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RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991)
“RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1650L”

“RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1650L”

Picture taken from Radioshack 1650L Box.

THE PORTABLE CHESS COMPUTER THAT GOES ANYWHERE!

PORTABLE 1650L gives you a chance to win and provides hours of fun! At home or on the move -- you’re never far from a challenging game of chess!

IDEAL FOR ALL LIFESTYLES!

      • This chess computer is the perfect companion for business, travel, vacation or anywhere you feel like playing chess.
      • Stop anytime you like! The game memory retains your unfinished game until you play again (depending on batteries).
      • Sleek compact case closes to keep all chess pieces in place.
      • Handy storage compartment inside for captured pieces.

A STRONG CHESS COMPUTER IN A SMALL PACKAGE!

      • 16 levels of playing strength including handicap levels, revolutionary new fun levels and a puzzle level.
      • Fun levels allow PORTABLE 1650L to make very human errors. Great for beginners -- gives you the chance to win; builds your confidence as a chess player!
      • Openings book includes all the major openings.
      • Take-back and set-up capabilities.

EASY TO OPERATE! LOTS OF FUN!

      • Press chess pieces lightly to register moves.
      • Really easy to use!
      • Fun for everyone from beginners to club players.

NOTE:

This computer’s maximum ELO rating is 1650. ELO ratings have not been determined for individual play levels. In addition, it is not possible to give a meaningful comparison of the skill levels of the various play levels. In general, the computer is more powerful at the play levels that allow it to search longer.

Excerpt taken from the “RadioShack Portable 1650L” User Manual and box.

Information
RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991)

RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991)

RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991)

Box

RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991) Box

Model: 60-2252

RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991) Model: 60-2252

User Manual

RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991) User Manual

The Portable Chess Computer That Goes Anywhere!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Kaare Danielsen

Year:

1991

Manufacturer ELO

1650

Original Price

$79.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

60-2252

My Serial #:

N/A

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

80C50

8 Bit Single Chip

3.6 MHz

4 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

3 x (AA)

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s 5 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

3.3/8” x 3.3/8”

Overall Size:

6.3/4” x 5.1/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Peg Board

Push Button Controls

16

Yes

6 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate in 4

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

4

Tournament Level:

7 (2 mins)

Infinite Level:

8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

28

14

7

7

62.5

1211

26

13

6

7

61.53

1348

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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