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Panasonic FS-A1ST

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 and built-in MSX-MUSIC. Switch key between Japanese and English characters is RightAlt.

The Panasonic FS-A1ST machine comes with an integrated firmware. You can skip it by de-selecting the Panasonic front switch in the Options/Emulation menu.

There are 2 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.

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

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