Sony VGP-PRS20 Laptop Docking Station User Manual

VGP-PRS20 4-279-187-12(1)
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could
void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: The manufacturer is not responsible for any radio or TV interference caused by
unauthorized modifications to this equipment. Such modifications could void the user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Only peripherals (computer input/output devices, terminals, printers, etc.) that comply with
FCC Class B limits, may be attached to this computer product. Operation with non-compliant
peripherals is likely to result in interference to radio and television reception.
All cables used to connect peripherals must be shielded and grounded. Operation with cables
connected to peripherals that are not shielded and grounded may result in interference to radio
and television reception.
If you have questions about this product, you can write to the Sony Customer Information
Service Center at 12451 Gateway Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33913, USA or find Sony Customer
Service on the Web site at:
for customers in USA or
for customers in Canada
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name: SONY
Model No.: VGP-PRS20
Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc.
Address: 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego,
CA 92127 U.S.A.
Telephone No.: 858-942-2230
(For FCC-related matters only.)
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
For customers in Canada
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Before use
Before using the port replicator, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future
reference. See also the manuals provided with your computer for more information about
connecting the port replicator.
This port replicator is designed for Sony personal computers. However, it may not be used with
some models.
Ports Port replicator connector: Custom connector (1)
USB : Type-A port (4) *
External display output:
MONITOR () : Analog RGB (mini D-sub 15 pin) (1)
HDMI: HDMI output (1)
Network (LAN) : 10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T (2)
Power requirement (AC adapter *
Input: AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1.1 A - 0.5 A
Output: 19.5 V DC, 4.7 A
Operating temperature
5 °C to 35 °C (41 °F to 95 °F)
(temperature gradient less than 10 °C (18 °F)/hour)
Operating humidity
20% to 80% (not condensed), provided that humidity is less than 65% at
35 °C (95 °F) (hygrometer reading of less than 29 °C (84 °F))
Storage temperature
–20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F)
(temperature gradient less than 10 °C (18 °F)/hour)
Storage humidity 10% to 90% (not condensed), provided that humidity is less than 20% at
60 °C (140 °F) (hygrometer reading of less than 35 °C (95 °F))
Dimensions Approx. 342.0 × 50.8 × 161.2 mm (w/h/d)
(Approx. 13.5 × 2.0 × 6.4 inches)
Mass Approx. 1,300 g (45.9 oz.)
Supplied accessories
AC adapter
Power cord *
Operating instructions
Compliant with the USB 2.0 standard and support high-/full-/low- speeds.
Use the AC adapter (VGP-AC19V32) and power cord supplied with this product only.
The numbers supplied vary depending on the country and region. Use a suitable power cord
that matches your power outlet.
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not expose this
apparatus to rain or moisture.
To avoid electrical shock, do not open the cabinet.
Refer servicing to qualified personnel only.
Use the AC adapter and power cord supplied with this product only.
To disconnect it completely, unplug the AC adapter or the power cable from
The socket-outlet shall be installed near the equipment and shall be easily
For customers in the USA
Owner’s Record
The model number and serial number are located on the bottom of your port replicator. Record
the serial number in the space provided here. Refer to the model and serial number when you
call your Sony Service Center.
Model No. VGP-PRS20
Serial No. ___________________
The following FCC statements apply only to the version of this model manufactured for sale in
the USA. Other versions may not comply with FCC technical regulations.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and
can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does
cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or
more of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Avant utilisation
Avant d’utiliser le réplicateur de ports, veuillez lire attentivement ce manuel et conservez-le pour
toute référence ultérieure. Pour obtenir davantage d’informations sur le raccordement du
réplicateur de ports, reportez-vous aux manuels fournis avec votre ordinateur.
Ce réplicateur de ports est conçu pour les ordinateurs personnels Sony. Il se peut toutefois qu’il
ne puisse pas être utilisé avec certains modèles.
Ports Connecteur du réplicateur de ports : connecteur spécial (1)
USB : port de type A (4) *
Sortie écran externe
MONITOR () : RVB analogique (mini D-Sub 15 broches) (1)
HDMI : Sortie HDMI (1)
Réseau (LAN)
10BASE-T/100BASE-TX/1000BASE-T (2)
Puissance requise (Adaptateur secteur *
Entrée : CA 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz, 1,1 A - 0,5 A
Sortie : 19,5 V CC, 4,7 A
Température de fonctionnement
5 °C à 35 °C (41 °F à 95 °F)
(gradient de température inférieur à 10 °C (18 °F)/heure)
Humidité de fonctionnement
20% à 80% (sans condensation), à condition que l’humidité soit inférieure à
65% à une température de 35 °C (95 °F)
(hygrométrie inférieure à 29 °C (84 °F))
Température de stockage
–20 °C à +60 °C (–4 °F à +140 °F)
(gradient de température inférieur à 10 °C (18 °F)/heure)
Humidité de stockage
10% à 90% (sans condensation), à condition que l’humidité soit inférieure à
20% à une température de 60 °C (140 °F)
(hygrométrie inférieure à 35 °C (95 °F))
Dimensions Approx. 342,0 × 50,8 × 161,2 mm (l/h/p)
(Approx. 13,5 × 2,0 × 6,4 pouces)
Poids Approx. 1 300 g (45,9 on.)
Accessoires fournis
Adaptateur CA
Cordon d’alimentation *
Mode d’emploi
Conformité à la norme USB 2.0 et prise en charge de la vitesse haute/pleine/basse.
N’utilisez votre produit qu’avec l’adaptateur CA (VGP-AC19V32) et le cordon d’alimentation
fournis avec votre ordinateur.
Le nombre fourni varie selon le pays ou la région.
Utilisez un câble d’alimentation adapté à votre prise secteur.
La conception et les spécifications sont sujettes à modifications sans préavis.
Remarques sur l’utilisation
Ne placez pas l’appareil dans des endroits :
– extrêmement chauds ou froids ;
– sales ou poussiéreux ;
– très humides ;
– soumis à des vibrations ;
– soumis à de puissants champs magnétiques ;
– sablonneux ;
– exposés au rayonnement direct du soleil.
Ne soumettez pas l’appareil à des chocs mécaniques et ne le laissez pas tomber.
Veillez à ce qu’aucun objet métallique n’entre en contact avec les parties métalliques de cet
appareil. Si cela se produit, un court-circuit risque de survenir et d’endommager l’appareil.
Ne faites pas fonctionner l’appareil avec un câble endommagé.
Ne faites pas fonctionner l’appareil s’il est tombé ou a subi des dommages.
Veillez à ce que les contacts métalliques restent toujours propres.
Ne démontez pas et ne transformez pas l’appareil.
Le système chauffe en cours d’utilisation. Ceci n’a rien d’anormal.
Gardez l’appareil à l’écart des téléviseurs et des récepteurs AM, il peut causer des interférences
dans la réception télévisée ou radiophonique.
Lors du branchement ou du débranchement de l’appareil, manipulez-le avec soin.
Lorsque vous transportez l’appareil, empêchez des corps étrangers de provoquer un
dysfonctionnement en utilisant la batterie, les caches de port et les protecteurs de fente
fournis, le cas échéant.
Lorsque vous transportez votre ordinateur, veillez à retirer l’appareil au préalable. Si vous
déplacez votre ordinateur et que l’appareil est installé, l’appareil risque de tomber. Ceci peut
entraîner des blessures ou endommager l’appareil ou votre ordinateur.
Operating Instructions / Mode d’emploi /
Manual de instrucciones / Manual de instruções
4-279-187-12(1) © 2011 Sony Corporation / Printed in China
Port Replicator
Notes on use
Do not place the unit in locations that are:
– Extremely hot or cold
– Dusty or dirty
– Very humid
– Vibrating
– Strong magnetic fields
– Sandy
– Exposed to direct sunlight
Do not apply mechanical shock or drop the unit.
Make sure that nothing metallic comes into contact with the metal parts of the unit. If this
happens, a short-circuit may occur and the unit may be damaged.
Do not operate the unit with a damaged cord.
Do not operate the unit if the unit itself has been dropped or damaged.
Always keep the metal contacts clean.
Do not disassemble or convert the unit.
While in use, it is normal for the unit to get warm.
Keep the unit away from TV or AM receivers, because it can disturb TV or AM reception.
When connecting or disconnecting the unit, handle it carefully.
When transporting the unit, prevent foreign objects from causing a malfunction by using the
battery pack, the port covers and the supplied slot protectors if there is any.
When transporting your computer, be sure to remove the unit first. Moving your computer
with the unit installed could cause the unit to fall off, resulting in personal injury, or damage
to the unit or your computer.
If there are any dust or dirt particles on the port replicator connector, your computer may not
be able to detect the port replicator when it is connected (even if the particles are invisible to
the eye).
If the connection seems to be poor, remove the AC power adapter and battery, and wipe off
the connector and the area around it on both the computer and the unit. Commercial air
dusters are also effective for blowing away residual dust and dirt.
Be careful not to damage the connector while cleaning them.
When connecting the unit to a personal computer, remove the AC power adapter, LAN cable,
HDMI cable, and display cable from the computer.
Simultaneous use of the HDMI output port and the MONITOR port is not possible.
Additionally, simultaneous use of the HDMI output port or the MONITOR port on your
computer and the HDMI output port or the MONITOR port on the port replicator is not
When the unit is connected to a personal computer, use the HDMI output port or
MONITOR port of the unit.
The port replicator has a protective sticker covering each network (LAN) port. Connect a
10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T cable to the network (LAN) port. Using an incorrect
cable, such as a phone cable, may result in an electric current overload that can cause a
malfunction, excessive heat, or fire in the network (LAN) port.
It is extremely important that you replace the port replicator connector cover after
disconnecting your computer from the port replicator. If the connector is left uncovered, dust
may get inside and damage the computer.
When sending a 3D video signal via the HDMI output port of this unit, select the STAMINA
mode with the performance selector switch on your computer.
On cleaning
Clean the unit with a soft dry cloth or a soft cloth lightly moistened with a mild detergent
solution. Do not use any type of solvent, such as alcohol or benzine, which may damage the
VAIO is a trademark of Sony Corporation.
HDMI, the HDMI logo, and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or
registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Afin de réuire les risques d’incendie ou de choc éectrique, n’exposez
pas cet appareil à la pluie ni à l’humidité.
Pour prévenir tout risque d’électrocution, n’ouvrez pas le boîtier.
Confiez l’entretien exclusivement au personnel qualifié.
Utilisez uniquement l’adaptateur CA et le cordon d’alimentation fournis avec ce
Pour déconnecter complètement votre ordinateur de la prise de courant,
débranchez l’adaptateur CA.
L’appareil doit se trouver à proximité de la prise de courant et celle-ci doit être
facilement accessible.
Pour les utilisateurs au Canada
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.