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SciSys Travel Mate (1983)
“SCISYS TRAVEL MATE” Electronic Chess Computer.

“SCISYS TRAVEL MATE” Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from SCISYS TRAVEL MATE box.

SCISYS TRAVEL MATE CHESS

Travel mate is an easy-to-use, portable chess computer with the latest in sensor technology. The computer reads in moves you make on the build-in chessboard and uses 16 lights at the edge of the board to indicate its own moves. It also contains a one year memory for the position of an interrupted game.

SCISYS TRAVEL MATE MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

    • The most compact chess computer in the world
    • Modern sensory chessboard reads your moves as soon as you make them
    • Full set of display lamps for white, black, check, checkmate, stalemate and computing
    • Sound control
    • 4 adjustable levels
    • Turn ON and OFF at any time -- even in the middle of a move
    • Remembers positions for up to one year
    • Perfect for commuters and travelers.
    • Requires 3 AA batteries (not included), players over 100 hours.

Excerpts taken from “SciSys Travel Mate” Box and User Manual.

SciSys Chess computers are the only chess computers endorsed by FIDE, the World Chess Federation

SciSys Chess computers are the only chess computers endorsed by FIDE, the World Chess Federation

Information
SciSys Travel Mate (1983)

SciSys Travel Mate (1983)

SciSys Travel Mate (1983)

Box (front)

SciSys Travel Mate (1983) Box (front)

with Lid Closed

SciSys Travel Mate (1983) with Lid Closed

Controls & Board

SciSys Travel Mate (1983) Controls & Board

4 Levels of Play (highest level = 45 seconds per move)

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

SciSys-W Ltd

David Levy/Mark Taylor

Year:

1983

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$99.50

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

122

My Serial #:

TDT52375

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

HD44801 Hitachi

4 Bit Single Chip

1 Mhz

2.5 KB

128 Byte

Battery Operated:

3 x AA (500 hrs)

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

3.1/2” x 3.1/2”

Overall Size:

7.1/8” x 4.1/2” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Peg Board

Push Button Controls

4

N/A

No

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

No / No

No / No

No

Yes / No

No / No

Active Level:

3

Tournament Level:

4 (45 seconds)

Infinite Level:

N/A

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

41

12

6

23

36.6

758

16

1

2

14

12.5

945

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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