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Saitek Aurora (1998)
SAITEK KASPAROV AURORA Electronic Chess Computer.

SAITEK KASPAROV AURORA Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Saitek Aurora box.

SAITEK KASPAROV AURORA Electronic Chess Computer.

SAITEK KASPAROV AURORA Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Saitek Aurora computer cover.

MAIN SAITEK ARIA GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • HANDHELD DESIGN: Compact, extremely portable, and always ready for a game of chess, either at home or on the road.
    • PLAYING STRENGTH: Meant especially for novices and beginners, or intermediate players who want to learn more about the game.
    • LCD DISPLAY: Easy to read, shows game moves and a variety of the game information during play.
    • CHESS CLOCK: Built-in chess clock keeps time for both sides and displays other time-related information.
    • EXTENDED TEACH MODE: Instructional features designed to help players master the moves of individual pieces or combination of pieces.
    • Exciting voice function for multimedia chess experience. The AURORA will enhance every chess game by verbally giving you compliments, comments and guidance.  It’s your portable chess tutor!
    • New chess program with 768 level setting combinations for play variety and suits all skill levels.
    • 11 special Teach Modes let you learn quickly by concentrating on strategies of different pieces.
    • Openings Coach teaches you the essential openings tactics by famous chess Grandmasters.
    • 4-digit LCD display to show useful game information. Also work as a dual chess clock.
    • Compact and stylish cabinet lets you play chess anywhere, anytime!
    • WORLDWIDE GUARANTEE: Backed by Saitek’s prestigious worldwide guarantee for worry-free operation and play.

Excerpts taken from the Saitek Aurora User Manual and box.

Information

Saitek Aurora (1998)

Saitek Aurora (1998)

Box

Saitek Aurora (1998) Box

Model: K03V/W

Saitek Aurora (1998) Model: K03V/W

User Manual

Saitek Aurora (1998) User Manual

64 Levels of Play with 768 Level Combinations!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Saitek Industries Ltd

Craig Barnes

Year:

1998

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$79.95

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

K03V/W

My Serial #:

SZ3378722

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

KS56C220

4 Bit Single Chip

4.2 Mhz

2 KB

288 x 4 bit

Battery Operated:

3 x AAA

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

4 Position 7 Segment LCD

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Peg Board

Board Size:

3.1/2” x 3.1/2”

Overall Size:

6.3/4” x 5.3/8” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Peg Board

Push Button Controls

64

+/- 100 Half Moves

14 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

No / Yes

Yes / No

N/A

Yes / No

No / Yes

Active Level:

B8

Tournament Level:

F3

Infinite Level:

G8

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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