Carnivore2 MSX
flash cart


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Carnivore2 is a multi-function MSX cartridge developed by the Russian Bear Service Crew (RBSC) in 2017.
The project was released as open-source and several manufacturers were authorized to produce the cartridge commercially.
These are sourced from Retro Game Restore

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Official User Guide:
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Removable media: Compact Flash card
Maximum partition size: 4GB
Uses Nextor as DOS (native FAT12/16 support)
High speed transfer (read and write)
Supports CF-to-MicroSD adapters
Nextor supports DSK emulation
MSX-DOS and MSX-DOS2 capable tools
Can be configured as RAM expansion, disk drive, FM-PAC or SCC/SCC+ cartridge or as a combination of those
RAM: 2048KB (2MB)
1024KB Memory mapper
256KB for BIOS ROM shadowing
720KB MegaRAM-alike mapper
4KB (in the last 64KB block) for PAC SRAM (requires in internal battery to preserve data after power-off)
FlashROM: 8MB (64Mbits)
Fast Writing
first 256kb used for service areas and BIOS ROMs
Mapper emulation:
up to 64K plain ROM
Konami5 (SCC/SCC+)
custom-configurable mapper
Extra PPI clicker and PSG emulation (I/O ports: 10h-12h)
Konami SCC and SCC-I emulation
Emulated OPLL (YM2413, MSX-MUSIC) with its ROM BIOS translated to English
volume control for each emulated device
PSG and PPI can be disabled in the UI
Additional info
Boot menu with multiple entries (ROM or configuration)
Entry sorting
Customizable UI (colors, entry sorting, key repeat speed, fade effects)
Help pages
Volume control for all emulated sound hardware
Joystick and joypad support
50/60Hz instant switching support
Turbo/R800 mode switching support
Supports entry’s auto-start with timer
Allows to run 2 ROMs at the same time in the Dual-Slot screen
Mono/stereo modes for FMPAC output
Allows to set the default startup frequency (50 or 60Hz)
Konami sized cartridge
Operates at standard 3.58 MHz as well as at overclocked 7.11 MHz bus speeds
Powered by a FPGA (EP2C5Q208C8 Altera CYCLONE II)
Uses proprietary software to manage all functions
ROM loader into FlashROM and RAM
backup tool for FlashROM, configuration mini FlashROM and PAC SRAM
IDE interface testing tool, etc.
Noob friendly
Minimum System Requirements
Any MSX computer with one free standard cartridge slot


1. The Cartridge Shell of Carnivore 2 MSX is 3D printed.
2. This product is produced and soldered by Retro Game Restore.
3. CF memory cards are not included.

In order to get a replacement or a full refund, the defective unit must be returned to Game–Tech.US or Retro Game Restore first.
After the defective unit is confirmed to be received and reviewed, a replacement or a full refund will then be processed.
All defective units will be carefully reviewed, a replacement or a full refund will not be eligible for the defects
which are made by inappropriate modifications or any kind of misuse under any circumstances.
5. This product is with 1-year warranty.
Misuses of any kind such as careless soldering and modifying or firmware update failure are not covered by warranty.
Retro Game Restore will provide tech support for the products which are still warranty effective free of charge. The users should only bear the shipping costs.

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs
Dimensions 7 × 5 × 2 in
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