2003 Sony Corporation
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the
unit to rain or moisture. To avoid electrical shock,
do not open the cabinet. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel only.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est
conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH
WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT,
The model number and serial number are located
on the bottom of the product. Record the model
number and the serial number in the space
provided below. Refer to them whenever you call
upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the
equipment and shall be easily accessible.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in
this manual could void your authority to
operate this equipment.
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
residential installation. 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
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit
different from that to which the receiver is
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
If you have a question about this product, call the
Sony Customer Information Center at 1-877-760-
7669; or write to the Sony Customer Information
Center at 12451 Gateway Boulevard, Fort Myers,
The supplied interface cable must be used with the
equipment in order to comply with the limits for a
digital device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of
On the trademarks
Before using the Video Recorder, be sure to read
the accompanying End-User's License
· Sony, CLIÉ, "Memory Stick", "Memory Stick
Duo", "Memory Stick PRO", "MagicGate
Memory Stick", "MagicGate Memory Stick
Duo", "Memory Stick PRO Duo" and their
logos are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
· HotSync and the HotSync logo are trademarks
of PalmSource, Inc.
· Microsoft and Windows are registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
· Adobe and Acrobat are trademarks of Adobe
· All other names of systems, products and
services are trademarks of their respective
· Copyright laws prohibit reproducing the
software or the manual accompanying it in
whole or in part, or renting the software
without the permission of the copyright holder.
· In no event will SONY be liable for any
financial damages, or loss of profits, including
claims made by third parties, arising out of the
use of the software supplied with this unit.
· If a problem occurs with this product as a
result of defective manufacturing, SONY will
replace it. However, SONY bears no other
· The Video Utility software provided with this
unit is for specific CLIÉ handheld models
· Please note that, due to continued efforts to
improve quality, the software specifications
may be changed without notice.
IN NO EVENT SHALL SONY BE LIABLE FOR
ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR OTHER
DAMAGES INCLUDING WITHOUT
LIMITATION LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF
REVENUE, LOSS OF DATA, LOSS OF USE OF
THE PRODUCT OR ANY ASSOCIATED
EQUIPMENT, DOWNTIME, AND
PURCHASER'S TIME RELATED TO OR
ARISING OUT OF THE USE OF THIS
PRODUCT, ITS HARDWARE AND/OR ITS
· The illustrations in this manual may differ from
the actual hardware or software.
· Explanations in this manual assume that you are
familiar with basic operations of Windows®.
For how to use your computer and operating
system, please refer to their respective manuals.
Program © 2003 Sony Corporation. All rights
reserved. Documentation © 2003 Sony
Please contact your nearest Sony dealer regarding
any problems you have with your Sony product.
This equipment has been tested and found to
comply with the limits set out in the EMC
Directive using a connection cable shorter than 3
Should any solid object or liquid fall into the
cabinet, unplug the Video Recorder. Have it
checked by qualified service personnel before
On power sources
· The Video Recorder is not disconnected from
the AC power source as long as it is connected
to the wall outlet, even if the Video Recorder
itself has been turned off.
· If you are not going to use the Video Recorder
for a long time, be sure to disconnect the Video
Recorder from the wall outlet. To disconnect
the AC cord, grasp the plug itself; never pull
· Place the Video Recorder in a location with
adequate ventilation to prevent heat build-up in
the Video Recorder.
· Do not place the Video Recorder in a confined
space such as a bookshelf or similar unit.
· Do not place the Video Recorder in a location
near heat sources, or in a place subject to direct
sunlight, excessive dust, or mechanical shock.
· Do not place the Video Recorder in an inclined
· Keep the Video Recorder and "Memory Stick"
media away from equipment with strong
magnets, such as microwave ovens, or large
· Do not place heavy objects on the Video
· To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not place
objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on the
· If the Video Recorder is brought directly from a
cold to a warm location, or is placed in a very
damp room, moisture may condense inside the
Video Recorder. Should this occur, the Video
Recorder may not operate properly. In this case,
remove any "Memory Stick" media and leave
the Video Recorder turned on for about half an
hour until the moisture evaporates.
· When you move the Video Recorder, take out
any "Memory Stick" media. Otherwise, the
"Memory Stick" media may be damaged.
· SONY will not be liable for lost recording
content or content not recorded or played back
due to a malfunction of the Video Recorder,
"Memory Stick" media, etc.
· Make trial recordings before taking the actual
Clean the cabinet, panel, and controls with a soft
cloth slightly moistened with a mild detergent
solution. Do not use any type of abrasive pad,
scouring powder or solvent, such as alcohol or
· Television programs, films, video tapes, discs,
and other materials may be copyrighted.
Unauthorized recording of such material may
be contrary to the provisions of copyright laws.
Also, use of this Video Recorder with cable
television transmission may require
authorization from the cable television
transmitter and/or program owner.
· This product incorporates copyright protection
technology that is protected by U.S. patents and
other intellectual property rights. Use of this
copyright protection technology must be
authorized by Macrovision, and is intended for
home and other limited viewing uses only,
unless otherwise authorized by Macrovision.
Reverse engineering or disassembly is
Copy guard function
This Video Recorder has a copy guard function.
Some programs received through an external tuner
(not supplied) may contain copy protection signals
(copy guard function) and may not be recordable.
If you have any questions or problems concerning
your recorder, please consult your nearest Sony
1. Read these instructions.
2. Keep these instructions.
3. Heed all warnings.
4. Follow all instructions.
5. Do not use this apparatus near water.
6. Clean only with a dry cloth.
7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install
in accordance with the manufacturer's
8. Do not install near any heat sources such as
radiators, heat resistors, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the
polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized
plug has two blades with one wider than the
other. A grounding type plug has two blades
and a third grounding prong. The wide blade
or the third prong are provided for your
safety. If the provided plug does not fit into
your outlet, consult an electrician for
replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. Protect the power cord from being walked on,
rolled over, or pinched, particularly at the
plug, convenience receptacle, and point of
exit from the apparatus.
11. Only use attachments/accessories specified by
12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by the sold with the
apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution
when moving the cart/apparatus combination
to avoid injury from tip-over.
13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
14. Refer all servicing to qualified service
personal. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
a power supply cord or plug is damaged,
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.