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Mephisto I (1980) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
Leather Travel Pouch for Mephisto I

Leather Travel Pouch for Mephisto I

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The first Chess Computer with CMOS circuitry! This is the technology for Tomorrow!

      • Variation rich Openings Library.
      • The chess program for beginners and advanced players.
      • Developed and manufactured in Germany.
      • 8 levels of play.
      • Runs on batteries or with an adapter (set of batteries lasts many days).
      • Uses the Opponents thinking time.
      • 8 Problem solving levels.
      • Plays according to the official chess rules.
      • Very handy and easy to use -- important for problems solving.
      • Standby-switch! Moves can be saved when the game is interrupted.
      • High temperatures (playing at the beach) are not a problem (CMOS Technology).
      • Lets you follow its thought processes and provides you move suggests on request.
      • Endgame repertoire (from level 7).
      • Allows you to take-back moves.
      • Notifies you of impending Check Mate!
      • Modular Technology.
      • Manually enter your favorite opening moves.
      • Effective random move generator.
      • Can play against itself.
      • Expandable: Future exchangeable game modules. Connection to electronic chess boards.

The chess program plays a mixture of Shannon A and Shannon B strategy combined with a variation rich Openings Library!

Mephisto I (1980) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Mephisto I (1980)

Mephisto I (1980) LCD Display
Mephisto I (1980) Button Controls
Mephisto I (1980) User Manual

LCD Display

Button Controls

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Hegener + Glaser

Thomas Nitsche & Elmar Henne

Not Known

1980

$295.00

1252

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

4005

My Serial #:

0032405

Processor OEM

RCA

Processor:

1802

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

3.5 MHz

ROM:

8 KB

RAM:

1 KB

Battery Type:

9V Alkaline

Power Adapter:

9V DC HGN 5001

Display:

4 Pos 7 Segment

Board Type:

External Board

Overall Size:

Board Size:

Not Applicable

6.5/8x4.1/2x1.1/2

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

8 + 8 Problem

Opening Book:

215 Half Moves

Take Back:

2 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 4

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

Not Known

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

A6

Infinite Level:

A8

A3

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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1423

1304

Class D Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

 

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