CONVERTING THE CX5M/II 128 TO MSX2 (XB300 board version)
MSX2 is an upgraded standard of MSX1. The main improvements on MSX2 are graphic capabilities. The Video Display Processor (VDP) has been changed to the Yamaha V9938 which provides higher resolution, more colors and and adjustable color palette. Continue reading →
So I started the backup if the DMS II recorder in order to get the rom image online. I’ve cut the SLTSL line (pin 4) from the connector and add a switch plus resistor to the EPROM so I can image it from within the CX5M without dangerous insert-tricks while the computer is on. This is how that looks: Continue reading →
Amazing that I haven’t come across this MML player before: http://mmltalks.appspot.com/
I used to program songs in MML on the MSX (the Music Macro cartridge YRM-104 also makes use of this syntax).
The MML Player is based on Flash’ SiON engine which actually is able to emulate all the CX5M’s soundchips: https://sites.google.com/site/sioncenter/example
This is getting awkward, but I can’t deprive you of Haddaway’s popular song back in ’93. Apart from the FM Bass I also seem to recognize a ‘wild organ’ sound from a Roland U20. Be warned there are more like this to come.