Philips 8020 with soft collection in peculiar format

Por Tamagozawari

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18-02-2020, 10:57

In case any of you is interested, I just saw that this machine is being offered in ebay Kleinanzeigen (German local classified ads site). It seems to include a bunch of soft titles burned in EPROM chips, which sounds quite odd to me. :-)

https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-anzeige/phillips-msx/132...

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Por Inokuma

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18-02-2020, 11:33

Sounds interesting! Never seen before something like this (nicht schlecht) Wink

Por rderooy

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18-02-2020, 13:25

Weird indeed. It is also the QWERTY version, so not really meant for the German market.
The disk drive also seems to be some kind of home made creation.

Por hamlet

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18-02-2020, 14:23

There has ever been a localized version of the 8020 for the german market?

Por rderooy

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18-02-2020, 14:59

There is a model with German QWERTZ keyboard, just look at the wiki.
https://www.msx.org/wiki/Philips_VG-8020

Por hamlet

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18-02-2020, 16:09

Never had one in my hands. That's weird, didn't know that.