Sony VGX-TP25E Specification

Sony VGX-TP25E Specification
VAIO® TP Home Theater PC
Blu-ray Disc™ -enabled PC for the Home Theater.
Watch and record HDTV, Internet-based TV, viral video and Blu11
ray Disc™ movies on your big screen TV.
Supplied TV tuners and DVR functionality let you watch, record
and store TV for on-demand viewing.
TV tuner and DVR capabilities with 500GB storage to record up
to 50 hours of HDTV .
Dual cable TV tuners with DVR capabilities let you watch one
program while simultaneously recording another.
Watch viral video, manage photos and videos, surf the web
and email on your big screen TV .
Easy and convenient to digitally connect to your TV and audio
equipment through an HDMI™ cable.
New hafnium-based processor chipset turns up the speed on
multi-tasking while curbing energy consumption. The TP25
features the Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T8100 (2.10GHz ,
3MB L2 Cache).
Pre-installed with Microsoft® Windows Vista® Home Premium
with a spectacular new look, instant search, built-in Windows®
Media Center, and automated PC security features.
Browse the web and e-mail from your sofa using the wireless
keyboard and remote control.
Built-in 802.11 b/g wireless LAN lets you wirelessly connect to your
home network connection .
Optimal cooling design and insulated hard drive keeps the unit
whisper-quiet and cool, making it ideal for the living room.
The well-rounded VAIO® TP25 Home Theater PC is a super-powerful
entertainment PC for your TV featuring dual cable HDTV tuners8 , DVR
capabilities and Blu-ray Disc™ technology
. Use your compatible
HDTV as a display while you surf the web, watch viral video and view
and record cable HD programming (up to 50 hours) to a massive
500GB2 hard drive.
Computer Type: Digital Home
Type of Use: Home Theater PC
Pointing Device: Electro static touch pad on
Keyboard: Wireless Keyboard
Action Buttons: S1, Volume, Mute, Mail and
Internet on Keyboard
Type: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo Processor T8100
Speed: 2.10GHz1
Front Side Bus Speed: 800MHz
L2 Cache: 3MB
Type: DDR2
Installed: 4GB15 (2GBx2) PC2-5300
Maximum: 4GB15
Speed: 667MHz
VAIO® TP Home Theater PC
Inputs and Outputs
Ethernet Port: 1
HDMI™ Connection Output(s): 1
Headphone Jack: 1
Microphone Input: 1
USB Port(s): 4 (2 Front/2 Rear) (2.0 compliant)
VGA Output(s): 1
DC-In: 1
i.LINK® Connection: 1 4pin4
WLAN antenna: 1
S/PDIF Output(s): 1
Ethernet Protocol: Ethernet (RJ-45)
Ethernet Speed: 10Base-T/100Base-TX
Wireless LAN: IEEE 802.11bg9
Power Management: ACPI 1.0 Compliant
Power Requirements: 150W+10%
Input Voltage: AC 100-240V
Capacity: 500GB2 (500GBx1)
Speed: 7200rpm
Interface: SATA
Operating System: Genuine Microsoft® Windows
Vista® Home Premium
Sony® Original Software: Click to Disc™ - DVD
*Please access VAIO® Help and Support from
your PC for a complete list of software
applications and trials.
Optical Drive #1
Service and Warranty Information
DVD+R DL Write: 2.4x max.
DVD+R Write: 8x max.
DVD+RW Write: 4x max.
DVD-R Write: 8x max.
DVD-RW Write: 4x max.
CD-R Write: 8x max.
CD-RW Write: 8x max.
DVD±RW: Yes3
CD Read: 24x max.
DVD Read: 8x max.
DVD-RAM Write: 5x max.
DVD-R DL Write: 2x max.
BD-R Read: 2x max.
BD-ROM Read: 2x max.
BD-RE Read: 2x max.
BD-R DL Read: 1.6x max.
DVD-RAM Read: 5x max.
Blu-Ray Disc™ Support: Yes11, 12 (BD-ROM/DVD±R
BD-RE DL Read: 1.6x max.
Limited Warranty: 1 Year6
Telephone Support: 1 year (toll-free assistance,
available 24-hours, 7-days-a-week)7
Online and Email Support: Support available
Hard Drive
Expansion Slots
Multimedia Card Reader: Memory Stick® 5 media
supports Memory Stick PRO™ and Memory
Stick Duo™ media
Secure Digital (SD™ memory card) Slot
PCI Slot: 2 (1 available)
x16 PCI Express: 1 (occupied by tuners)
TV Tuner: High Definition digital cable tuner with
CableCARD™ 8 , ATSC and NTSC support
Sound System: Intel® High Definition Audio
Processor: NVIDIA® GeForce® 8400M GT GPU with
Total Available Graphics Memory of 1535MB
Video RAM: 256MB dedicated video memory
Chipset: Mobile Intel® PM965 Express Chipset
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 digital TV tuner supports a CableCARD™ removable security
module. Contact your cable operator to receive a CableCARD
compatible with your operator’s network (additional charges may
apply). Not all functions that are available when using a set-top box
provided by your cable operator will be supported by CableCARD
(e.g., video-on-demand and pay-per-view functionality may not be
9. Requires 802.11b or 802.11g compatible access point. Some
functionality may require Internet services, which may require a fee.
10. 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.
Shared System Memory varies depending on the operating condition
and system memory size.
11. As with other optical media devices, circumstances may limit
compatibility or prevent Blu-ray Disc™ media playback. VAIO
computers may not support movie playback on packaged media
recorded in AVC or VC1 formats at high bit rates.
12. Certain circumstances may limit/prevent Blu-ray Disc or DVD disc
playback, or require an HDMI™ -capable TV for HD playback. Requires
compatible HDTV for high definition playback.
13. Video recording to Blu-ray Disc™ media is done in MPEG2 and AVC
14. Non-metric weights and measures are approximate and may vary.
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,
Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, Memory Stick PRO, and
VAIO logo are trademarks of Sony. Intel, Centrino and Core are
trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and other countries. Microsoft
and Windows Vista are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S.
and other countries. Blu-ray Disc is a trademark. 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 notice.
Printed in U.S.A. 12/07.
Weight: 7.72 lbs14
Measurements: 10.63"W x 3.58"H x 10.63"D14
Supplied Accessories
Remote Control
Wireless Keyboard
HDMI™ Cable
HDMI-DVI Adapter
S/PDIF Optical Cable
Wireless Antenna
AA Batteries (6)
Power Cord
AC Adatper (VGP-AC19V15)
AV Cable Adapter
RF (Antenna) Cable
Color: Black
UPC Code: 027242734142
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. Does not support Memory Stick media and Memory Stick PRO media
using the MagicGate function. Tested to support Memory Stick PRO
media for up to 1GB. Does not support 5.0V SmartMedia media or the
ID function of SmartMedia media with IDs. Does not support the SD
Memory Card media copyright protection function.
6. See actual Limited Warranty for details. For a copy of Sony's warranty,
please visit, call toll-free 888-476-6972 (888-4SONYPC),
or write to Sony Electronics,
12451 Gateway Boulevard, Fort Myers, FL 33913.
Sony Electronics Inc. •16530 Via Esprillo •San Diego, CA 92127 •1.800.222.7669 •
Last Updated: 06/09/2008
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