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Krypton Jupiter (1995)
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“KRYPTON JUPITER” Electronic Chess Computer

Picture taken from the Krypton Jupitor Box..

Your chess computer is an ideal opponent. It is ready to play you at any time, as often as you like, at whatever level of skill you choose. Its small size makes it suitable for use on a Journey.

MAIN CHARACTERISTICS

        • 72 Levels of difficulty.
        • Sensory Chess board.
        • LED Lamps indicate moves and other information.
        • Position verify.
        • Position setup.
        • Take-back moves.
        • Thinks on opponent’s time.
        • Long-term memory.
        • Detects draws by 50 move rule, 3-fold repetition, stalemate.
        • Preprogrammed openings strategy.
        • Pawn promotion, castling & en passant captures.
        • Battery operated using 4 AA cells.
        • Audible tone to indicate moves.
        • Solves mate-in-2 problems.
        • Long battery life.
        • ELO rating 1,400 (USA 1,500) (estimated).
        • Has teaching feature programmed into computer.

Excerpts taken from the Krypton “Jupiter” User Manual and Box.

In USA the Krypton Jupiter was sold by Excalibur Electronics. Inside the box there is price list from Excalibur Electronics for replacement chess pieces and also a further troubleshooting leaflet from Excalibur Electronics.

Information
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Krypton Jupiter (1995)

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Box

Krypton Jupiter (1995) Box

Push Button Controls

Krypton Jupiter (1995) Controls

User Manual

Krypton Jupiter (1995) User Manual

Manufacturer rating 1400 ELO

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer/Distributor

Programmer

Year Vantage Holdings/Excalibur

Unknown

Year:

1995

Manufacturer ELO

1500 USCF

Original Price

$129.50

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

?

My Serial #:

?

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

TIMORITE

0E42YHLZH9530

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?

?

Battery Operated:

1.5V x 4 (AA)

Adapter Option:

DC in 6V

Display Type:

16 LED Board Lights + LCD

Board Type:

LCD Display

Board Size:

7.1/2” x 7.1/2”

Overall Size:

11.1/2” x 9.1/2” x 1”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Touch Sensory

Push Button

72

Yes

Yes

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Mate in 2

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

B24

Tournament Level:

C48

Infinite Level:

72 (10 min per move)

Game Information

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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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