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Novag Piresto (1984)

NOVAG PRESTO ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

This is a well built computer but a little on the weak side with a playing strength of around 1200 USCF.

It has eight levels settings which are as follows:

      • Level 1 -- Instant response.
      • Level 2 -- 4 to 10 seconds per move average time.
      • Level 3 -- 10 to 25 seconds per move average time.
      • Level 4 -- 10 to 45 seconds average per move time.
      • Level 5 -- 40 moves in 90 minutes.
      • Level 6 -- 40 moves in 2 hours.
      • Level 7 -- 10 to 15 minutes per move average time.
      • Level 8 -- 5 to 20 minutes per move average time.
Information

Novag Presto (1984)

Novag Presto (1984)

Chess Pieces

Novag Presto (1984) Chess Pieces

Model Label

Novag Presto (1984) Model Label

User Manual

Novag Presto (1984) User Manual

8 Levels of play

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

Unknown

Year:

1985

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$195.00

Wiki ELO:

984

Model #:

Presto

My Serial #:

614669

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

D80C49C NEC

8 Bit Single Chip

12 MHz

2 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

AA x 6

Adapter Option:

9V DC -/+

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s 4 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

10.1/4” x 9.1/2” x 7/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Peg Sensory Board

Push Buttons

8

N/A

2 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate in 2

Yes / No

No / No

Active Level:

4

Tournament Level:

6.

Infinite Level:

8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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