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About Novag Model 904 Super Nova (1990) Electronic Chess Computer

ABOUT NOVAG SUPER NOVA  MODEL 904 ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

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

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

 

MAIN NOVAG SUPER NOVA MODEL 904 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

  • A wide range of features and an elegant SENSOR CHESSBOARD assure lasting playing pleasure.
  • Choose between 48 levels of difficulty to match your skill. Special Blitz, Speed and Tournament levels.
  • Very strong 32K Byte program and a new 16 MHz micro computer with 8K RAM.
  • 15,000 pre-stored openings from Master Chess.
  • Offers the ability of complete game recall and its superb brain can solve up to mate-in-14 moves.
  • Lots of features can be chosen and displayed via the cleverly arranged Liquid Crystal Display, if desired.
  • One other MAJOR FEATURE is an RS232 link to the NOVAG SUPER SYSTEM which enables you to connect your chess computer to a PC (most types), a domestic color TV or the beautiful NOVAG auto-sensory wooden tournament chess board for ultimate luxury.
  • Plays with one set of 6 x AAA alkaline batteries or a special mains NOVAG adapter 8210.

 

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG SUPER NOVA  user manual and box.

 

Information on Novag Model 904 Super Nova (1990) Electronic Chess Computer
Novag Model 904 Super Nova (1990) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

Novag Super Nova (1990)

Novag Model 904 Super Nova (1990) Box
Novag Model 904 Super Nova (1990) LCD Display
Novag Model 904 Super Nova (1990) Game Control Buttons

Box

LCD Display

Control Buttons

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Tourn. 2015

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

Novag Industries Ltd.

David Kittinger

2000 USCF

1990

$249.00

1734

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

904

My Serial #:

032912

Processor OEM

Hitachi

Processor:

HD6301Y

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

16/4 = 4 MHz

ROM:

32 KB

RAM:

8 KB

Battery Type:

6 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V DC 300 mA -/+

Display:

LCD 4 Pos 7 Seg

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

8x8 in

9.1/4x11.1/4x1

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

48 + User Defined

Opening Book:

15K Half Moves

Take Back:

Complete Game

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 14

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

18 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

TR7

Infinite Level:

AN8

TR2

Hardware Specification

Game Features

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