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VAIO® RB Series Desktop PC

Next Generation Entertainment. Everyday Essential



The VAIO® RB Desktop is loaded with the software and hardware you need for your growing multimedia entertainment demands and everyday essential computing needs. The stylish, modern and sleek design compliments any room in your home or office.


The VAIO® RB Desktop comes loaded with the tools you need to create, manage, share and enjoy your digital photos, home videos, movies and music. Intuitive. Versatile. Empowering.

Ready for your digital lifestyle.


With the VAIO® RB Desktop you can watch and record high-quality television from your PC. It's convenient and easy with integrated program listings and on-screen navigation. Enjoy your own personal TV library on your schedule.


Convert your VHS or 8mm home videos to professional quality DVDs. With Click to DVD™ creation software and the DVD+R Double Layer/ DVD±RW drive, high-quality DVDs are just one click away


. Create or record up to 8.5GB of home videos, movies, TV shows, music or digital photos - or up to 4 hours of MPEG2 video - on one Double Layer DVD disc.

The VAIO® RB Desktop Computer comes loaded with the tools you need to easily create, manage, share and enjoy your digital photos, home videos, movies and music. View high- quality TV. Record your favorite shows. Turn your home videos into professional-quality DVDs


. Intuitive.

Versatile. Empowering. Ready for your digital lifestyle.

Display not included


VAIO® RB Series Desktop PC



Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor 630 with Intel®

Hyper-Threading Technology (3GHz


, 2MB L2 Cache)

Front Side Bus Speed



Intel® 915G


1GB PC-3200 400MHz DDR

(Expandable to 2GB)

Hard Drive



7200rpm Serial ATA Hard Drive


ATI Radeon® X300


Graphics Interface

VGA-Out/DVI-D/TV-Out x16 PCI Express slot

Giga Pocket® MPEG2 Realtime Encoder board with TV


Optical Drive

DVD+R Double Layer/ DVD±RW



Double Layer +R

DVD+R Write (2.4x MAX)




DVD-R Write (8x MAX), DVD-RW Write (4x MAX)


DVD+R Write (16x MAX), DVD+RW Write (4x MAX)


CD-R Write (32x MAX), CD-RW Write (24x MAX)

Additional Optical Drive


DVD Read (16x MAX), CD-ROM Read (40x MAX)


V.90 compatible data/fax modem (RJ-11)


10Base-T/100Base-TX Fast Ethernet (RJ-45)

Expansion Slots

Multi-Media Card Reader


(Memory Stick®, Memory Stick

PRO/Duo™, Compact Flash® Type I and Type II, SD/

MultiMediaCard™, Smart Media/xD Picture Card®)

One x1 PCI Express

Two PCI (occupied)

One x16 PCI Express

Expansion Bays

Two 5.25” Half-Height (occupied)

One External 3.5” (occupied)

Four Internal 3.5” (one occupied)

Port Connectors

Six USB 2.0 (two front/four rear)

Two PS/2® (Mouse/Keyboard)

One VGA Out/DVI-D/TV-Out

One Parallel Port

One Line In

One 6pin i.LINK®


Port (rear) / One 4pin i.LINK® port


One Headphone

One Microphone

S-Video Input (rear)

Composite Video/Audio Inputs (rear)

Coaxial Input (VHF/UHF)

Power Requirements

Min. 305W

100-120V 7A, 200-240V 3.5A (50/60Hz)

Power Managment

ACPI 1.0 Compliant


25.35 lbs. (weight is approximate and may vary)


7.13”(W) x 16.9”(H) x 15.24”(D)

Supplied Accessories

VAIO® Keyboard

USB Optical Mouse


IR Receiver/IR Blaster

Power Cord

Remote Control


Operating System

Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition 2005

Sony Original Software

Click to DVD™ - DVD Creation

PictureGear Studio™ - Digital Photo

DVgate Plus™ - Digital Video

SonicStage® - Digital Music

VAIO Media™ - Network File Sharing

Image Converter - PSP Connectivity

Other Software Applications

Intervideo® WinDVD®

Intuit Quicken® 2005 New User Edition (Previous Quicken users may require additional upgrade.)

Microsoft® Works 8.0 - Word Processing, Spreadsheet,

Calendar, Scheduling, Contact Management and


Microsoft® Office 2003 60-Day Trial(Student/ Teacher


Sonic RecordNow!® 7- CD/DVD Data Writing

Anti-Virus and Recovery Software

Norton Internet Security™ 90-Day Subscription - Norton

AntiVirus®, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton Privacy

Contol, Norton AntiSpam®, and Norton Parental Control

Intermute™ SpySubtract™ 30-Day Trial

VAIO® Recovery Wizard

VAIO® Update

VAIO® Control Center

Internet Services

America Online® 90-Day Trial - New Users Only

Service and Warranty

Limited Warranty and Onsite Service

1 Year Limited Warranty and Onsite Service


Telephone Support

1 Year toll-free technical telephone assistance, available

24-hours, 7 days-a-week


On-line and Email Support

Support available from

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. 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 third -party technician to be dispatched as needed following phone-based troubleshooting. Some repairs may be accomplished with the self- repair kits. Onsite Service may not be available in all locations.

4. For certain third party software applications, Sony provides first level

Phone Support. Additional telephone suuport may be available from the applicable 3rd party vendor. Availability and schedule for any such support is determined by the applicable software vendor.

5. DVD Media/Formats are not universally compatible.

6. 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.

7. 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.

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 operate 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-Sonyadd-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.

©2005 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK,

SonicStage, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, DVgate Plus, Picture Gear

Studio, VAIO Media, Click to DVD, Like No Other, and VAIO are trademarks of Sony. Intel and Pentium are registered trademarks of

Intel Corporation. Microsoft and Windows are trademarks of Microsoft

Corporation. 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. Non-metric weights and measurements are approximate.

Printed in U.S.A. 3/05.

Please visit the Dealer Network for more information at

Sony Electronics, Inc. • 16450 West Bernardo Drive • San Diego, CA 92127 • 1-800-222-7669 •

Last Updated 2005-04-08



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