fenner SPC-800 up to MSX2+

Door Caliostro

Expert (80)

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26-05-2021, 22:38

Hi, I have 2 fenner SPC-800, I would like to turn one of these machines into MSX2 +, I know I need to replace the VDP and VRAM memory, but which bios can I use?

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Van qwerty69

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27-05-2021, 01:09

not possible. you need a new bios and new VDP. the bios must be from another samsung msx2 at least and that does not exist.

Van gdx

Enlighted (4801)

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27-05-2021, 01:58

Someone has upgraded a Canon V-20 to MSX2+.

http://mymsx2.free.fr/montages/Upgrade_V20_MSX2Plus/upgrade_...

It requires a lot of modification. It's almost easier to build one entirely.

Van sdsnatcher73

Prophet (2311)

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27-05-2021, 07:20

Very cool though and looks very skillfully done!

Van jltursan

Prophet (2556)

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27-05-2021, 09:05

gdx wrote:

Someone has upgraded a Canon V-20 to MSX2+.

http://mymsx2.free.fr/montages/Upgrade_V20_MSX2Plus/upgrade_...

It requires a lot of modification. It's almost easier to build one entirely.

Now that's quite impressive!, indeed an incredible amount of work; but what a machine!

Anyhow, it has too many add-ons. I guess that V9958+ROM parts could be enough to upgrade the Fenner.

Van Caliostro

Expert (80)

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27-05-2021, 11:35

No MSX2 bios can work on this machine?

Van gdx

Enlighted (4801)

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27-05-2021, 12:04

You must at least adapt it to the SPC-800 keyboard and modify a few parameters.