The Daewoo CPC-300
was a home computer
based on the MSX
standard, and produced by a Korean
company Daewoo Electronics Co. Ltd.
as one of several models of series of MSX computers. It also has the logo IQ 2000
on top of the case.
The computer was made in the form of a keyboard. All the circuits of the computer are in the keyboard case. Two possible color versions exist - black with gray keys, and white with gray and blue keys. Both have a built-in power-supply. This version of an MSX computer does not have a floppy drive, and only one slot for cartridges on the top of the case.
Two varieties of this computer exist - the CPC-300
and the CPC-300E
. The CPC-300E is a cut-down version of the CPC-300 for educational purpose, so it doesn't have joystick
The CPC-300 also exists in two regional versions - Korean, and an export version (no information about export variant for CPC-300E is known). The Export version does not have a special name.
The keyboard contains symbols of Hangul
and a special key (with the label «Hangul» in hangul), which switches input mode between English and hangul. This key has a LED indicator
(similar to the CAPS LOCK
The power-on splash screen
is different from the standard MSX splash screen, and displays the label "IQ 2000" in hangul. In the case of the CPC-300, which does have a real-time clock
, the current date and time is also shown. After the splash screen, the MSX BASIC
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