Daewoo DPC-180
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The Daewoo DPC-180 has been manufactured and distributed by Daewoo in Korea. It has the same design as the DPC-100, but comes with 64kB RAM. This model was available in six colors (blue, green, red, silver, white and yellow), silver version is the most widespread.

Advertisements indicate 80kB RAM, which consists of 64kB RAM + 16kB VRAM.

It was priced between the DPC-100 (₩257,000) and the DPC-200 (₩295,000) - It was sold with a demo tape.

The power supply is integrated in the unit.

Brand Daewoo
Model DPC-180
Year 1984
Region South Korea
Launch price ₩274,000
RAM 64kB (? in slot 2)
Media MSX cartridges
Video Texas Instruments TMS9918ANL
Audio PSG (AY-3-8910)
Chipset none (separate IC's)
Keyboard layout QWERTY/Korean
Extras Hangul BASIC, demo cassette
Emulation ROMs dumped and emulated. The rear expansion port is treated like a regular MSX cartridge slot. Note: the RAM size is 64kB, not 32kB as it is emulated.


Yellow Daewoo DPC-180


The DPC-180 is a MSX1 without MSX-Engine. The CPU is a Z80A from Goldstar (GSS Z8400A PS).

Slot Map

Slot 0 Slot 1 Slot 2 Slot 3
Page C000h~FFFFh Cartridge
RAM Expansion
Page 8000h~BFFFh Hangul ROM
Page 4000h~7FFFh Main-ROM
Page 0000h~3FFFh
  • The Hangul ROM is a 8KB ROM - 8000h-9FFFh


  • RF output
  • Analog sound & Composite video
  • Centronics compatible Parallel port for a printer
  • Tape recorder connector
  • 2 general connectors (MSX joysticks, mouse, paddle controllers, ...)
  • 1 cartridge slot
  • 1 expansion bus slot

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