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About Novag Model 1003 Star Sapphire (2003) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

ABOUT NOVAG STAR SAPPHIRE MODEL 1003 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS COMPUTER

 

NOVAG STAR SAPPHIRE Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  Protective Wallet.

NOVAG STAR SAPPHIRE Electronic Travel Chess Computer -  Protective Wallet.

 

We recommend that you read the instruction manual thoroughly in order to learn how to fully operate and enjoy your STAR SAPPHIRE. The LCD chessboard and the function section at the bottom of the LCD screen are touch-sensitive and can be accessed with the special Pen, located on the left side of the unit. Always use this pen when operating the unit to avoid scratching or breaking the LCD glass, which is not covered by the limited warranty. The LCD screen is protected by a cover. To flip the protective cover back, please pull the button on the right side of the unit to release it.

 

MAIN NOVAG STAR SAPPHIRE MODEL 1003 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • Advanced high speed RISC processor giving the STAR SAPPHIRE master level strength (estimated ELO 2500 (USCF)).
  • A huge array of features and an elegant easy-to-use push sensor chessboard assure lasting pleasure.
  • Connection via serial interface to the NOVAG UNIVERSAL CHESSBOARD or any IBM compatible PC which allows you to record and display its full thought processes easily.
  • 64 preset playing levels and unlimited independent level settings for Black and White.
  • The clearly arranged LCD touch sensitive chess screen provides easy access to many game options.
  • Extensive opening book containing of 123,000 plus user programmable book.
  • Vary the style of play by selecting active or passive opening book, selective or full width search, with or without extensions.
  • Now with rating system - evaluate your own playing strength.
  • Storage of up to 64 games for replay on the LCD display.
  • Plays with 3 x AAA alkaline batteries (not supplied) allowing approximately 50 hours of play or use a special mains adapter NOVAG Art. No. 8210 (supplied separately).
  • Take back function for easy correction of weak and wrong moves (112 half moves).

 

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG STAR SAPPHIRE user manual and box.

 

Information on Novag Model 1003 Star Sapphire (2003) Electronic Travel Chess Computerputer
Novag Model 1003 Star Sapphire (2003) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Star Sapphire (2003)

Novag Model 1003 Star Sapphire (2003) LCD Touch Screen
Novag Model 1003 Star Sapphire (2003) Protective Wallet
Novag Model 1003 Star Sapphire (2003) User Manual

LCD Touch Screen

Protective Wallet

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

2500 USCF

2003

$595.00

2126 SSDF

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

1003

My Serial #:

000528

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

H8/2312

Speed:

Type:

16 Bit

25 MHz

ROM:

512 KB

RAM:

138+Hash 118 KB

Battery Type:

3 x AAA

Power Adapter:

9V D/C -/+ 300mA

Display:

LCD Dot Matrix

Board Type:

LCD Chess Board

Overall Size:

Board Size:

2.3/8x2.3/8 in

3.1/2x5x3/4 in

Options Select:

Screen Select

Play Levels:

64

Opening Book:

123K Half Moves

Take Back:

400 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:

28 Ply max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

TR7

Infinite Level:

AN8

AT5

Hardware Specification

Game Features

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Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

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USCF

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Human Rating

USCF

CCR

CCNS 97

Ply

FIDE

USCF

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2195

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2208

2272

National Master Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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