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About Novag Model 844 Super Constellation (1984) Electronic Chess Computer

ABOUT NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION MODEL 844 ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer -  Picture taken from box.

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer -  Picture taken from box.

 

World's First: Programmable Opening Book!

 

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer -  Picture taken from box.

NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION Electronic Chess Computer -  Picture taken from box.

 

MAIN NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION MODEL 844 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 the NOVAG SUPER CONSTELLATION  user manual and box.

 

Information on Novag Model 844 Super Constellation (1984) Electronic Chess Computer
Novag Model 844 Super Constellation (1984) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Super Constellation (1984)

Novag Model 844 Super Constellation (1984) Box
Novag Model 844 Super Constellation (1984) Computer Label
Novag Model 844 Super Constellation (1984) User Manual

Box

Computer Label

User Manual

Spacious Mind

Schachcomputer.Info

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

2018 USCF

1984

$345.00

1799 SSDF

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

844

My Serial #:

404362

Processor OEM

MOS Tech.

Processor:

6502

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

4 MHz

ROM:

56 KB

RAM:

4 KB

Battery Type:

6 x C Cell

Power Adapter:

9V DC 800 mA -/+

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

8x8 in

12x9.3/4x1.1/4 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

16

Opening Book:

16K Half Moves

Take Back:

30 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

Not Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 12

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

24 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

7

Infinite Level:

8

3

Hardware Specification

Game Features

Matchplay & Test ELO Ratings

Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

Other  Computer Chess Ratings

USCF

USCF

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Human Rating

USCF

CCR 94

CCNS 94

Ply 94

FIDE

USCF

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1902

1930

1875

1897

Class A Level Electronic Table Top Chess Computer!

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