| 39th users meeting pictures.|
|Posted 13th June 2011, 13:15 |
| Another booth and scheduled hours for the chiptune session.|
Here we've got the scheduled chiptune sessions:
- From 18:00 to 18:20 ->
- From 18:25 to 18:55 ->
- From 19:00 to 19:30 ->
As you can see, there a new artist included on the chiptune sessions list,
Abortifacient, from Australia.
you can download his last album.
And finally, here we've got another confirmed booth. Sander van Nunen from
will visit us again to show the new hardware they've designed: The MIDI-PAC.
This card will reroute all your MSX Music compatible software to a attached MIDI out connector.
This way you can enjoy the sound of all your games and music software with your MIDI equipment.
Right now there are 13 confirmed booths for this users meeting edition.
Are you going to miss it?
|Posted 30th May 2011, 14:00 |
| More booths and scheduled activities.|
The users meeting date its near. Here we've got new confirmed booths. Here we go:
Let's start with
and online shop specialized on hand made notebooks, using recycled floppy disks.
You can see their designs on his
Another confirmed booth, a classic one:
who will offer merchandising too. Anyway, we still don't know what is going to offer this on this time.
Another one who is going to visit us again is
As happened on the last meeting, he only will be able to stay on the meeting until 13:00.
On his booth we will find the well known games of his
two new game cartridges for selling: Dr. Hello and the extended version
with new special features of
Each game will cost 12,5€.
Also, in his booth, you can change the defective cartridges of the Roc'n Rope game.
If you've got one of these copies, you can change them for free.
The last confirmed booth is
The Pets Mode,
who will show to the visitors the cartridge and the special packaging of Hans' adventure, with some
cool extras not included on the msxdev version. If you liked the game, you will be able to make a pre-order of the game,
that will be published on the 40th users meeting.
Finally, here it's, again, the classic AAMSX game contest. This year, the chosen game is
You can download from the
or from the msx-archive.
The contest rules are available on the
next meeting section.
|Posted 24th May 2011, 19:25 |
Let's start with
On their booth they will show us their last creations, paying attention on their last game:
Azzurro 8bit JAM.
Another confirmed booth its
Sapphire will show us a very interesting computer:
A toshiba HX-10 MSX1 computer converted to 60hz. Also, maybe a little surprise will be shown by Sapphire.
Another booth its
where msxkun will sell some copies of the last released game, Pengo. Also, there
will be presented the music software he is actually developing.
But, it isn't going to be the only music software presented during the meeting, because
another music software, the PSGedV2 will be presented by
Also, they will offer a little chiptune session to the visitors at the end of the users
meeting. For the music, it's going to be used a C64 with sid2sid and Mssiah Software,
accompanied with two Korg electrive. Also, an MSX computer will be showing some visuals.
And finally, the AAMSX confirms the Arcade zone, the booth with two MSX
computers that visitors can use to play some games.
|Posted 18th May 2011, 20:00 |
| Yes, we are alive. First confirmed stands.|
Times passes, and here arrives the first confirmed expositors.
The first one is Alifort Chapas. Again, during the users meeting, on his booth you will find
a lot of MSX merchandising for selling.
The next one its the guest platform/group: the Netlabel/group
From the AAMSX we like promote creators and designers and the Lowtoy group, are the
best example of this. That's not only because the netlabel they have, they are also chiptune
musicians, using gameboy software like
Probably, during the users meeting, Lowtoy will performance a live session, but
the scheduled hour still must be decided.
Also, we've got another booths, but they're all not confirmed yet. They same happens
with the cartridges we want sell during the users meeting: Right now, all of them
are in production but we're not 100% sure that they will be available for the next users meeting.
So, stay tunned next days for upcoming news on the website.
|Posted 5th May 2011, 21:00 |
| 39th Barcelona users meetings.|
The 39th Barcelona MSX users meeting has been officially launched. Finally, we've got
an official scheduled date for the meeting: The next 4th June. The place it's going to be the
same: The meetings room of
Cotxeres de Sants.
For more info about the meeting, the scheduled activities, reservations or rules, please
visit the "next meeting" section or click
Everybody interested can now reserve a booth for the meeting. Hurry up before they run out!
|Posted 10th March 2011, 21:20 |
During this week, two booths has been confirmed.
The first one its Impedimento Films. Warchild will sell a lot of
MSX stuff like games, magazines, computers and several hardware. Also, as a representative
of Impedimento Films, Warchild will take with him his camera and will record
the users meeting just to prepare a video review of the users meeting.
The other confirmed booth its
There we will find several game cartridges available on the MATRA website:
games like the last release of
Invasion of the Zombie Monsters,
or the two new games from the matra catalog, MinesX y Roc'n'Rope.
It's important know that MATRA will be at the users meeting until 13:30. So,
if you're interested on purchase any of their games, you will have time until 13:30.
On the other hand we inform you that the typical compilation released by the AAMSX on
the users meeting is not available. Various delays on deliveries and some bugs found on
several games makes impossible to release the cartridge on the next users meeting.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
Finally, we inform you that the game that is going to be used on the AAMSX contest
Crazy bullet game.
The level used and the speed of the game will be published during the users meeting.
|Posted 2nd December 2010, 18:20 |
| Little changes on the users meeting.|
Due to some circumstances not related with the AAMSX, the scheduled hours for opening
has changed a little. So, with this, expositors must be there at 09:30am, while visitors
must be there at 10:30.
Also, we must alert all the users about some works on the streets near the building
where the users meeting is held. Because of works, the access on Sants Street 79 its
completely closed to vehicles and pedestrians so, we highly recommend access to the
users meeting by Olzinelles street number 8.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
|Posted 24th November 2010, 15:15 |
There are only 2 weeks left until the next users meeting, and the confirmed booth lists
gets updated with new reservations.
The first one its the guest platform booth. This time, the guest is going to be Amstrad.
There, José María S. will show us one Amstrad PCW and one Amstrad 6128plus, with
some classic and new games for test and playing. Also, there will be a non Amstrad related rarity:
a Compukit UK101, that its an English computer from 1979.
The next one is
with a booth where the music its going to be the starring.
There, with xenonsoft, you will ear all kind of MSX music with different
sound chips (psg, msx-audio, msx-music), and also there will be games where music quality
The last one its a multiple booth, presented by Sprite Girls,
Imanok and the
MSX Cartridge Shop.
There we will find:
-Cartridges of his last game for selling: The Goonies 'R' Good Enough
-MegaFlash SCC+ flashcarts and games available for purchasing from the MSX Cartridge Shop website
-The new game actually developed by Imanok (right now, nobody knows its name)
-And finally, with the typical Sprite girls Magnets, there will be desktop calendars with MSX designs
Time is running out, so hurry up reserving your booth for next users meeting.
|Posted 23th November 2010, 15:40 |
Well, after a few weeks, finally we've got the first confirmed booths for the next
The first one its the MSXArea Spanish MSX magazine. Juanmi Ortuño and Julio Gracia
are going to present and sell the 2nd number of his magazine.
The second one its an international booth.
visit us again from Netherlands to presents the Franky card successor: The
card. As its predecessor, it has the audio/video chip from the master system 2 console,
and also adds an SCC chip (on a FPGA), a commodore 64 SID, and 4 MBytes of ram. Also,
there is going to be shown another card:MIDI-PAC. MIDI-PAC MIDI-PAC will reroute
all your MSX Music compatible software to a attached MIDI out connector. This way you
can enjoy the sound of all your games and music software through your MIDI equipment.
The next booth its an a classic one of the last years:
, will visit us again selling MSX merchandising. Also, he informs us about his new
online website on ebay.
And finally, we've got the
TPM (The Pets Mode)
On this users meeting, they will show us the last and finished version of the
Hans' adventure game, that will be presented on the next
Also, there is another creation, the game MSX wars, programmed in MSX basic
MSXBASIC contest of Konamito.
Finally, they will show their actual project: a 2d platform game that still hasn't got name.
With these, We've got 5 confirmed booths, but we know that on the next days more booth are
going to be confirmed too. Remember that the space available on the users meeting room its limited, and
also, on the last users meeting we ran out of tables. So, we recommend to make your
reservations as soon as possible, just to avoid any problems.
|Posted 15th November 2010, 15:10 |
| Next users meeting ready.|
We're back again! With the meetings room reservation confirmed, now we can make
the official announce for the next 38th MSX Barcelona users meeting.
The choosed date its the next 4th December 2010 at the same place used on the
on the last users meetings: The meeting room of
Cotxeres de Sants.
For this edition we've got some news on the users meeting rules.
Also, there are some changes inside the AAMSX group. Armando Pérez (Ramones), our
ex-Treasurer, is now living on another city, so now he can't help us as before. So, the
new Treasurer its Carles Bernardez (Doraemon). Also, we've got two new members:
Alberto Orante(Aorante) and Roberto Vargas (Koga).
Well, now, if you wish to have a booth during this event, you can now reserve one sending
us an e-mail with all the information needed. If you want more information about this,
just visit the "next meeting" section or click
|Posted 04th October 2010, 11:00 |
| Thank you very much to everybody.|
It doesn't matter the dates or the crisis, because nobody wanted to miss this MSX users
to see pictures of the users meeting.
It has been a real success, with lots of visitors and news. We've got a new color magazine,
a new program to make psg samplers in our MSX, three new published games, new projects,
a new MSX emulator programmed with java, and the first edition of the MSX graphics contest.
Now its our duty work again for the next user meeting, just to make it much better, so
stay alert for next updates, because as soon as possible we're going to announce the date
for the 38th edition.
|Posted 30 June 2010, 10:20 |
On the last days some stands has been confirmed. The first one its from
showing a finished version of his last project: an MSX2 port of the SEGA coin up
Pengo. Also, if there is enough time, its possible that the game cartridge are
going to be sold during the users meeting.
Also, there is the TPM group, who confirms an almost finished version of one of his
projects:Hans' Adventure, an improved version (programmed with assembler) of
one of his well known basic games, the Escape from Dwarves' Goldmine. Also,
its possible that some interesting news could be announced during the users meeting.
With these stands, now we have a list of twelve confirmed stands, and it seems that there
are more news coming on next days. Are you going to loose the next users meeting?
|Posted 14th June 2010, 08:15 |
| Last news and confirmed stands.|
There are only 4 weeks left for the next users meetings, and the news keep arriving.
Let's see what going on.
The first one its a new Spanish MSX magazine: MSX AREA. After disappearing CALL MSX
magazine two years ago, a new magazine appears in Spanish language. All the magazine has color pages
and its price its only 8 euros. The creators, Juanmi Ortuño and Julio Gracia
will be there selling magazines on the MSX AREA stand.
The next one its an MSX merchandising stand: Alifort chapas comes back again to visit
us, offering a lot of MSX merchandising with new designs. Stay alert!
The last one its a game:The Goonies 'R' Good Enough. After several years of development,
announces that the game its finished. On his stand, the visitor can purchase the
game on a 4Mbit cartridge with two sound chips built in:one SCC and one PSG that will
avoid the well known volume problems between these chips on several MSX models. Also,
there are no limited batch, that's because the SCC and PSG chips included are
implemented with an fpga chip, so the SCC stocks problems disappear. The game is fully
compatible with any MSX model. It's price is 35€, and, the first 35 buyers, will
have two presents:One poster and one sheet.
With these, there are now 10 confirmed stands for a users meeting.
|Posted 28th May 2010, 07:10 |
The users meeting date its near, and the list of confirmed stands is growing.
On his stand there will be shown the images presented to the MSX graphics
This is his third visit to the users meeting. As every year, he will show us
a big stand with several MSX machines, rare hardware and software/games for test.
||GUEST PLATFORM: This year
the guest platform is going to be
TitoTeclado, will show us several Atari computers like the
8 bits ones like the Atari 800, or the 16bit machines like the
Atari ST series.|
And finally, software news. As every year, here you've got the AAMSX compilation for this users meeting:
||These are the included games:|
- CHICAGO'S 30
- EMILIO BUTRAGUEÑO ¡FUTBOL!
- WELLS AND FARGO
- TITANIC 1
- TITANIC 2
- MAD MIX GAME
- VIAJE AL CENTRO DE LA TIERRA
The price:25€, as always, and the all benefits from the cartridges will be used
for future users meetings.
|Posted 12th May 2010, 15:40 |
| New confirmed stands and graphics contest updates.|
Well, here we've got the first confirmed stands for the next 37th MSX users meeging.
The confirmed stands are:
As always, they will connect their MSX to a powerfull music system. The perfect
place for playing some MSX games and enjoy.|
There you will find some MSX hardware for sale: RGB and cassete wires, 220v to
120v adaptors, floppy disk units adapted for MSX computers and, if its possible,
some MSX merchandising.|
On Moai-tech you will find merchandising, cartridges, and some 2nd hand MSX
computers for selling.|
Also, there are some news on the
1st MSX graphics contest
organized by Alberto Orante and the AAMSX. There are one update on the
contest rules. Now, the 3 intermediate steps can be presented using PNG, GIF or SCn
formats. More info about the graphics contest can be found
And, for last, Alberto Orante has published some interesting tutorials (in spanish language) about
how make screen 2 graphics. Here you've got the links (that also can be found on the
graphics contest website):
Some tricks about how to draw SC2 pictures (1/2)
Some tricks about how to draw SC2 pictures (2/2)
Using Gimp for making SC2 pictures
Using Photoshop for making SC2 pictures
|Posted 17th April 2010, 15:05 |
| Last hour changes and updates.|
On the last days, the AAMSX has got some problems with the user meeting room reserve.
The Town Hall and the mayor priorities are bigger than ours, and the selected date for
the users meeting has been canceled. The new date its the next 19th June.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Another update, its the official announce of the next 2D MSX graphics contest organized
by Aorante with the collaboration of the AAMSX. If you want more info about it, please
click on the banner.
And finally, all users interested on reserve an stand for next users meeting must know
that today has officially started the stands reserve. All the necessary info can be found
at the "Next meeting" section, or just clicking
|Posted 17th March 2010, 23:45 |
| Date for the next users meeting, and news about Monster Hunter.|
After a little break, the AAMSX team strikes back for the next MSX users meeting
wich already has some interesting news.
The date for the next users meeting is the next
12th June19th June. The place, the same
used on the last meeting: Cotxeres de Sants.
The scheduled hours and activities still cannot be announced, because we are waiting for
cotxeres de sants managers confirmation. Shortly, we will start the stands reserve
for all those interested on organize one, but first we must update and finish
the "next users meeting" section.
More news: The AAMSX is going to be present at the
RetroMadrid 2010 fair, that is going to be
celebrated next 13th March at the informatic university of Madrid. There, AAMSX
will share a little stand with
and the Sprite Girls. There, you will find the next stuff available for visitors:
- The final version of The Goonies are Good Enough game (but it isn't going to be sold yet)
- All the released games by the AAMSX until now (
Every cartridge will cost 18€ except Monster Hunter (30€).
- Two new game cartridges:
One is the cartridge version of the
Bomb Jack game for MSX2
that also will include an exclusive Sheet only available on the retromadrid fair.
The other game is the cartridge version of the Stray Cat game, 3rd classified on the
last msxdev09 contest.
Every game will cost 18€ too.
will sell the game available on his
(Caos begins, J.E.T.P.A.C.,...) and also
he will sell his well know
- The Sprites Girls will sell a renewed collection of her
And, for last, here its the last new, about the Monster Hunter game. The first batch
released of this game (available on the last MSX users meeting of Barcelona) its defective.
First, the game has bug with the savegame manager that don't allow users delete previously
saved data. Also, the packaging was defective too, so the box and the manual booklet must
be changed too. So, these users that has one of these cartridges have the possibility of
change their defective units, and the first oportunity is going to be at the next retromadrid
fair. Of course, its necessary that users present their defective units for changing it.
New ways for changing the defective units will be announced here shortly. The AAMSX
and Nerlaska apologize for any inconvenient caused for these defective units.
|Posted 15th February 2010, 19:15 |
| Again, thank you very much to everybody.|
The 36th MSX Users Meeting of Barcelona has been a success.
Fifteen exhibitors came from all the country and, again, we enjoyed the visit of an
international group (this time was a dutch group). During all the day we have had
arround 150 visitors and during the meeting several activities were organized with lots
of people taking part on them.
The meeting in general has enjoyed of a constant abundance of people on the room, that has
been there during the 8 hours the meeting lasted.
To the exhibitors, visitors, collaborators and websites that helped us with advertising and
all this kind of stuff, thank you for make this users meeting one of the most
important MSX meetings on the world. Thank you very much to everybody, and see you
soon on the 37th edition!
|Posted 7th December 2009, 16:03 |
| Another 3 confirmed stands.|
Last week was a really intesive week full of news for next users meeting. Let's start with the new confirmed exhibitors:
This year the users meeting will enjoy, again, of a guest platform, and this year the choosed one is the
one of the most sold personals computers, very popular in such a competitive markets like
de USA one, offering greats technical spech with a competitive price.
It's sound chip was popular too, the
that nowadays its still used by a lot of music composers... For next users meeting,
a group named c=64 friends will show us a c=64 and a c128 with games, demos and music
composition using the
Another group that visit us again is
TNI, this time
k0ga, will show us their lasts software creations.
is going to be present on the next users meeting, and there he will shell again some cartridges
os his last game, J.E.T.P.A.C., and also he will show the game where he is currently
The last confirmed stand its the Taburoto one. They usually never show anything new,
but they will be present just for playing some games a let visitors play with their
News aren't only for confirmed exhibitors, there are also scheduled activities inside the
users meeting. The added activities are a little quiz game organized by jamque
(with msx related questions, of course),
and a round table meeting to debate next question:
MSX1 games? or MSX2 games? wich one?
where everydoby can take part of it and express its opinion.
Scheduled hours are available on the
Next meeting seciont.
Oh, I forgot it, here you've got the new compilation cartridge that is going to be
released by the AAMSX for this users meeting:
The game list included on the cartridge is the next one:Cosa Nostra, Golden Basket, Gonzzalezz, Goody, Last Mission,
Livingstone Supongo (2 partes), Mundial de Fútbol, Mutant Zone (2 partes),
Rescate en el Golfo (2 partes), Sol Negro (2 partes), Solo -Gunstick- , Soviet (2 partes) i
Ulises. Also, the cartridge will include all the tipical extras (50/60hz selector,
r800 speed up option on TurboR computers,...), and the price hasn't changed: 25 euros. As allways, all the
money that the AAMSX gets from these cartridges goes for payment of future users meetings (just
remember that the access to everybody is free).
|Posted 30th November 2009, 23:55 |
| Another 3 confirmed stands.|
Next users meeting date is near (only two weeks left), and the confirmed stands list is
still growing. Here we have the new stands:
is going to sell all kind of MSX merchadising (sheets, turnkeys, magnets...)
The second stand is the one from the
(Asociación de Usuarios de Informática Clásica), the organizers of
the most important retrocomputer meeting in Spain:
They will inform visitors about the last news of the AUIC and their activities, and also they
will organize a little chat:"8 bit golden age, the spanish expierence" (the hour
still must be scheduled). Also, there you will find some merchadising too.
The last stand is from the obsonet software coder, sd-snatcher, who will show us the
new ethernet controller for MSX.
The cartridge still doesn't has name, price and release date, so only a few coders has
access to the prototype for development stuff.
Two weeks left, and we already have 10 confirmed stands. Hurry up if you want reserve one!!
|Posted 21th November 2009, 23:47 |
| Another 3 confirmed stands.|
Well, here we'got more stands for next users meeting. The first one is
The Pets Mode,
from Barcelona. Its their second visit to the Barcelona MSX users meeting and this year are going
to present a better version of Escape from Dwarves' Goldmine, the game presented on the
2nd MSX basic games contest
Basically, the new version is programmed in assembler (the game is faster)
and also features new extras on game play (intro, ending, new enemies...).
The second confirmed stand is
Jon Cortazar (know on the MSX comunity as Viejoarchivero), ex-member of
to visit us again, showing the lastest games released (
La Corona Encantada,
What's "in the Box"?,
...) and also, and if its possible, his actual work in progress game: Ba-Boon!,
presented on the
Oh, I forgot. Joined to the relevo stand, there will be the 1beerMSX stand, the perfect
place for drinking some beers for free while you play some MSX games on the other computer mounted at
Finally, here we've got, again, an international stand, but this time it's not from our friend Walter.
This time, the international visitor comes from Netherlands:
a dutch group specialized on MSX hardware. On the next users meeting, on SuperSoniqs
stand you will find their last creation: Franky.
Franky its a powerfull video cartridge with a
Sega Master system
VDP built in, wich will allow you play adapted SMS games on our MSX, or show better graphics and
smooth scrolls on new games using this card. Also, SuperSoniqs team want include
a 4MB memory mapper and the
MOS 6581 soundchip (SID),
but this stuff is still under development and cannot be showed.
With these, we currently have seven confirmed stands, just 1 month before the Users meeting
date arrives. So, we recommend to all the not announced stands: please
don't wait until the last day to reserve a stand. With a bigger list of confirmed stands,
we can encourage visitors for coming to the users meeting, and this is good for everybody.
Also, the room where the user meeting is celebrated it's small, so we can't guarantee an stand
|Posted 7th November 2009, 12:30 |
As you can see, the choosed game for this users meeting edition contest
(organized in all the editions) its que Qbiqs game, from
This year, the AAMSX is hard promoting new MSX software for our computers.
Thanks to the
and the AAMSX efforts, now we can finally announce
that in the next users meeting, the AAMSX is going to sell the long awaited extended
version of the MONSTER HUNTER game, the
We're not speaking about the same game released back in 2006 for msxdev. We
are speaking about a new extended version with lots of new features and improvements
(it can be considered as a new different game). The new caracteristics are:
* New history.
* Intro and ending scenes.
* In game scenary extended and modified.
* New enemies.
* New bosses.
* New OST composed by DRM (a japanesse composer).
* New audio system that allows you use PSG combinated with SCC and OPLL.
* Save game memory built in on cartridge.
* Autodetection of MSX TurboR machines.
* Autodetection of MSX2+ computers with 7mhz mode.
* Instructions booklet in english and spanish language.
* 4Megabit Cartridge game.
Monster Hunter is a new RPG tourn based game compatible on all the MSX with at
least 16KB of RAM.
The game benefits goes to the AAMSX to organize future users meetings
(and the same happens with the others games sold by the AAMSX).
Here you've got some screen shots.
Also, one of the Monster hunter creators, Nerlaska, is going to be
present the next meeting with a stand, where he will present and sell
the Monster Hunter game.
Are you going to miss it?
|Posted 30 October 2009, 23:40 |
First of all, the exhibitors. On the last 3 weeks, the aamsx has reserved two stands.
The first one is the
stand. On his stand you will find some MSX t-shirts
and 2nd hand games for selling. There also will be a 1chipMSX computer with the
basic games of the konamito.com
MSX-BASIC game contest.
That's not all:
visitors can also get information about the MSX material preservation campaign
that konamito is organizing and, of course, info about his
The second exhibitor is
Again, Sapphire will show the visitors the
last version of the game actually developing: Qbiqs. Also, will show a little surprise,
a new game in development: KNT.
More stuff: The AAMSX contest. This year the contest is going to be a bit special,
because the selected game is Qbiqs. As Sapphire has almost finished the game
(its completly playable right now, and has got a lot of levels), this can be the
perfect occasion for test the game in a two players mode before its final release to the market.
Stay tunned, because soon there will be more news!
|Posted 09th October 2009, 20:15 |
| Finally, here is the date for next users meeting.|
Well, at last, we finally have got a date for the next 36th MSX users meeting.
Saturday, 5th of December it's the choosed data. Where? The same place where last
users meeting where celebrated, at
cotxeres de sants.
This year, the AAMSX adds a new service for exhibitors: A material renting service. For those
who don't want come by car to the users meeting, carry a television or a MSX computer with the
luggage can be really annoying. But the AAMSX can bring you any hardware you need for your stand
so you don't have to worry about.
Need more info? just go to the Next meeting section, or click
here. There you will find all the info
necessary to all the possible visitors or exhibitors. Right now, the only confirmed stand its
the AAMSX one, but in the next days its sure that more stands will be confirmed so, stay tunned
for future news because next months are going to be full of surprises! Are you prepared?
|Posted 21th September 2009, 10:05 |
| Currently working on the next MSX users meeting|
First of all, welcome everybody to the new AAMSX english version website. We're not
good at english, so it will be really easy to find mistakes on the texts. If you find one, please
contact with makinavaja and help us to correct the mistake.
Well, as the post title says, we're working to get a date for the next users meeting. As soon
as the place date for the users meeting is fully confirmed, we will post it on the website,
but right now we can't assure you a real date for the meeting.
More news will be available next days so please wait until then.
|Posted 17th September 2009, 21:10 |
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