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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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NMS8245, NMS8250, NMS8255, NMS8280.
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Emphasis Gaming, Programming
Software compatibility CP/M 2, MSX 2, MSX-DOS
Timeline Released: 1985
CPU type Z80A
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 3.6 MHz
ROM Size 48 KiB
RAM Size 128 KiB
Maximum RAM Size 256 KiB
Graphics chip V9938
Graphics modes 256x192, 256x212, 512x212, 64x48
Text modes 32x24, 40x24, 80x24
Total number of colours 512
Sound chip AY-3-8910
Cassette tape speed 2,400 bps
I/O Ports 2x Joystick, Audio output, Cartridge, Composite video, Expansion, Parallel, TV output, Tape recorder

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