Memory Stick® Media Compatibility Information for Sony Accessories


Important Information:

  • This "Compatibility Chart" only provides compatibility testing results for the Memory Stick media applications listed in each productís instruction manual with Memory Stick media types listed below.
  • This chart does not guarantee support for all Memory Stick media types' performance nor compatibility among Memory Stick media compliant products.
  • Memory Stick media transmission speed varies by, and depends on, host hardware devices' features and circumstances of use.
  • Attach a dedicated adapter to use Memory Stick Duo™ media in a slot for standard size media.
  • The Memory Stick media capacity indicated on the packaging will differ from actual usable capacity. A portion of the memory is used for data management file functions. Refer to the back of the packaging for the minimum guaranteed capacity. Click here to view the Memory Stick media user capacity chart.
  • Models listed in this color are discontinued.
  • This compatibility chart and specifications are subject to change without notice.

Remarks:

    *1= Data over 123MB cannot be recorded in a single session.
    *2= Memory Stick media with 128MB or 128MBX2 capacity are not compatible with this product type.
    *3= For Memory Stick Duo media ONLY. Standard Memory Stick media cannot be used.
    *4= Standard/Duo compatible slot equipped. Memory Stick Duo media can be used with this product without an adapter.
    *6= Incompatible with high-speed parallel data transfer interfaces.
    *7= Memory Stick media transmission speed varies by, and depends on, host hardware devices' features.
    *8 = A dedicated adapter (MSAC-M2) must be attached to use Memory Stick Duo™ or MagicGate Memory Stick Duo media.
    *9 = The MSAC-MMS adapter must be attached to use the Memory Stick Micro™ media in a slot for standard size Memory Stick Pro media. Compatibility is not guaranteed when using the MSAC-MMD adapter in combination with another adapter.
    *10 = Compatibility with the 1GB/2GB Memory Stick Duo is not verified.
    *11 = SonicStage 4.3 is required to handle copyright-protected music data.
    *12 = The MSAC-MMD adapter must be attached to use Memory Stick Micro™ media in a slot for Duo size Memory Stick Pro media.
    *13 = This product is not compatible with Microsoft® Windows98, Microsoft® Windows 98SE, and Microsoft® Windows Me.
    *14 = The file system incorporated in the Memory Stick limits the capacity of a file to be recorded or played back to less than 4GB..
    *15 = This product is made by Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
    *16 = The transmission speed may not be faster when using the Memory Stick Pro (High Speed / Mark 2) and Memory Stick Pro-HG.
    *17 = This media may not be available in all countries due to variations in radio wave regulations.
    *18 = The TransferJet™ function is not compatible with this product.


Memory Stick® and Memory Stick PRO™ compatibility information


Legend:

    X = No compatibility
    O = Only data that does not require copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
    C = Data that requires copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
    — = Not guaranteed

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Model Types Memory Stick® Memory Stick PRO™ Memory Stick PRO™ Memory Stick PRO™
Mark 2 *16
TransferJet™ Memory Stick™*16*17
  memory stick memory stick pro memory stick memory stick mark
Standard Size 32MB / 64MB / 128MB / 128MBX2 *1 256MB / 512MB / 1GB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB              
Duo Size 32MB / 64MB / 128MB 256MB / 512MB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB*13 8GB*13*14 1GB / 2GB / 4GB 8GB *14 16GB*14 32GB*14 8GB
Models
External Floppy Disk Drive
MSFD-20U O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
Floppy Disk Adapter
MSAC-FD1A O*8 X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-FD2M O*8 X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-FD2MA O*8 X X X X X X X X X
Hard Disk Drive Storage Unit
HDPS-L1 O O O O X X X X X
HDPS-M1 O O O O O
HDPS-M10 O O O O O O
MRW62E O O O O O O O O O O*18
X = No compatibility
O = Only data that does not require copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
C = Data that requires copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
— = Not guaranteed
Memory Stick Size 32MB / 64MB / 128MB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB*13 8GB*13*14 1GB / 2GB / 4GB 8GB *14 16GB *14 32GB *14 8GB
Memory Stick® Adapters
MSAC-EX1 C*3 C*3*11 C*3*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11*18
MSAC-MCF1N O*3 O*3 O*3 O O O O O O O*18
MSAC-PC3 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-PC3/N O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-PC4 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-USM1 O O O O O O O O O O*18
Memory Card Readers
MCMD-R1 O*8 O*8 O*8
X = No compatibility
O = Only data that does not require copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
C = Data that requires copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
— = Not guaranteed
Memory Stick Size 32MB / 64MB / 128MB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB*13 8GB*13*14 1GB / 2GB / 4GB 8GB *14 16GB *14 32GB *14 8GB
Memory Stick® USB Reader/Writers
MSAC-US1 O*8 X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-US1A O*8 X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-US2 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8
MSAC-US20 C*8*11 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-US20/N C*8*11 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-US30 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11*18
MSAC-US40 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11*18
MSAC-US5 O*8 X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-US7 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8
MSAC-US70 C*8*11 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-US70N C*8*11 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*18
MSAC-UAM1 X X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-UAM2 X X X X X X X X X X
MSAC-UAH1 O*3 O*3 O*3 O O O O O O O*18
NAVITUS™ Remote Control
RM-NX7000 O*8 X X X X X X X X X

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High Speed Memory Stick PRO™, Memory Stick PRO-HG™, PSP™ Memory Stick™, and Memory Sitck Micro™ compatibility information


Legend:

    X = No compatibility
    O = Only data that does not require copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
    C = Data that requires copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
    — = Not guaranteed

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Model Types High Speed Memory Stick PRO™ *16 Memory Stick PRO-HG™ *16 Memory Stick PRO-HG™ Duo HX*16 PSP™ Memory Stick™ *15 Memory Stick Micro™(M2)
  memory stick hs memory stick hg memory stick hx memory stick psp memory stick micro
Standard Size 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB*13                          
Duo Size 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB   1GB / 2GB 4GB 4GB / 8GB 16GB 32GB 32MB 1GB 256MB / 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
Models
External Floppy Disk Drive
MSFD-20U O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
Floppy Disk Adapter
MSAC-FD1A X X X X X X X O*8 X X X X X X
MSAC-FD2M X X X X X X X O*8 X X X X X X
MSAC-FD2MA X X X X X X X O*8 X X X X X X
Hard Disk Drive Storage Unit
HDPS-L1 O O O O O X X O O O*9
HDPS-M1 O O O O O O O O*9
HDPS-M10 O O O O O O O O*9
MRW62E O O O O O O O O O O O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
X = No compatibility
O = Only data that does not require copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
C = Data that requires copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
— = Not guaranteed
Memory Stick Size 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB*13 1GB / 2GB 4GB 4GB / 8GB 16GB 32GB 32MB 1GB 256MB / 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
Memory Stick® Adapters
MSAC-EX1 C*3*11 X C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11*12 C *11*12 C *11*12 C *11*12 C *11*12 C *11*12
MSAC-MCF1N O*3 X O O O O O O O*12 O*12 O*12 O*12 O*12 O*12
MSAC-PC3 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-PC3/N O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-PC4 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-USM1 O O O O O O O O O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
Memory Card Readers
MCMD-R1 O*8*10 O*8 O*8
X = No compatibility
O = Only data that does not require copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
C = Data that requires copyright protection (MagicGate™ copyright protection technology) can be recorded/played back.
— = Not guaranteed
Memory Stick Size 256MB / 512MB / 1GB / 2GB 4GB*13 1GB / 2GB 4GB 4GB / 8GB 16GB 32GB 32MB 1GB 256MB / 512MB 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB
Memory Stick® USB Reader/Writers
MSAC-US1 X X X X X X X O*8 X X X X X X
MSAC-US1A X X X X X X X O*8 X X X X X X
MSAC-US2 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8*11 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-US20 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 C*8*11 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-US20/N O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 C*8*11 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-US30 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*9*11 C*9*11 C*9*11 C*9*11 C *9*11 C *9*11
MSAC-US40 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11 C*11*12 C*11*12 C*11*12 C*11*12 C*11*12 C*11*12
MSAC-US5 X X X X X X X O*8 X X X X X X X
MSAC-US7 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-US70 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 C*8*11 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-US70N O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 O*8 C*8*11 O*8 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
MSAC-UAM1 X X X X X X X X O O O O O O
MSAC-UAM2 X X X X X X X X O O O O O O
MSAC-UAH1 O*3 O*3 O O O O O O O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9 O*9
NAVITUS™ Remote Control
RM-NX7000 X X O*8 X X X