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About Novag Model 1016 Obsidian (2005) Electronic Chess Computer

ABOUT NOVAG OBSIDIAN MODEL 1016 ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

NOVAG OBSIDIAN Electronic Chess Computer -  Picture taken from computer

NOVAG OBSIDIAN Electronic Chess Computer -  Picture taken from computer

 

MAIN NOVAG OBSIDIAN MODEL 1016 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • A wide range of features and advanced SENSOR TECHNOLOGY offer superb play to Chess enthusiasts and club player alike.
  • A more powerful 32K Byte program working on H8 RISC -style processor with 2 x 16 MHz system clock speed.
    With 128 playing levels including Tournament, Sudden Death and Novice levels.
  • Full 6-digit information LCD shows clock-times for both sides, expected continuation, take back function up to 112 half-moves, mate announcement and intended move as well as position evaluation.
  • Can solve up to Mate-in-8 moves.
  • Large Opening Book containing over 8,900 half-moves and multiple-style openings library: Active, Passive, Tournament.
  • Comprehensive coaching system which includes 8 built-in classical mate studies.
  • 8 user-selectable end game playing modes for your choice of different playing styles.
  • Computes on opponent's time and shows depth search in numbers of moves.
  • Plays with one set 6 x 1,5V UM-2, size 'C' alkaline batteries allowing 250 hours of play or a NOVAG adaptor Art.No.8210 for long term economy (both not supplied).

 

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG OBSIDIAN  user manual and box.

 

Information on Novag Model 1016 Obsidian (2005) Electronic Chess Computer
Novag Model 1016 Obsidian (2005) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Obsidian (2005)

Novag Model 1016 Obsidian (2005) Box
Novag Model 1016 Obsidian (2005) Computer Label
Novag Model 1016 Obsidian (2005) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

Active 2017

Tourn. 2015

2013

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T1

T2

T3

T4

T5

Final

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

2320 USCF

2005

$249.00

2000 SSDF

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

1016

My Serial #:

117696

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

H8/3614

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

20/2 = 10 MHz

ROM:

32 KB

RAM:

1 KB

Battery Type:

6 x C Cell

Power Adapter:

9V DC 300 mA -/+

Display:

LCD 6P7S 16LED

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

9x9 in

14x10.1/2x1.1/2

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

128

Opening Book:

8900 Half Moves

Take Back:

112 Half 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:

18 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

TR15

Infinite Level:

AN8

TR6

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 2007

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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1972

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2038

2099

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