Sony HIT-BIT

Released in May 1984 and costing £299, the HIT-BIT was Sony's attempt at an MSX computer. Unlike most of the competition, Sony's machine only had 16k RAM (the minimum requirement for the MSX specification).

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Manufacturer Sony
Processor Z80A
Speed (MHz) 3.6
RAM (KB) 16
RAM expandable to (KB) (unknown)
ROM (KB) 32
Sound 3 channels
Keyboard type Typewriter-style
Number of keys (unknown)
Dimensions (mm) (unknown)x(unknown)x(unknown)
Weight (g) (unknown)
Interfaces
  • Cassette interface
  • Joystick port (9 pin D-type)
  • 2 cartridge slots