A new MSX (3?) for 2022 ?

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By Briqunullus

Hero (584)

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07-10-2021, 15:20

Hasn't that always been his role? Connecting ideas, connecting people, connecting businesses?

By gdx

Enlighted (5833)

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07-10-2021, 15:38

Grauw wrote:

When he visited Tilburg he was promoting the “MSX revival” with the 1chipMSX, touting the FPGA as a spiritual successor of the MSX-ENGINE SOC approach, so I can’t see how he was not involved.

At that time, MSX users and designers of 1chipMSX wanted a new MSX computer, but Nishi was testing the waters for another product that I don't remember. I think he was just a ESE factory's guest.

By Latok

msx guru (3886)

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07-10-2021, 15:51

AxelStone wrote:
Grauw wrote:

The last time Nishi launched the 1chipMSX right. I think that’s been a pretty transformative development for MSX. So although I’m not expecting anything, also because really there is little that we know yet, I’m still curious what it will be. Who knows it could be something pretty cool, or it could be something that’s aimed at a completely different audience than me.

1Chip is a great project, but Nishi wasn't directly involved, right?

Probably just as involved as he is in the current plans, don't you think? Anyhow, I don't see anything coming from this. To me, it looks like an older man trying to hold on to his diehard fans, only to relive something of his former glory. I also don't like him being approachable on Twitter and such. I just want him to be the hero he is ^_^

By djh1697

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07-10-2021, 16:31

100,000 Yen is over £650, far too expensive, unless it is very special. No doubt there will be VAT and import duties to add to that.

By SwissPanasonic

Resident (62)

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07-10-2021, 17:26

99,800 yen was effectively the official price of the Panasonic MSX Turbo-R FS-A1 GT. I had a purchase project that I retain and I would take this new model from Mr. Nishi if it comes out in 2022. It's quite close so either he finds interested investors or in any case the means to manufacture or the project will be canceled. I can't wait to know the final specs and the download system. Exciting. Wink

By journey

Hero (569)

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07-10-2021, 20:32

djh1697 wrote:

100,000 Yen is over £650, far too expensive, unless it is very special. No doubt there will be VAT and import duties to add to that.

100,000 Yen ???? oO
where have you seen the price?

By immetoo

Supporter (5)

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08-10-2021, 18:29

Isn't msx3 just a virtual hardware spec since the nineties;
msx2 + 512KB + HDD + OPL4

By AxelStone

Prophet (3176)

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08-10-2021, 21:05

Grauw wrote:

The last time Nishi launched the 1chipMSX right. I think that’s been a pretty transformative development for MSX. So although I’m not expecting anything, also because really there is little that we know yet, I’m still curious what it will be. Who knows it could be something pretty cool, or it could be something that’s aimed at a completely different audience than me.

I didn't know it, then we can consider that Nishi was supporting 1Chip. Now the question is how much capacity he has to make the same with MSX3.

immetoo wrote:

Isn't msx3 just a virtual hardware spec since the nineties;
msx2 + 512KB + HDD + OPL4

It should be more like MSX Turbo R + 2Mb RAM (at least) + HDD / SD + OPL4... even you can add SymbOS to have a new interface. But it's only that, a virtual MSX3.

By Dolphin101546015

Champion (335)

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15-10-2021, 11:17

Dual-Cores ARM Cortex A9 MPCore
Zynq-7010 SoC with onchip FPGA with:
2.1 Mb RAM
28k logic cells
80 DSP slices
100 I/O pins
up to 866MHz
DDR3, USB2.0

+ 96 cores in extended version

This all in alluminium case (like notebook in low-end version)
No SCC, but PSG (probably with moonsound)

Cost less than 100.000 JPY in first half of 2022.

By ivke2006

Expert (84)

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15-10-2021, 16:01

This is an official design?

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