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Subject: Re: Novag Super Constellation (very old chess computer)

Author: Jerry Kruskie

Date: 19:32:49 09/18/98

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On September 18, 1998 at 18:50:03, Steven Schwartz wrote:

>On September 18, 1998 at 18:44:32, John Coffey wrote:
>>I saw a Mesphisto handheld from around 1983 to 85.  As I recall it was
>>quite weak (although claiming to be 1800.)  But I am sure that the handhelds
>>that followed were much stronger.
>There was hardly a stand-alone chess computer in
>history that did not have a claimed rating that
>was not exaggerated. It is an unwritten law
>in our business.
>- Steve (
I have a Novag Constellation that quit working a few years ago.Is there anyway
to have it repaired that makes sense? The program did not overwhelm me and I
would still use it  if I could.

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