Pre-order batch. Units will start shipping out by end of January/begining February 2020.
CF Storage, 1MB RAM Mapper, 8MB FlashROM, SCC, SCC+, FMPAC and PSG sound, all integrated in one single cartridge. For MSX/MSX2/MSX2+/TurboR Computers. Includes external audio jack connector installed on-board.
Does not include the CF memory card.
Built around a Cyclone II FPGA from Altera, the Carnivore2 its a powerful piece of hardware packed with many features: FlashROM, Compact Flash storage interface (w/Nextor ROM on-board), 1MB RAM mapper, 720KB MegaRAM, SCC, SCC+, FMPAC (w/ MSX Music ROM on-board and backup RAM support) and PSG. You can enable or disable one and each of these functions independently and combine them at will with the configuration software.
Cartridge configurations can be stored in the flash memory and then loaded from the boot menu. From this menu you can also choose any of the ROMs written into the cartridge's flash chip.
The cartridge comes with Nextor DOS ROM. This is available when the CF (IDE) function is enabled. Nextor is 100% compatible with MSXDOS2 and adds many powerfull features as native FAT16 support, virtual floppy disk through .dsk mounting, etc...
- EP2C5Q208C8 Altera CYCLONE II FPGA
- 8MB FlashROM
- 2048KB RAM on-board. 1024KB RAM Mapper, 720KB pseudo-MegaRAM.
- SCC, SCC+, FMPAC (with backup RAM support) and PSG
- One CF Socket
- Stereo audio output jack (3.5mm)
- NEXTOR and FM-BASIC ROMs on-board
- Translucent cartridge case
- Works on MSX1, MSX2, MSX2+ and TurboR machines
- Propietary software utility to manage all functions, load ROMs into flash memory, etc.
- Natively supported by SofaRun
- Gold plated contacts (ENIG)
Note: When the cartridge is configured as SCC+, all the rest of the features (IDE, RAM, SCC, Flash ROM and FM pack) will be disabled.
RETURN AND REFUND POLICY
In order to get a replacement or refund defective units must first be returned. Once the item has been inspected we will proceed to replace the unit or refund the payment. Items that have been damaged by careless/unadecuated use or modifyied by the buyer in any way will not be elegible for replace or refund of any kind.
Notice that if you accidentally erase the cart's BIOS, we do not give tech support for the reflashing process and once you open the cartridge the warranty is void. If you want to keep your cart under warranty you should send it to us for reflashing.