Yamaha International Corp. (Buena Park, Calif.)

A YIS303 model had only 16K RAM and no parallel port. The CX5M could do everything that other MSX systems could, but had added features for composing and playing music.

Yamaha YIS503 (1984, MSX home computer)
Original Retail Price: $270
Base Configuration: Z80 CPU, two ROM cartridge slots, 32K RAM, composite video port, integral keyboard, parallel port, music synthesizer, MSX BASIC
Video: 24-line x 40-column text, 256 x 192 graphics

Yamaha CX5M (1985, MSX home computer)
Original Retail Price: $469
Base Configuration: Z80A CPU, ROM cartridge slot, 32K RAM, 32K ROM, integral keyboard, cassette portFM digital tone generator, MSX BASIC, MIDI port
Video: 32-line x 24-column text, 256 x 192 graphics, 16 colors
Important Options: music software, DX7 Voicing Porgram, mini and full-size piano keyboards

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