PCG-FR825P MADE IN JAPAN All in one versatility. Plus DVD creation! www.sony.co.jp/overseas/vaio/ The creativity you crave. With its DVD+ -RW drive and powerful recording software, VAIO PCG-FR825P adds creative new dimensions to all in one convenience. A Clear Bright LCD further enhances the fun of movie editing and DVD playback with vivid, high contrast images. Homemade DVDs in one click Beautiful images on the Clear Bright LCD Easy handling of AV files Conventional LCD Clear Bright LCD Note: Screen image is simulated. PCG-FR825P All In One Watch and create DVD movies, play games and make +RW drive. your own music CDs with the DVD- Visual Power Slip a DVD video disc into the DVD+ -RW drive and movies come to life on the DVD videos in one click! Clear Bright LCD. Or load your choice of The PCG-FR825P enables fun and easy DVD media, connect your DV or DVD video creation. Simply load the DVD+ -RW drive with your choice of DVD MICROMV Handycam*, and create your own Hollywood-style DVD masterpiece. media, connect your DV or MICROMV You can also play games and music CDs, Handycam*, and click the “Create DVD!” create your own music CDs with Sony’s button. Sony’s excellent Click to DVD original SonicStage software, and write or rewrite as much data on DVD or CD software lets you create your own media as you need - a handy and space saving way to back up the data on Hollywood-style DVD masterpiece with a your hard disk. * Availability depends on region. single click. Adding chapter menus and colourful templates, trimming and editing footage, and importing still photos is a breeze with Click to DVD! Floppy disk drive is the essential way to access a data library. * Availability depends on region. No need to worry about outdated media Clear Bright LCD: the name says it all. or loss of data stored on a conventional floppy disk! You can really rely on the The 15" Clear Bright LCD (1024 x 768) brings out all the beauty of your PCG-FR825P. Its floppy disk drive images, letting you more fully enjoy the PCG-FR825P. This bright screen continues to provide a dependable produces blacker blacks and displays images more vividly at higher contrast, medium for home and personal use, so with less reflection. You’ll find it perfect for viewing DVDs and 3D games. you don’t have to change or sacrifice data with the arrival of new technology. Back Front Light from inside Easy expandability The versatile VAIO PCG-FR825P is well Light from outside equipped to cater to your wider needs. It links with large monitors and connects to Backlight (single) Glare filter (hight contrast filter) AR (Anti Reflection) coating Clear Bright LCD features networks with absolute ease. Via USB 2.0 and i.LINK connectors, as well as a Memory Stick direct slot, you have fast, direct links to Handycams*, Cyber-shots* Enhanced graphics accelerator with ample video memory. and portable devices such as Net MD Walkmans*. * Availability depends on region. Not only has the LCD been vastly improved, but overall graphics Extend your movie viewing pleasure. capabilities have been greatly enhanced by the employment of ATI RADEONTM It’s only natural that you’ll want to watch IGP 345M Chipset Integrated Graphics your DVDs on a larger TV screen. A with a more than ample 64MB of internal standard feature on the PCG-FR825P, graphics memory. Watching DVDs, the AV Out connector makes connecting playing 3D games, and editing video this PC to your TV’s video and audio images becomes more fun than ever thanks to smoother, more accurate input connectors simple. image reproduction. High performance CPU with high speed front side bus. Printer connector lets you connect peripherals used with previous PCs. Intel® Pentium® 4 processor 2.66GHz with 533MHz system bus processes your Most of today’s personal use printers instructions much faster and more and scanners connect by USB. This is efficiently. Moreover, memory is where problems could arise for older expandable to 1GB* (default memory model peripherals. But thanks to the size is 512MB), which enhances PCG-FR825P’s printer connector, new or productivity when handling large files. old models can be connected without Windows XP Professional tops off this any problems at all. This “legacy totally balanced all in one notebook. connector” helps you take advantage of * By adding another 512MB memory module. equipment you may already own. Sony recommends Microsoft® Windows® XP. PCG-FR825P Front 15" XGA (1024 x 768) TFT colour display Elegant Style Attractive styling for everyday use, anywhere. When PCG-FR825P is closed, you can’t help but notice the fashionable finish of its outer panels. When open, it reveals a darker metallic purple finish in the palm rest area that faintly sparkles in bright Top light. You have to admit, it’s simply beautiful! Built-in stereo speakers Power button Easy to view display and dark LCD frame. Designed for understated elegance, the Intelligent Touchpad LCD frame is somewhat darker than the palm rest area, which is the dominant colour feature of the open display. This subtle colour coordination is intended to help reduce eye fatigue in extended use. Left Streamlined, unified look of speaker cover area. Sony’s meticulous attention to detail is Memory Stick direct slot* USB 2.0 connector (x2) also reflected in the design of the AV Out jack (NTSC/PAL compatible, stereo) keyboard top/speaker cover area. Colour Microphone jack (monaural) coordination with the bottom of the LCD Headphone jack (stereo) frame and hinge area creates a look of i.LINK (IEEE1394) S400 (4 pin) connector Floppy disk drive PC Card slot (Type III x 1 or Type I/II x2) * Also compatible with Memory Stick PRO. seamless unity. Additionally, the unique design of the dark speaker cover “hides” the speakers from the view of the user, reducing visual distraction during VAIO operation. Right Enhanced hinge mechanism for durability and smooth operation. To improve linkage between the LCD DC-IN connector DVD+ -RW drive Battery bay panel and body, Sony has streamlined the hinge mechanism. Independent placement of hinge tags allows higher bending rigidity for the LCD panel, so opening the panel feels crisp and smooth. Even after repeated opening and closing, this durable mechanism assures smooth action that will last for a long time. Modular (RJ-11) connector Network (RJ-45) connector (100BASE-TX/10BASE-T) Monitor connector (VGA, D-sub 15 pin) Printer port (D-sub 25 pin) Rear USB 2.0 connector Powerful software for creative minds. Almost anything you can imagine, you can create and communicate on VAIO. Powerful software capabilities make professional level image editing and music production simple and fun for everyone. Click to DVD One-click create Edit create Simply connect your DV or MICROMV Handycam* via i.LINK cable and click once. Your VAIO will automatically create a Hollywood-style DVD, ideal for viewing on the larger screen of your TV. Adding chapter menus and various templates, trimming, editing and importing still images for Album and Slideshow with your favourite music is a breeze. And to make selecting your memories easier, Sony’s exclusive Click to DVD lets you navigate your masterpiece with convenient motion thumbnails. One-click automatic DVD recording Creative control over DVD production Just connect the VAIO with your DV or MICRO MV Handycam* via i.LINK cable, launch Click to DVD Automatic Mode, and click the “Create DVD” button. Sit back, relax for a while... and enjoy your own DVD! Type a title, choose a movie or still image setting, and select a menu background. Then capture video content, reorder and rotate images to create an Album or Slideshow, import pictures, trim or rearrange footage, attach music, and add chapter titles. Then enjoy DVD... the way you like it! Connect One click Connect 1.Start 1.Start 1.Start 2.Capture Video +Edit Video How long does it take to create a DVD? Enjoy your DVD If your DV source is 60 minutes long, Click to DVD takes a total of about 160-180 minutes to create a DVD. And burning another copy takes only around 30 minutes (DVD-R) or 60 minutes (DVD-RW). 4.Create DVD +Create Menu Drag’n Drop CD+DVD Remarkable Drag’n Drop CD+DVD software lets you write DVD+ -R/RW and CDR/RW media. You can easily create original CDs and DVD data backup by dragging and dropping files with your mouse! In addition to making music CDs and CD-R based data backup, Drag’n Drop CD+DVD provides functions for DVD based data backup. Software includes Music Box, Data Box, and Disc Backup Box. 2.Capture Video +Edit Video 3.Import Pictures +Create Album 3.Import Pictures +Create Album 4.Create DVD +Create Menu 4.Create DVD +Create Menu 5.Enjoy your DVD DVD media DVD CREATION Video Audio Integrated Operation MOVIES MUSIC Handycam* DVgate Plus You can import movies from DV or MICROMV Handycams* by simply connecting and using the one click button. Then edit your movies with Adobe® Premiere® 6 LE and export them to DV or MICROMV Handycam equipment (MPEG1 and MPEG2 file export also possible), or record them to DVD using Click to DVD. DVgate Plus makes every step easy. Net MD Walkman* SonicStage You can download music easily from the Internet and transfer music to portable audio players. Or record and store music freely on your hard disk for “play” like a jukebox. And when you want your music “to go”, create an original compilation CD with the CD-R on your VAIO. Adobe® Premiere® 6 LE SonicStage Mastering Studio This professional video editing software lets you easily create and edit your own Hollywood quality videos. Just place visual materials along a timeline window, then drag and drop to rearrange them. You can add sophisticated titles, transitions and much more. Then export the results to Click to DVD and realise your movie making potential! This advanced music mastering software lets you import analogue music - including old LP records and cassette tapes - edit the music, and write your own high-quality optimised CDs. Leading features include Super Bit Mapping, support for recording in a 24bit/96KHz** sampling mode; and four high-performance third-party effector modules. COMMUNICATION PHOTOS Cyber-shot* Visual Communication Camera* PictureGear Studio Network Smart Capture By connecting your VAIO with your digital camera via USB cable, or inserting Memory Stick media, you can automatically import photos to VAIO’s hard drive. Since photos are displayed as thumbnails on the screen, browsing is a breeze. You can also create screensavers and slideshows, as well as photo albums you can print or save as PDF files. This handy tool for visual communication lets you capture still and moving images from a Digital Handycam* connected via i.LINK cable or optional Visual Communication Camera (PEGA-UVC10)*. You can even take images automatically at intervals with a Web camera. The images can be attached to email or uploaded to your Web site. Adobe® Photoshop® Elements Creating and editing your digital images has never been easier, thanks to Adobe® Photoshop® Elements. These state-of-theart image editing tools free you to explore your creativity. After personalising your photos, you can print them, email them or post them on the Web. It’s the fun way to master the elements of digital imaging. * Availability depends on region. ** EDIROL AUDIO capture UA-5 USB audio interface device from Roland is required. Note: Song titles, names of artistes, and other information shown in the SonicStage screencapture above are provided for illustrative purposes only.