- Fully loaded system, including Blu-ray recorder
- First PC to record scrambled cable content
- Can't record TV to Blu-ray with CableCard
- Doesn't support 1080p playback
At A Glance
This Windows Vista-based Media Center PC is one of the first to support CableCards for decrypting and recording scrambled programming, but it does so with some severe limitations.
Light up your living room with the flush, understated design of the VAIO XL3 Digital Living System. Designed to integrate with your living room entertainment system, the VAIO XL3 is a full HD 1080 Media Center PC with Blu-ray Disc technology and DVR functionality. Watch Blu-ray Disc movies in stunning high definition (HD) clarity and record content to a single 25GB or 50GB Blu-ray Disc (MP2 format only). Supporting CableCARD technology, the VAIO XL3 also lets you watch and record live TV, including high definition and premium channels. And, it?s easy to use with a wireless keyboard and remote control, HDMI for single-cable connectivity and Windows Vista Home Premium with Media Center functionality for easy management of your pictures, music and videos.
|Processor type||Intel Core 2 Duo|
|Processor speed||2130.0 MHz|
|Primary Graphics Chipset||Nvidia GeForce 7600 GTL|
|Ports and Connections|
|Memory size||2048.0 MB|
|Motherboard Chipset||Intel P965 Express Chipset|
|Chassis style||Home Theater PC|