MSX graphic card

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Hero (570)

صورة legacy

25-05-2006, 10:56

On the "marktplaats.nl" they offer some new MSX graphic card's, never heard about this thing What is it???

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Enlighted (4348)

صورة BiFi

25-05-2006, 11:08

link plz?

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Hero (570)

صورة legacy

25-05-2006, 11:17

link plz?
That www.marktplaats.nl starts allways on the first page.
There select computerhardware and search for msx.

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Enlighted (4348)

صورة BiFi

25-05-2006, 11:25

direct link?... geez :/

this one it is (this works fine for me since I probably have the scripts blocked for marktplaats ;))

anyway, it's probably some drawing program in cartridge.

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Paragon (1902)

صورة AuroraMSX

25-05-2006, 13:24

direct link?... geez :/

this one it is (this works fine for me since I probably have the scripts blocked for marktplaats ;))

anyway, it's probably some drawing program in cartridge.

To be honest, I doubt that. The packaging looks too flat to contain a cartridge.

Have a look at the second image on that ad...

Notice the black bar on the bottom of each card? That looks like a magnetic strip to me.
Also notice how the image on each card is constructed out of the shapes listed in the row on top of the card (next to the 'GRAPHIC CARD' text).

<guess mode='rather wild'>
I think these cards belong to a drawing program rather than actually being a drawing program. The drawing program than probably came with a card reader for these cards....
</guess>

BTW, the first image shows the name 'YAMAHA' in the bottom right corner of the card. What drawing programs did Yamaha release?

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Enlighted (6217)

صورة mars2000you

25-05-2006, 13:32

The Painter ?

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Enlighted (6217)

صورة mars2000you

25-05-2006, 13:38

from Generation MSX :

Graphic artist YAMAHA YAMAHA 1985 MSX ROM PSG
Graphic Artist Utility YAMAHA YAMAHA 1986 MSX ROM PSG
Graphic card set YAMAHA YAMAHA 1985 MSX ROM PSG

No picture ... except for Graphic artist :

http://generation-msx.nl/msxdb/softwareinfo/448

http://generation-msx.nl/msxdb/softwareinfo/743

http://generation-msx.nl/msxdb/softwareinfo/450

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Hero (570)

صورة legacy

25-05-2006, 17:45

from Generation MSX :

Hey, the update was today, 25-05-2006, is this occasional?

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Enlighted (6217)

صورة mars2000you

25-05-2006, 18:18

This date is only in relation with the last updates that you can check in this forum thread :

http://www.generation-msx.nl/forum/read.php?7,1015

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Prophet (3737)

صورة cax

25-05-2006, 18:25

> The packaging looks too flat to contain a cartridge.

I think "card" here is more like "postcard", not hardware.

Probably, using some Yamaha's program, you should recreate the image depicted on the card, using a set of basic elements (see the topmost part of each card).

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Prophet (2687)

صورة Huey

26-05-2006, 09:24

We'll It looks like they are templates that you can use for drawing. Look at the upper parts. It looks like the are a sort of menu/picklist.

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