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Novag Mentor 16 (1989)
“NOVAG MENTOR 16”

“NOVAG MENTOR 16”

Picture taken from the Novag Mentor 16 box.

MAIN NOVAG MENTOR 16 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

      • The fastest chess computer in its class with an excellent tactical game.
      • A real challenge for good players and a tutor for beginners.
      • Easy to operate SENSOR TECHNOLOGY.
      • 16K Byte chess program and super fast 8 MHz processor offer superb play.
      • Large opening book contains 8000 half moves.
      • 48 skill levels split into blitz, tournament, fixed depth, fixed time, training and analysis.
      • Equipped with 2 Liquid Crystal Display Clocks showing time for current move accumulated time for both sides.
      • HINT KEY serves as tutoring feature.
      • Saves game position in memory when switched off.
      • PORTABLE: Plays on six AA alkaline batteries or Novag adapter Art. No. 8210 (both not included).

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG Mentor 16 box.

Information
Novag Mentor 16 (1989)

Novag Mentor 16 (1989)

Novag Mentor 16 (1989)

Box

Novag Mentor 16 (1989) Box

Model: 892

Novag Mentor 16 (1989) Model 892

User Manual

Novag Mentor 16 (1989) User Manual

48 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1989

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$159.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

892

My Serial #:

615704

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6301Y

8 Bit Single Chip

8 MHz

16 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

6 x AA

Adapter Option:

9V DC -/+

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s 4 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Push Sensory Chessboard

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

10.7/8” x 10.3/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Buttons

Push Buttons

48

8,000 Half Moves

8 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Mate-in-5

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

7

Tournament Level:

14

Infinite Level:

16

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

The Spacious Mind

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

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