List of hardware that works with MSX mouse?

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Par Mounty

Resident (49)

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13-01-2014, 10:23

Hey guys,

I just joined the forum yesterday, my name is Mounty, I'm a hardware developer from the UK and I have developed some nice stuff for the Amiga and Atari ST. You can see some of it on my website

Quick question for you, does anyone know of a list of hardware that will work with the MSX mouse?


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Par jltursan

Prophet (2619)

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13-01-2014, 12:23


Par Prodatron

Paragon (1843)

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13-01-2014, 12:48

I guess Mounty is speaking about other computers, to which you can connect the MSX mouse as well Smile
@Mounty: Maybe this thread is interesting for you:

Par Manuel

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13-01-2014, 15:11

I know it works with certain old Roland samplers.

Par Jipe

Paragon (1604)

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13-01-2014, 15:58

FM TOWNS work with a MSX Mouse

Par Mounty

Resident (49)

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13-01-2014, 16:02

Thanks! What's an FM Towns?

Par mars2000you

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13-01-2014, 16:23

Par Mounty

Resident (49)

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14-01-2014, 11:01

Just one more question, if I had an MSX computer, what would be the easiest was to test if a mouse was working?

Is there a particular program on cassette?

Sorry for the noob questions but I'm completely new to the MSX platform.

Par Poltergeist

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14-01-2014, 12:15

Connect mouse to port 1, start the computer, wait for blue screen, start typing:

10 print pad(12);pad(13);pad(14);strig(1);strig(3)
20 goto 10

This should show x and y axis, and if mousebuttons are pressed...

Only MSX2. If you want to use an MSX1 computer, take a look at

Par Mounty

Resident (49)

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14-01-2014, 16:46

Thanks very much.

Par sd_snatcher

Prophet (3646)

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15-01-2014, 01:07

For MSX1, you can use the following programs:

  • Cheese
  • Eddy 2
  • MUE Music Editor
  • Synthe Saurus 1.1

For MSX2 there are many. Those are some of them:

  • Graph Saurus v2.0
  • Synth Saurus
  • Philips Video Graphics
  • Philips Designer
  • Yamaha Painter

BTW, would you mind to tell us why are you asking this? Smile

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