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Sony HB-55 and HB-75

To run these MSX1 machines in blueMSX, you need the complete config files with all the specific roms. Check the Resource page of the blueMSX website and unzip the config files in the Machines subdirectory of the emulator.

These machine have a tape interface ; you can also add a diskdrive in slot 1 or slot 3, but the internal firmware can't be used in this case.

The internal firmware is a Personal Databank; data can be saved on cassette or a Sony HBI-55 cartridge. Note also that these Sony computers exist in different international versions, the name is followed by a letter : D=German, F=French, S=Spanish, P=English.

You can add the HBI-55 cartridge by using the Insert Special menu in the Files/Cartridge Slot 1 menu or the Files/Cartridge Slot 2 menu. You can also use the Machine Editor in the Tools menu and create a different machine including this cartridge.

The firmware menu is slighly different when the HBI-55 cartridge has been inserted. Besides, on the Sony HB-75 machine, you can use an option BASIC + DATA CARTRIDGE that allows to save little BASIC programs on the cartridge and to load / run them from the cartridge, with the commands SAVE"CAT:" and LOAD"CAT:".

English menu without HBI-55   English menu with HBI-55
German menu without HBI-55   German menu with HBI-55

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