Sanyo MPC-64
This page was last modified 02:43, 18 January 2021 by Mars2000you. Based on work by Rderooy and Gdx.

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Description

The Sanyo MPC-64 was aimed at the German market.

This model is based on the MPC-3.

Brand Sanyo
Type MPC-64
Year 1985
Region Germany
Original price 898 DM
RAM 64kB (? in slot 3)
VRAM 16kB
Media MSX cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9929ANL
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910)
Chipset none (separate IC's)
Keyboard layout QWERTZ
Extras Reset button
Emulation ROM dump needed. See this thread for details

Pictures

Sanyo MPC-64
Sanyo MPC-64 back
Sanyo MPC-64 box
Sanyo MPC-64 label
Sanyo MPC-64 manuals
Sanyo MPC-64 PCB

Specifications

The MPC-64 is a MSX1 with a Z80A from NEC (D780C-1). Compared to the model MPC-3, a printer port has been added and the RAM extended to 64kB but the third cartridge slot has been removed.

Slot Map

Help needed
The below slot-map is an assumption, it needs to be checked on a real machine.
Slot 0 Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3
Page C000h~FFFFh Cartridge
Slot 1
Cartridge
Slot 2
64kB RAM
Page 8000h~BFFFh
Page 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Page 0000h~3FFFh

Connections

  • RF output
  • Analog sound & Composite video (Pal)
  • Tape recorder connector
  • Centronics compatible Parallel port for a printer
  • 2 general connectors (MSX joysticks, mouse, paddle controllers, ...)
  • 2 cartridge slots