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August 9, 2022

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MSXDev’22 New Sponsor: Panasonic FS-A1 MSX 2 Computer

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For the 22th edition of MSXDev, the Loot-box just got stuffed a little more with a Panasonic FS-A1 MSX 2.
MSXDev’22 New Sponsor: Panasonic FS-A1 MSX 2 Computer

For the 22th edition of MSXdev, hardware seller sdsnatcher73 donates a Panasonic FS-A1 MSX2 computer.

The ever-growing MSXDev’22 Winners Loot-box just got stuffed a little more with a Panasonic FS-A1 MSX 2. Donated by hardware seller Peter Hanraets (@sdsnatcher73). This mighty fine and sweet looking modified machine is fully functional and for any winner of the dev show to take home.

As the MSX system is a general computer manufactured by many different brands of hardware companies, the variety is plenty. Panasonic is one of the manufacturers that made some brilliant, good looking MSX machines. The Panasonic FS-A1 MSX 2 is no exception as it’s colorful, compact, and a pleasure to look at. This particular item has been modified with the removal of the built-in Deskpac firmware and a cartridge slot cover that has been replaced with a 3D printed replica.

A Panasonic FS-A1 MSX2 computer – sponsored by @sdsnatcher73

This Japanese Panasonic MSX 2 machine from 1986 is equipped with 64 KRAM and 128 KVRAM. Originally, the Panasonic FS-A1 was available in black and in red. This one is the black edition, with shiny orange keyboard buttons. For a full oversight of its specs, visit the MRC Wiki about this machine.

If you are in the market for a physical MSX, Peter offers a wide variety of MSX hardware for sale on the MSX Resource Center Trading Forum.

Source: MSXDev News

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