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Windows Vista Compatibility Announcement For Personal Audio Devices

    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.