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Hit-Bit 201

The HB-201 was the same machine as the HB-101, but with 64 KB of available RAM memory.

It was sold in grey or black case color. The 'P' means 'PAL' RGB video output.

Peter de Vroomen adds:
The great thing about this computer is that it has a PAUSE button, which physically halts the CPU when pressed. Very handy for debugging or cracking programs :). The PAUSE button is that button above the cursor keys.

Also handy is the carrying handle. This computer was meant to be (somewhat) portable, so you could take it with you when you visited your friends. On the underside is a compartment that looks like a battery-compartment, but is used to store the power-cable when you are transporting the computer.

For the rest it's simply a 64KB MSX computer like the rest of them. There also seems to be no difference between the white/grey and the black version, other then the color.


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please help we have zx spectrum 48k and one 128k program running at 6mhz using external ram and snapper discs from velesoft site

          
Saturday 6th April 2013
Roger Jowett (Ulster Londonderry)
sam coupe

I just bought one of these machines, and I am quite impressed. Makes me a true beleiver of the MSX standard!

          
Thursday 10th November 2005
Joseph P. Hays (Sacramento, CA, USA)

 

NAME  Hit-Bit 201
MANUFACTURER  Sony
TYPE  Home Computer
ORIGIN  Japan
YEAR  1984
BUILT IN LANGUAGE  MSX Basic V1.0
KEYBOARD  Full-stroke keyboard, including 5 function keys and 4 cursor keys
CPU  Zilog Z80A
SPEED  3.58 MHz
CO-PROCESSOR  Video chip must be compatible with the Texas Instruments TMS 9918/A or TMS 9928/A (Japan : 60 Hz) or TMS 9929/A (Europe : 50 Hz)
RAM  64 KB
VRAM  16 KB
ROM  32 KB (MSX BASIC V1.0 + BIOS)
TEXT MODES  Mode 0 : 40 x 24
Mode 1 : 32 x 24
GRAPHIC MODES  Mode 2 : 256 x 192 with 16 colors (Hires mode)
Mode 3 : 64 x 48 with 16 colors (Multi colour mode)
32 sprites
COLORS  16
SOUND  General Instruments AY-3-8910 Programmable Sound Generator
3 channels, 8 octaves + white noise
I/O PORTS  2 joystick sockets, 2 cardridge slots, Tape-recorder plug (1200/2400 bauds), RGB video output, Centronics interface
OS  MSX DOS
POWER SUPPLY  Built-in power supply unit
PERIPHERALS  MSX peripherals
PRICE  Unknown


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