The Panasonic FS-A1mkII is identical to the FS-A1 but with an additional keypad. It was aimed at the Japanese market and available only in black.
The computer comes with an external power adapter, it includes a pause button that allows users to pause the system at will.
Official price: ¥29,800
The built-in firmware is the second version of the well-known Panasonic DESKPAC software (Clock settings, Screen adjust, Clock, Calendar, Calculator, 3 games, Screen colors). The firmware can be skipped by pressing DEL key while booting.
|Audio||PSG (integrated in MSX-Engine S1985)|
|Extras||DESKPAC firmware, pause button, Panasonic FS-JS221 Joypad|
The Panasonic FS-A1mKII is a MSX2 with 2 cartridge slots (one at the top, one at the back), a Z80A from ROHM (BU18400A-PS) and an MSX-Engine S1985 from Yamaha.
- RGB output
- RF output
- Analog sound & Composite video
- Tape recorder connector
- Centronics compatible Parallel port for a printer
- 2 general connectors (joysticks, mouse, paddle controllers, ...)
- 2 cartridge slots