Mitsubishi ML-F80
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Description

The Mitsubishi ML-F80 has the same classical design than the ML-F48, but comes with more RAM.

Two variations exist:

  • French version with AZERTY keyboard and RGB DIN video output
  • UK version with QWERTY keyboard (with £ key) and PAL RF and Composite video output

This computer was sold with a tape including a system demo and two games (Smash Out - Othello), developed by the British company Knights Computers.

Brand Mitsubishi
Model ML-F80
Year 1984
Region France, United Kingdom
Launch price UK: £299
RAM 64kB in slot 1
VRAM 16kB
Media MSX cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9929A
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910A)
Chipset none (separate IC's)
Keyboard layout (France) AZERTY - (K) QWERTY with "£" and accents keys
Extras cassette with demo and 2 games
Emulation ROM dumped and emulated for the UK version. ROM dump needed for the French version. See this thread for details

Pictures

Mitsubishi ML-F80 manual
Mitsubishi ML-F80
Mitsubishi ML-F80 French version
Mitsubishi ML-F80 RGB DIN connector of French version
Mitsubishi ML-F80 right side and back of international version
Mitsubishi ML-F48/F80 Demo tape
Mitsubishi ML-F80 box
Mitsubishi ML-F80 PCB

Specifications

The ML-F80 is a MSX1 with two cartridge slots (top and rear). The Z80A comes from NEC (D780C-1).

Slot Map

Slot 0 Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3
Page C000h~FFFFh 64kB
RAM
Cartridge
Slot 1
Cartridge
Slot 2
Page 8000h~BFFFh
Page 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Page 0000h~3FFFh

Connections