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Panasonic FS-A1GT

To run this MSXturboR machine in blueMSX, you need the complete config file with all the specific roms. Check the Resource page of the blueMSX website and unzip the config file in the Machines subdirectory of the emulator.

This machine has a diskdrive, a MIDI interface and built-in MSX-MUSIC. Switch key between Japanese and English characters is RightAlt. A mouse is required to use VSHELL and MSX-View.

The Panasonic FS-A1GT machine comes with 2 integrated firmwares. You can skip VSHELL and the A1 firmware by de-selecting the Panasonic front switch in the Options/Emulation menu.

There are 3 systems disks : the first system disk is required for MSX-JE, the Japanese Word Processor; the second system disk includes MSX-DOS2.3 and 3 applications, the third disk is the disk part of MSX-View, an OS with Word Processor and Graphic Tools.

From MSX-BASIC, you can go (back) to the A1 firmware menu by typing CALL MWP.

  Without any game in a cartridge slot, you come on VSHELL

Main icons :
1 - Exploration of a disk (by default the ROM disk C:)
2 - A1 firmware
3 - MSXturboR-BASIC
4 - FS-A1GT Presentation

To choose another disk, click on VSHELL and select the D option (A: and B: real disks, C: ROM disk, D: S-RAM disk, H: virtual disk)

To access to the MSX-View menu, click on the 4th icon on the first line.
MSX-View menu   PageVIEW
ViewDRAW   ViewTED
  FS-A1GT Presentation
  The A1 firmware menu :

1 - Japanese Word Processor part 1
2 - Japanese Word Processor part 2
3 - Japanese Word Processor part 3 (requires system disk 1)
4 - Address Book & Name Card part 1
5 - Address Book & Name Card part 2
6 - Disk/Tape/Other databases
7 - PCM Recorder
8 - Calculator, Calendar and Clock setting
9 - Mouse and Printer settings
0 - MSXturboR-BASIC (if front switch de-selected) or VSHELL (if front switch selected)
Word Processor   Address Book & Name Card
Disk/Tape/Other databases   PCM Recorder
Calculator   Calendar
Clock setting   Mouse and Printer settings
  Menu of the second system disk :

1 - PCM Digi Talk
2 - Graphic tool
3 - Color Printer Tool
4 - MSX2-DOS
5 - MSXturboR-BASIC

When you quit an application, you come on the MSX-DOS2 command line; by typing TOOL on this command line, you can go back to the menu of the system disk.
PCM Digi Talk   Graphic Tool
  Color Printer Tool

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