Philips NMS 8220 HELP!!!

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Por Gorgane

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13-02-2005, 18:03

I'm planning of buying this thing, but i can't find any info on it fron the net. The things that i'd like to know are:

-Does it have a built in power supply?
-What kind of video and audio connectors does it have?
-Can it play all MSX2 carts?

Please help me fast, the auction won't wait!

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Por HansO

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13-02-2005, 18:27

It is a standard MSX-2 Phlips machine, so yes, it will play all.

It does NOT have a diskdrive builtin.

See http://faq.msxnet.org

Por Gorgane

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13-02-2005, 18:44

I already looked from that site and it doesn't seem to have the info about the connectors (RCA or DIN for composite video?) and it doesn't say if the power supply is built in or not.

Por poke-1,170

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13-02-2005, 18:57

RCA and DIN AFAIK.... RF signal as an output and DIN out...no scart
but has msx designer by a koene built in Wink
power supply is built in.
No composite out

Por Gorgane

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13-02-2005, 19:13

Shite, that's it then. I'm not going to buy that machine, because getting a decent composite/RGB cable for it will cost as much as the machine itself. Hopefully there will be a MSX2 with RCA composite out and a decent price on eBay soon.

Por Gorgane

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13-02-2005, 19:36

Stop the press! Smile I just heard from the seller that this particular machine has a SCART-connector. I guess there are different revisions.

Por jalu

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13-02-2005, 19:37

It does have DIN and SCART connectors; making a DIY cable for it is reasonably simple. And not very expensive, too, at least, if you can get hold of the connectors in the country where you live.

Por Gorgane

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13-02-2005, 20:04

Buying the parts is never a problem, but making a working cable out of them with my soldering skills is quite impossible. Smile

Por Sonic_aka_T

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13-02-2005, 20:12

Well, usually AUDIO, VIDEO and GROUND will do the trick... Hardly difficult... If you're really lazy you can even just stuff the wires in the appropriate holes... That's always worked for me Tongue

Por Gorgane

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13-02-2005, 20:31

Well, usually AUDIO, VIDEO and GROUND will do the trick... Hardly difficult... If you're really lazy you can even just stuff the wires in the appropriate holes... That's always worked for me Tongue

I will have to try that someday, but this time i should be able the get a picture out of the machine (if i get it).

Por poke-1,170

Paragon (1766)

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13-02-2005, 21:35

hey,and msx designer built in Wink

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