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A nice MSX machine with a floppy drive. Of course, the silly cursor keys are always there. And why does the location of that cartridge port have to change all the time?  :-) 
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Other series members
Express, SVI-728, SVI-738.
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Emphasis Gaming, Programming
Software compatibility MSX, MSX-2, MSX-DOS
Timeline Released: 1986
CPU type Z80A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 3.6 MHz
ROM Size 56 KiB
RAM Size 80 KiB
Number of keys 73
Graphics chip TMS-9918A
Graphics modes 256x192, 64x48
Text modes 32x24, 40x24, 80x24
Total number of colours 16
Sound chip AY-3-8912
Total peripheral memory 360 KiB, 720 KiB
Cassette tape speed 2,400 bps
I/O Ports 2x Joystick, Audio output, Bus expansion, Cartridge, Composite video, Floppy, Parallel, RS-232, TV output, Tape recorder

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