What does your MSX setup consist of?

Por radicalfaith360

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10-10-2018, 04:40

Right now when I use my MSX, I place it on the foot rest of my couch while feeding it to my TV when I play games. I'm now expecting an external floppy drive and am arriving at the conclusion that a dedicated desk setup would make more sense at this point. How do you have your MSX computer set up? Can I see pictures?

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Por Hydragon

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10-10-2018, 07:54

This is the MSX setup I use to stream every day on Twitch

Philips NMS8245 (MSX2)
Top primary slot: MegaFlashRom SCC+ 512K RAM 1 SD Slot with 32GB MicroSD
Back slot: Supersoniqs Modulon (Slotexpander) filled with: Panasoft FMPac ( MSX - Music ), Philips Music Module ( MSX-Audio ), DalSoRi R2.0 (OPL4)
- CASDuino to run cas files as Datarecorder
- Audio mixer: Behringer X1222USB

Por hamlet

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10-10-2018, 08:14

Ya! Lika a boss:

Por jepmsx

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10-10-2018, 09:31


Nowadays I use my MSX in emulator mode, using openmsx. Maybe when the children leave I will have more room (and respect) for my first computer.

Hydragon, what is in the screen on the rigth side of the picture? Are you digitalizing what is coming from the MSX?

Hamlet, I love your wallpaper. I didn't know that circuit boards where good to isolate the sound of the room Big smile

Por Wolverine_nl

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10-10-2018, 09:57

@jepmsx: I don't think that is wallPAPER ;-) Looks like real hardware to me with the lighting.

I have on my desk a Philips 8250 MSX2+ with a GR8NET cartridge using a micro SD with 4Gb.
Next to that stands my Panasonic FS-A1GT with a Megaflashrom SCC+SD 512kB, I am sharing the SD card from the GR8NET, in slot 2 a Supersoniqs Modulon Slotexpander with a Moonsound in it and a 1Mb Memorymapper
On a cabinet under my desk stands my Sony HB-F700D with a Carnivore2, using the shared SD card
(no photo yet, at work) Smile

Por Meits

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10-10-2018, 12:03

Stuff got added so even after a few months this overview got outdated.

Por Hydragon

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10-10-2018, 12:17

jepmsx wrote:

Hydragon, what is in the screen on the rigth side of the picture? Are you digitalizing what is coming from the MSX?

That's exactly what happens, SCART is hooked up to the TV the vid out put on the DIN goes to an EZCAP USB capture device.
I'm using Streamlabs OBS, to embed the sources and it all comes together in a daily MSX stream on www.twitch.tv/mrhydragon ( I'm the first and only one that started to do a live MSX Challenge in which we go through every Cartridge release ever. ) Started in June this year with the challenge and last night game nr #80 was finished.

Games are played on the actual machine, that's why I'm capturing it indeed, best way to play MSX games, is by using actual hardware to enjoy the best experience :D

Por Pablibiris

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10-10-2018, 13:24

I only have one TurboR GT with a FlashJacks (with good earphones to the real stereo) and a MegaflashRom SCC. That's enough for me Smile

Por djh1697

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10-10-2018, 14:43

I sold most of my collection. However, I was donated a Sony HBF9S, with a faulty joystick port. I have a MFRSCC+SD and a Carnivore 2 on long term loan. My PC has a 28" monitor, that also has a composite video input. I can also view picture in picture, but why would I do that? I think I regret selling my TurboR, it had a nice keyboard! I had little 2+ or TurboR software.