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Novag Micro III (1983)
NOVAG MICRO III Electronic Chess Computer.

NOVAG MICRO III Electronic Chess Computer.

Picture taken from Novag Micro III box.

Novag Micro II the World’s smallest, fully functional chess computer with sensory chess board!

    • Easy to operate.
    • Strong program with 8 skill levels, knows en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotions.
    • New strong program that knows the international chess rules including “En Passant”, “Castling” and “Pawn Promotion”.
    • Check, stalemate and mate announcement.
    • Choice of color to play; change of color possible during a game.
    • Easy correction through take-back function.
    • Simple setup of board positions.
    • Solves almost all mate-in-2 moves.
    • Position verification function.
    • Pieces do not fall off the board even if the computer is turned upside down.
    • Plays with 4 x 1.5V alkaline batteries or adapter No. 8210 (both not included).

Excerpts taken from Novag Micro III User Manual and Box.

Information

Novag Micro III (1983)

Novag Micro III (1983)

Box

Novag Micro III (1983) Box

Serial: 916765

Novag Micro III (1983) Serial: 916765

User Manual

Novag Micro III (1983) User Manual

8 Levels of play

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

1983

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Original Price

$195.00

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Model #:

Micro III

My Serial #:

916765

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

NEC D80C49C

8 Bit Single Chip

12 MHz

2 KB

256 Byte

Battery Operated:

4 x AA

Adapter Option:

+9V 100 mA

Display Type:

16 Coordinate LED’s + 4 Info

Board Type:

Sensory Peg Board

Board Size:

3.1/4” x 3.1/4”

Overall Size:

4.7/8” x 6.7/8” x 1.1/2”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Peg Sensory Board

Push Buttons

8

Limited

2 Half Moves

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / No

Mate in 2

Yes / No

Yes / No

Active Level:

4 = 5-45 seconds

Tournament Level:

6 = 2-3 minutes

Infinite Level:

8 = 5-20 minutes

Game Information

Schachcomputer.Info

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