VAIO User Guide SVE1111 Series


Notes on Using “Memory Stick”

Before using “Memory Stick”, read the following precautions for correct use.
  • Keep “Memory Stick” out of reach of children. There is a risk of swallowing it.

  • Do not touch the “Memory Stick” connector with your finger or metal objects.

  • “Memory Stick” contains delicate electronic components. Do not impact, bend or drop it.

  • Do not disassemble or modify “Memory Stick”.

  • Do not wet “Memory Stick”.

  • Do not use or store in a location subject to:

  • Extremely high temperature, such as in a car parked in the sun

  • Direct sunlight

  • High humidity or corrosive substances

  • Excessive dust

  • Be sure to use “Memory Stick” and adaptors that are compliant with the standards supported by your VAIO computer. Incompatible cards and adaptors may get stuck in the slot, causing damage to the computer.

  • You cannot write data to “Memory Stick” that is write-protected.

  • It is recommended that you make a backup copy of important data.

  • Stored data may be lost or corrupted if:

  • You remove “Memory Stick” or turn off your VAIO computer while the media access indicator light is on.

  • You use “Memory Stick” at a place where static electricity or electrical noise may disturb the card.

  • When carrying “Memory Stick”, be sure to put it in its case to avoid static electricity.

  • Before using “Memory Stick” with a device other than a computer, such as a digital camera or a portable audio, format (initialize) “Memory Stick” using the device.
    Some devices may not support the file format for computers and show you a message that recommends you to format “Memory Stick”. In this case, copy data from “Memory Stick” to your VAIO computer and format “Memory Stick” using the device. All data in “Memory Stick” will be deleted when you format it.
    Refer to the manual that came with the device for more information.

  • Do not insert foreign objects into the “Memory Stick” slot.

  • The “Memory Stick” slot can be used for reading/writing supported “Memory Stick” only, and cannot be used for other purposes.

Notes on Using “Memory Stick Duo”

When using “Memory Stick Duo”, do not use a fine-tipped pen to write on the label adhered to “Memory Stick Duo”. Exerting pressure on the media may damage internal components.

Notes on Using “Memory Stick Micro”

  • Before using “Memory Stick Micro” (“M2”), be sure to insert it into an “M2” Duo adaptor. If you insert the media directly into the “Memory Stick Duo” slot without the adaptor, you may not be able to remove it from the slot.

  • Keep “Memory Stick Micro” and “M2” Duo adaptors away from children. They are harmful if swallowed.

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