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SVI 738 X'Press

Spectravideo Inc. (USA)

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Name SVI 738 X'Press Spectravideo Inc. 
Manufacturer Spectravideo Inc. (USA) Type Desktop
Production start (mm-yyyy) 9 - 1985 Production end (mm-yyyy) -
RAM 64Kb + 16Kb VRAM ROM 32Kb
CPU Z80A - 3,579 Mhz
Operating System MSX 1: MSX BASIC v 1.0
Text (Cols x Rows) 80x24, 40x24, 32x24
Graphics 256x192@16 colors; 32 sprites
Sound 3 sound channels (8 octaves) and a channel of white noise
Storage memory Floppy 3.5" 360Kb, Tape 2400bps
Serial port 1 RS-232C Parallel port 1 Centronics
Others port 2 Joysticks, 1 Cartridge, RGB, CVBS/RF
Original price   Currency original price 595 USD
Units sold
Note The SVI-738 it's equipped with the VDP Yamaha V9938, found in the MSX2 computers, not in the MSX, so the X'Press can ve easily converted into an MSX2.
The Spectravideo SVI-738 included a Terminal emulation program in ROM that could be accessed with a call command. Since the memory management was so slow, a command was included to copy the rom program to ram to prevent line errors. 
Configurations The SVI-738 (also know as SVI X'Press) is a MSX portable computer, although it has many great features: integrated 3.5" floppy disk drive, Centronics interface, RS-232C interface and 80 column text mode.
Include disks wiht the MSX-DOS v 1.0 and the CP/M v2.2 operating system.  
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