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Panasonic FS-A1WSX

To run this MSX2+ 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. The tape interface is replaced by a RGB connector. It is possible to load/save via this connector, but the volume is very low by comparison with tape interface. Switch key between Japanese and English characters is RightAlt.

The Panasonic FS-A1WSX 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-DOS and 3 applications.

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

  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 databases
7 - Other databases
8 - Calculator, Calendar and Clock setting
9 - Mouse and Printer settings
Word Processor   Address Book & Name Card
Disk/Tape databases   Other databases
Calculator   Calendar
Clock setting   Mouse and Printer settings
  Menu of the second system disk :

1 - Disk tool
2 - Graphic tool
3 - Color Printer Tool

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

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