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Novag Constellation 3.6 MHz (1984)
NOVAG CONSTELLATION 3.6 MHz Electronic Chess Computer.

NOVAG CONSTELLATION 3.6 MHz Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Constellation 3.6 box.

NOVAG CONSTELLATION 3.6 MHz Electronic Chess Computer.

NOVAG CONSTELLATION 3.6 MHz Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Constellation 3.6 box.

Your Timeless, Expert Chess Partner!

MAIN NOVAG COMSTELLATION 3.6 MHZ GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • Portable, Exchangeable Program Modules.
    • CONSTELLATION -- a brilliant, new 16K program incorporating all international chess rules and an extensive opening book.
    • NEW: OPENING MEMORY! Superb middle and end game!
    • The CONSTELLATION offers extremely fast play and the ability to compute up to 24 moves ahead -- a tough opponent for any chess player. Its superb ‘brain’ can solve up to mates-in-12 moves!
    • The CONSTELLATION is an extremely versatile chess computer -- a tutor for an inexperienced player or a challenging partner for experts. Choose between 8 levels of difficulty to match your skill. Special BLITZ and Tournament levels.
    • SENSOR TECHNOLOGY makes playing chess so easy for you. Just move the pieces on the chess board! A multitude of Special Functions can be chosen, if desired.
    • Plays on six 1.5 C-type alkaline batteries or adapter Art. No. 8220 (both not supplied).

Excerpts taken from “Novag Constellation 3.6” User Manual and Box.

Information

Novag Constellation 3.6 MHz (1984)

Novag Constellation 3.6 MHz(1984)

Box

Novag Constellation 3.6 MHz(1984) Box

Model: 831

Novag Constellation 3.6 MHz(1984) Model: 831

User Manual

Novag Constellation 3.6 MHz(1984) User Manual

8 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1984

Manufacturer ELO

N/A

Original Price

$395.00

Wiki ELO:

1648

Model #:

831

My Serial #:

350190

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

6502 Single Chip

8 Bit

3.6 MHz

16 KB

2 KB

Battery Operated:

6 x 1.5V (C battery)

Adapter Option:

8.5 V 800mA, AC

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + 8 Info LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

12” x 9.3/4” x 1.1/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Sensory Board

Sensory Buttons

8

3,000 Half Moves

30 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

No / No

Mate-in-12

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Active Level:

3

Tournament Level:

7

Infinite Level:

8

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

85

39

17

29

55.9

1771

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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

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

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

#

W

D

L

%

ELO

38

12

8

18

42.1

1691

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

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