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RADIO SHACK MEGA 2050X Electronic Chess Computer.

RADIO SHACK MEGA 2050X Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Radio Shack Mega 2050X box.

MEGA CHESS BLENDS POWER AND STYLE WITH ADVANCED PLAY OPTIONS

This elegant table-top chess computer boasts a strong and flexible program that’s bound to appeal to the keen chess player. It’s big, clear custom LCD screen lets you quickly review special status reports, including an evaluation of your play and the search depth of the computer. You get 64 different levels of play to choose from, including Blitz and Tournament. Choose the way you want the computer to respond -- You can limit its options with Selective Search or let it play Brute Force, examining every possible option. A library of opening moves lets you face off against a variety of grand-master styles of play. Lets you take back and replay up to 30 moves. Automatically powers down with long-term memory to save battery life. 

MAIN RADIO SHACK MEGA 2050X GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • 64 playing levels including Sudden Death, Tournament and Beginner levels.
    • Powerful 16K program operation on a RISC-style processor.
    • High-speed selective search and powerful Brute Force Search programs.
    • Information-rich LCD display shows:
      • How computer is thinking.
      • Time for both sides.
      • Take-back up to 30 individual moves.
      • Problem-solving.
      • Main continuation.
      • Intended move and position evaluation.
    • Thinks in opponent’s time.
    • Multiple-style openings library: choose from Active, Passive Tournament, complete book, no book.
    • Corresponding LED’s indicate moves on the sensory board.
    • 8 user-selectable playing modes for your choice of openings and playing styles.
    • Automatic power off after 15 minutes unattended -- remembers current positions and last 30 moves.
    • Requires 6 “C” batteries.

Excerpts taken from “RadioShack Mega 2050X” User Manual, Box and Radio Shack Catalog 1995.

Information

RadioShack Mega 2050X (1994)

RadioShack Mega 2050X (1994)

Box

RadioShack Mega 2050X (1994) Box

Model: 60-2441

RadioShack Mega 2050X (1994) Model: 60-2441

User Manual

RadioShack Mega 2050X (1994) User Manual

Elegant Table Top Chess Computer!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Frans Morsch

Year:

1994

Manufacturer ELO

2050

Original Price

$99.99

Wiki ELO:

N/A

Model #:

60-2441

My Serial #:

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Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

H8

8 Bit Single Chip

7 Mhz (14 MHz Quartz)

16 KB

0.5 KB

Battery Operated:

6 x (C Size)

Adapter Option:

9V DC

Display Type:

16 Board LED’s + LCD Display

Board Type:

Sensory Electronic

Board Size:

8” x 8”

Overall Size:

16.3/8” x 9.7/8” x 1.1/2”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Touch Sensory Board

Push Button Controls

64

Yes

30 Half Moves (Ply)

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 8

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

H1

Tournament Level:

E2

Infinite Level:

H2

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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