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ABOUT RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II MODEL 60-2428A ELECTRONIC CHESS COMPUTER

 

RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from box.

RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from box.

 

Your RADIO SHACK PARTNER 1680X Chess Computer is a relentless and versatile chess opponent. Easy to set up and play, it can teach you proven strategies and tactics used by grandmasters.

The main difference between Radio Schack Partner 1680X Model 60-2428 and Model 60-2428A are the way the playing levels are used. The later 1996 Model 60-2428A version is more user friendly in this respect. The play behavior is different between these two computers because of the way these play levels are differently designed.

 

RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from box.

RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from box.

 

MAIN RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II MODEL 60-2428A GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

SPECIAL SENSORY PLAYING SURFACE:  Lets the computer sense a move when you press a piece against a square.

LCD DISPLAY:  Shows current move, piece position and verification, level, position set up, coaching, and study position information.

RANK AND FILE BOARD LIGHTS:  Let you easily see where a piece came from and where it should go during a move.

SIXTY-FOUR PLAY LEVELS:  Let you choose from 64 game types and levels of difficulty.

TAKE BACK:  Lets you take back and replay moves.

RULE ENFORCEMENT:  Prevents illegal moves.

SAVE:  Lets you turn off the computer without interrupting the game in progress so you can continue playing later.

MOVE:  Lets you force the computer's move, ask the computer to suggest your next move, change sides with the computer, or learn by watching the computer play against itself.

PROBLEM SET UP:  Lets you set up special chess problems.

OPENING BOOK MEMORY:  Contains most major opening strategies to let the computer respond more rapidly during a game's opening moves.

POSITION VERIFICATION:  Shows you the current position of the pieces in case you accidentally knock over the pieces.

COACH FUNCTION:  Evaluates your opening strategy and warns you when your pieces are threatened.

EVALUATION:  shows the computer's evaluation of the current game.

DISPLAY MOVE:  Allows you to see the search depth and move that the computer is currently considering.

NON-AUTOMATIC MODE:  Allows you to play against another person with the computer as a referee, enter a series of moves, or replay a game to a certain position.

EIGHT BUILT-IN STUDY POSITIONS:  Let you improve your chess knowledge with the computer's help.

TWO POWER OPTIONS:  Let you power the computer from batteries or from household AC power with an optional adapter.

 

Excerpts taken from the RADIOSHACK PARTNER 1680X VERSION II user manual and box.

 

Information on RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2428A Partner 1680X Version II (1996) Electronic Chess Computer
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2428A Partner 1680X Version II (1996) Electronic Chess Computer

Technical Specification

RadioShack Partner 1680X Version II (1966)

RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2428A Partner 1680X Version II (1996) Box
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2428A Partner 1680X Version II (1996) Computer Label
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2428A Partner 1680X Version II (1996) User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Craig Barnes

1680 USCF

1996

$79,00

Not Available

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

60-2428A

My Serial #:

Not Available

Processor OEM

Motorola

Processor:

MC68HC05

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

1.7 MHz

ROM:

7744 Byte

RAM:

176 Byte

Battery Type:

4 x AA

Power Adapter:

9V D/C 300 mA

Display:

LCD4P7S16LEDs

Board Type:

Press Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

8x8 in

12.1/4x9x1.1/4

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

64

Opening Book:

250 Half Moves

Take Back:

6 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Available

Available

Solve Mate:

Mate in 4

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Not Available

Search Depth:

8 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

H6

Infinite Level:

B6

H5

Game Features

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1619

1561

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