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About Excalibur Model 404D Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

HELLO I’M CHESSICA....

 

DELUXE TALKING TOUCH CHESS WITH TOUCH SCREEN

Excalibur Deluxe Talking Touch Chess, the world's best, PRICED LESS! Checkmate! This is the world’s top portable Chess Computer, with talk function, coaching and the ability to beat 99% of all chess players! If you're in that other 1%, then go win a world tournament otherwise, this is the fun way to always have a partner, or play with someone on the go. A good way to learn, sharpen your game and your mind! Here's why this is a brilliant move: Easy touch-screen play, large and easy to read; Teaching and coaching features, including Hint, Coach warnings, openings and more; 136 levels of play, from beginner to veteran tournament player; It speaks to guide you in English, French or German!; Pocket compact, like a PDA, just 3 1/2 x 7/8 x 6 1/4″h.; Comes with stylus and deluxe carry case; Recommended for ages 8+. Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included). Weighs 12 oz., 16 oz. with case.; Lots of fun and good for your brain! Make your move quick! Excalibur Deluxe Talking Touch Chess.

      • Most readable chess figures ever on a pocket chess computer
      • Large, clear LCD makes it easy to play
      • Powerful programming - capable of beating more than 99% of all players (2000 rating)
      • Sound effects, and complete chess voice vocabulary
      • Voice vocabulary in three languages - English, French, and German
      • Sound can be turned on or off
      • 136 levels of play adjust from beginner to veteran tournament player

 

MORE ABOUT EXCALIBUR DELUXE TALKING TOUCH CHESS COMPUTER

By the time Excalibur Deluxe Talking Touch Chess was conceived, the H8 ROM’s were being phased out of production, therefore this chess computer was developed around the 65C02 SPLB36A1 processor from the manufacturer Sunplus. This created its own unique set of problems as Ron Nelson's H8 program had to be translated to work with this new processor which has a 6502 core. This processor had less available RAM therefore in order to make the program fit to these new lower specifications , adjustments were made to the program which included the removal of Nelson’s Attack Bit Map Tables and the commenting out of the Ponder routine, which were both important strength of play features that existed in Nelson's H8 program. All these adjustments resulted in a new lesser strength chess program for use with the 65C02 SPLB36A1 with its own unique play behavior. Excalibur Deluxe Talking Touch Chess was manufactured for Excalibur Electronics in the Shenzen Province of China.

 

Information on Excalibur Model 404D Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
Excalibur Model 404D Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Excalibur Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004)

Excalibur Model 404D Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004) Box
Excalibur Model 404D Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004) Computer Label
Excalibur Model 404D Deluxe Talking Touch Chess (2004) Leather Wallet

Box

User Manual

Leather Wallet

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Schachcomputer.Info

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Excalibur Electronics, Inc

Ron Nelson

2000 USCF

6/6/2004

$99.00

1653

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

404D

My Serial #:

003082

Processor OEM

Sunplus

Processor:

65C02 SPLB36A1

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4 MHz

ROM:

512 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Battery Type:

2 x AAA

Power Adapter:

Not Available

Display:

LCD Dot Matrix

Board Type:

Touch Screen

Overall Size:

Board Size:

2.3/8 x 2.3/8 in

3.1/2x6x3/4 in

Options Select:

Touch Screen

Play Levels:

136

Opening Book:

32 Book Opening

Take Back:

Complete Game

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 8

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

40 TH120

Infinite Level:

FHINF

FH030

Hardware Specification

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other Computer Chess  Ratings

USCF

USCF

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Human Rating

USCF

CCR 88

CCNS 87

Ply 88

FIDE

USCF

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1708

1678

Class B Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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