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About Novag Model 842 Presto (1984) Electronic Chess Computer

ABOUT NOVAG PRESTO  MODEL 842 ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

Your reliable chess partner at home and while traveling with large Sensor Chess Board and beautiful Staunton pieces in a travel pouch.

 

MAIN NOVAG PRESTO MODEL 842 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

            LEVELS - AVERAGE REPLY TIMES ARE:

          • Level 1:  Instantly - Familiarization Level.
          • Level 2:  4 - 10 Seconds per move average time.
          • Level 3:  10 - 25 Seconds per move average time.
          • Level 4:  10 - 45 Seconds per move average time.
          • Level 5:  40 Moves in 90 minutes.
          • Level 6:  40 Moves in 2 hours.
          • Level 7:  10 - 15 Minutes per move average time.
          • Level 8:  5 - 20 Minutes per move average time.

 

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG PRESTO user manual and box.

 

Information on Novag Model 842 Presto (1984) Electronic Chess Computer
Novag Model 842 Presto (1984) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Presto (1984)

Novag Model 842 Presto (1984) Press Sensory Chess Board
Novag Model 842 Presto (1984) Computer Label
Novag Model 842 Presto (1984) User Manual

Sensory Board

Computer Label

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

1450 USCF

1984

$149.00

Not Available

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

842

My Serial #:

614669

Processor OEM

NEC

Processor:

D80C49C

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

8 MHz

ROM:

2K x 8 Bit

RAM:

256 x 8 Bit

Battery Type:

6 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V DC 100 mA -/+

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

8x8 in

10.1/4x9.1/2x7/8

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

8

Opening Book:

100 Half Moves

Take Back:

2 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 2

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

4 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Not Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

6

Infinite Level:

8 (5-20 min.)

4

Hardware Specification

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other  Computer Chess Ratings

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FIDE

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