SX-1 Mini (MSX2+ FPGA)

Cost reduced FPGA board MSX2+ compatible. Cutted down version of our SX-1. Small footprint (10x10 cm aprox.) Translucent blue PLA case (3D printed)


External Cartridge Caddy sold separately. 


This product is in preorder status. Special preorder price: 95€+shipping. Units will start shipping by middle October 2019.


    The SX-1 Mini is a cost reduced MSX FPGA compatible 100% with the MSX2+ standard. It features VGA/RGB/Composite video output, stereo audio output, PS/2 keyboard input, 1 DB9 joystick ports, SD card slot and 2 cartridge slots (via external caddy). The unit has a small form factor, about 100x100 mm, and it comes in a 3D printed case.

    Internally, the SX-1 mini also features SCC+ sound, FM sound, 2 or 4 MB RAM mapper, and turbo mode (5,37mhz/8,06mhz). The external cartridge caddy allows the use of any MSX compatible cartridges. Each slot can be also configured as internal MegaSCC+.

    You can connect any PS/2 keyboard and MSX compatible joysticks (DB9). The unit also includes a SD slot that can be used as mass storage device through BASIC or MSXDOS command line.



    • Altera Cyclone EP1C12Q240C8N FPGA
    • 32Mb SRAM
    • 2x standard MSX Cartridge Slot Connectors (via external caddy)
    • 1x microSD Card Slot 
    • D-Sub 15 VGA/RGB video output w/scanlines generator.
    • RCA composite video output
    • 3.5mm jack stereo audio output
    • PS2 Keyboard port
    • 1 DB9 joystick port
    • fully assembled in a 3D printed case

    Attention! Requires 5v/2amp DC power supply (not included). 3D printed cases might show imperfections


    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. 


    The unit ships with the lastest stable firmware/core available. Notice that if you accidentally brick the unit by wrongly updating/downgrading the firmware/core, we do not give tech support for the reflashing process. If you want to keep your board under warranty you should send it back to us for review/reflashing.


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