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SciSys Explorer (1983)

SCISYS EXPLORER

  • Very strong chess program
  • 9 adjustable levels from beginner to club player
  • Solves mate-in-4 problems
  • Built-in openings book
  • Thinks in opponent’s time
  • Modern sensory chessboard reads your moves as soon as you make them
  • Full set of display lamps for white, black, check, checkmate, stalemate, 2nd function and computing
  • Sound Control
  • Takes back moves, suggests moves
  • Turn ON and OFF at any time -- even in the middle of a move
  • Remembers positions for up to one year
  • Easy to set up, verify and change positions
  • Perfect for commuters and travellers
  • Requires 3AA batteries (not included), plays over 100 hours

Excerpt taken from the “SciSys Explorer” User Manual

Information

SciSys Explorer (1983)

SciSys Explorer (1983)

Box (front)

SciSys Explorer (1983) Box (front)

Push Button Controls

SciSys Explorer (1983) Push Button Controls

User Manual

SciSys Explorer (1983) User Manual

Still one of today’s best travel chess computers

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

SciSys W Ltd

Kaare Danielsen

Year:

1983

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

200 DM (£70 UK)

Wiki ELO:

1380

Model #:

123

My Serial #:

16784

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

80C50

8 Bit

3.6 MHz

4 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

1 x AA (100 hrs)

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

4 Position 7 Segment LCD

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

3.1/2” x 3.1/2”

Overall Size:

6.3/8” x 4.1/2” x 1.1/2”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Seonsry Peg Board

Push Button Controls

9

Yes

6 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate in 4

Yes / Yes

No / No

Active Level:

2 (15 sec)

Tournament Level:

5

Infinite Level:

7 (2 hrs)

Game Information

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Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

26

15

4

7

65.4

1225

26

15

4

7

65.4

1413

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

Tournament Games (180s:1 or 40/2 hrs)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Tournaments & Matches

Active Chess (30 seconds per move)

2007/2008 - UNDER 1400 ELO CHESS COMPUTER CHAMPIONSHIP - BLUE SECTION - U1400 FINAL 16

TIME CONTROLS

YEAR

# OF CONTESTANTS

# OF GAMES PLAYED

FINAL PLACEMENT

START ELO

END ELO

STATUS

Active

2007/8

72

26

Final 16

1380

1413

Complete

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