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Novag Star Opal (2005)
“NOVAG STAR OPAL” Electronic Chess Computer.

“NOVAG STAR OPAL” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the Novag Star Opal box.

“NOVAG STAR OPAL” Electronic Chess Computer.

“NOVAG STAR OPAL” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the Novag Star Opal box.

Your NOVAG STAR OPAL can be your tutor if you are a beginner or your challenging chess partner if you are already a chess player.

MAIN NOVAG STAR OPAL GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

      • Original and fully portable chess computer with easy to operate SENSOR TECHNOLOGY. Ideal for novice and experienced players.
      • Strong program working with 8 MHz system clock speed.
      • Choose between 128 redesigned playing levels including training and tournament levels as well as problem solving levels up to mate-in-6 moves.
      • Extensive opening book containing more than 8500 half-moves and fascinating middle and end game strategies.
      • Programmed in accordance to the International Chess Rules, knows en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotion.
      • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
      • Very fast response time.
      • Plays against itself.
      • TAKE BACK function for easy correction of weak or wrong moves (25 half-moves).
      • Provides HINT, TRAINING and REFEREE features if you need advice.
      • Position verification and position set up for problem solving.
      • Choice of color to play, change of color possible also during the game.
      • Saves game in MEMORY when switched off.
      • 100 hours of challenging chess from 4 x AAA alkaline batteries or optional mains adapter (Novag Art. No. 8210) for home use (both not supplied).

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG STAR OPAL User Manual and box.

Information

Novag Star Opal (2005)

Novag Star Opal (2005)

Box

Novag Star Opal (2005) Box

Model: 1027

Novag Star Opal (2005) Model: 1027

User Manual

Novag Star Opal (2005) User Manual

128 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

2005

Manufacturer ELO

1900 USCF

Original Price

$149.50

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

1027

My Serial #:

192062

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

Single Chip

8 Bit

8 MHz

16 KB

768 Byte

Battery Operated:

4 x AAA

Adapter Option:

9V DC 300 mA -/+

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s 5 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Push Sensory Chessboard

Board Size:

4” x 4”

Overall Size:

7.5/8” x 5.1/4” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Buttons

Push Buttons

128

8,500+ Half Moves

25 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate-in-6

Yes / No

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

WE7

Tournament Level:

WF6

Infinite Level:

BF5

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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