National FS-1300
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Description

The National FS-1300 is same as the CF-1200 or CF-2700, but has more RAM. It was produced by the Japanese corporation Matsushita Denki for the Japanese market. At that time National was the brand used in Japan and Panasonic was used for the international market.

The MSX1 product line from National was called "King-Kong" in Japan. The computer consists out of a single unit with integrated keyboard and power supply. This model has 2 cartridge slots placed in parallel on the top right. The case is dark silver and grey. It was produce after the CF-1200 with a joystick include for a lower price.

The official price is ¥39,800.

Brand National
Type FS-1300
Year 1985
RAM 64kB in slot 3
VRAM 16kB
Media Cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9918
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910A in the MSX-Engine?)
Chipset  ?
Extras Package included the CF-2211 joystick

Pictures

National FS-1300
National FS-1300 back side
National FS-1300 under side
National FS-1300 Packing

Specifications

The FS-1300 is a MSX1 with a Z80A from NEC (D780C-1).

  • Size: 436 x 245 x 90 mm (W x D x H)
  • Weight: 3.6kg

Slot Map

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

Connections

  • RF output
  • Audio and composite video output
  • Tape data recorder connector
  • Centronics compatible Parallel port for a printer
  • 2 general connectors (Joysticks, Mouse, Graphic pad, Paddle controllers, etc)
  • 2 cartridge slots