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Notice to Users
© 2000 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights
reserved. This manual and the software
described herein, in whole or in part, may not
be reproduced, translated, or reduced to any
machine-readable form without prior written
approval.
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. PROVIDES NO
WARRANTY WITH REGARD TO THIS
MANUAL, THE SOFTWARE, OR OTHER
INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN
AND HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR
ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE WITH
REGARD TO THIS MANUAL, THE
SOFTWARE, OR SUCH OTHER
INFORMATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL
SONY ELECTRONICS INC. BE LIABLE
FOR ANY INCIDENTAL,
CONSEQUENTIAL, OR SPECIAL
DAMAGES, WHETHER BASED ON TORT,
CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, ARISING
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS
MANUAL, THE SOFTWARE, OR OTHER
INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN OR
THE USE THEREOF.
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 may also be governed by the terms of
a separate user license agreement.
Sony, VAIO, VAIO Slimtop, Memory Stick,
i.LINK, and the VAIO logo are trademarks of
Sony. Microsoft, Windows, and the Windows
98 logo are registered trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation. Intel and Pentium are
trademarks of Intel Corporation. K56flex is a
trademark of Lucent Technologies Inc. and
Rockwell International. All other trademarks
are trademarks of their respective owners.
Safety Information
Owner’s Record
The model number and serial number are
located on the back of your VAIO computer.
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: PCV-L630
Serial Number:________________________
WARNING
❑
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do
not expose your VAIO computer to
rain or moisture.
❑
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
network interface.
❑
Use caution when installing or
modifying telephone lines.
❑
Avoid using the modem during an
electrical storm.
❑
Do not use the modem or a telephone
to report a gas leak in the vicinity of
the leak.
! The use of optical instruments
with this product will increase eye
hazard.
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For questions regarding your product, or for
the Sony Service Center nearest you, call:
1-888-476-6972
The phone number shown in the Declaration
of Conformity is for FCC-related matters
only.
Regulatory Information
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name:
Model No.:
Responsible Party:
Address:
SONY
PCV-L630
Sony Electronics Inc.
1 Sony Drive
Park Ridge, NJ 07656
Telephone:
201-930-6970
This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the two following
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.
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
following measures:
❑
Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna.
❑
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 reception.
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FCC Part 68
This equipment complies with Part 68 of the
FCC rules. The ringer equivalence number
(REN) and the FCC registration number are
printed on the modem board. If requested,
this information must be supplied to the
telephone company.
The REN is used to determine the quantity of
devices which may be connected to the
phone line. Excessive REN's 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 REN's should not
exceed five (5.0). To be certain of the number
of devices that may be connected to the line,
as determined by the total REN's, contact the
telephone company to determine the
maximum REN for the calling area.
This modem uses the USOC RJ-11 telephone
jack.
If this equipment causes harm to the
telephone network, the telephone company
will, when practical, notify you in advance
that temporary discontinuance of service
may be required. If advance notice isn't
practical, the telephone company will notify
you 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 notify you in advance, in order
for you to make the necessary modifications
in order to maintain uninterrupted service.
If trouble is experienced with this modem,
for repair or warranty information, please
contact 1-888-4SONYPC, or write to the Sony
Customer Information Center, One Sony
Drive, Park Ridge, NJ 07656.
This equipment cannot be used on
telephone-company-provided coin service.
Connection to Party Line Service is subject to
state tariffs.
Repair of the modem should be made only
by a Sony Service Center or Sony authorized
agent. For the Sony Service Center nearest
you, call 1-800-222-SONY (1-800-222-7669).
Telephone Consumer
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, see your fax software
documentation.
✍ You are cautioned that any changes or
modifications not expressly approved in
this manual could void your authority to
operate this equipment.
Contents
Notice to Users .................................................................................... ii
Safety Information .............................................................................. ii
Regulatory Information..................................................................... iii
FCC Part 68 ......................................................................................... iv
Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991................................. iv
Chapter 1 — Identifying Components
Front View ....................................................................................... 2
Drives ...................................................................................................3
Buttons and Switches .........................................................................4
Indicators ..............................................................................................5
Connectors ...........................................................................................6
Slots .......................................................................................................7
Rear View ......................................................................................... 8
I/O Connectors ....................................................................................9
Expansion Slot ....................................................................................12
Chapter 2 — Configuring Your System
Accessing the CMOS Setup Utility.............................................. 14
Changing the Display's Power Management Settings ............. 15
Configuring the System Board .................................................... 17
CMOS Jumper ....................................................................................17
CPU Frequency Ratio Multiplier Switches ....................................19
AGP_INT Switch................................................................................20
VGA Switch ........................................................................................21
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Chapter 3 — Removing, Installing, and Replacing
Components
Removing the System Cover .......................................................24
Replacing the System Cover ........................................................25
Installing an Add-In Card ............................................................26
Removing an Add-in Card ...........................................................27
Setting the Configuration Switches ............................................29
Setting the CMOS Jumper ............................................................30
Replacing the Lithium Battery .....................................................31
Installing System Memory ...........................................................34
Removing a Memory Module .....................................................36
Replacing the Hard Drive ...........................................................41
Removing a Slot Cover ..................................................................44
Covering an Open I/O Slot ..........................................................45
Chapter 4 — System Board
Connectors ......................................................................................48
Front Panel Header............................................................................48
Diskette Drive (FLOPPY) Connector ..............................................49
IDE Connectors .................................................................................50
PCI Slot Connectors ...........................................................................51
Memory Module (DIMM) Connectors ..........................................52
Power (ATX PWR) Connector .........................................................53
Fan (CPU FAN, CTRL PWR) Connectors ......................................54
Keyboard/Mouse (KB/MOUSE) Connector ................................55
USB Connectors .................................................................................56
PRINTER, SERIAL, and VGA MONITOR Connectors ...............57
LCD Connector ..................................................................................59
Wake On LAN (WOL_CON) Connector .......................................60
LINE IN and LINE OUT Connectors .............................................61
PHONE and MIC Connectors .........................................................62
Sony Memory Stick Slot Connector ................................................63
i.LINK Interface Header Connectors .............................................64
i.LINK Connectors ............................................................................65
Configuration Jumper and Switches ..........................................66
CMOS Jumper ...................................................................................66
Configuration Switches (SW) ...........................................................67
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Chapter 5 — Fax/Modem Card
Chapter 6 — CMOS Setup Options
STANDARD CMOS SETUP Screen ............................................ 74
BIOS FEATURES SETUP Screen.................................................. 75
CHIPSET FEATURES SETUP Screen.......................................... 78
POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP Screen.................................. 80
PNP AND PCI SETUP Screen ..................................................... 82
LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS Screen .............................................. 84
SUPERVISOR PASSWORD Screen ............................................. 84
USER PASSWORD Screen............................................................ 84
IDE HDD AUTO DETECTION Screen....................................... 84
SAVE & EXIT SETUP Screen........................................................ 84
EXIT WITHOUT SAVING Screen ............................................... 84
Chapter 7 — Miscellaneous Technical Information
About User and Supervisor Passwords ..................................... 86
Beep Code Error Messages .......................................................... 87
PCI Configuration Status and Error Messages ......................... 88
DMA Channel Assignments ....................................................... 89
IRQ Assignments ........................................................................ 90
System I/O Address Map .......................................................... 91
Memory Map ................................................................................. 93
Chapter 8 — Specifications
Processor ....................................................................................... 95
Chipset ........................................................................................... 95
PCI Bus .......................................................................................... 95
Memory Modules (DIMMs) ....................................................... 95
DIMM Configurations .................................................................. 96
L2 Cache ......................................................................................... 96
Graphics ........................................................................................ 96
Audio .............................................................................................. 97
Communications .......................................................................... 97
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I/O and Expansion Slots .............................................................97
i.LINK Interface .............................................................................98
Drives and Controllers .................................................................98
System CMOS ...............................................................................98
Chapter 1
Identifying Components
The following sections identify and describe each component that is
visible from the exterior of the VAIO® Computer. Internal components are
identified in Chapters 3, 4, and 5 of this manual.
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Front View
FD
DISC
HD
Flip-down panel
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Identifying Components
3
Drives
FD
DVD-ROM disc drive
DISC
HD
Floppy disk drive
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Drive
Description
Diskette drive
3.5-inch, 1.44 Mbyte.
DVD-ROM drive*
DVD-ROM disc read: 4.8X (maximum performance).
CD-ROM disc read: 24X (maximum performance).
* Data on a DVD-ROM is read at a variable transfer rate, ranging from 2X at the innermost track to 4.8X at
the outermost track (the data transfer standard 1X rate is 1385 kbytes/s). The average data transfer rate
is 3.6X (4986 kbytes/s). Data on a CD-ROM is read at a variable transfer rate, ranging from 10.5X at the
innermost track to 24X at the outermost track (the data transfer standard 1X rate is 150 kbytes/s). The
average data transfer is 18X (2700 kbytes/s).
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Buttons and Switches
Manual eject hole
Power on/off
Floppy disk eject
DVD-ROM disc eject
FD
DISC
HD
SHA0003.VSD
Button or switch
Description
Power/Standby switch
Turns system power on and off.
Floppy disk eject button
Ejects a diskette.
DVD-ROM disc eject
button
Automatically opens and closes the DVD-ROM
tray.
Emergency eject hole
Ejects an optical disc.
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Indicators
Power on/off
FD
DISC
HD
Diskette drive access indicator
DVD-ROM drive access indicator
Hard drive access indicator
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Indicator
Description
Power/Standby indicator
Standby (amber) indicates the computer is in
standby mode. On (green) indicates the
computer is out of standby mode, ready to
use. Off (no color) indicates the computer is
turned off.
Diskette drive access indicator
On (green) indicates diskette drive activity.
DVD-ROM drive access
indicator
On (orange) indicates optical disc activity.
Hard disk drive access
indicator
On (green) indicates hard disk drive activity.
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Connectors
FD
MIC
DISC
HD
i.LINK USB
PHONES
VOLUME
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Connector
Description
MIC
Connects to microphone.
PHONES
®
Connects to headphones.
i.LINK
(IEEE-1394)*
Connects to digital device that has a 4-pin i.LINK
connector.
USB
Connects to USB devices.
VOLUME
Controls headphone volume.
* To connect to a 6-pin i.LINK device, use the i.LINK connector on the back of the system. A 6-pin i.LINK
connector can supply power from the computer to the device if the device also has a 6-pin i.LINK connector.
A 4-pin i.LINK connector cannot supply power to the device.
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Identifying Components
Slots
FD
PC Card
Slot
DISC
HD
Memory Stick
Media Slot
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Slot
Description
PC Card Slot
Accommodates one Type I or Type II PCMCIA
card
Memory Stick™ Media Slot
Accommodates Memory Stick media
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Rear View
Power
LINE
PHONE
LINE
PRINTER
PRINTER
SERIAL
MONITOR
SERIAL
MONITOR
USB
IN
LINE
OUT
I.LINK
S400
USB
PHONE
LCD
LCD
KEYBOARD
KEYBOARD
i.LINK
LINE OUT
LINE IN
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Connector
Description
Power
AC input power
LINE
Connects to phone cable from wall jack
PHONE
Connects to telephone
PRINTER
Connects to parallel device
SERIAL
Connects to serial device
MONITOR
Connects to VGA monitor (optional)
USB
Connects to USB devices
LINE IN
Connects to output connector on audio device
LINE OUT
Connects to input connector on audio device
i.LINK (IEEE-1394)*
Connects to digital device that has a 6-pin i.LINK
connector
LCD
Connects to VAIO Slimtop™ LCD monitor
KEYBOARD
Connects to keyboard
* To connect to a 6-pin i.LINK device, use the i.LINK connector on the back of the system. A 6-pin i.LINK
connector can supply power from the computer to the device if the device also has a 6-pin i.LINK
connector. A 4-pin i.LINK connector cannot supply power to the device.
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Identifying Components
I/O Connectors
The following section identifies the various I/O connectors.
PRINTER Port
The PRINTER port is a standard 25-pin DB-25 female connector assigned
as LPT1.
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1
25
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SERIAL Port
The SERIAL port is a standard 9-pin DB-9 male connector assigned as
COM1.
1
6
5
9
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MONITOR
The MONITOR connector is a standard 15-pin female high-density VGAtype connector.
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USB Connectors
A USB connector is located on the front and real panels.
Rear panel
Front panel
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PHONE, MIC, LINE IN, and LINE OUT
The PHONES, MIC, LINE IN, and LINE OUT jacks are physically
identical, but have different connections. They are standard 3.5 mm stereo
mini-jacks. The PHONES and MIC jacks are located on the front panel.
The LINE IN and LINE OUT jacks are located on the rear panel.
PHONES
MIC
Front panel
LINE IN
LINE OUT
Rear panel
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Connector
Description
PHONES
1.0 Vrms output (typical) at 31 mW (32 ohm) output (max)
MIC
Electrolet condenser microphone input
LINE IN
1.0 Vrms input (max), 50 Kohm impedance
LINE OUT
1.0 Vrms out (max)
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i.LINK (IEEE-1394)
The 6-pin i.LINK (IEEE-1394) connector on the rear panel can supply
power from the computer to a device if the device also has a 6-pin i.LINK
connector. The connector supplies 10V to 12V. The total power supplied
by the 6-pin i.LINK connector cannot exceed 6 watts.
6-pin i.LINK
(IEEE-1394)
4-pin i.LINK
(IEEE-1394)
On rear panel
On front panel
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LCD
The LCD connector is a 40-pin female MDR-type connector.
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!
Do not connect any LCD monitor other than the Sony VAIO Slimtop LCD monitor.
KEYBOARD/MOUSE
The KEYBOARD connector is a mini DIN-type female connector.
1
6
2
5
3
4
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LINE and PHONE
The LINE and PHONE jacks are physically identical and have identical
connections. They are standard RJ-11 female phone jacks. However, the
LINE jack is for connecting to a telephone line that comes from the wall
jack, and the PHONE jack is for connecting the computer to a telephone.
LINE
PHONE
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✍ Accidentally plugging a phone line from the wall into the modem’s PHONE jack, and a
telephone into the LINE jack, will not damage the modem card or telephone equipment.
However, the modem will not work correctly.
Expansion Slot
One PCI slot is available for expansion, except for some configure-toorder models, which may already use this slot. The other PCI slot is
occupied by the fax/modem card.
PCI Slot
LINE
PRINTER
SERIAL
MONITOR
USB
LINE
IN
OUT
I.LINK
S400
PHONE
LCD
KEYBOARD
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Chapter 2
Configuring Your System
This chapter contains information on configuring your system.
Configuring your system can consist of the following:
❑
Making changes to the CMOS settings
❑
Making changes to the display's power management settings
❑
Changing the system board jumper position
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Accessing the CMOS Setup Utility
You must access the CMOS Setup Utility to make changes to the CMOS
settings (see “CMOS Setup Options” on page 73 for information on
CMOS settings).
!
1
Before rebooting the system, save any open files and exit Windows®.
Reboot the system. The following message appears during the initial
boot sequence:
Press TAB to show the POST screen, DEL to enter SETUP
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
Press DEL after the progress bar starts.
Use the arrow keys to select an item from the main menu.
Press Enter to display the options for the selected item.
Use the arrow keys to select an option.
Press Page Up or Page Down to modify the setting.
Press ESC to return to the main menu.
Select SAVE & EXIT SETUP, type Y, then press Enter. Follow the
onscreen prompts.
Configuring Your System
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Changing the Display's Power Management
Settings
A display that has power management capability is designed to operate
on reduced power or shut itself off after the system has been idle for a
specified period of time.
1
2
From the Start menu, point to Settings, then click Control Panel.
Click the Power Management icon.
The Power Management Properties dialog box opens, with the
Power Schemes tab displayed.
3
Select the power scheme that is most appropriate for the way you use
your computer.
To change a power scheme, change the settings for System standby,
Turn off monitor, and Turn off hard disks.
The System standby option allows you to specify the period of
inactivity (in minutes) that you want to elapse before your computer
goes on standby when your computer is running on AC power.
Power is reactivated when you move the mouse or press a key.
The Turn off monitor option allows you to specify the period of
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inactivity (in minutes) that you want to elapse before your monitor
turns off when your computer is running on AC power. The display
reactivates when you move the mouse or press a key.
The Turn off hard disks option allows you to specify the period of
inactivity (in minutes) that you want to elapse before your hard disks
turn off when your computer is running on AC power.
4
To save a new power scheme, first modify the settings, click Save As,
type a descriptive name, and then click OK.
5
Click the Advanced tab.
6
Select the desired settings, and then click OK.
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Configuring the System Board
The system board contains the following configuration settings:
❑
CMOS jumper
❑
CPU Multiplier switches
❑
AGP_INT switch
❑
VGA switch
✍ The configuration jumpers should never need changing unless otherwise directed by a
technical support or service technician.
!
Before opening the system, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off the
power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and unplug the
power cord.
CMOS Jumper
The CMOS jumper provides two modes of operation: Normal mode, and
Clear CMOS mode.
Normal mode allows normal access to the BIOS Setup Utility. The Central
Processing Unit (CPU) input clock is forced to remain at 100 MHz (fast
mode), and the Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) uses the User CMOS
settings (as opposed to the System CMOS settings). The CMOS and
NVRAM settings are only cleared if the checksum test returns false.
Access to specific setup fields is controlled by a supervisor password or
user password.
The Clear CMOS mode removes the password that is stored in CMOS. No
other parameters are cleared.
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To change the CMOS jumper, perform the following steps:
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Set the jumper as directed by a service technician (also see “CMOS
Jumper” on page 66).
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
1
Normal
2
3
CMOS Clear
KY
3
Reinstall the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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CPU Frequency Ratio Multiplier Switches
The computer ships with the FREQ Ratio multiplier set to X6.0 (see SW
table for positions of SW 1 through 4). Changing the FREQ Ratio
multiplier will not change the speed of your CPU. Do not change the
position of any switch unless directed by a technical support person.
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
SW
1
2
3
4
5
6
ON
O
N
OFF
FREQ Ratio
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SW
FREQ Ratio
SW 1
SW 2
SW 3
SW 4
X3.0
ON
OFF
ON
ON
X3.5
OFF
OFF
ON
ON
X4.0
ON
ON
OFF
ON
X4.5
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
X5.0
ON
OFF
OFF
ON
X5.5
OFF
OFF
OFF
ON
X6.0 (default)
ON
ON
ON
OFF
X6.5
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
X7.0
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
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AGP_INT Switch
You can enable or disable the onboard AGP interrupt.
To enable or disable the AGP_INT, perform the following steps:
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Set the switch to ON (Enable) or OFF (Disable). The default is ON
(see also “Configuration Switches (SW)” on page 67).
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
SW
1
O
N
2
3
4
5
6
ON
OFF
AGP_INT switch
3
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Reinstall the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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VGA Switch
You can enable or disable the onboard VGA controller if you install a
VGA PCI add-in card.
To enable or disable the onboard VGA, perform the following steps:
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Set the VGA switch (SW6) to ON (Enable) or OFF (Disable). The
default is ON (also see “Configuration Switches (SW)” on page 67).
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
SW
1
O
N
2
3
4
5
6
ON
OFF
VGA switch
3
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Reinstall the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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Chapter 3
Removing, Installing, and
Replacing Components
This chapter describes removing, installing, and replacing major
components for upgrading, reconfiguring, and troubleshooting the
components.
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
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Removing the System Cover
You must remove the system cover to access the system board, add-in
cards, power supply, battery, and internal drives.
1
From the rear of the unit, push down on the two tabs that secure the
system cover to the chassis.
2
Slide the system cover back. The panel slides back about ½ inch.
3
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3
Lift straight up to remove it.
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Replacing the System Cover
1
Position the system cover over the chassis such that the front portion
of the system cover extends past the front of the unit.
2
Carefully lower the system cover down over the chassis. The rear of
the system cover should be about ½ inch in from the rear of the unit.
3
Carefully slide the system cover back until the tabs snap into place.
Check the front to make sure all drives and connectors are correctly
aligned.
3
3
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Installing an Add-In Card
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Remove the slot cover adjacent to the selected slot connector on the
system board (see “Removing a Slot Cover” on page 44).
3
Insert the add-in card into the PCI slot connector. Use a gentle
rocking motion, pressing down until the card is fully seated.
✍ Align the card's bracket so that the bottom of the bracket fits into the slot at the
bottom of the chassis. Assure that the top of the bracket fits snugly against the
chassis lip after the card is fully inserted.
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4
Attach any necessary cables to the card (see the instructions that came
with the add-in card).
5
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
6
Turn on the computer and follow any instructions that came with the
add-in card.
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Removing an Add-in Card
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
3
4
Disconnect any cables attached to the add-in card.
Remove the screw that secures the add-in card to the chassis.
Remove the add-in card from the PCI slot connector and store the
card in an anti-static wrapper for future use.
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✍ Grasp the card with one hand on each end, and gently pull up as you rock the card
from side to side.
!
Hold the add-in card by its edges and do not touch any components or
connector contacts on the card. Static electricity in your body may
damage sensitive components on the card. As a precaution, touch any
exposed metal part on the metal chassis (preferably the metal part on
the power supply) before handling an add-in card to discharge any static
electricity in your body.
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5
If you do not replace the card or install another add-in card, install a
slot cover over the vacant slot at the rear of the chassis (see “Covering
an Open I/O Slot” on page 45).
6
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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Setting the Configuration Switches
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
1
Remove any add-in cards (see “Removing an Add-in Card” on
page 27).
2
Set the switches as needed (see “Configuring the System Board” on
page 17).
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3
Replace any add-in card removed in step 1 (see “Installing an Add-In
Card” on page 26).
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Setting the CMOS Jumper
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Use long-nose pliers to reposition the CMOS jumper as needed.
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✍ Do not change the position of this jumper unless directed by a service technician.
3
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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Replacing the Lithium Battery
You may need to replace the lithium battery if your computer consistently
loses the date or time settings after turning it off. The lithium battery has
a typical life of three years, after which the battery may be too weak to
power the CMOS memory.
!
Sony recommends that you use an authorized service dealer to replace the
Lithium battery. However, if you wish to replace the battery yourself, read
the following cautions, notes, and procedure.
!
When you remove the lithium battery, all values stored in the CMOS memory
(BIOS setup values and Plug and Play values) may be lost. Although the
computer can hold the charge for a short time while replacing the battery, it
is safer to assume that the settings will be lost. When the values are lost, the
BIOS values revert to their factory-default settings (see “Accessing the
CMOS Setup Utility” on page 14).
Do not handle damaged or leaking batteries.
The lithium battery may explode if mistreated. Do not disassemble it or
dispose of it in fire.
1
Reboot your computer by selecting Shut Down... from the Start
menu, and then selecting Restart the computer.
2
If the error message “Error: Check date and time settings” appears
during the reboot sequence, press F3, then press F2 during the reboot
process to access the BIOS Setup Utility. Otherwise it is not necessary
to replace the battery at this time, and you can skip all remaining
steps.
3
Compare all the BIOS options to their default settings (see “CMOS
Setup Options” on page 73). Make a list of all the BIOS options that
are different from their default values. You will refer to this list when
you restore the BIOS settings later.
4
Press ESC, then select Exit from the main menu using the right arrow
key. The Exit Discarding Changes is automatically selected (it is the
first item in the list).
5
Press Enter, type N when prompted to save, then press Enter to exit
the BIOS Setup Utility.
6
7
Turn off the computer and unplug the power cord.
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
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Carefully reach under the ribbon cable with your finger and push on
the battery-eject lever (see diagram). One side of the battery pops up.
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!
Be carefull not to dislodge the ribbon cable. If it becomes dislodged, you may
have to bring the unit in to a Sony-authorized service dealer.
9
Remove the battery with your finger and thumb and dispose of the
battery according to the instructions that came with the new battery.
10
Insert the new battery into the battery holder, with the plus (+) side
up, and press down until the battery feels secure.
✍ The Sony CR2032 battery is recommended. Using a type of battery other than a
CR2032 may present a risk of fire or explosion.
11
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
12
13
Reconnect the power cord and turn on the computer.
If the error message “Error: Check date and time settings.” appears
during the reboot sequence, press DEL to access the CMOS Setup
Utility. If no error message displays, the computer’s CMOS settings
were retained during the battery replacement and you can skip the
remaining steps.
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14
Refer to the list you made in step 3 and restore any non-default
CMOS settings (see “CMOS Setup Options” on page 73).
15
Select SAVE & EXIT SETUP from the main menu using the arrow
keys, then press Enter.
16
Type Y, then press Enter to save the changes and exit the CMOS Setup
Utility.
The computer’s CMOS settings are now restored.
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Installing System Memory
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
1
If necessary, remove the memory module you wish to replace (see
“Removing a Memory Module” on page 36).
2
Remove the new memory module(s) from its anti-static package.
Hold the memory module only by its edges to prevent staticelectricity damage.
3
Choose the size of the memory module and configuration as shown
in the following table. Memory modules can vary in size and speed
between sockets. The minimum memory size is 8 MB. The maximum
memory size is 256 MB. The BIOS automatically detects the type, size,
and speed of the memory modules.
Memory module configurations (MB)
DIMM1
DIMM2
0, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128
0, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128
!
Touch any exposed metal part of the chassis to discharge static electricity in
your body before handling a memory module.
✍ Use only 100 MHz FSB-supported memory. Do not mix 66 MHz memory with 100 MHz
memory. Supports SDRAM memory. Does not support EDO memory or buffered DIMM
memory.
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4
Align the module over the appropriate socket, noting the location of
pin 1 on the module and pin 1 on the socket.
Press down
here
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
Pin 1 side
DIMM2
Handles
DIMM1
Memory module (DIMM)
1
Indicates pin 1
5
6
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Carefully but firmly insert the edge of the module into the socket.
Press down firmly and evenly at both corners until the module is
fully seated.
✍ When the module is fully seated, the handles on each side are straight up and
locked into the slot on each side of the module. If the handles are not totally
straight upright, continue to press down on each side of the module until the
handles lock into place.
7
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
Your computer automatically recognizes the extra memory and
configures itself accordingly when you turn it on. No further action is
required.
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Removing a Memory Module
You may need to remove a memory module if you change the memory
configuration or replace a bad module.
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Locate the memory module you wish to remove.
DIMM 1
DIMM 2
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✍ If the memory module you wish to remove is DIMM #2, skip steps 3 to 5. Otherwise,
continue.
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3
Remove the two screws that secure the hard drive carrier to the
diskette drive housing.
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4
Lift up the hard drive carrier about ½” (until the tabs reach the stops),
then pull sideways (away from the front panel) until the hard drive
carrier is clear.
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Flip the hard drive carrier upside down and let it rest on the power
supply while you remove DIMM #1.
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6
Push out the handle on each side of the memory module to eject the
module from its socket.
Push out
Handles
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7
Lift the memory module out by grasping it by its edges. Store the
module in a static-free bag.
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!
Touch any exposed metal part of the chassis to discharge static
electricity in your body before handling the memory module.
✍ If the memory module you removed is DIMM #2, stop. Otherwise, continue.
8
9
Flip the hard drive carrier back to its normal position.
Insert the drive carrier tabs into the chassis slots, then slip the drive
carrier down until the holes in the hard drive carrier align with the
holes in the diskette drive carrier.
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Replace the two screws that secure the hard drive carrier to the
diskette drive housing.
✍ Be sure you reattach the ground wire located at each screw.
11
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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Replacing the Hard Drive
!
Before opening the system unit, save any open files, exit Windows, turn off
the power of the computer and all attached peripherals, and then unplug the
power cord.
✍ Be sure to back up any files on your hard drive that you want to preserve before you replace
the drive.
1
Remove the system cover (see “Removing the System Cover” on
page 24).
2
Remove the two screws that secure the hard drive carrier to the
diskette drive housing.
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3
Lift the hard drive carrier about ½” (until it reaches the stops), then
pull sideways (away from the front panel) until the drive carrier is
clear.
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Unplug the ribbon cable and power supply cable from the hard drive
connectors.
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5
Remove the four screws that secure the hard drive to the bottom of
the drive carrier.
6
7
Remove the hard drive from the drive carrier.
8
9
Insert the new hard drive into the drive carrier.
Set the jumpers on the new hard drive to be the Primary Master IDE
drive (refer to the instructions that came with your new hard drive).
Replace the four screws that secure the drive to the drive carrier.
✍ Be sure you reattach the ground tab at the position shown in the illustration.
10
Reconnect the ribbon cable and power supply cable to the new hard
drive.
✍ Be sure to insert the ribbon cable inside the plastic stress-relief slots on the drive carrier.
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Insert the drive carrier tabs into the chassis slots, then slip the drive
carrier down until the holes in the hard drive carrier align with the
holes in the diskette drive carrier.
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13
Route the longest ground wire through the white plastic cable-tie.
Replace the two screws that secure the hard drive carrier to the
diskette drive carrier.
✍ Be sure to reattach the ground wire at each screw location. You might need long-nose
pliers to reach the ground wire closest to the drive’s power-supply connector.
14
Replace the system cover (see “Replacing the System Cover” on
page 25).
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Removing a Slot Cover
You remove a slot cover when you install an add-in card that occupies a
previously-empty slot.
1
Lay the system on its side with the open side facing up and the slot
covers facing you.
2
3
4
Locate the slot of the cover you want to remove.
Remove the screw from the slot cover.
Carefully remove the loose slot cover and retain it for future use.
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Covering an Open I/O Slot
Slot covers prevent air from escaping through the empty hole. If air
escapes, the components inside the computer cannot be properly cooled.
This may damage some components, especially the main processor
(which generates the most heat).
1
Fit the bottom end of the slot cover (removed earlier) between the
chassis and system board.
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2
Push the slot cover in until it rests firmly on the lip in the chassis. All
add-in card brackets and slot covers rest on this lip.
3
Replace the screw (removed earlier) to secure the I/O slot cover.
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Chapter 4
System Board
This chapter identifies each component on the system board and provides
a detailed description of each connector and jumper on the system board.
CTRL
PWR
Primary IDE
Secondary IDE
Power
CPU
CPU Fan
USB2
Printer
Serial
i.LINK
IEEE-1394
Floppy
CMOS
Sony Memory Stick
Wake On LAN
VGA Monitor
USB1
Line In
Line Out
i.LINK
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
PCMCIA Socket
Memory
Volume
Phone
Mic
IEEE-1394
LCD Monitor
Config. SW
Keyboard/Mouse
PCI Riser Slot Battery
Front Panel
header
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Connectors
Front Panel Header
The front panel header is a 10-pin header that provides connections to
various front panel functions.
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
Front panel header
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Pin #
Name
Description
1
+5
+5V from power supply
2
LED (DVD-ROM)
Connects to LED on DVD-ROM
3
LED (FDD)
Connects to LED on floppy disk drive
4
LED (HDD)
Connects to LED on IDE hard disk drive
5
LED (MODEM)
Connects to LED on modem card
6
Reserved
(not used)
7
LED3
Connects to Standby/Sleep (red) signal from
power supply
8
LED4
Connects to Power (green) anode signal from
power supply
9
POWER SW
Connects to power switch
10
GND
Connects to signal ground
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Diskette Drive (FLOPPY) Connector
The FLOPPY connector is a 26-pin connector for a slim notebook-type
diskette drive.
FLOPPY
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
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IDE Connectors
There are two IDE (Integrated Drive Electronics) connectors: a Primary
IDE and a Secondary IDE connector.
The Primary IDE connector is a 40-pin 2.54mm pitch header-type
connector for the 3.5 inch hard disk drive.
The Secondary IDE connector is a 50-pin 2mm pitch header-type
connector for the slim notebook-type CD-ROM drive.
Primary IDE
Secondary IDE
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
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PCI Slot Connectors
The system board contains one PCI Riser slot connector for a PCI riser
card. The PCI riser card in turn provides two PCI slot connectors for PCI
add-in cards. One PCI slot connector is available for an add-in PCI card,
except some configure-to-order models, which may already use this slot.
The other PCI slot connector is occupied by the fax/modem card.
The PCI slots in the riser card support 32-bit 5V and Universal (3.3/5V)
PCI add-in cards.
PCI slot for
riser card
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
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Two PCI slot connectors
PCI riser card
(plugs into PCI connector
on system board)
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Memory Module (DIMM) Connectors
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
DIMM1
DIMM2
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Both sides of each Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) look very
similar. The side with pin 1 has a small "1" to the left of pin 1. Be sure to
orient a DIMM correctly in the DIMM connector (a small triangle on the
connector indicates pin 1).
Memory module (DIMM)
1
Indicates pin 1
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Power (ATX PWR) Connector
The ATX PWR connector is a 20-pin Molex-type header connector that
provides power to the ATX system board.
ATX PWR
20
10
O
N
1
1 2 3 4 5 6
11
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Power connector
Pin #
Name
Pin #
Name
1
+3.3V
11
+3.3V
2
+3.3V
12
-12V
3
GND
13
GND
4
+5V
14
PS-ON# (power supply
remote on/off control)
5
GND
15
GND
6
+5V
16
GND
7
GND
17
GND
8
PWRGD (power good)
18
NC
9
+5VSB
19
+5V
10
+12V
20
+5V
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Fan (CPU FAN, CTRL PWR) Connectors
The CPU Fan connector is a 1 x 3-pin straight header connector that
controls the CPU cooling fan.
The CTRL PWR connector is a 2 x 3-pin connector that controls the power
supply cooling fan. It connects to P3 from the power supply.
CPU Fan
1
3
CTRL PWR
O
N
3
6
1
4
1 2 3 4 5 6
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CPU Fan connector
Pin
Signal Name
1
GND
2
FAN_CTRL (+12V)
3
FAN_SEN
CTRL PWR connector
Pin
Signal Name
1
Fan M
2
Fan C*
3
3.3V sense
4
NC (key)
5
Reserved
6
Reserved
* Power supply provides 12V to this pin when system is in Power On mode (for fastest fan speed), and 6V
when system is in Suspend mode (to reduce fan noise).
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Keyboard/Mouse (KB/MOUSE) Connector
The combination keyboard/mouse connector is a 6-pin female PS/2®
type (mini-DIN) connector that can accommodate the supplied VAIO
Smart convertible keyboard and wheel mouse, or a PS/2 keyboard only.
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
KB/MOUSE
6
1
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Keyboard/Mouse connector
Pin
Signal Name
1
Keyboard data
2
Mouse data
3
GND
4
+5V (fused)
5
Keyboard clock
6
Mouse clock
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USB Connectors
There are two USB ports that permit connection of two USB peripheral
devices directly to the system without having to use an external hub. If
more USB devices are needed, connect an external hub to either USB1 or
USB2.
USB1 is a standard USB connector accessible from the rear panel. USB2 is
a standard USB connector accessible from the front panel.
USB2
USB1
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
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USB1 connector (rear panel)
Pin
Signal Name
1
Power
2
USBP0#
3
USBP0
4
GND
USB2 connector (front panel)
Pin
Signal Name
1
Power
2
USBP1#
3
USBP1
4
GND
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PRINTER, SERIAL, and VGA MONITOR Connectors
The SERIAL connector is a DB-9 male connector. The PRINTER connector
is a DB-25 female connector. The VGA MONITOR connector is a 15-pin
D-sub female connector.
13
PRINTER
25
1
14
SERIAL
1
5
6
9
VGA MONITOR
5
1
15
11
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
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PRINTER connector
Pin
Signal Name
Pin
Signal Name
1
STROBE#
14
AUTO FEED#
2
DATA BIT 0
15
FAULT#
3
DATA BIT 1
16
INIT#
4
DATA BIT 2
17
SLCT IN#
5
DATA BIT 3
18
GND
6
DATA BIT 4
19
GND
7
DATA BIT 5
20
GND
8
DATA BIT 6
21
GND
9
DATA BIT 7
22
GND
10
ACK#
23
GND
11
BUSY
24
GND
12
ERROR
25
GND
13
SELECT
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SERIAL 1 connector
Pin
Signal Name
1
DCD
2
RXD#
3
TXD#
4
DTR#
5
GND
6
DSR
7
RTS
8
CTS
9
RI
VGA MONITOR connector
Pin
Signal Name
1
RED
2
GREEN
3
BLUE
4
GND
5
DDC GND
6
RED GND
7
GREEN GND
8
BLUE GND
9
NC
10
GND
11
GND
12
SDA
13
HORIZONTAL SYNC
14
VERTICAL SYNC
15
SCL
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LCD Connector
The LCD connector is a 40-pin MDR-type connector for the Sony VAIO
Slimtop LCD monitor.
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
LCD
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Do not connect any other LCD other than the Sony VAIO Slimtop LCD monitor
that came with the PCV-L630. The Sony VAIO Slimtop LCD monitor that came
with the PCV-L620 is not compatible with the PCV-L630 system.
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Wake On LAN (WOL_CON) Connector
The WOL_CON connector is a 3-pin header connector that provides the
Wake On LAN function.
WOL_CON
3
1
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
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Wake On LAN connector
Pin
Signal
1
+5V SB
2
GND
3
WOL signal
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LINE IN and LINE OUT Connectors
The LINE IN and LINE OUT jacks are stereo mini-jacks (3.5 mm) that
connect to a stereo audio device (not an audio source from a video
device). Connect a stereo audio output jack to the LINE IN jack, and the
LINE OUT jack to a stereo audio input jack.
LINE IN
LINE OUT
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
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LINE IN jack
Pin
Signal
Sleeve
GND
Tip
Audio-Left In
Ring
Audio-Right In
LINE OUT jack
Pin
Signal
Sleeve
GND
Tip
Audio-Left Out
Ring
Audio-Right Out
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PHONE and MIC Connectors
The PHONES jack is a stereo mini-jack (3.5 mm) that connects to
headphones. The MIC jack is a stereo mini-jack (3.5 mm) that connects to
a microphone.
Volume
control knob
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
PHONES
MIC
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PHONES jack
Pin
Signal
Sleeve
GND
Tip
Left out
Ring
Right out
MIC jack
Pin
Signal
Sleeve
GND
Tip
Microphone mono in
Ring
Electret bias voltage
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Sony Memory Stick Slot Connector
The Sony Memory Stick slot connector is a 10-pin MCR 103-10S
connector.
Sony Memory Stick
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
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i.LINK Interface Header Connectors
The system board has two i.LINK (IEEE-1394) interface header
connectors. A cable connects each 6-pin header connector to the riser
card.
IEEE-1394
(front panel)
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
IEEE-1394
(rear panel)
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IEEE-1394 interface header connector (rear panel)
Pin
Signal Name
1
Ground
2
TA1+
3
TA1-
4
TB1+
5
TB1-
6
Ground
IEEE-1394 interface header connector (front panel)
Pin
Signal Name
1
Ground
2
TPA2+
3
TPA2-
4
TPB2+
5
TPB2-
6
Ground
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i.LINK Connectors
The system board has two i.LINK (IEEE-1394) connectors: a 4-pin
connector is accessible from the front panel, and a 6-pin connector is
accessible from the rear panel. Use the front-panel connector to connect to
devices that use a 4-pin i.LINK (IEEE-1394) connector. Use the rear-panel
connector to connect to devices that use a 6-pin* i.LINK (IEEE-1394)
connector.
i.LINK
(front panel)
O1 2 3 4 5 6
N
i.LINK
(rear panel)
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* A 6-pin i.LINK connector can supply power from the computer to the device if the device also has a
6-pin i.LINK connector. A 4-pin i.LINK connector cannot supply power to a device.
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Configuration Jumper and Switches
There is one configuration jumper (CMOS), and a bank of six
configuration switches (1-6) that sets the CPU speed multiplier, AGP
interrupt state (AGP_INT), and on-board VGA state (VGA).
CMOS Jumper
A jumper cap is installed on pins 1 and 2 (Normal) of the CMOS jumper
when the computer is shipped. Do not move the jumper cap to the
CMOS Clear position unless otherwise directed by a technical support
person.
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
1
Normal
2
3
CMOS Clear
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Configuration Switches (SW)
A 6-switch dual inline package (DIP) provides configuration settings for
FREQ Ratio (CPU multiplier), AGP_INT (AGP Interrupt) Enable/
Disable, and onboard VGA Enable/Disable. The CPU determines the
CPU core frequency.
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The computer ships with AGP_INT (SW 5) set to OFF (Disable) and VGA
(SW 6) set to OFF (Disable). The computer ships with the FREQ Ratio
multiplier set to X6.0 (see SW table for positions of SW 1 through 4). Do
not change the position of any switch unless directed by a Sony-
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authorized technical support person.
O
N
1 2 3 4 5 6
SW
1
2
3
4
5
6
O
N
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SW
Function
SW 1
SW 2
SW 3
SW 4
SW 5
SW6
AGP_INT Enable
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
ON
N/A
AGP_INT Disable
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
OFF
N/A
VGA Enable
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
ON
VGA Disable
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
N/A
OFF
FREQ Ratio = X3.0
ON
OFF
ON
ON
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X3.5
OFF
OFF
ON
ON
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X4.0
ON
ON
OFF
ON
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X4.5
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X5.0
ON
OFF
OFF
ON
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X5.5
OFF
OFF
OFF
ON
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X6.0
ON
ON
ON
OFF
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X6.5
OFF
ON
ON
OFF
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X7.0
ON
OFF
ON
OFF
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X7.5
OFF
OFF
ON
OFF
N/A
N/A
FREQ Ratio = X8.0
ON
ON
OFF
OFF
N/A
N/A
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Chapter 5
Fax/Modem Card
The K56flex™ technology/V.90-compatible data fax/modem card
occupies PCI slot #1 in the Riser card. The fax/modem card has two RJ-11
jacks that are accessible from the rear panel: one to connect a telephone
line, and one to connect a phone.
TELEPHONE
LINE
KY0038.VSD
Name
Connector Type
Description
TELEPHONE
RJ-11
Connects to phone
LINE
RJ-11
Connects to telephone line
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CMOS Setup Options
This chapter describes each screen in the CMOS SETUP UTILITY (see
“Accessing the CMOS Setup Utility” on page 14).
The CMOS Setup Utility presents the following menu items on the main
screen:
❑
STANDARD CMOS SETUP
❑
BIOS FEATURES SETUP
❑
CHIPSET FEATURES SETUP
❑
POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP
❑
PNP AND PCI SETUP
❑
LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS
❑
SUPERVISOR PASSWORDS
❑
USER PASSWORD
❑
IDE HDD AUTO DETECTION
❑
SAVE & EXIT SETUP
❑
EXIT WITHOUT SAVING
Use the arrow keys to choose a menu item. Press Enter to display the
item’s options. Use the arrow keys to select an option. Use the Page Up or
Page Down keys to modify a setting.
Press Esc to go back to the main menu. Press F10 to save the changes and
exit, or press Esc to discard the changes. Follow the on-screen prompts for
other choices. The bottom of the screen presents a summary of the
keyboard keys to use for navigation and control.
The current setting is shown in [brackets] unless the item cannot be
modified. Items beneath the current setting indicate available settings.
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STANDARD CMOS SETUP Screen
Date (mm:dd:yy)
[Sat, Oct 16 1999]
Time (hh:mm:ss)
[14 : 52: 53]
HARD DISKS
Primary Master
Primary Slave
Secondary Master
Secondary Slave
TYPE
[Auto]
None
User
MODE
[AUTO]
NORMAL
LBA
LARGE
Drive A
[1.44M, 3.5 in.]
2.88M, 3.5 in.
None
360K, 5.25 in.
1.2M, 5.25 in.
720K, 3.5 in.
Drive B
[None]
360K, 5.25 in.
1.2M, 5.25 in.
720K, 3.5 in.
1.44M, 3.5 in.
2.88M, 3.5 in.
Floppy 3 Mode Support
[Disabled]
Drive A
Drive B
Both
Video
[EGA/VGA]
CGA 40
CGA 80
MONO
Halt On
[All, But Keyboard]
All, But Diskette
All, But Disk/Key
All Errors
No Errors
CMOS Setup Options
BIOS FEATURES SETUP Screen
CPU Internal Core Speed
500MHz*
Boot Virus Detection
[Enabled]
Disabled
Processor Serial Number
[Disabled]
Enabled
BIOS Update
[Enabled]
Disabled
Quick Power On Self Test
[Enabled]
Disabled
HDD Sequence SCSI/IDE First:
[IDE]
SCSI
Boot Sequence
[CDROM,A,C]
D,A
E,A
F,A
C only
LS/ZIP ,C
LAN,A,C
A,C
C,A
A,CDROM,C
CDROM,C,A
Floppy Disk Access Control
[R/W]
Read Only
IDE HDD Block Mode Sectors
[HDD MAX]
Disabled
2
4
8
16
32
* MHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed. Other factors may affect application performance.
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HDD S.M.A.R.T. capability
[Disabled]
Enabled
Silent Boot
[Enabled]
Disabled
Boot Up Sound
[Disabled]
Enabled
Boot Up Volume*
[Medium]
High
Mute
Low
PCI/VGA Palette Snoop
[Disabled]
Enabled
Video ROM BIOS Shadow
[Enabled]
Disabled
C8000 - CBFFF Shadow
[Disabled]
Enabled
CC000 - CFFFF Shadow
[Disabled]
Enabled
D0000 - D3FFF Shadow
[Disabled]
Enabled
D4000 - D7FFF Shadow
[Disabled]
Enabled
D8000 - DBFFF Shadow
[Disabled]
Enabled
DC000 - DFFFF Shadow
[Disabled]
Enabled
Boot Up NumLock Status
[Off]
On
Typematic Rate Setting
[Disabled]
Enabled
* Becomes enabled only when Boot Up Sound is enabled.
CMOS Setup Options
Typematic Rate (Chars/Sec):
[6]
8
10
12
15
20
24
30
Typematic Delay (Msec)
[250]
500
750
1000
Security Option
[System]
Setup
PS/2 Mouse Function Control
[Auto]
Enabled
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CHIPSET FEATURES SETUP Screen
SDRAM Configuration
[By SPD]
Disabled
7ns (143MHz)
8ns (125MHz)
SDRAM CAS Latency*
[2T]
3T
SDRAM RAS to CAS Delay*
[2T]
3T
SDRAM RAS Precharge Time*
[2T]
3T
SDRAM Idle Timer*
[8T]
10T
12T
16T
32T
Infinite
0T
2T
4T
SDRAM MA Wait State
[Normal]
Slow
Fast
Graphics Aperture Size
[64MB]
128MB
256MB
4MB
8MB
16MB
32MB
Video Memory Cache Mode
[UC]
USWC
PCI 2.1 Support
[Enabled]
Disabled
DRAM are 64 (Not 72) bits wide
Data Integrity Mode†
Non-ECC
Onboard FDC Controller
[Enabled]
Disabled
* These settings depend on the setting in SDRAM Configuration, and become enabled only when
SDRAM Configuration is Disabled.
† Read only.
CMOS Setup Options
Onboard Serial Port 1
[3F8H/IRQ4]
2F8H/IRQ3
3E8H/IRQ4
2E8H/IRQ10
Disabled
Onboard Serial Port 2
[2F8H/IRQ3]
3E8H/IRQ4
2E8H/IRQ10
3F8H/IRQ4
Onboard Parallel Port
[378H/IRQ7]
278H/IRQ5
Disabled
3BCH/IRQ7
Parallel Port Mode
[Bi-direct]
EPP
ECP
ECP+EPP
ECP DMA Select*
[3]
1
Onboard PCI IDE Enable
[Both]
Primary
Secondary
Disable
IDE Ultra DMA Mode
[Auto]
Disable
IDE0 Master PIO/DMA Mode
IDE0 Slave PIO/DMA Mode
IDE1 Master PIO/DMA Mode
IDE1 Slave PIO/DMA Mode
(each has identical options)
[Auto]
0/0
1/0
2/0
3/1
4/2
* This setting is enabled when Parallel Port Mode is set to ECP or ECP+EPP.
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POWER MANAGEMENT SETUP Screen
Power Management
[User Define]
Disable
Min Saving
Max Saving
Video Off Option
[Suspend -> Off]
Always On
Video Off Method
[DPMS OFF]
DPMS Reduce ON
Blank Screen
V/H SYNC+Blank
DPMS Standby
DPMS Suspend
** PM Timers **
HDD Power Down
[Disable]
1 Min
2 Min
3 Min
4 Min
5 Min
6 Min
7 Min
8 Min
9 Min
10 Min
11 Min
12 Min
13 Min
14 Min
15 Min
Suspend Mode*
[Disable]
30 Sec
1 Min
2 Min
4 Min
8 Min
20 Min
30 Min
40 Min
1 Hour
* Enabled only when Power Management is not set to Disable.
CMOS Setup Options
** Power Up Control **
PWR Button < 4 Secs
[Soft Off]
Suspend
Automatic Power Up
[Disabled]
Everyday
By Date
Time (hh:mm:ss) Alarm*
[ 3: 2: 0]
Date Of Month Alarm†
[1]
2
.
.
.
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** Fan Monitor **
Power Fan Speed
[(displays actual RPM)]
Ignore
** Thermal Monitor **
CPU Temperature
[(displays actual temperature)]
Ignore
MB Temperature
[(displays actual temperature)]
Ignore
** Voltage Monitor **
VCORE Voltage
[(displays actual voltage)]
Ignore
+3.3V Voltage
[(displays actual voltage)]
Ignore
+5V Voltage
[(displays actual voltage)]
Ignore
+12V Voltage
[(displays actual voltage)]
Ignore
-12V Voltage
[(displays actual voltage)]
Ignore
* Displays only when Automatic Power Up is Everyday or By Date.
† Displays only when Automatic Power Up is By Date.
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PNP AND PCI SETUP Screen
PNP OS Installed
Slot 1 IRQ
Slot 2 IRQ
PCI Latency Timer
[No]
Yes
[Auto]
NA
3
4
5
7
9
10
11
12
14
15
[32]
.
.
.
255
0
1
.
.
.
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PCI Clock
PCI Clock
PCI Clock
PCI Clock
PCI Clock
IRQ 3 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 4 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 5 Used By ISA
[Yes]
No/ICU
IRQ 7 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 9 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 10 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 11 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 12 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
CMOS Setup Options
IRQ 14 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
IRQ 15 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
DMA 1 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
DMA 3 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
DMA 5 Used By ISA
[No/ICU]
Yes
ISA MEM Block BASE
[No/ICU]
C800
CC00
D000
D400
D800
DC00
USB IRQ
[Enabled]
Disabled
ONB VGA BIOS First
[No]
Yes
Onboard Audio
[Enabled]
Disabled]
Onboard Cardbus
[Enabled]
Disabled
Onboard 1394
[Enabled]
Disabled
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LOAD SETUP DEFAULTS Screen
Press Enter to load setup defaults except standard CMOS setup.
SUPERVISOR PASSWORD Screen
Press Enter to change, set, or disable the supervisor password. Follow the prompts.
USER PASSWORD Screen
Press Enter to change, set, or disable the user password. Follow the
prompts.
IDE HDD AUTO DETECTION Screen
Press Enter to auto-configure the hard disk drives.
SAVE & EXIT SETUP Screen
Press Enter to save changes in the CMOS and exit CMOS Setup Utility. Follow the
prompts.
EXIT WITHOUT SAVING Screen
Press Enter to exit CMOS Setup Utility without saving the changes. Follow the
prompts.
Chapter 7
Miscellaneous Technical
Information
This chapter contains information on the following subjects:
❑
User and Supervisor password
❑
Beep code error messages
❑
PCI configuration status and error messages
❑
DMA channel assignments
❑
IRQ assignments
❑
System I/O address map
❑
Memory map
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About User and Supervisor Passwords
The system allows you to specify up to two passwords (a User password
and a Supervisor password) in the BIOS Setup Utility. The User password
is required; the Supervisor password is optional.
Access to the BIOS Setup Utility depends on which passwords were
previously set, as indicated next.
If you set these passwords...
...the following passwords are required:
User password only
User password is required at bootup.
Supervisor password only
No password is required at bootup.
Supervisor password is required by most
setup options.
Both passwords
User password is required at bootup.
Supervisor password is required by most
setup options.
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Beep Code Error Messages
During a normal bootup, a single short beep signifies that the system is
OK. Other beep patterns signify errors. The number of beeps indicates the
specific error that occurred.
The Sony Online Support technical representative will need to know how
many beeps your system produces if there is an error, so be sure to count
the number of beeps before calling for support.
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PCI Configuration Status and Error Messages
The following is a list of status and error messages that may appear on
your system from time to time.
Message
Meaning
Floppy Disk Controller
Resource Conflict
The diskette controller has requested a
resource that is already in use.
CMOS Checksum Error,
CMOS Cleared
The CMOS data was reinitialized due to a
CMOS checksum error.
CMOS Data Invalid,
CMOS Cleared
Invalid entry in the CMOS.
Parallel Port Resource Conflict
The parallel port has requested a resource
that is already in use.
PCI Error Log is Full
This message is displayed when more than
15 PCI conflict errors are detected. No
additional PCI errors can be logged.
PCI I/O Port Conflict
Two devices requested the same resource,
resulting in a conflict.
PCI IRQ Conflict
Two devices requested the same resource,
resulting in a conflict.
PCI Memory Conflict
Two devices requested the same resource,
resulting in a conflict.
Primary Boot Device Not
Found
The designated primary boot device (hard
disk drive, diskette drive, DVD-ROM drive,
or network drive) could not be found.
Primary IDE Controller
Resource Conflict
The primary IDE controller has requested a
resource that is already in use.
Primary Input Device Not
Found
The designated primary input device
(keyboard, mouse, or other, if input is
redirected) could not be found.
Primary Output Device Not
Found
The designated primary output device
(display, serial port, or other, if input is
redirected) could not be found.
Secondary IDE Controller
Resource Conflict
The secondary IDE controller has requested
a resource that is already in use.
Serial Port 1 Resource Conflict
Serial port 1 has requested a resource that is
already in use.
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DMA Channel Assignments
This shows the factory default values. Windows 98 reassigns resources to
best meet the needs of a particular configuration.
DMA
Channel
Default
Assignment
2
Standard diskette drive controller
3
ECP printer port (LPT1) for ECP
4
Direct memory access controller
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IRQ Assignments
✍ This shows the factory default values. Windows 98 will reassign resources to best meet
the needs of a particular configuration. PCI IRQs can be shared between several PCI
devices.
IRQ #
Default Assignment
01
Standard 101/102-key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
02
Programmable interrupt controller
03
Communications port (COM2)
04
Communications port (COM1)
06
Standard floppy dsk controller
07
Printer port (LPT1)
08
System CMOS/real-time clock
09
Vortex AU8810 multi-function PCI platform
09
Ricoh RL5C475 CardBus controller
09
SCI IRQ used by ACPI bus
09
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI to USB universal host controller
09
ACPI IRQ Holder for PCI IRQ steering
09
Vortex AU8810 PCI audio
09
Lucent WinModem®
09
ACPI IRQ holder for PCI IRQ steering
10
Sony OHCI i.LINK(IEEE-1394) PCI host controller
10
ACPI IRQ holder for PCI IRQ steering
11
ACPI IRQ holder for PCI IRQ steering
11
Rage™ 128 Pro 4XL (English)
11
Sony PCI to Memory Stick I/F controller
12
WheelMouse1 (PS/2)
13
Numeric data processor
14
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
14
Primary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
15
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
15
Secondary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
Miscellaneous Technical Information
System I/O Address Map
Address Range
(hex)
Description
0000h - 000Fh
Direct memory access controller
0010h-001Fh
Motherboard resources
0020h-0021h
Programmable interrupt controller
0022h-003Fh
Motherboard resources
0040h-0043h
System timer
0044h-005Fh
Motherboard resources
0060h-0060h
Standard 101/102-key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
0061h-0061h
System speaker
0062h-0063h
Motherboard resources
0064h-0064h
Standard 101/102-key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
0065h-006Fh
Motherboard resources
0070h-0073h
System CMOS/real time clock
0074h-007Fh
Motherboard resources
0080h-0090h
Direct memory access controller
0091h-0093h
Motherboard resources
0094h-009Fh
Direct memory access controller
00A0h-00A1h
Programmable interrupt controller
00A2h-00BFh
Motherboard resources
00C0h-00DFh
Direct memory access controller
00E0h-00EFh
Motherboard resources
00F0h-00FFh
Numeric data processor
0170h-0177h
Secondary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
0170h-0177h
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
01F0h-01F7h
Primary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
01F0h-01F7h
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
0290h-0297h
Motherboard resources
02F8h-02FFh
Communications port (COM2)
0376h-0376h
Secondary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
0376h-0376h
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
0378h-037Bh
Printer port (LPT1)
03B0h-03BBh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
03C0h-03DFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
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Address Range
(hex)
Description
03F0h-03F1h
Motherboard resources
03F2h-03F5h
Standard diskette controller
03F6h-03F6h
Primary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
03F6h-03F6h
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
03F7h-03F7h
Standard diskette controller
03F8h-03FFh
Communications port (COM1)
04D0h-04D1h
Motherboard resources
0CF8h-0CFFh
PCI bus
A000h-A0FFh
LT WinModem
A400h-A407h
LT WinModem
A800h-A81Fh
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI to USB universal host controller
B000h-B007h
Primary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
B000h-B00Fh
Intel 82371AB/EB PCI bus master IDE controller
B008h-B00Fh
Secondary IDE controller (dual FIFO)
B400h-B407h
Vortex AU8810 PCI audio
B400h-B407h
Vortex AU8810 multi-function PCI platform
B800h-B807h
Vortex AU8810 PCI audio
B800h-B807h
Vortex AU8810 multi-function PCI platform
D000h-DFFFh
Intel 82443BX Pentium® III processor to AGP controller
D800h-D8FFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
E400h-E43Fh
Motherboard resources
E800h-E80Fh
Motherboard resources
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Memory Map
Address Range
Description
00000000h-0009FFFFh
System board extension for ACPI BIOS
000A0000h-000AFFFFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
000B0000h-000BFFFFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
000C0000h-000CA7FFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
000F0000h-000FFFFFh
System board extension for ACPI BIOS
00100000h-07FFFFFFh
System board extension for ACPI BIOS
08000000h-08000FFFh
Ricoh RL5C475 CardBus controller
DC800000h-DC8000FFh
Lucent WinModem
DD000000h-DD0003FFh
Sony PCI to Memory Stick I/F controller
DD800000h-DD83FFFFh
Vortex AU8810 PCI audio
DD800000h-DD83FFFFh
Vortex AU8810 multi-function PCI platform
DE000000h-DE003FFFh
Sony OHCI i.LINK(IEEE-1394) PCI host controller
DE800000h-DE8007FFh
Sony OHCI i.LINK(IEEE-1394) PCI host controller
DF000000h-DFEFFFFFh
Intel 82443BX/DX/ZX Pentium® II processor to
AGP controller
DF000000h-DF003FFFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
DF020000h-DF03FFFFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
DFF00000h-E3FFFFFFh
Intel 82443BX/DX/ZX Pentium® II processor to
AGP controller
E0000000h-E3FFFFFFh
Rage 128 Pro 4XL (English)
E4000000h-E7FFFFFFh
Intel 82443BX/DX/ZX Pentium® II processor to
PCI bridge
FFFE0000h-FFFFFFFFh
System board extension for ACPI BIOS
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Chapter 8
Specifications
This chapter describes the technical specifications for the Sony
PCV-L630 computer.
Processor
600E MHz* Intel® Pentium® III processor (with 100 MHz FSB)
* MHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed. Other factors may affect application performance.
Chipset
Intel 440BX-100 AGP/PCI/ISA chipset
PCI Bus
PCI Level 2.1, 33 MHz zero wait state
2 PCI slots (1 open)
Memory Modules (DIMMs)
Installed memory
128 Mbytes SDRAM
Maximum memory
256 Mbytes (128Mbytes in each socket)
Voltage
3.3 V memory only
Pins
168-pins with gold-plated contacts
SDRAM type
PC100 (100 MHz), unrestricted CAS latency 2,
unbuffered, 64 bits (non-ECC)
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DIMM Configurations
DIMM1*
DIMM2*
0, 16, 32, 64, 128
0, 16, 32, 64, 128
* The PCV-L630 is shipped with 128 MB. SDRAM is expandable to 256 MB. Computer SDRAM is unbuffered
DIMM, specification Rev. 1.0 or later. Supports SDRAM memory. Does not support EDO memory or
buffered DIMM memory. Memory can be installed in either socket. Memory size can vary between sockets.
DIMMs can be single- or double-sided. DIMMs must be 3.3V unbuffered 4-clock, 64-bit or 72-bit, 66 MHz
or 100 MHz SDRAM module. Use only 100 MHz FSB-supported memory. Do not mix 66 MHz memory with
100 MHz memory.
L2 Cache
Installed
512 kbytes secondary write-back cache (in processor),
direct-mapped organization, BSB cache
Controller
Intel 440BX Host Bridge/Controller
Graphics
Controller*
Rage™ 128 Pro 4XL 64-bit 2X AGP 3D graphics accelerator
Video memory
8 Mbytes
Resolution (displayed resolution depends on the graphics display you use)
True color (32 bits) Up to 1600 x 1280 at 85 Hz non-interlaced
High color (16 bits) Up to 2048 x 1536 at 70 Hz non-interlaced
256 colors (8 bits)
Up to 2048 x 1536 at 70 Hz non-interlaced
* Supports DDC-1 and DDC-2b standards for Plug and Play displays.
Specifications
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Audio
Sound chip
Aureal 8810 PCI sound controller plus AC97
Wave synthesis
Aureal wavetable synthesis effect
Sound effects
A3D stereo
Audio sampling rate
Up to 48 kHz at 16 bits
Front panel
Mic (for microphone)
Phones (for stereo headphone)
Volume control (for headphone)
Rear panel
Line In (from audio output connector)
Line Out (to audio input connector)
Communications
Modem
K56flex technology, V.90-compatible data/fax
modem*
Fax
14.4 kbps maximum
* Due to FCC limitations, the maximum permissible data speed is 53 kbps during download transmissions.
Actual data speeds may vary due to a variety of factors.
I/O and Expansion Slots
Serial ports
One high-speed NS16C550-compatible port
Parallel port
One high-speed bi-directional Centronicscompatible port with ECP and EPP modes
Modem ports
Two RJ-11 connectors (for line and phone)
USB ports
USB1 (front panel) and USB2 (rear panel)
PCI slots
One available slot. Maximum length for add-in
cards is 6.6 inches
IDE connectors
Primary and secondary
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i.LINK Interface
Ports
Two (one at front panel, one at rear panel)
Speed
Up to 400 Mbps
Chipset
TI TSB12LV22 and TSB41LV03 OHCI
Enable/disable function
From BIOS
Drives and Controllers
Diskette controller
765A-compatible (supports up to 2.88 MByte)
Diskette drive
1.44 MByte 3.5-inch MFDD
EIDE controller
Supports PIO Mode 4 EIDE drives and Ultra DMA/
33 Mode drives
IDE hard drive*
17.0 GByte†
DVD-ROM drive
CD-ROM disc: 24X (maximum performance)‡
DVD-ROM disc: 4.8X (maximum performance)
* Bus-mastering EIDE driver installed.
† GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may vary.
‡ Data on a DVD-ROM is read at a variable transfer rate, ranging from 2X at the innermost track to 4.8X at
the outermost track (the data transfer standard 1X rate is 1385 kbytes/s). The average data transfer rate is
3.6X (4986 kbytes/s). Data on a CD-ROM is read at a variable transfer rate, ranging from 10.5X at the
innermost track to 24X at the outermost track (the data transfer standard 1X rate is 150 kbytes/s). The
average data transfer is 18X (2700 kbytes/s).
System CMOS
Make and model
Award
ROM
2Mbit flash-ROM
Passwords
User and supervisor passwords supported
Recovery boot block
Supported
Power management
APM 1.2
Advanced features
ACPI-1.0 compliant hardware for use with APM and
PNP BIOS APIs
Plug and Play devices
Supported with steerable DMA channels and
interrupts
Special features
PC-98 ready, multi-boot, PCI add-in card autoconfigure
Index
A
add-in card
installing 26
removing 27, 29, 30
address map, system 91
AGP_INT switch, changing 20
audio specifications 97
B
battery - See lithium battery
beep codes 87
BIOS - See Also CMOS
BIOS features setup screen 75
C
card, fax/modem 71
changing
AGP_INT switch 20
CMOS jumper 17
CPU Multiplier switch 19
VGA switch 21
chipset specifications 95
CMOS
configuring 14
See Also BIOS
setup utility 14
specifications 98
CMOS jumper 66
CMOS jumper, changing 17
CMOS setup utility
BIOS features setup screen 75
menu items 73
PNP and PCI setup screen 82
standard CMOS setup 74
codes, beeps 87
COM1 port - See serial port
communications specifications 97
computer safety information ii
configuration jumper
CMOS 66
configuring
CMOS setup utility 14
power management 15
system board 17
connectors
fan 54
i.LINK (IEEE-1394) 6, 65
i.LINK header 64
IDE 50
keyboard/mouse 55
LCD 59
LINE 71
LINE IN 61
LINE OUT 61
MIC 62
modem card 71
MONITOR 9
PHONE 62
power 53
PRINTER 57
SERIAL 57
Sony Memory Stick slot 63
system board 48
TELEPHONE 71
USB 6, 56
VGA MONITOR 57
Wake On LAN 60
cover
slot 44
system 24, 25
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covering I/O slot 45
CPU
See processor
CPU Multiplier switch, changing 19
D
DIMM 52
configurations 96
See Also memory modules
diskette drive connector 49
display, power management 15
DMA channel assignments 89
drives
controller specifications 98
DVD-ROM specifications 98
IDE connectors 50
specifications 98
DVD-ROM drive
location of 3
performance of discs 3, 98
specifications 98
E
error messages
beep codes 87
PCI configuration 88
expansion slots 12
See Also slots
specifications for 97
F
fan connectors 54
CPU 54
PS-Fan 54
fax card - See fax/modem
fax/modem
add-in card 71
See Also communications
FCC Part 68 iv
front panel header 48
front view 2
buttons and switches 4
connectors 5, 6
drives 3
indicators 5
G
graphics controller, specifications 96
H
hard drive, replacing 41
header - See front panel header
I
i.LINK (IEEE-1394) connectors 6, 11, 65
i.LINK header connectors 64
i.LINK interface, specifications 98
I/O address map 91
I/O connectors
i.LINK (IEEE-1394) 11
KEYBOARD/MOUSE 11
LCD 11
LINE and PHONE 12
LINE IN 10
LINE OUT 10
MIC 10
MONITOR 9
PHONE 10
PRINTER 9
SERIAL port 1 9
USB 10, 56
I/O slot covering 45
I/O slot specifications 97
IDE
connectors 50
specifications 98
IEEE-1394 - See i.LINK
input devices iii
installing
add-in card 26
system memory 34
interference iii
IRQ assignments 90
J
jumper, CMOS 17, 66
K
KEYBOARD/MOUSE connector 11
keyboard/mouse connector 55
Index
L
101
L2 cache specifications 96
LCD - See Also monitor
LCD connector 11, 59
LINE and PHONE connectors 12
LINE IN connector 10, 61
LINE OUT connector 10, 61
lithium battery, replacing 31
bus specifications 95
riser slot connector 51
PHONE connector 10, 62
PNP and PCI setup screen 82
power connector 53
power management, configuring 15
PRINTER connector 9, 57
processor specifications 95
M
R
map - See Also I/O address map and
memory map
memory
See Also system memory
Sony Memory Stick slot connector
radio interference iii
RAM - See Also system memory
rear view 8
I/O connectors 9
recording ii
regulatory information iii
removing
add-in card 27, 29, 30
memory module 36
slot cover 44
system cover 24
replacing
hard drive 41
lithium battery 31
system cover 25
resolution - See graphics controller
specifications
riser card, for PCI add-in cards 51
63
memory map 93
memory modules
configurations 96
connectors 52
removing 36
specifications 95
messages
error 87
status and error 88
MIC connector 10, 62
microprocessor - See processor
model numbers ii
modem - See Also communications
modem card
connectors 71
view of 71
MONITOR
LCD connector 9
See Also display
N
notice to users ii
O
output devices iii
P
passwords, user and supervisor 86
PCI
S
safety information ii
SERIAL connector 57
serial numbers ii
serial port - See serial port connector
SERIAL port 1 connector 9
slot - See Also I/O slot and expansion
slot
slot connectors 51
slot cover, removing 44
Sony Memory Stick slot connector 63
specifications
audio 97
chipset 95
CMOS 98
communications 97
drives and controllers 98
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DVD-ROM drive 98
graphics 96
i.LINK interface 98
I/O and expansion slots 97
L2 cache 96
memory module 95
PCI bus 95
processor 95
status and error messages 88
supervisor password 86
switches
AGP_INT 20
CPU Multiplier 19
VGA 21
system board
configuration switches 66
configuring 17
connectors 48
diskette drive connector 49
fan connectors 54
front panel header 48
IDE connectors 50
jumper 66
keyboard/mouse connector 55
memory module connector 52
power connector 53
PRINTER connector 57
SERIAL connector 57
slot connectors 51
USB connectors 56
VGA MONITOR connector 57
system cover
removing 24
replacing 25
system I/O address map 91
system memory, installing 34
T
Telephone Consumer Protection Act of
1991 iv
TV interference iii
U
USB connectors 6, 10, 56
user password 86
V
VGA MONITOR connector 57
VGA switch, changing 21
W
Wake On LAN connector 60