MSI 6800

Brad H vintagecomputer at
Sat May 21 16:53:07 CDT 2016

Thanks Kip!
I did manage to get it going. Turned out the switches for baud rate are not labelled accurately. It has a monitor called Weebug.. no idea how to operate it. :)  Hoping it's similar to SWTBUG, MIKBUG etc.

Sent from my Samsung device

-------- Original message --------
From: Kip Koon <computerdoc at> 
Date: 2016-05-21  4:29 AM  (GMT-08:00) 
To: "'General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts'" <cctalk at> 
Subject: RE: MSI 6800 

Hi Brad,
I found these two links.  I hope they help.
Take care my friend.

Kip Koon
computerdoc at

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at] On Behalf Of Brad H
> Sent: Friday, May 20, 2016 10:31 AM
> To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
> Subject: MSI 6800
> Hi there,
> I have acquired an MSI 6800 (SS50) computer and am trying to figure out how to get it going.  I am reaching out everywhere hoping to
> find someone with knowledge of these as I have searched around extensively and cannot find a manual.
> With a null modem cable connected to a PC I can get a response from the computer by typing things or resetting it, but the output is
> garbled.  I know the baud rate but at present have no way to determine the other settings like bit, parity, etc.
> Any help/advice would be appreciated!
> Brad
> Sent from my Samsung device

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