MSX OPL4 Wozblaster Reloaded Cartridge (YMF278) – Now with 2MB!

MSX OPL4 Wozblaster Reloaded Cartridge (YMF278) – Now with 2MB!

$ 94.00

Upgrade your MSX computer’s audio capabilities with the Wozblaster Reloaded cartridge. Experience crystal-clear stereo sound and immersive audio effects. Perfect for gamers, musicians, and MSX enthusiasts. Elevate your audio experience with the Wozblaster Reloaded.

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Description

Now with 2MB of Sample-RAM for user samples!!!

Introducing the Wozblaster Reloaded cartridge for MSX – a powerhouse of audio capabilities that will revolutionize your MSX experience. Designed to deliver exceptional sound quality and versatility, this cartridge is a must-have for audio enthusiasts and retro gaming aficionados alike.

Featuring cutting edge Yamaha sound chip, the Wozblaster Reloaded unleashes the true potential of your MSX computer’s audio capabilities. It offers crystal-clear stereo audio output that will transport you into the immersive world of gaming and music.

Unlock the full potential of your MSX computer’s audio capabilities with the Wozblaster Reloaded cartridge. Immerse yourself in stunning soundscapes, create captivating melodies, and enjoy an audio experience like never before. Upgrade your MSX system today and let the Wozblaster Reloaded redefine your audio world.

It uses the OPL4 (FM Operator Type-L4) sound chip YMF-278 developed by Yamaha, which has been used in a variety of electronic musical instruments (Yamaha MU5 and TG-100 sound modules, Yamaha Portasound electronic keyboards (PSS-51, PSR-200, PSR-210, PSR-215, PSR-300, PSR-310, PSR-400, PSR-410, PSR-500, PSR-510 and PSR-600), QR-10 music accompaniment player, and QY-20 music workstations), as well as sound cards for Yamaha SoundEdge PC computers.

Clone of the Sunrise Moonsound cartridge. Original board developed by Gustavo Iriarte, reloaded version developed in Brazil by Cristiano Goncalves.

Technical Specifications

  • High quality PCB with gold contacts (ENIG)
  • Yamaha YMF278B OPL4 sound synthesizer
  • 100% compatible with OPL1/OPL2/OPL3
  • Independent CPU and memory (even a 3.58 MHz MSX1 computer is capable of playing high-quality samples with minimal use of the main CPU)
  • Wave table: 24 PCM channels (adjustable stereo: 16 steps for each channel; playback frequency up to 44.1 kHz)
  • 8-bit, 12-bit, or 16-bit digital playback
  • 2MB flash memory with (approx.) 330 samples, mostly 12-bit 22kHz
  • 2MB Sample-RAM for user samples
  • FM synthesizer:
    18 FM channels with 2 operators
    15 FM channels with 2 operators + 5 FM drums
    6 FM channels with 4 operators + 6 FM channels with 2 operators
    6 FM channels with 4 operators + 3 FM channels with 2 operators + 5 FM drums
  • Compatibility with the general MIDI standard (128 melody sounds and 47 percussion sounds)

Requirements

– You will need to connect an amplified speaker to the audio connector located on the top of the cartridge.
– Use software (games or audio software) compatible with OPL4.

Notes

– Stereo sound is only provided on the audio jack located on the top of the cartridge.
– The Wozblaster Reloaded reinserts audio in mono for the MSX via the SOUNDIN pin.
– There are about 90 titles available with OPL4 compatibility, most of them for MSX2.

Package contains

1 x Wozblaster Reloaded Cartridge
1 x ABS case
1 x Plastic cradle and customized box (collector’s version) – Limited!!!!

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