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Novag Super V.I.P. (1989)
NOVAG SUPER V.I.P. Electronic Chess Computer.

NOVAG SUPER V.I.P. Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Super V.I.P. box.

MAIN NOVAG SUPER V.I.P. CHARACTERISTICS

      • The world’s strongest truly portable CHESS COMPUTER. A real breakthrough in price performance.
      • With a brilliant, NEW 48K program and High Speed 9.8 MHz Energy saving CMOS TECHNOLOGY.
      • Choose between 48 levels of difficulty to match your skill. Special Blitz, Speed and Tournament levels.
      • A clear legible LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY shows clock-times for each side, expected continuation and the computers evaluation of the position.
      • A special SLEEP MODE saves batteries and disables the controls so that the SUPER VIP can be carried in a top pocket, while it carries on thinking.
      • This incredible chess computer offers a variety of other playing features also has a memory save for interrupted games.
      • It comes with a separate high quality chessboard and is protected by an unbreakable molded carrying case.
      • 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 four AAA alkaline cells or a special mains NOVAG adapter 8210.

Excerpts taken from the NOVAG Super V.I.P. box.

“NOVAG SUPER V.I.P.” Magnetic Chessboard.

“NOVAG SUPER V.I.P.” Magnetic Chessboard.

Information

Novag Super V.I.P. (1989)

Novag Super V.I.P. (1989)

Box

Novag Super V.I.P. (1989) Box

Model: 895

Novag Super V.I.P. (1989) Model: 895

User Manual

Novag Super V.I.P. (1989) User Manual

World’s Strongest Truly Portable Program!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1989

Manufacturer ELO

2000 USCF

Original Price

$295.00

Wiki ELO:

1688

Model #:

895

My Serial #:

756036

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6301Y

8 Bit

9.8304 MHz

48 KB

2 KB

Battery Operated:

4 AAA Alkaline

Adapter Option:

6V DC -/+

Display Type:

LCD 4 Pos, 7 Seg

Board Type:

External Magnetic Board

Board Size:

6.7/8” x 6.7/8”

Overall Size:

3.1/8” x 6.1/8” x 3/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Button Control

Push Button Control

48

20,000 Half Moves (Ply)

200 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 8

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

TR2

Tournament Level:

TR7

Infinite Level:

AN8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

Active Games (30s:1 or 60/30 etc.)

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ELO

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ELO

87

26

20

41

41.4

1770

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

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

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ELO

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ELO

n/a

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