Quick Start Guide
NW-A805 / A806 / A808
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Minimum System Requirements (for the player)
IBM PC/AT or compatible computer preinstalled with the following Windows operating systems.
Windows 2000 Professional (Service Pack 4 or later)/Windows XP Home Edition (Service Pack 2 or later)/
Windows XP professional (Service Pack 2 or later)/Windows XP Media Center Edition (Service Pack 2 or
later)/Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 (Service Pack 2 or later)/Windows XP Media Center Edition
2005 (Service Pack 2 or later)/ Windows Vista Home Basic/Windows Vista Home Premium/Windows Vista
Business/Windows Vista Ultimate
Not supported by 64 bit version OS.
Not supported by OSs other than above.
CPU: Pentium III 733 MHz or higher (For Windows Vista, Pentium III 800 MHz or higher)
RAM: 128 MB or more (For Windows XP, 256 MB or more; for Windows Vista, 512 MB or more)
Hard Disk Drive: 240 MB or more of available space (1.5 GB or more is recommended). More space may be
required depending on the version of the operating system. Additional space is required for storing music,
video and photo data.
Display: 800 × 600 pixels (or higher) (recommended 1024 × 768 or higher), High Color (16 bit) (or higher)
(SonicStage and Image Converter may not operate properly at color settings at or below 256 colors.)
CD-ROM drive: Supporting Digital Music CD playback capabilities using WDM.
To create original CDs or to back up audio CDs, a CD-R/RW drive is required.
USB port (Hi-Speed USB is recommended)
Internet Explorer 6.0 or later and DirectX version 9.0b or later need to be installed.
Internet connection is required to use the CD Data Base (CDDB) or Electronic Music Distribution (EMD) or to
restore the backup data with SonicStage.
When converting Windows Media format videos, it is required to have installed the latest Windows Media
When converting QuickTime or M4V format videos, it is required to have installed the latest QuickTime.
We do not guarantee operation for all computers even if they meet the above System Requirements.
Not supported by the following environments:
Personally constructed PCs or operating systems / An environment that is an upgrade of the original
manufacturer-installed operating system / Multi-boot environment / Multi-monitor environment /