicator light Lights in amber while reading and writing data from and to the optical drives. 6 Hard disk drive access indicator light Lights in amber while reading and writing data from and to the hard disk. 7 Power switch and indicator light Turns the computer on/off. T
Back Panel Overview The back panel of your computer contains the ports for supplied and optional accessories. The icons on the back panel locate and identify the ports and jacks on your computer. Note: Your computer may not be supplied with all of the features listed, depending on the system configuration you purchased. Back panel 1 Mouse port ® Connection for a PS/2 mouse. 2 Keyboard port Connection for a PS/2 Keyboard. 3 Ethernet port 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet interface
5 Printer port Connection for a parallel device, such as a printer or scanner. 6 i.LINK 6-pin port (IEEE1394) Connection for a compatible digital device. 7 Serial port Connection for a compatible serial device. 8 Headphones jack Connection for the supplied speakers or optional headphones. 9 Line In jack Connection for an audio device. 10 Microphone jack Connection for a microphone (optional). 11 Monitor port Connection for a standard display. 12 Modem line jack Connection for the
Setting Up Your VAIO Digital Studio Computer Your computer has many new and exciting features. This section contains information on setting up your computer and peripheral devices. Page 13
To Set Up Your Computer Your computer may not be equipped with the same hardware features shown in this section. See the Specifications sheet for your system's configuration. Page 14
Connecting a display (monitor) 1. Plug the display cable into the Monitor port. 2. If necessary, plug the display cable into the rear of the display. Connecting a display Note: Install your equipment so that you can easily reach the power outlet in the event of an emergency. Page 15
Connecting the speakers 1. Plug the cable attached to the left speaker into the L Out jack on the back of the right speaker. 2. Plug the cable attached to the right speaker into the Headphones jack. 3. Plug the jack end of the AC adapter cord into the DC In jack on the back of the right speaker and plug the other end into a grounded AC wall outlet or power strip. Connecting the speakers Page 16
Connecting the keyboard and mouse 1. Plug the keyboard cable into the Keyboard port on the back of the computer. 2. Plug the mouse cable into the Mouse port. Connecting the keyboard and mouse Page 17
Connecting the modem cable 1. Unplug your telephone from the wall jack. 2. Plug the modem cable (supplied) into the Modem line jack on the computer, and then plug the other end of the cable into the wall jack. Connecting the modem cable Caution: Your computer has a protective sticker covering the Ethernet port located on the rear panel. Connect only 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX cables to the Ethernet port. Using other cables or a telephone cable may result in an electric current overload a
Connecting the power cords 1. Plug the power cord into the back of the computer. 2. Plug both the display and power cords into a grounded AC wall outlet or a power strip. Connecting the power cords Page 19
To Turn on Your Computer Turning on your computer 1. Press the power switch on the computer to turn on the power. 2. Press the power switch on the display to turn on the power. 3. Press the power switch on the right speaker to turn on the power. Turning on your computer Note: When you start your system for the first time, your computer may detect new equipment and display a dialog box that asks you to restart your computer. Please respond to this request immediately. Page 20