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Mephisto MM II (1985)

Your MEPHISTO is a product of German technical ingenuity and introduces you to the world of modern chess computers. With it you acquire access to a comprehensive system of games and modules that make up the MEPHISTO MODULAR SYSTEM. Within this family of computers, consisting of the MEPHISTO Modular, the MEPHISTO Exclusive and the MEPHISTO Muenchen, practically all system components are interchangeable.

We of the MEPHISTO team wish you many hours of pleasure and success with your electronic chess partner.

Excerpts taken out of the “Hegener + Glaser Mephisto MM II” User Manual

About the Game Module

MEPHISTO MM II uses an 8 bit 6502 microprocessor running at a speed of 3.7 MHz with 32 KB ROM available for the program and its functions. 4 KB RAM is used for the program’s game memory. The built-in opening book comprises of approximately 1000 main and sidelines. The HG 240 openings module works with the MMII. This module increases the openings library to 24,000 half-moves (ply).

The program was written by Swedish programmer Ulf Rathsman.

Mephisto MM II board compatibility

Board Name

Board Type

Compatible

Bavaria

Hardwood table top

no

Exclusive

Hardwood table top

yes

Mirage

Plastic table top

no

Mobil with built-in Display

Plastic travel

no

Mobil no Display

Plastic travel

no

Modular

Metal/Plastic table top

yes

Muenchen

Hardwood table top

yes

“Mephisto MM II” chess game module playing inside a Mephisto Muenchen Auto-Sensory Board.

“Mephisto MM II” chess game module playing inside a Mephisto Muenchen Auto-Sensory Board.

Information

Mephisto MM II (1985)

Mephisto MM II (1985)

8 Bit Display Module

Mephisto MM II (1985) 8 Bit Display Module

Show Module

Mephisto MM II (1985) LCD Display Module

User Manual

Mephisto MM II (1985) LCD Display Module

A Swedish Software program!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Hegener + Glaser

Ulf Rathsman

Year:

1985

Manufacturer ELO

?

Original Price

DM 498.00

Wiki ELO:

1773

Model #:

-

My Serial #:

0598069

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

65C02

8 Bit

3.7 Mhz

32 KB

4 KB

Battery Operated:

N/A

Adapter Option:

9V DC (HGN 5001)

Display Type:

4 digit 7 segment LCD Display

Board Type:

Requires Mephisto Modular Series

Board Size:

N/A

Overall Size:

3.3/4” x 7.5/8” x 3/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Auto Sensory

Push Buttons

10 Playing Styles

1000 Half Moves (Ply)

Complete Game

Position Setup/Ver.

Display Move Info/Analysis

Solve Mate

Save Game/ Ponder

Hint/Teach Mode

Yes / Yes

Yes / Yes

Mate in 10

No / Yes

Yes / Yes

Active Level:

Level 4

Tournament Level:

Level 7

Infinite Level:

Level 10

Game Information

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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

246

67

61

118

39.6

1839

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

101

25

16

60

32.7

1851

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Top View of Mephisto MM II Module inside Modular Chess Board

Top View of Mephisto MM II Module inside Modular Chess Board

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