Panasonic CF-2700 (UK)
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This Panasonic CF-2700 is the National CF-2700 re-branded for the British and Dutch markets. This MSX1 home computer was produced by the Japanese corporation Matsushita Denki. At that time National was the brand used in Japan and Panasonic was used for the international market.

The computer consists out of a single unit with an integrated keyboard and integrated power supply. It has more RAM than the original Japanese machine (64kB instead of 32). The case is dark grey with light grey keys, with the cursor keys having a green accent. The keyboard layout is QWERTY with a "£" key.

The official price is £311.

Brand National
Type CF-2700
Year 1985
RAM 64kB in slot 1
Media Cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9928ANH
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910A)
Chipset none (separate IC's)


Panasonic CF-2700 (UK)
Panasonic CF-2700 (UK) underside
Panasonic CF-2700 (UK) back and manuals
Panasonic CF-2700 (UK) box and computer
Panasonic CF-2700 (UK) label
Panasonic CF-2700 (UK) back


The CF-2700 is equipped with a Z80A from NEC (D780C-1). The computer has 2 cartridge ports on the top right. The nearest corresponds to slot 2. This model doesn't use an MSX-Engine.

  • 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 64kB
Slot 1
Slot 2
Bank 8000h~BFFFh
Bank 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Bank 0000h~3FFFh


  • 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