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Novag Agate Plus (1996)
“NOVAG AGATE PLUS” Electronic Chess Computer.

“NOVAG AGATE PLUS” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the Novag Agate Plus computer.

“NOVAG AGATE PLUS” Electronic Chess Computer.

“NOVAG AGATE PLUS” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the Novag Agate Plus box.

Your NOVAG AGATE PLUS can be your tutor if you are a beginner or your challenging chess partner if you are already a chess player.

MAIN NOVAG AGATE PLUS GAME CHARACTERISTICS

      • Elegant table top chess computer with easy to operate SENSORY TECHNOLOGY makes it a joy to play.
      • Ideal for novice to experienced players.
      • Very strong 16K program working with 8 MHz system clock speed.
      • Choose between 128 redesigned levels including training and tournament levels, as well as problem solving levels up to mate-in-6 moves.
      • Extensive opening book containing more than 8,500 half moves and fascinating middle and endgame strategies.
      • Programmed in accordance to the International Chess Rules, knows en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotion.
      • A multitude of special features can be chosen and displayed via the Liquid Crystal Display if desired.
      • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
      • Very fast response time.
      • Plays against itself.
      • TAKE BACK function for easy correction of weak or wrong moves (25 half moves).
      • Provides HINT, TRAINING and REFEREE features if you need advice.
      • Position verification and position set up for problem solving.
      • Saves game position in MEMORY when switched off.
      • 100 hours of challenging chess from 6 AA alkaline batteries or optional mains adapter (Novag Art. No. 8210) for long term economy at home (both not supplied).

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG Agate Plus User Manual and box.

Information

Novag Agate Plus (1996)

Novag Agate Plus (1996)

Box

Novag Agate Plus (1996) Box

Model: 38706

Novag Agate Plus (1996) Model 38706

User Manual

Novag Agate Plus (1996) User Manual

128 Redesigned Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1996

Manufacturer ELO

1880 USCF

Original Price

$149.50

Wiki ELO:

1500

Model #:

38706

My Serial #:

443567

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6301Y

8 Bit Single Chip

8 MHz

16 KB

768 Byte

Battery Operated:

6 x AA

Adapter Option:

9V DC 300 mA -/+

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s 5 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Push Sensory Chessboard

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

11.3/4” x 10.3/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Buttons

Push Buttons

128

8,500 Half Moves

25 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate-in-6

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

WE7

Tournament Level:

WF6

Infinite Level:

BF5

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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