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Mobile Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor
3.06 GHz1 (512kb L2 Cache)
Front Side Bus Speed
ATI RadeonTM IGP 345M
Hard Drive
Integrated Wireless LAN
IEEE 802.11b/g3
15.4" WXGA with XBRITETM
Technology (
ATI RadeonTM IGP 345M
Video RAM (shared)
512MB (256MB x 2/DDR266)
Memory Max
Optical Drive
CD Read (24x MAX), CD-R Write (16x MAX)
CD-RW Read (12x MAX), CD-RW Write (8x MAX)
DVD Read (8x MAX), DVD-R Write (2x MAX)
DVD-RW Read (4x MAX), DVD-RW Write (2x MAX)
DVD+R Read (4x MAX), DVD+R Write (2.4x MAX)
DVD+RW Read (4x MAX), DVD+RW Write (2.4x MAX)
Integrated V.90 Modem with RJ-11
10BASE-T/100BASE-TX Ethernet
with RJ-45 interface
Memory Stick® Media Slot
Supports optional Memory Stick,
Memory Stick PROTM media5
PC Card Slots
One PCMCIA Type II/Type I
card slot with CardBus support
Windows® sound system compatible,
Built-in stereo speakers
Audio Interface
Monaural mini microphone jack,
Headphone jack (stereo mini)
Graphics Interface
VGA out
Other Interfaces
i.LINK® connector(IEEE 1394)6,
3 USB 2.0 ports, DC in, parallel port
Pointing Device
Electro-Static touch pad
QWERTY, 86 keys with 2.7mm stroke
and 19.19mm pitch
Power Requirements
Lithium-ion battery (PCGA-BP2NY)
Estimated Battery Life
1.5 - 3.5 hours7
Optional Floppy Drive
External 1.44 MB, 3.5" USB floppy
drive (PCGA-UFD5)
8.04 lbs. with standard battery
(weight is approximate and may vary)
Size (W x H x D)
14.1" x 1.6" - 2.2" x 10.9"
Supplied Accessories
Standard Lithium-ion battery
Power cord & AC adapter
Optional Accessories
Rechargeable Battery Pack
AC Adapter (PCGA-AC19V9)
802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN Router
Access Point (PCWA-AR800)
802.11 a/b/g Wireless LAN Ethernet
Converter (PCWA-DE80)3
Visual Communication Camera
Neoprene notebook and AC adapter
cases (PCGA-CCN1S)
Wireless optical mouse
USB Mobile Mouse- Black
USB Mobile Mouse- Silver
USB Optical VAIO Mouse
Memory Card Adapter (VGP-MCA10)
512MB memory expansion module
60GB External Hard Drive
External Floppy Disk Drive
Operating System
Microsoft® Windows®
XP Home Edition
VAIO® K Series Software Bundle
Sony VAIO Update software
Sony VAIO Recovery Wizard software
Sony VAIO Help and Support software
Adobe® Acrobat® Reader
GoogleTM Toolbar
Intuit Quicken® 2004 New User
InterVideo® WinDVD®
EasySystems Dragn' Drop CD+DVD
Microsoft® Works 7.0
Microsoft Office® 2003 60-Day Trial
(Student/Teacher Edition)8
VAIO® Creation Suite Software
Sony Click to DVDTM software
Sony DVGate PlusTM Software
Sony SonicStage® software
Sony Picture GearTM Studio software
Sony VAIO MediaTM software
Anti-Virus Software
Norton® Internet SecurityTM 90-Day
Internet Services
AOL OnlineTM 90-day Trial8
Limited Warranty
1 Year Battery
1 Year Hardware Parts and Labor9
Repair Service
Includes customer-replaceable part
service and mail-in Sony depot
service options10
Telephone Support
1 year of 24-hour, 7-day-a-week,
free support for hardware issues.
90 days of free support for soft-
ware and operating system issues.
On-line and Email Support
Free support available from
1. GHz denotes microprocessor inter-
nal clock speed; other factors may
affect application performance. CPU
speed will be reduced under certain
operating conditions.
2. GB means one billion bytes when
referring to hard drive capacity.
Accessible capacity may vary. A por-
tion of hard disk space is reserved as
a recovery partition.
3. Requires compatible wireless LAN
access point, sold separately. Internet
connection may require fees.
4. DVD Media/Formats are not uni-
versally compatible.
5. Supports Memory Stick PROTM high-
capacity media tested up to 1GB. Does
not support MagicGateTM functionality.
6. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used
only to designate that a product con-
tains an IEEE 1394 connector. All
products with an i.LINK connector
may not communicate with each other.
7. Estimated battery life. Actual battery
life may vary on usage.
8. New users only. Terms and condi-
tions apply.
9. Certain restrictions apply. For a copy
of Sony's warranty, please visit, call toll-
free 888-476-6972 (888-4SONYPC),
or write to Sony Electronics, 12451
Gateway Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL
10. Type of repair service provided is
solely at Sony's discretion. Not all
types of repair service offered on all
11. Previous Quicken users may require
additional upgrade.
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks stan-
dards, and therefore, there are a multitude of varying
software packages and add-on hardware options. This
personal computer is not manufactured to operate any
specific software, and Sony does not and cannot make
any warranty or representation with respect to the per-
formance of this product with any particular software
packages and/or non-Sony add-on hardware options
except those mentioned in this document. Sony hereby
disclaims any representations or warranty that this prod-
uct is compatible with any combination of products you
may choose to connect. While Sony representatives or
Sony authorized dealers may be able to assist you and
may make recommendations, they are NOT authorized to
vary or waive this disclaimer. Purchasers must deter-
mine for themselves the suitability and compatibility of
the hardware and software in each and every particular
instance. Software titles pre-installed on the Sony
Notebook Computer are subject to change without
notice. Simulated graphic shown on display.
Preinstalled software may not be identical to retail ver-
sions or have all documentation. This product meets the
standards of the International Energy Star Program for
energy efficiency. Features and specifications are sub-
ject to change without notice. Non-metric weights and
Sony recommends
Microsoft® Windows®
XP Professional
measurements are approximate.
(c)2004 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without written permis-
sion is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, SonicStage, Memory
Stick, and VAIO are registered trademarks of Sony.
XBRITE, Memory Stick PRO, MagicGate, DVgate Plus,
VAIO Media, Picture Gear Studio and Like No Other are
trademarks of Sony. Intel and Pentium are registered trade-
marks of Intel Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other
trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Printed in U.S.A. 5/04
Go from work center to mul-
timedia center. Integrated
optical drive and pre-loaded
software lets you create, edit
and burn DVDs, enjoy music,
movies and photos any-
where your notebook can go
with you.
Enhanced Wide Screen
Enhanced wide screen for-
mat lets you take full advan-
tage of DVD movies, view
side-by-side page layouts,
spreadsheets and toolbars.
Wireless Freedom
Integrated wireless capabili-
ties let you connect to thou-
sands of Hotspots across
the country to check email,
surf the web and stay con-
nected.3 Connect to work
and play - wire-free!
Feature Packed Value
Affordable, full-sized note-
book with eye-catching great
looks that are sure to get you
noticed. Full-sized ergonom-
802.11b/g Wireless LAN,
Memory Stick PROTM media
slot. Gently slanted keyboard
provides a comfortable hand
and wrist position.
Sony® VAIO® K Series
notebooks are beautiful,
ergonomic, affordable and
equipped with integrated
wireless capabilities and
multimedia features that
will take you from work day
to night life. It's a totally
versatile entry-level note-
book that combines the
technology you need for
mobile survival with a price
that's easy on your wallet.
Feature-packed portability. Exceptional good looks.