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About RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2252 Portable 1650L (1991) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

ABOUT RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1650L MODEL 60-2252 ELECTRONIC TRAVEL CHESS

 

RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1650L Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from box.

RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1650L Electronic Chess Computer - picture taken from box.

 

THE PORTABLE CHESS COMPUTER THAT GOES ANYWHERE!

PORTABLE 1650L gives you a chance to win and provides hours of fun! At home or on the move -- you’re never far from a challenging game of chess!

 

MAIN RADIOSHACK PORTABLE 1650L SENSORY CHESS MODEL 60-2252 GAME CHARACTERISTICS

 

IDEAL FOR ALL LIFESTYLES!

  • This chess computer is the perfect companion for business, travel, vacation or anywhere you feel like playing chess.
    Stop anytime you like! The game memory retains your unfinished game until you play again (depending on batteries).
    Sleek compact case closes to keep all chess pieces in place.
  • Handy storage compartment inside for captured pieces.

 

A STRONG CHESS COMPUTER IN A SMALL PACKAGE!

  • 16 levels of playing strength including handicap levels, revolutionary new fun levels and a puzzle level.
  • Fun levels allow PORTABLE 1650L to make very human errors. Great for beginners - gives you the chance to win; builds your confidence as a chess player!
  • Openings book includes all the major openings.
  • Take-back and set-up capabilities.

 

EASY TO OPERATE! LOTS OF FUN!

  • Press chess pieces lightly to register moves.
  • Really easy to use!
  • Fun for everyone from beginners to club players.

 

NOTE:

This computer's maximum ELO rating is 1650. ELO ratings have not been determined for individual play levels. In addition, it is not possible to give a meaningful comparison of the skill levels of the various play levels. In general, the computer is more powerful at the play levels that allow it to search longer.

 

Excerpts taken from the RadioShack Portable 1650L user manual and box.

 

Information on RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2252 Portable 1650L (1991) Electronic Travel Chess Computer
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2252 Portable 1650L (1991) Electronic Travel Chess Computer

Technical Specification

RadioShack Portable 1650L (1991)

RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2252 Portable 1650L (1991) Box
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2252 Portable 1650L (1991) Computer Label
RadioShack and Tandy Model 60-2252 Portable 1650L (1991) User Manual

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Computer Label

User Manual

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MANUFACTURER

PROGRAMMER

RadioShack/Tandy Corporation

Julio Kaplan / Craig Barnes

1650 USCF

1991

$99.00

Not Available

Year:

MFR ELO:

Original Price:

Wiki ELO:

Model #:

60-2252

My Serial #:

Not Available

Processor OEM

Motorola

Processor:

MC68HC05

Speed:

Type:

8 Bit

2 MHz

ROM:

8 KB

RAM:

176 Byte

Battery Type:

3 x AAA

Power Adapter:

Not Available

Display:

16 Board LEDs

Board Type:

Peg Sensory

Overall Size:

Board Size:

3.3/8x3.3/8 in

6.3/4x5.1/4x1 in

Options Select:

Button Select

Play Levels:

16

Opening Book:

250 Half Moves

Take Back:

6 Half Moves

Position Setup:

Available

Position Verify:

Available

Move Analysis:

Display Info:

Not Available

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Solve Mate:

Mate in 4

Save Game:

Available

Ponder:

Available

Search Depth:

8 Ply Max.

Provide Hint:

Available

Teach Mode:

Not Available

Change Sides:

Available

Active Level:

TM Level:

7 (2 MInutes)

Infinite Level:

8

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Hardware Specification

Game Features

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Computer Game Rating

Rating Test

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Class D Level Electronic Travel Chess Computer!

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