VGX-TP1 VAIO® TP Series Living Room PC

VGX-TP1 VAIO® TP Series Living Room PC
VAIO® TP Series Living Room PC
PC intelligence for your Living Room.
Energize your living room with the power and panache of the remarkable Sony®
VAIO® TP1 Living Room PC. A bold new approach to home PC design, this spherical PC
is encased in a unique, round showpiece. Elegant and easy-to-use, the VAIO® TP1
brings PC power to your TV while invigorating your interior design.
The simplistic style of the VAIO® TP1 PC is not just about form factor, it’s also about
interface design. Taking usage scenarios and frequency into consideration, each
connection point is thoughtfully placed to ensure easy, efficient access points.
Frequently accessed features such as the optical drive, USB ports and multi-card
reader5 are located on the front of the unit, hidden behind a curved slide-away panel,
while constantly-connected terminals are hidden from sight on the back of the unit.
Designed to blend with your modern home decor, the VAIO® TP1 Living Room PC
comes equipped with a matching wireless keyboard and remote control, freeing you
from the restraint of cables and tangled cords. Ergonomically designed to fit
comfortably on your lap, the lightweight keyboard with built-in touchpad also boasts
a series of hot buttons including a web browser launch key, zoom in/out buttons and
two additional programmable keys for instant access to your favorite applications,
documents or web sites9 .
With more and more television networks streaming re-runs from their Web sites, the
VAIO® TP1 Living Room PC is a great way to enjoy your favorite programs on your TV.
And with the rising popularity of free video sharing Websites, you can catch up on the
latest viral videos with friends and family without huddling around a PC display. In
fact, you can even capture your personal video from your camcorder with VAIO® TP1
PC to upload and share with the world, and you can do it all from the comfort of your
Energize your living room with power and panache. Round, white and
elegant, the VAIO® TP1 Living Room PC delicately incorporates
personal computing into your living space. Easy-to-use and setup, the
VAIO TP1 PC is packed with the latest hardware technologies including
an Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor and Windows Vista™ Home Premium
operating system.
VAIO® TP Series Living Room PC
Computer Type: Digital Home
Type of Use: Living Room PC
Pointing Device: Electro Static Touch Pad on Keyboard
Keyboard: Wireless Keyboard
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor 5600
Speed: 1.83GHz 1
Front Side Bus Speed: 667MHz
L2 Cache: 2MB Advanced Smart Cache
Technology: Intel® Viiv™ Technology
Type: DDR2
Installed: 2GB (1GBx2) PC2-5300
Maximum: 2GB
Speed: 667MHz
Hard Drive
Capacity: 300GB 2
Speed: 7200rpm
Interface: SATA
Optical Drive #1
DVD+R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD+R Write: 8x max.
DVD+RW Write: 8x max.
DVD-R Write: 8x max.
DVD-RW Write: 6x max.
CD-R Write: 24x max.
CD-RW Write: 16x max.
CD Read: 24x max.
DVD Read: 8x max.
DVD-RAM Write: 5x max.
DVD-R DL Write: 4x max.
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max.
Expansion Bays
3.5" (Internal): 1 (1 occupied)
Expansion Slots
TV Tuner: High Definition digital cable tuner with ATSC
and NTSC support
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Processor: Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Video RAM: 224MB 5 (max.) Total Available Graphics
Chipset: Intel® 945GM
Interface: HDMI™ out (High Definition Multimedia
Interface), DVI-D (through HDMI™ to DVI-D adapter),
VGA out
Inputs and Outputs
Composite Audio/Video Input(s): 1 (back) with adapter
Ethernet Port: 1
HDMI™ Connection Output(s): 1
Headphone Jack: 1
Memory Stick®Media Slot: 1 (Supports Memory Stick
PRO™ and Memory Stick Duo™ )
Secure Digital Slot: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 4 (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
VHF/UHF Input(s): 1 (NTSC)
DC-In: 1
IR Output(s): Yes
S/PDIF Output(s): 1
i.LINK®Connection: 1 i.LINK® interface4 4-pin (Front)
WLAN antenna: 1
TV Tuner: 2 (NTSC and ATSC Support)
Ethernet Protocol: Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)
Ethernet Speed: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Wireless LAN: IEEE 802.11bg 9
Power Management: ACPI 1.0 Compliant
Power Requirements: 100-240V
Power Consumption: 130W (max.)
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium
Internet Services: AOL® 90-Day Risk Free Trial - For
new users only
Supplied Software: Microsoft® Works 8.5
Microsoft® Office 2007 60-Day Trial8
Sony®Original Software: Click to DVD® - DVD
*Please access VAIO® Help and Support from your
PC for a complete list of software applications and
Security and Anti-Virus Software: Norton® Internet
Security™ 2007 60-Day Trial with spyware
Service and Warranty Information
Telephone Support: 1 year (toll-free assistance,
available 24-hours, 7-days-a-week) 7
Limited Warranty and Onsite Service: 1 Year 6
Online and Email Support: Support available from,
Weight: 8.16 lbs (weight is approximate and may vary)
Measurements: 10.63" Diameter x 3.58" Height
AV Cable Adapter
RF (Antenna) Cable
AC Adapter
AA Batteries (6)
Optional Accessories
VGP-XL1B3 - Media Changer
Capacity for 200 CD/DVD discs
Color: White
1. GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed; other factors may
affect application performance. CPU speed will be reduced under
certain operating conditions.
2. GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity.
Accessible capacity may vary. A portion of hard disk space is reserved as
a recovery partition.
3. DVD Media/Formats are not universally compatible.
4. i.LINK is a trademark of Sony used only to designate that a product
contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an i.LINK connector
may not communicate with each other.
5. Total Available Graphics Memory refers to the new Windows Vista
classification of graphics memory, which is the total of Dedicated Video
Memory, System Video Memory and Shared System Memory.
6. When available Sony will provide Onsite Service in fulfillment of its limited
warranty obligations. Any such services are subject to the terms and
conditions of the limited warranty. See actual Limited Warranty for
details. Onsite Service will be provided via thrid-party technician to be
dispatched as needed following phone-base trouble-shooting. Some
repairs may be accomplished with self repair kits. Onsite Service may not
be available in all locations.
7. For certain third party software applications, Sony provides first level
Phone Support. Additional telephone support may be available from
the applicable 3rd party vendor. Availability and schedule for any such
support is determined by the applicable software vendor.
8. The Microsoft Office 2007 60-Day Trial software is intended for
evaluation purposes only. This trial software is installed on your system
and you must activate the software before you can use it. Product
activation procedures will be detailed during initial launch of the
software; activation requires Internet access. This software has an
expiration date of 60 days from date of first use, at which time the
software will operate under reduced-functionality mode, limiting enduse options and operations.
9. Requires 802.11b or 802.11g compatible access point. Some
functionality may require Internet services, which may require a fee.
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and therefore,
there are a multitude of varying software packages and add-on hardware
options. This personal computer is not manufactured to any specific
software, and Sony does not and cannot make any warranty or
representation with respect to the performance of this product with any
particular software packages and/or non-Sony add-on hardware option
except those mentioned in this document. Sony hereby disclaims any
representations or warranty that this product is compatible with any
combination of non-Sony products you may choose to connect. While Sony
representatives or Sony authorized dealers may be able to assist you and
may make recommendations, they are NOT authorized to vary or waive this
disclaimer. Purchasers must determine for themselves the suitability and
compatibility of the hardware and software in each and every particular
instance. Some pre-installed software titles may not include full
documentation. Software titles pre-installed on the Sony Desktop
Computer are subject to change without notice. Simulated graphic shown
on display. Weights and measurements are approximate and may vary.
©2007 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in
part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, VAIO logo,
Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, Memory Stick Duo, MagicGate, Click to
DVD, and VAIO are trademarks of Sony. Intel is a registered
trademark and Viiv and Core are trademarks of Intel Corporation.
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks and Windows Vista is a
trademark of Microsoft Corporation. HDMI is a trademark of HDMI Licensing
LLC. CableCARD is a trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. All other
trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners. This product meets
the standards of the International Energy Star Program for energy
efficiency. Features and specifications are subject to change without
Printed in U.S.A. 01/07.
Supplied Accessories
Remote Control
Wireless Keyboard
HDMI™ Cable
HDMI-DVI Adapter
Wireless Antenna
Sony Electronics Inc. • 16530 Via Esprillo • San Diego, CA 92127 • 800.222.7669 •
Last Updated: 12/21/2006
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