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Panasonic MSX Computers

Panasonic

  1. MSX 2
  2. MSX 2+
  3. MSX Turbo-R

Introduction

MSX2+ and beyond

MSX I/O Ports

The follwing sections details the Standard MSX I/O ports that are available on every MSX.

    MSX Cassette Pin Layout

  • The MSX Standard calls for all MSX computers to have a standard data-cassette port. This port transports the audio-in/out signals to and from the datarecorder and the computer has a relay-switch on board to turn the recorder on and off.

  • MSX Cartridge Connector

  • The MSX Cartridge system uses a 50-pin flat-edge connector to connect to the systems expansion bus. The cartridge slot maps into one of the main- or sub-slots.

  • MSX Joystick Connector

By Panasonic CPU Zilog Z80A @3.58MHz
R800 @8MHz
Memory 256K RAM, 128K VRAM Sound 3 wave channels + white noise
9 FM Channels
Sprites 16 color, 16x16, 8/scanline, 64 total Display 512x212 16 of 512 RGB, 256x212 19k colors Display Chip Yamaha V9958 VDP Sound Chip PSG - General Instruments AY-3-8910 FM - Yamaha YM2413 CPU Class Z80/R800 Developed by Panasonic
Related Systems
 
MSX 1
 
MSX 2
 
MSX 2+
 
MSX Turbo-R
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Panasonic A1  GT
Books & Publications
Books related to the MSX Standard of microcomputers
Magazines & Serials
MSX Computer Club Magazine - MSX Blad van MSX Club Belgie/Nederland
MCM
MSX Computer Magazine - Maandblad voor MSX-Gebruikers
MSX Magazine from Brazil, later included Amiga as well
MSX Fan, Japanese MSX Magazine
Magazine voor MSX gebruiker en programmeur
Het Nederlandstalige computerblad voor MSX-Bezitters
MSX Magazine, Japanese MSX Magazine
MSX Micro Magazine, Brazilian MSX magazine
MSX Mozaïk was a user group magazine started by Dirk Scheper. The magazine first appeared as a single page in the MSX-Info magazine of January 1985.
MSX World, spanish MSX Magazine
World Wide Web Links
MSX Resource Center dedicated to MSX. It has an extensive archive of MSX news, an active MSX forum, lots of information in their MSX wiki and a large section of free MSX software.
MSXVR is a computer that is hardware and software compatible with MSX computers, implemented in FPGA.
Computer fandom website for MSX