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Mephisto Alaska (1993)
MEPHISTO ALASKA Electronic Chess Computer.

MEPHISTO ALASKA Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Mephisto Alaska box.

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MEPHISTO ALASKA Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Mephisto Alaska box.

DEAR CHESS FRIENDS!

Congratulations on the purchase of your MEPHISTO ALASKA! Your new chess computer is truly a giant step in technological advancement. It has been designed to be both simple to use and strong-playing. All of us here at MEPHISTO wish you many hours of enjoyment with your new chess partner.

MAIN MEPHISTO ALASKA GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • For beginners and hobby players.
    • 8 playing levels.
    • Position memory.
    • Move hints.
    • Battery power via 4 micro cells (not included).
    • Recommended by the British Chess Federation.
    • 1650 US-ELO.
    • Take back 2 half moves.
    • Position verification
    • Problem Mode for chess and mate problems.
    • Allows pawn promotion, under-promotion possible using Problem Mode.
    • Knows all the rules of chess including en-passant, mate and stalemate.

Excerpts taken from the “Mephisto Alaska” User Manual and Box.

MEPHISTO ALASKA 1650 US-ELO.

MEPHISTO ALASKA 1650 US-ELO.

Picture taken from a Mephisto Product Leaflet.

Information

Mephisto Alaska (1993)

Mephisto Alaska (1993)

Box

Mephisto Alaska (1993) Box

Model: Alaska

Mephisto Alaska (1993) Model: Alaska

User Manual

Mephisto Alaska (1993) User Manual

Recommended by the British Chess Federation!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Hegener + Glaser

Ron Nelson

Year:

1993

Manufacturer ELO

1650 USCF

Original Price

$149.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

Alaska

My Serial #:

M307748

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

68HC05P1

8 Bit Single Chip

2 Mhz

8 KB

128 Bytes

Battery Operated:

1.5V x 4 (AA Size)

Adapter Option:

9V DC 100 mA +/-

Display Type:

LCD 2 Pos 7 Seg

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Chessboard

Board Size:

6.3/4” x 6.3/4”

Overall Size:

9.5/8” x 7.1/8” x 5/8”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Board

Push Buttons

8

N/A

2 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate-in-3

Yes / No

Yes / No

Active Level:

3 (20 sec,) 4 (40 sec.)

Tournament Level:

7 (120 sec.)

Infinite Level:

8

Game Information

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