Victor HC-5
This page was last modified 09:14, 13 April 2019 by Rderooy. Based on work by Gdx and Mars2000you and others.

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Description

The first Victor computers were essentially rebranded Yamaha MSX machines without SFG music module. A superimposing adapter module (HC-A602S) was sold as an option.

The HC-5 is available in two models:

  • first version is the same as the CX5 or YIS-303 but with only 16kB RAM
  • second version is the same as the CX5F or YIS-503 but with only 16kB RAM

This machine was aimed at the Japanese market. The power supply is internal.

Brand Victor (Manufacturer: Yamaha)
Type HC-5
Year 1983-12 (rev.1), 1984 (rev.2)
Region Japan
Original price ¥59,800
RAM 16kB (in slot 0)
VRAM 16kB
Media MSX cartridges, side slot modules
Video Texas Instruments TMS9928A
Audio PSG (YM2149)
Chipset Yamaha YM5214
Extras 60 pins connector

Pictures

Victor HC-5 version 1
Victor HC-5 version 2
Victor HC-5 version 2 left side
Victor HC-5 version 1 left side
Victor HC-5 version 1 back
Victor HC-5 version 1 right side
Victor HC-5 with box and HC-A501F modulator
Victor HC-5 underside
Victor HC-5 label

Specifications

The HC-5 supports all Yamaha modules. The optional superimposing adapter module has a RGB21 connector, mixed video output and audio volume regulator.

Slot Map

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

Connections

Note: For RF output, the HC-A501F modulator is required.