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Novag Amber (1997)

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

  • Fully portable chess computer with easy to operate peg-style SENSOR TECHNOLOGY.
  • A very strong 32K Byte chess program and a super fast 26.6 MHz RISC-style processor offer a superb play.
  • Upgraded 128 skill levels split into blitz, tournament, fixed depth, fixed time, training and analysis.
  • Can solve up to Mate-in-8 moves.
  • Easy correction through take back function (up to 112 half moves).
  • Information-rich LCD shows how the compute is calculating time for both sides, move count, moves under consideration, problem solving and main continuation.
  • Multiple-style openings library: Active, Passive, Tournament.
  • Your option of opening book playing modes: Complete Book or off Book.
  • Comprehensive coaching features which include 8 built-in classical mate studies.
  • 8 user selectable end game playing modes for your choice of different playing styles.
  • Saves game position in MEMORY when switched off.
  • One set of 4 x AAA cells will give you 60 hours of great chess on the move or optional mains adapter -- NOVAG Art. No. 8210 (both not supplied).

Excerpts taken from the “NOVAG Amber” Box (back)

“NOVAG AMBER” Picture taken from Box.

“NOVAG AMBER”

Picture taken from Box.

Information

Novag Amber (1997)

Novag Amber (1997)

Box

Novag Amber (1997) Box

Push Button Controls

Novag Amber (1997) Box

User Manual

Novag Amber (1997) User Manual

A Very Strong 32K Byte Chess Program!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1997

Manufacturer ELO

2294 USCF

Original Price

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Wiki ELO:

1940

Model #:

38708

My Serial #:

844974

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

H8

16 Bit Single Chip

26.6 MHz

32 KB

1 KB

Battery Operated:

4 AAA

Adapter Option:

9V D/C

Display Type:

LCD Display 6 Pos 7 Seg

Board Type:

Sensory Peg Board

Board Size:

3.1/2” x 3.1/2”

Overall Size:

4” x 7.1/2” x 1.1/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Peg Sensory

Push Buttons

128

8900 Half Moves

20 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

8 Moves (Ply)

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

TR6 (40/20)

Tournament Level:

TR15

Infinite Level:

AN8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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

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

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