Sanyo MPC-3
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The Sanyo MPC-3, a.k.a Wavy 3, is a rare computer. It has only 16 kB RAM, but comes with 3 cartridges slots with a switch that allows to enable/disable each slot independently or all at the same time. It was aimed at the Japanese market. The power supply is internal.

Official price: ¥46,800

This machine has been localised for the German market with more RAM, but without the 3rd cartridge slot (see MPC-64).

Brand Sanyo
Type MPC-3
Year 02-1985
RAM 16kB in slot 0
Media MSX cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9918A
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910)
Chipset none (separate IC's)
Extras Reset button, three cartridge slots with selector buttons


Sanyo MPC-3
Sanyo MPC-3 detail
Sanyo MPC-3
Sanyo MPC-3 label


The MPC-3 is a MSX1 with with a Z80A from NEC (D780C-1).

Slot Map

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


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