Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 38. Chapters: Canon T90, General Instrument AY-3-8910, Texas Instruments TMS9918, SymbOS, List of MSX compatible computers, Konami SCC, Konami Sound Cartridge, ASCII, MSX BASIC, MSX Video access method, Daewoo CPC-300, 1chipMSX, Moonsound, SVI-738, Spectravideo, MSX-Engine, SV-328, R800, Gradiente Expert, Yamaha V9938, S-1990, Zemmix, Yamaha V9958, SVI-838, Hotbit, NMS-8250, BeeCard, Canon V-20, SVI-728, Talent TPC-310, Yamaha YM2413, Dragon MSX, Talent DPC-200, Yamaha CX5-M, Philips NMS-1205, Sakhr Computers, VG 8020. Excerpt: MSX was the name of a standardized home computer architecture in the 1980s conceived by Kazuhiko Nishi, then Vice-president at Microsoft Japan and Director at ASCII Corporation. It is said that Microsoft led the project as an attempt to create unified standards among hardware makers. Despite Microsoft's involvement, MSX-based machines were seldom seen in the United States and Britain (although heavily advertised by Toshiba in the UK), but they were popular in other markets. Eventually 5 million MSX-based units were sold worldwide. This home computer was released in Japan, Middle East, Europe and Brazil. Before the appearance and great success of Nintendo's Family Computer, MSX was the platform for which major Japanese game studios, such as Konami and Hudson Soft, produced their titles. The Metal Gear series was originally written for MSX hardware. The Canon V-20 had 64K of RAM while its little brother, the V-10, had 16KIn the 1980s, Japan was in the midst of an economic awakening. Large Japanese electronics firms might have been successful in the early computer market had they made a concerted effort in the late 1970s. Their combined design and manufacturing power could have allowed them to produce competitive machines, but they initially ignored the home computer market and appear to have been hesitant to...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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