Yamaha CX-5

Released in May 1984 at the price of £600, the CX-5 from Yamaha was one of the more expensive MSX machines. As well as the standard MSX features, this machine also came with a MIDI interface and 8 channel sound output.

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Manufacturer Yamaha
Processor Z80A
Speed (MHz) 3.6
RAM (KB) 32
RAM expandable to (KB) (unknown)
ROM (KB) 32
Sound 8 channels
Keyboard type Typewriter-style
Number of keys (unknown)
Dimensions (mm) (unknown)x(unknown)x(unknown)
Weight (g) (unknown)
  • Cassette interface
  • Joystick port (9 pin D-type)
  • Cartridge slot
  • RF interface