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Novag Super Constellation (1984)
NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer.o

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Super Constellation box.

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer with Novag Printer and Chess Clock.

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer with Novag Printer and Chess Clock.

Picture taken from Novag Super Constellation box.

World’s First: Programmable Opening Book!

MAIN NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • 56k chess program offers superb play proven in international tournaments.
    • Opening book contains 20,000 half moves..
    • NEW: The PROGRAMMABLE OPENING BOOK. The new dimension in computer chess.
      • Players can program their own opening book of 2,000 half moves and replay those, fully or partially erase and reprogram other openings. A great training feature for club and tournament players!
    • Opening Memory.
    • Long-term CMOS Game Memory.
    • Contains all international chess rules.
    • 16 skill levels including Blitz, training, tournament, and analysis levels.
    • Strong, versatile endgame capabilities. For the first time can force a mate with King, Bishop and Knight!
    • Computes even on opponents time and shows depth search in numbers of moves.
    • Early checkmate announcement.
    • Resigns automatically.
    • Easy to play SENSOR TECHNOLOGY.
    • PORTABLE: Plays on six 1.5 C-type alkaline batteries or adapter Art. 8220 (both not supplied).
    • BUILD YOUR CHESS SYSTEM WITH:
      • NOVAG Chess Printer Art. 816
      • NOVAG Quartz Chess Clock Art. 815

Excerpts taken from “Novag Super Constellation” User Manual and Box.

Information

Novag Super Constellation (1984)

Novag Super Constellation (1984)

Box

Novag Super Constellation (1984) Box

Model: 844

Novag Super Constellation (1984) Model: 844

User Manual

Novag Super Constellation (1984) User Manual

16 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1984

Manufacturer ELO

2018

Original Price

$595.00

Wiki ELO:

1799

Model #:

844

My Serial #:

404362

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6502 Single Chip

8 Bit

4 MHz

56 KB

4 KB

Battery Operated:

6 x 1.5V (C battery)

Adapter Option:

8.5 V 800mA, AC

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + 8 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

12” x 9.3/4” x 1.1/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Board

Sensory Buttons

16

20,000 Half Moves

30 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate-in-12

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

3

Tournament Level:

7

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

277

82

44

151

37.5

1799

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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

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

#

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D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

247

67

44

136

36.0

1819

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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