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Mephisto Magellan (1998) Electronic Chess Module suitable for Mephisto Modular Chess Board Systems

Congratulations on your purchase of this new and exciting Chess Module! If your current computer has been a great opponent and partner up to now, wait until you discover the difference this extraordinary model module makes! Once you turn the module on, its strong chess program takes over, backed by a powerful 32-bit RISC processor. The module includes a number of features armed specifically at beginners. Its perfect for everyone, and we guarantee that your chess game will never be the same.

For the MAGELLAN Module, the incorporation of built-in hash tables (512K) offers the ultimate in mid- and endgame performance with Swedish ELO rating of around 2280!

Excerpts taken from the Mephisto Magellan User Manual.

Picture shows Mephisto Magellan program module 16 Key controls.

Picture shows Mephisto Magellan program module 16 Key controls.

 

The program software was written by Frans Morsch and based on its tactical style of play is probably Fritz 3 or a modified version. The playing strength is approximately ELO 2350 USCF.

 

Mephisto Magellan chess game module playing inside a Mephisto Muenchen Magnet-Sensory Board.

Mephisto Magellan chess game module playing inside a Mephisto Muenchen Magnet-Sensory Board.

Board Name

Board Type

Compatible

Mephisto Bavaria

Hardwood Tournament Size

No

Exclusive

Hardwood Table Top

Yes

Mirage Modular Board

Plastic Table Top

No

Mobil with built-in Display

Plastic Travel

No

Mobil with no Display

Plastic Travel

No

Mephisto Modular Board

Plastic Table Top

Yes

Mephisto Muenchen

Hardwood Tournament Size

Yes

MEPHISTO LYON MAGELLAN  MODULAR BOARD COMPATIBILITY CHART:

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Mephisto Magellan (1998) Electronic Chess Module suitable for Mephisto Modular Chess Board Systems

Technical Specification

Mephisto Magellan (1998) Chess Game Module

Mephisto Magellan (1998) LCD Display
Mephisto Magellan (1998) 6 Gen. Module
Mephisto Magellan (1998) User Manual

LCD Display

6 Gen. Module

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

2241

2228

T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

-

-

-

-

-

-

MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Saitek

Frans Morsch

2300 SSDF

1998

$895.00

2244

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

M0292772

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

SH7034

Speed:

Type:

32 Bit

20 MHz

ROM:

64 KB

RAM:

4 KB + 512 KB

Battery Type:

Mains Only

Power Adapter:

Board Powered

Display:

5 Pos 7 Seg

Board Type:

Needs ext. Board

Overall Size:

Not Applicable

3.3/4x7.5/8x3/4

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

64

Opening Book:

50K Half Moves

Take Back:

All Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 8

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

23 ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

C5

Infinite Level:

E8

A8

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 1999

Ply

FIDE

USCF

-

2250

-

2262

2327

Top View of Mephisto Magellan Module inside Mephisto Muenchen Modular Chess Board

Mephisto Magellan (1998) Top View of Mephisto Magellan Module inside Mephisto Muenchen Modular Chess Board

National Master Level Electronic Chess Module!

Board Size:

16 Key Game Module with 32 Bit RISC Processor

6. Generation LCD Display Module

Mephisto Magellan (1998) 16 Key Game Module with 32 Bit RISC Processor
Mephisto Magellan (1998) 6. Generation LCD Display Module

 

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