MSX History , Emulator, Links
>The MSX computer was created by japanese company ASCII
directed by one of the informatic pioneer of the Rising Sun Land ,
Kazuhiro “Kay” Nishi , helped by Microsoft which then provided
operative system and a version of its basic , respectively :
MSX-Dos and MSX-Basic .
Since autumn of year 1983 the MSX computers were released by companies
such as :
Canon, Casio , Fujitsu, Hitachi, JVC , Mitsubishi, NTT, Panasonic, Pioneer,
Philips, Samsung, Sanyo, Schneider, Seikosha, Sharp, Sony,
Toshiba, Yamaha, Yashica .
Basically the MSX Computer was an 8 bit computer
with the following specifics :
CPU Zilog Z80 3,58 MHz
Ram 8kb memory
Rom 16kb memory
Audio Processor AY-3-8910 by General Instruments
1 Slot for expansion cartridges.
The Arab versions of MSX Computer enjoyed expansion on cartridges loaded
with the Sacred Quran
LINKS and GALLERY
- MSX Association (Japanese) — Current owner of the MSX trademark, Japanese distributor of MSXPlayer and the 1chipMSX.
- D4 Enterprise (Japanese) — Japanese distributor of re-released MSX games.
- Bazix — Partner of MSX Association and D4 Enterprise for business outside Japan.
- MSX-ALL — A server exclusively dedicated to MSX. Many important MSX Web Sites are freely hosted on the MSX-ALL Web Servers, such as MSX-Pró and MSX-TOP. The MSX-ALL Team has restated the design of the MSX-ALL Web Site in November of 2007, promising exciting surprises for the 1st semester of 2008.
MSX GALLERY ON NEXUS23.NET (Updated 2010)
blueMSX Emulator for Windows
The MSX emulator to experience MSX differently.
blueMSX is a cycle accurate emulator
that emulates all generations of MSX computers
as well as SVI, ColecoVision and Sega SG-1000.
Another Msx Emulator for Windows , open source