Victor HC-6
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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-6 looks like the CX5F or YIS-503. Its color is identical to the second model of HC-5.

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

Official price: ¥64,800.

Brand Victor (Manufacturer: Yamaha)
Type HC-6
Year 1984 (October)
RAM 32kB 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-6
Victor HC-6 back
Victor HC-6 right side
Victor HC-6 side slot
Victor HC-6 label
Victor HC-6 manuals and cables
Victor HC-6 box and content
Victor HC-6 box
Victor HC-6 underside

Specifications

The HC-6 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
Bank C000h~FFFFh RAM Cartridge
Slot
Expansion
Bus
Module
Slot
Bank 8000h~BFFFh
Bank 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Bank 0000h~3FFFh

Connections

  • DIN 41524 Monitor output
  • Tape recorder connector
  • Centronics compatible Parallel port for a printer
  • 2 general connectors (joysticks, mouse, paddle controllers, ...)
  • 1 cartridge slot
  • 1 side slot (left side, 60 pin connector)
  • 1 expansion bus slot (back side, 2nd cartridge slot via Yamaha CA-01 adapter)
  • RGB21 connector with superimpose capacity via Victor HC-A602S module (optional)
  • Mixed Video via Victor HC-A602S module (optional)

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

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