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About Excalibur Model 127E Escort (1995) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

EXCALIBUR ESCORT - Logo taken from Box

EXCALIBUR ESCORT - Logo taken from Box

 

EXCALIBUR ESCORT PORTABLE ELECTRONIC CHESS GAME

If you're really into competitive chess, then this is the game for you. The ESCORT is Excalibur's strongest portable chess computer; it'll make your game fast and furious. But don't let its compact size fool you... this computer has 128 levels of difficulty, which includes tournament, blitz and beginner levels, and a large library of book openings. If you're a beginner it will help you; if you are a tournament player it will challenge you.

INCREDIBLE FEATURES:

    • Convenient piece storage area
    • Magnetic sensory chess board

GREAT FEATURES:

    • Strong 16K Program Working With 8 MHz System Clock Speed, providing very fast response times.
    • 128 Levels of Play Including Training and Tournament Features
    • Solve Problems up to Mate-in-6 Moves.
    • Extensive Opening Book. More than 8500 Half-Moves and Fascinating Middle and End Game Strategies.
    • Saves Game in Memory.
    • Highly Visible Rank & File Indicators.
    • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
    • Provides HINT, TRAINING and REFEREE features if you need advice.
    • Position verification and position set-up for problem solving.
    • 100 hours of challenging chess from 4 x AAA alkaline batteries (not supplied) or optional A/C adapter.
    • Audible tone to indicate move.

Excerpts taken from the Excalibur Escort box.

 

FOR THE TRUE AFICIONADO - Picture taken from box

FOR THE TRUE AFICIONADO - Picture taken from box

 

MORE ABOUT EXCALIBUR ESCORT ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

Excalibur Escort was sold by Novag Industries to Excalibur and it's design and chess program is based on the Novag Opal which was originally sold by Novag in 1993.

This is a well built portable chess computer with a good chess program, an ideal challenge for all beginner and hobby chess players.

 

Information on Excalibur Model 127E Escort (1995) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
Excalibur Model 127E Escort (1995) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

 Excalibur Escort (1995)

Excalibur Model 127E Escort (1995) Box
Excalibur Model 127E Escort (1995) User Manual
Excalibur Model 127E Escort (1995) Game Control Buttons

Box

User Manual

Control Buttons

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Schachcomputer.Info

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Tourn. 2015

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Excalibur Electronics, Inc

Ron Nelson

1880 USCF

1995

$79.95

1530

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

127E

My Serial #:

458408

Processor OEM

Kynix Semicon.

Processor:

KS57C2616 SAM

Speed:

Type:

4 Bit

2 MHz

ROM:

16 KB

RAM:

3584 x 4 Bit

Battery Type:

4 x AAA

Power Adapter:

9V DC 100mA

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

4x4 in

5.1/4x7.5/8x1 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

128

Opening Book:

8500 Half Moves

Take Back:

25 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 6

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

WF6

Infinite Level:

BF5

WE7

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

CCNS

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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1541

1459

Class C Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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