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Novag Star Ruby (2004)
“NOVAG STAR RUBY” Electronic Portable Chess Computer.

“NOVAG STAR RUBY” Electronic Portable Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the Novag Star Ruby box.

“NOVAG STAR RUBY” Electronic Portable Chess Computer.

“NOVAG STAR RUBY” Electronic Portable Chess Computer.

Picture taken from the Novag Star Ruby box.

We recommend that you read the instruction manual thoroughly in order to learn how to fully operate and enjoy your NOVAG STAR RUBY. The LCD chessboard and the function section at the bottom of the LCD screen are touch-sensitive and can be accessed with the special Pen, located on the left side of the unit. Always use this pen when operating the unit to avoid scratching or breaking the LCD glass, which is not covered by the limited warranty. The LCD screen is protected by a cover. To flip the protective cover back, please pull the button on the right side of the unit to release it.

MAIN NOVAG STAR RUBY GAME CHARACTERISTICS:

    • New touch screen LCD chessboard.
    • Pen input provides easy access to many game options and chess pieces cannot be lost.
    • Adjustable contrast.
    • Advanced high speed RISC processor with energy saving CMOS technology.
    • 112 preset playing levels.
    • Over 8,000 pre-stored openings from Master Chess, with fascinating middle and end game strategies.
    • TAKE BACK (up to 104 half moves) function for easy correction of weak or wrong moves as well as HINT and REFEREE features if you need advice.
    • Position set-up of problem solving.
    • Programmed in accordance with the International Chess Rules, knows en-passant moves, castlings and pawn promotion.
    • Check, Stalemate and Mate announcement.
    • Use 3 x AAA alkaline batteries (not supplied).

Excerpts taken from “Novag Star Ruby” Box (back cover) and User Manual.

Information
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Novag Star Ruby (2004)

Novag Star Ruby (2004)

Box

Novag Star Ruby (2004) Box

Model: 1023

Novag Star Ruby (2004) Model: 1023

User Manual

Novag Star Ruby (2004) User Manual

2330 USCF Manufacturer Rating!

Technical Specifications

Manufacturer

Programmer

Novag

David Kittinger

Year:

2004

Manufacturer ELO

2330 USCF

Original Price

$495.95

Wiki ELO:

2000

Model #:

1023

My Serial #:

101139

Processor Type

Speed

ROM

RAM

H8S/3614

16 Bit

20 MHz

32 KB

1 KB

Battery Operated:

3 AAA Alkaline

Adapter Option:

N/A

Display Type:

LCD Display

Board Type:

LCD Touch Board

Board Size:

2.3/8” x 2.3/8”

Overall Size:

3.1/2” x 5” x 3/4”

Move Entry

Options Selection

Playing Levels

Opening Library

Take Back Moves

Touch Sensory Board

Touch Sensory Controls

112

8,000 Half Moves (Ply)

104 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:

TR6(a6)

Tournament Level:

TR15 (b7)

Infinite Level:

AN8 (b8)

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

283

90

70

119

44.9

2011

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

190

54

73

64

47.4

2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

Protective Screen Cover (Closed)

Protective Screen Cover (Open) Ready to Play!

Novag Star Ruby (2004) Protective Screen Cover (Closed)

Novag Star Ruby (2004) Protective Screen Cover (Open) Ready to Play!

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