VAIO Z505 SuperSlim ProTM
Notebook User Guide
Notice to Users
If you have questions about this product,
call the Sony Customer Information Center
at 1-800-222-SONY (7669); or write to the
Sony Customer Information Center at
1 Sony Drive, Mail Drop T1-11 Park Ridge,
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TORT, CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE,
ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION
WITH THIS MANUAL, THE SOFTWARE,
OR OTHER INFORMATION
CONTAINED HEREIN OR THE USE
Sony Electronics Inc. reserves the right to
make any modification to this manual or
the information contained herein at any
time without notice. The software
described herein is governed by the terms
of a separate user license agreement.
This product contains software owned by
Sony and licensed by third parties. Use of
such software is subject to the terms and
conditions of license agreements enclosed
with this product. Some of the software
may not be transported or used outside the
United States. Software specifications are
subject to change without notice and may
not necessarily be identical to current retail
Updates and additions to software may
require an additional charge. Subscriptions
to online service providers may require a
fee and credit card information. Financial
services may require prior arrangements
with participating financial institutions.
Partner, Sony Corporation
has determined that this
product meets the
STAR guidelines for energy
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Equipment Program is an international
program that promotes energy saving
through the use of computers and other
office equipment. The program backs the
development and dissemination of
products with functions that effectively
reduce energy consumption. It is an open
system in which business proprietors can
participate voluntarily. The targeted
products are office equipment such as
computers, displays, printers, facsimiles
and copiers. Their standards and logos are
uniform among participating nations.
ENERGY STAR is a U.S. registered mark.
Sony, i.LINK, VAIO, the VAIO logo, Z505
SuperSlim Pro, Memory Stick, and the
logo, are trademarks of
Sony Corporation. MS-DOS, Windows, and
the Windows 2000 logo are registered
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
All other trademarks are trademarks of
their respective owners.
The model number and serial number are
located on the bottom of your Sony VAIO®
Z505 SuperSlim ProTM notebook. 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: PCG-Z505HSK
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do
not expose your notebook computer
to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open
the cabinet. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel only.
Never install modem or telephone
wiring during a lightning storm.
Never install telephone jacks in wet
locations unless the jack is specifically
designed for wet locations.
Never touch uninsulated telephone
wire or terminals unless the telephone
line has been disconnected at the
Use caution when installing or
modifying telephone lines.
Avoid using the modem during an
Do not use the modem or a telephone
to report a gas leak in the vicinity of
A socket outlet should be as close as
possible to the unit and easily
Pour prévenir tout risque d'incendie
ou d'électrocution, garder cet appareil
à l'abri de la pluie et de l'humidité.
Pour prévenir tout risque
d'électrocution, ne pas ouvir le châssis
de cet appareil et ne confier son
entretien qu'à une personne qualifiée.
L'appareil doit être le plus près
possible d'une prise murale pour en
! CAUTION: To reduce the risk of fire,
use only No. 26 AWG or larger
telecommunication line cord.
! ATTENTION: Pour reduire le risque
dincendie, utiliser seulement un
corden de télécommunication n°
26 AWG au plus gros.
! For CD-ROM: The use of optical
instruments with the CD-ROM
drive will increase eye hazard.
!For DVD-ROM: As the laser beam
used in the DVD-ROM drive is
harmful to the eyes, do not
attempt to disassemble the drive
cabinet. Refer servicing to
qualified personnel only.
If you have questions about this
product, call the Sony Customer
Information Center at 1-800-222-
SONY (7669); or write to the Sony
Customer Information Center at 1
Sony Drive, Mail Drop T1-11, Park
Ridge, NJ 07656
The number below is for FCC-related
This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a Class B
digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the
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
Reorient or relocate the receiving
Increase the separation between the
equipment and the 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.
You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in
this manual could void your authority to
operate this equipment.
Only peripherals (computer input/output
devices, terminals, printers, etc.) that
comply with FCC Class B limits may be
attached to this computer product.
Operation with noncompliant peripherals
is likely to result in interference to radio
and television reception.
All cables used to connect peripherals must
be shielded and grounded. Operation with
cables, connected to peripherals, that are
not shielded and grounded, may result in
interference to radio and television
FCC Part 68
This equipment complies with Part 68 of
the FCC rules. On the bottom of this
equipment is a label that contains, among
other information, the FCC Ringer
Equivalence Number (REN) for this
equipment. If requested, this information
must be provided to the telephone
This modem uses the USOC RJ-11
The REN is used to determine the quantity
of devices which may be connected to the
telephone line. Excessive RENs on the
telephone line may result in the devices not
ringing in response to an incoming call. In
most, but not all areas, the sum of the RENs
should not exceed five (5.0). To be certain
of the number of devices that may be
Declaration of Conformity
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.
Operation is subject to the following two
(1) This device may not cause harmful
(2) this device must accept any interference
received, including interference that may cause
connected to the line, as determined by the
total RENs, contact the telephone company
to determine the maximum REN for the
If the terminal equipment causes harm to
the telephone network, the telephone
company will notify you in advance that
temporary discontinuance of service may
be required. But if advance notice is not
practical, the telephone company will
notify the customer as soon as possible.
Also, you will be advised of your right to
file a complaint with the FCC if you believe
it is necessary.
The telephone company may make
changes in its facilities, equipment,
operations or procedures that could affect
the operations of the equipment. If this
happens, the telephone company will
provide advance notice in order for you to
make the necessary modifications in order
to maintain uninterrupted service.
If trouble is experienced with this
equipment, please contact 1-888-4SONYPC
(1-888-476-6972), or write to the Sony
Customer Information Center, One Sony
Drive, Park Ridge, NJ 07656, for repair
and/or warranty information. If the trouble
is causing harm to the telephone network,
the telephone company may request that
you remove the equipment from the
network until the problem is resolved.
Repair of this equipment should be made
only by a Sony Service Center or Sony
authorized agent. For the Sony Service
Center nearest you, call 1-888-4SONYPC
This equipment cannot be used on public
coin service provided by the telephone
company. Connection to Party Line Service
is subject to state and possible provincial
tariffs. (Contact the state or provincial
utility service commission, public service
commission, or corporation commission
Protection Act of 1991
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of
1991 makes it unlawful for any person to
use a computer or other electronic device to
send any message via a telephone facsimile
machine unless such message clearly
contains, in a margin at the top or bottom
of each transmitted page or on the first
page of the transmission, the date and time
it is sent and an identification of the
business, other entity, or individual
sending the message, and the telephone
number of the sending machine or such
business, other entity, or individual.
In order to program this information into
your facsimile machine, see your fax
Please refer to your telephone directory
under `Privacy Issues' and/or `Terms of
Service.' For more detailed information,
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This Class B digital apparatus complies
with Canadian ICES-003.
Cet àppareil numérique de la classe B est
conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.