peter karlsson wrote: > > > Go back and read the magazines like "Compute!" and such from the day... the > > Japanese MSX machines were coming soon and expected to kick American home > > computers right out of the market, except they never got here. I did see > > one or two in England in 1985, but never in the States. > > The MSX machines did at least reach Sweden. They might not have been that > common (Commodore 64 and Sinclair Spectrum were two of the most popular > machines), but they did appear, and was written about in magazines. > I got a look at a Panasonic MSX for a few minutes at a thrift shop a year ago (The owner had not yet decided how much to price it when I saw it...) So there were a few in the U.S. I think the Spectravideo was one (MSX) as well.. I also recall in those computes the ads for the Yamaha unit... -- 01000011 01001111 01001101 01001101 01001111 01000100 01001111 01010010 01000101 Larry Anderson - Sysop of Silicon Realms BBS (209) 754-1363 300-2400 baud Commodore 8-bit page at: http://www.jps.net/foxnhare/commodore.html 01000011 01001111 01001101 01010000 01010101 01010100 01000101 01010010 01010011 - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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