National FS-1300
This page was last modified 09:58, 14 April 2019 by Rderooy. Based on work by Gdx and Mars2000you.



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.

Brand National
Type FS-1300
Year 1985
Region Japan
Original price ¥39,800
RAM 64kB in slot 3
Media Cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9918
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910A in the MSX-Engine?)
Chipset  ?
Extras Package included the CF-2211 joystick


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


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