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Mephisto Mirage (1984) Module suitable for Mephisto Electronic Modular Chess Boards.  Works with both Mephisto Travel and Table Top chess board versions.

Dear Chess Friend,

With your new MEPHISTO Mirage you have entered into the world of modern chess computers because from this moment onwards you will have a brand new chess computer system available to you for your enjoyment: the MEPHISTO MODULAR SYSTEM. This new family comprises of the MEPHISTO Mirage, MEPHISTO Mobil, MEPHSITO Modular and the MEPHSITO Exclusive. You can swap and play your module in all these systems! This allows you to use your Mirage as a travel computer or switch it to a noble hardwood chess board.

Excerpts are from the Hegener + Glaser Mephisto Mirage German User Manual. Translated by Spacious-Mind.

 

About the Game Module

MEPHISTO Mirage Module has seven preprogrammed playing levels plus one user defined level which allows you define the amount of time per move, between 1 second to 59 minutes and 59 seconds. In addition the MEPHISTO Mirage has a problem level which allows you to setup problem or mate search positions up to Mate-in-8 half moves.

The chess program was developed  by Thomas Nitsche and Elmar Henne, Mephisto Mirage was first sold in 1985.

 

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

Mephisto Mirage 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

Yes

Mobil with built-in Display

Plastic Travel

Yes

Mobil with no Display

Plastic Travel

Yes

Mephisto Modular Board

Plastic Table Top

Yes

Mephisto Muenchen

Hardwood Tournament Size

Yes

MEPHISTO MIRAGE MODULAR BOARD COMPATIBILITY CHART:

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Mephisto Mirage (1984) Top View of Mephisto Mirage Module inside Mephisto Muenchen Modular Chess Board

Class B Level Electronic Chess Module!

Mephisto Mirage (1984) Electronic Chess Module suitable for Mephisto Modular Chess Board Systems

Technical Specification

Mephisto Mirage (1984) Chess Game Module

Mephisto Mirage (1984) Inside Mirage Mobil Modular Electronic Travel Chess Computer
Mephisto Mirage (1984) Inside Mirage Modular Electronic Chess Computer
Mephisto Mirage (1984) User Manual

Mirage Mobil

Mirage Modular

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

1545

1525

T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

-

-

-

-

-

-

MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Hegener + Glaser

Thomas Nitsche & Elmar Henne

Not Known

1984

$295.00

1556

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

0553023

Processor OEM

RCA

Processor:

1802

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

8 MHz

ROM:

16 KB

RAM:

2 KB

Battery Type:

Not Applicable

Power Adapter:

Board Powered

Display:

4 Char 7 Segment

Board Type:

Needs ext. Board

Overall Size:

Not Applicable

3.3/4x7.5/8x3/4

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

8 Play 8 Problem

Opening Book:

300 Variations

Take Back:

All Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 6

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

10 ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

6

Infinite Level:

8

3

Hardware Specification

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other Computer Chess Ratings

USCF

USCF

Spacious Mind

Human Rating

USCF

CCR

CCNS

Ply

FIDE

USCF

-

-

-

1672

1631

Board Size:

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

 

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