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Windows Vista Compatibility Announcement For Personal Audio Devices

Applicable Products and Categories of This Article

2007-01-31

Because of the release of the new OS Windows Vista from Microsoft Corporation on January 30th, 2007, we would like to announce a list of our Personal Audio devices which will be compatible with it.

Also, we will update the list of the compatible devices and the methods, and upload to this support page. Therefore, please check the contents of them in the support page.

Compatible products

  • Network Walkman
  • IC Recorder
  • Hi-MD Walkman
  • CD Walkman 
  • System Stereo
  • Radio Cassette

We are going to release next versions of the application software; SonicStage CP, SonicStage and Digital Voice Editor/Sony Player Plug-in Windows Media Player (Version: TBD). The download service will start from the mid-February for SonicStage CP (SonicStage Ver4.3), and early-June for Digital Voice Editor Ver.3.1/Sony Player Plug-in Windows Media Player (Version: TBD). The downloads will be made available on this website.

Network Walkman

Model

Application software supplied with the device

Application software compatible with Windows Vista

NW-E50

SonicStage, MP3 File Manager

SonicStage Ver.4.3
The download service will start from mid-February

NW-E70

NW-E90

NW-S23

NW-E99

NW-E103

SonicStage

NW-E105

NW-E403

NW-E405

NW-E407

NW-E503

NW-E505

NW-E507

NW-E303

NW-E305

NW-E307

NW-A605

CONNECT Player

NW-A607

NW-A608

CONNECT Player

* For China, SonicStage

NW-E002F

SonicStage

NW-E003F

NW-E005F

NW-S202F

NW-S203F

NW-S205F

NW-S703F

NW-S705F

NW-S706F

NW-S603

NW-S605

NW-HD1

NW-HD3

NW-HD5

NW-A1000

CONNECT Player

* For China, SonicStage

NW-A3000

* Install SonicStage Ver.4.3 to the computer to use the device.

Note: CONNECT Player is not compatible with Windows Vista. To use Walkman A Series with Windows Vista, download SonicStage Ver. 4.3.

Please see Remarks below for more information.

IC Recorder

Model

Application software supplied with the device

Application software compatible with Windows Vista

ICD-P320

Digital Voice Editor

Digital Voice Editor Ver.3.1

The download service will start from early-June

ICD-P330F

ICD-SX66

ICD-SX56

ICD-SX46

ICD-MX20

FS-85USB

ICD-P28

ICD-P210

ICD-MS525

ICD-SX20

ICD-SX30

ICD-SX40

ICD-SX25

ICD-SX35

ICD-SX45

ICD-SX55

ICD-ST25

ICD-MS515

Memory Stick Voice Editor

ICD-U70 ^

Sony Player Plug-in Windows Media Player

Sony Player Plug-in Windows Media Player
(Version: TBD)
The download service will start from early-June

ICD-U60 ^

ICD-U50 ^

* Install Digital Voice Editor Ver.3.1 to the computer to use the device.

^ ICD-U50/U60/U70 are not compatible with Digital Voice Editor. Install Sony Player Plug-in Windows Media Player (Version: TBD) to the computer to use the device.

Please see Remarks below for more information.

Hi-MD Walkman

Model

Application software supplied with the device

Application software compatible with Windows Vista

MZ-NH600

SonicStage, MD Simple Burner

SonicStage Ver.4.3
The download service will start from mid-February

MZ-NH900

MZ-NH700

MZ-NHF800

MZ-NH1

MZ-RH910

MZ-DH10P

MZ-RH10

MZ-RH710

MZ-RH1

* Install SonicStage Ver.4.3 to the computer to use the device.

*Install the driver. Operation method will be uploaded to the customer support page later when SonicStage Ver.4.3 download service will be ready.

Note: MD Simple Burner is not compatible with Windows Vista. Install SonicStage Ver.4.3 to the computer to use the device.

Please see Remarks below for more information.

CD Walkman

Model

Application software supplied with the device

Application software compatible with Windows Vista

D-NE20

SonicStage

SonicStage Ver.4.3
The download service will start from mid-February

D-NE20LS

D-NE920

D-NE920LS

D-NE820

D-NE820LS

D-NE720

D-NE720LS

D-NE520

D-NF420

D-NE320/NE321

D-NE326CK

D-NE320SP

D-NE830/NE830LS

No applications are supplied with the device.

D-NE730

D-NF430/NF431

D-NE330/NE331

D-NE336CK

Note: To create Music CD, ATRAC CD, MP3 CD, use SonicStage Ver.4.3.

Please see Remarks below for more information.

System Stereo

Model

Application software supplied with the device

Application software compatible with Windows Vista

CMT-A50

SonicStage

SonicStage Ver.4.3
The download service will start from mid-February

CMT-A70

CMT-CPZ1

CMT-HPZ7

CMT-HPZ9

CMT-HPR90

No applications are supplied with the device.

CMT-GPZ6

CMT-U1BT

* Install SonicStage Ver.4.3 to the computer to use the device.

* Install the driver. Operation method will be uploaded to the customer support page later when SonicStage Ver.4.3 download service will be ready.

Please see Remarks below for more information.

Radio Cassette

Model

Application software supplied with the device

Application software compatible with Windows Vista

ZS-XN30

SonicStage

SonicStage Ver.4.3
The download service will start from the mid-February

ZS-NY7

ZS-SN10

* Install SonicStage Ver.4.3 to your computer to use the device.

* Install the driver. Operation method will be uploaded to the customer support page later when SonicStage Ver.4.3 download service will be ready.

Please see Remarks below for more information.

Remarks
We do not guarantee operations on Windows Vista Operating System that is an upgrade from the the pre-installed Operating System .

* For VAIO Windows Vista Compatible PC, if upgrade is performed with the supplement disk, the compatibility will be guaranteed.

Supported editions are:

  - Windows Vista Home Basic

  - Windows Vista Home Premium

  - Windows Vista Business

  - Windows Vista Ultimate

* 64 bit version is not supported.

The following applications are not compatible with Windows Vista.

  • CONNECT Player
  • WAV Conversion Tool
  • MD Simple Burner
  • Net MD Simple Burner
  • SonicStage Simple Burner
  • MP3 File Manager
  • Visual and Voice Editor
  • Visual and Voice Player
  • Memory Stick Voice Editor
  • Digital Voice Player
  • ICD-PCLINK
  • ICS Converter

Devices not listed here are not guaranteed to be compatible with Windows Vista.