|Name||SVI 738 X'Press|
|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|
|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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