Mitsubishi ML-8000
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The Mitsubishi ML-8000 was not only the first MSX computer released by Mitsubishi, it was the first MSX on the market of any vendor.

It has a keyboard with colored keys and an optional keypad with 18 keys was also available, meant for hexadecimal data entry. This machine was aimed at the Japanese market.

Brand Mitsubishi
Type ML-8000
Year 21st October 1983
Region Japan
Original price ¥59,800
RAM 32kB (in slot 0)
Media MSX cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9918A
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910A)
Chipset none (separate IC's)
Extras Reset button, optional keypad
Emulation ROM dump needed. See this thread for details


Mitsubishi ML-8000
optional keypad ML-10KB
Mitsubishi ML-8000 box
Mitsubishi ML-8000 manuals
Mitsubishi ML-8000
Mitsubishi ML-8000 right side
Mitsubishi ML-8000 underside
Mitsubishi ML-8000 label
Mitsubishi ML-8000 back


The ML-8000 is a simple MSX1 with only one cartridge slot. There is no expansion bus. A hexadecimal keypad was sold in option.

Slot Map

Slot 0 Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3
Page C000h~FFFFh RAM Cartridge
Page 8000h~BFFFh
Page 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Page 0000h~3FFFh


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