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Fidelity The Excellence Version A Model EP 12 (1985)
FIDELITY THE EXCELLENCE VERSION A - MODEL EP 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

FIDELITY THE EXCELLENCE VERSION A - MODEL EP 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Fidelity The Excellence Model EP 12 box.

FIDELITY THE EXCELLENCE VERSION A - MODEL EP 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

FIDELITY THE EXCELLENCE VERSION A - MODEL EP 12 Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Fidelity The Excellence Model EP 12 box.

Fidelity International, Inc., takes great pride in introducing the newest addition to our line of remarkable chess computers -- THE EXCELLENCE. It has been our intention with this product to provide you with the best value ever -- a truly remarkable chess program in an extremely affordable housing. We feel confident that this microprocessor based chess opponent will challenge you and delight you for years to come.

FIDELITY EXCELLENCE MODEL EP12 MAIN GAME CHARACTERISTICS

    • Sensory Chess Computer.
    • 12 skill levels including Blitz, Tournament, and analytic levels.
    • Selectable Book Openings -- approximately 3,000 positions.
    • Hint -- when asked, will give a hint for the opponent and show move currently assessed as best.
    • Storage compartment for chess pieces.
    • Computes even on opponent’s time and shows depth search in number of moves.
    • Fidelity estimates over 2,000 rating points.
    • 100-250 hours of battery life using 4 alkaline “C” batteries or adapter (both not included).

Excerpts taken from the Fidelity Excellence Model EP12 User Manual and Box.

Information

Fidelity The Excellence Model EP12 (1985)

Fidelity The Excellence Model EP12 (1985)

Box

Fidelity The Excellence Model EP12 (1985) Box

Model: EP12

Fidelity The Excellence (1985) Model: EP12

User Manual

Fidelity The Excellence Model EP12 (1985) User Manual

12 Levels of Play!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Fidelity International

Dan & Kathe Spracklen

Year:

1985

Manufacturer ELO

2000

Original Price

$395.00

Wiki ELO:

1801

Model #:

EP12

My Serial #:

52637337

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

65C02

8 Bit

4 Mhz

128 KB

16 KB

Battery Operated:

4 x (C Batteries)

Adapter Option:

9V DC 350mA +/-

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic Chessboard

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

11.1/4” x 10.5/8” x 1.1/2”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Push Sensory

Sensory Controls

12

3,000 Positions

256 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 4

No / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

Level 4

Tournament Level:

Level 7

Infinite Level:

Level 9

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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

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

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

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