Energize your living room with the flush, understated design of the VAIO® XL3 Digital Living System™. About the size of a traditional stereo receiver, this rack-style multimedia PC bridges the gap between your computing and entertainment worlds, adding an exciting new PC dimension to your home theater experience. With its sleek brushed aluminum and smoked acrylic front and optimized cooling for near-silent operation, the VAIO XL3 blends neatly and quietly into living room entertainment centers and home theaters.
Watch movies in the best high-definition picture quality available today. Whether you’re watching a Hollywood title in HD or enjoying crystal clear video captured from your compatible HDV camcorder, the VAIO® XL3 Digital Living System™ is capable of playing high-definition Blu-ray Disc™ movies in stunning clarity and incredible full HD 1080 resolution11. And since the Blu-ray Disc™ optical drive is backwards-compatible with the format of your CDs and DVD collection, you can still enjoy your existing entertainment library on the VAIO XL3.
The VAIO® XL3 Digital Living System™ is digital cable ready. It features an OCUR receiver, which is a digital cable receiver and interface that accepts a TV CableCARD™. The CableCARD removable security module, which must be obtained from your local service provider, allows you to access the digital cable channels to which you subscribe without the need for a set-top-box. Windows Vista™ Home Premium with Media Center functionality acts as your DVR, letting you record and catalog your favorite TV programs to the hard drive. These innovative tools let you consolidate your entertainment center by replacing your HD DVR and digital cable set-top-box with the VAIO XL3, the ultimate entertainment PC for your living room8.
Enjoy high-quality TV with the VAIO® XL3 Digital Living System™. It’s TV on your terms. With built-in NTSC and ATSC TV tuners and CableCARD™ support, you can watch and record analog and digital TV directly to the hard drive for on-demand viewing (includes premium and over-the-air HD content8).
Computer Interface: The computer industry lacks standards, and therefore, there are a multitude 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 warranty or representation with respect to the performance of this product with any particular software packages and/or non-Sony add-on hardware option except those mentioned in this document. Sony hereby disclaims any representations or warranty that this product is compatible with any combination of non-Sony 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. Some pre-installed software titles may not include full documentation. Software titles pre-installed on the Sony Desktop Computer are subject to change without notice. Simulated graphic shown on display. Weights and measurements are approximate and may vary.
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