Sony VAIO V505-Series Notebook
Hard working. Nicely mobile.
Screen image simulated
Built-in CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo
drive and ports keep the profile
ENHANCED BATTERY LIFE
Power through lengthly flights or
meetings with enhanced battery life.
Stay more productive on the go!
Integrated 802.11b/g wireless sup-
port lets you connect to thousahnds
Comes loaded and ready-to-use with
easy to use software to enjoy digital
of Hotspots across the country.
video, photos and music.
Intel Centrino mobile technology - designed specifically for mobility
Only 1.32” - 1.38” thin, 4.39 lbs with integrated CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive
Integrated Wireless LAN -- For truly mobile network connection
Optional double capacity battery available for traveling
Memory Stick PRO media slot allows you to tie together so many aspects of the digital world!
512MB DDR SDRAM memory expandable to 2GB
Advanced power management - APM-ACPI compatible
Size (H x W x D)
GHz denotes microprocessor internal clock speed; other factors may affect application
performance. CPU speed will be reduced under certain operating conditions.
GB means one billion bytes when referring to hard drive capacity. Accessible capacity may
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.
Estimated battery life. Actual battery life may vary on usage.
From date of purchase.
Requires compatible wireless access point, some of which require a fee. Sony cannot
guarantee the security of wireless communications. Internet connection may require fees.
Requires fees for use.
DVD+/-R and DVD+/-RW discs recorded on this drive will playback in most consumer
DVD players and computer DVD-ROM drives.
1.32"-1.38" X 10.9" X 9.54"
Intel Pentium M processor 1.50GHz
4.39 lbs.with supplied battery
12 KB integrated on-die level 2
Lithium-ion battery, power cord and AC adapter
Port replicator (PCGA-PRV1)
2.1" XGA (1024 x768) TFT display
External USB floppy disk drive (PCGA-UFD5)
Additional battery (PCGA-BP2V)
ATI MOBILITY™ RADEON™ 9200 32 MB DDR SGRAM
Double capacity battery (PCGA-BP4V)
USB optical mouse (PCGA-UMS5)
USB mobile mouse (PCGA-UMS3/V, UMS3/S)
Wireless optical mouse (PCGA-WMS5/S)
Large carrying case (PCGA-CCGX)
Slim carrying case (PCGA-CCB2)
10 A digital camera sold separately.
A portion of hard disk space is reserved as a recovery partition.
Dual Display Support
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and therefore, there are a multi-
tude 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 warran-
ty or representation with respect to the performance of this product with any particular soft-
ware packages and/or non-Sony add-on hardware option except those mentioned in this doc-
ument. Sony hereby disclaims any representations or warranty that this product is compatible
with any combination of 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. Software titles pre-installed on the Sony Notebook Computer are subject to change
without notice. Simulated graphic shown on display. Preinstalled software may not be identi-
cal to retail versions or have all documentation.
(c)2004 Sony Electronics Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without
written permission is prohibited. Sony, i.LINK, Memory Stick and VAIO are registered trade-
marks of Sony. DVgate Plus, PictureGear Studio, VAIO Media and SonicStage are trademarks
of Sony. Intel, Pentium and SpeedStep are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation.
Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. RealOne is reg-
istered trademarks of RealNetworks, Inc. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respec-
tive 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-met-
ric weights and measurements are approximate. Printed in U.S.A. 01/04.
12 MB (256MB x 2) DDR SDRAM, expandable to 2 GB
0 GB hard drive
Neoprene Notebook & Adapter Case (PCGA-CCN2)
Additional AC adapter (PCGA-AC16V6)
Notebook Backpack (PCGA-CCP1)
Notebook Sport Backpack (PCGA-CCP2)
802.11b/g Wireless LAN router access point (PCWA-AR300)
802.11a Wireless LAN router access point (PCWA-A500)
802.11a/b Wireless LAN PC card (PCWA-C700)
USB Visual Communication Camera (PCGA-UVC11)
External Speakers (PCGA-SP1)
Internal CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive
Max speeds: CD-R write 24x; CD-RW write 10x; CD Read
4x; DVD-ROM read 8x)
Optional Floppy Drive
External 1.44 MB, 3.5" USB floppy drive (PCGA-UFD5)
Memory Stick PRO Media Slot
Supports optional Memory Stick PRO media
External DVD+ RW / CD-RW drive (PCGA-DDRW1)
Integrated V.90 modem
USB Bluetooth™ adapter (PCGA-BA1/A)
0BASE-T/100BASE-TX E6thernet with RJ-45 interface
Service and Warranty Information
Integrated Wireless LAN
One year limited hardware Express Service (Certain restric-
Intel / PRO Wireless 2200BG
Bus/Interface: mini PCI
One year limited hardware parts and labor
Radio frequency band: 2.4GHz (ISM band)
Telephone Support : One year hardware and 90 days soft-
ware and operating system from purchase date
Electro-Static touch pad
Estimated Battery Life
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Lithium-ion battery, 3.0-5.5 hours
PC Card Slots
type I/type II card, CardBus support
Sony DVgate Plus™
Windows sound system compatible
Built-in stereo speakers; monoral mini-jack microphone
InterVideo WinDVD 5 for VAIO PC
i.LINK (IEEE 1394) interface , 2 USB 2.0, RJ-11 modem
RealNetworks RealOne™ Player
jack, RJ-45 Ethernet, Memory Stick media slot , VGA output, Photo Software
headphone (stereo), monaural mini-jack microphone, port
Sony PictureGear Studio™
Sony Network Smart Capture
Optional Port Replicator (PCGA-PRV1)
USB 2.0 (When using with V505B series), printer, DVI-D,
VAIO Media™ so7 ftware
VGA output, RJ-45 Ethernet, docking CN
Virus, Tools, and Support Software
8 watts maximum +10% (16V / AC100-240V)
Norton Internet Security Center Trial
Sony recommends Microsoft Windows XP
Energy Star compliant
VAIO Support Agent