Sakhr AX-990

The AX-990 was an MSX1 computer released around 1992 for the Arabic market under the Sakhr brand by the Al-Alamiah company. It was a dual-mode machine: both an MSX1 home computer and a Sega Mega Drive games console. The two modes could be switched between using a push button on the rear of the case.

The two halves of the machine were not capable of interacting with each other (as in the Sega Teradrive). The power supply, composite video encoder, and joypad/joystick ports were shared; while the MSX and Mega Drive circuits were switched on and off as required.

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