MSXdev21 sponsoring – SX1Mini+

The SX1Mini+ is an MSX2+ FPGA device – sponsored by 8bits4ever

The retro computers hardware designers 8bits4ever donated a SX1Mini+ device to the MSXdev21 winners loot box.

The SX-1 Mini+ is an MSX computer built around a FPGA (field programmable gate array) implementation, which is 100% compatible with the MSX2+ standard. In other words, you get a modernized MSX2+ computer in a small format.

It features VGA/RGB output, stereo audio output, PS/2 keyboard input, 2 DB9 joystick ports, SD card slot and 2 cartridge slots. Internally, the SX-1 Mini+ also features SCC+ sound, FM sound, 2 or 4 Mb RAM mapper, and turbo mode (5,37mhz/8,06mhz). The device allows the use of any external MSX compatible cartridges. You can connect almost any PS/2 keyboard and MSX compatible joysticks (DB9).

The hardware company 8bits4ever sells this MSX-on-a-chip on their web site for about 100 euro, ex shipping cost.

The company kindly donated a version of their product to the MSXdev21 winners loot box, which is very much appreciated!

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