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About Fidelity Model EP12 Excellence (1985) Electronic Chess Computer

FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12

Fidelity International, Inc., takes great pride in introducing the newest addition to our line of remarkable chess computers -- THE EXCELLENCE. It has been our intention with this product to provide you with the best value ever -- a truly remarkable chess program in an extremely affordable housing. We feel confident that this microprocessor based chess opponent will challenge you and delight you for years to come.

 

FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12 Electronic Chess Computer -  picture taken from box.

FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12 Electronic Chess Computer -  picture taken from box.

 

MAIN FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

  • Sensory Chess Computer.
  • 12 skill levels including Blitz, Tournament, and analytic levels.
  • Selectable Book Openings - approximately 3,000 positions.
  • Hint -- when asked, will give a hint for the opponent and show move currently assessed as best.
  • Storage compartment for chess pieces.
  • Computes even on opponent's time and shows depth search in number of moves.
  • Fidelity estimates over 2,000 rating points.
  • 100-250 hours of battery life using 4 alkaline “C” batteries or adapter (both not included).

 

FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12 Electronic Chess Computer -  picture taken from box.

FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12 Electronic Chess Computer -  picture taken from box.

 

Excerpts taken from the Fidelity Excellence user manual and box.

 

Information on Fidelity Model EP12 Excellence (1985) Electronic Chess Computer
Fidelity Model EP12 Excellence (1985) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Fidelity Excellence 4 MHz (1985)

Fidelity Model EP12 Excellence (1985) Box
Fidelity Model EP12 Excellence (1985) Computer Label
Fidelity Model EP12 Excellence (1985) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

1840

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T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

2184

2010

2128

1837

1496

1871

MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Fidelity International

Dan & Kathe Spracklen

2000 USCF

1985

$395,00

1801

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

EP12

My Serial #:

52637337

Processor OEM

MOS Tech.

Processor:

6502

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4 MHz

ROM:

16 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Battery Type:

4 x C Cell

Power Adapter:

9V DC 350 mA +/-

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

8x8 in

11x10.5/8x1.1/2

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

12

Opening Book:

12000 Positions

Take Back:

256 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate-in-4

Save Game:

Not Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

11

Infinite Level:

12

8

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 94

CCNS 94

Ply 94

FIDE

USCF

1939

1923

1954

1898

1926

Class A  Level Electronic Table Top Chess Computer!

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