Mephisto III S Glasgow
Mephisto III S Glasgow

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Setname:  glasgow   
Year: 1984
Manufacturer: Hegener & Glaser Muenchen
Status: good  works
Type: Chess Machine
Clones: Mephisto Dallas
Emulation info
   
Overall emulation:  good   
Color emulation:  good  
Sound emulation:  good  
Graphics emulation:  good  
Savestates:  supported   

Tech info
Chips
M68000 ("maincpu")cpu 12000000 Hz
Speaker ("mono")audio
Beep ("beeper")audio

Romset info
ROM NameSizeCRC32SHA1Dump StateBIOS option
me3_3_1u.41016384 bc8053ba57ea2d5652bfdd77b17d52ab1914de974bd6be12good
me3_1_1l.41016384 d5263c391bef1cf3fd96221eb19faecb6ec921e26ac10ac4good
me3_4_2u.41016384 8dba504a6bfab03af835cdb6c98773164d32c76520937efegood
me3_2_2l.41016384 b3f27827864ba897d24024592d08c4ae090aa70a2cc5f213good
Sysinfo


Features


* CPU: 68000 12 MHz
* ROM: 64 KB
* RAM: 16 KB


History and Trivia


Founded in 1969 by Manfred Hegener and Florian Glaser, Hegener & Glaser became at the beginning of the 80s synonyms of Chess Computer in Germany, with its series of Mephisto Chess Computers.

They produced a lot of different models, both as standalone Chess Computers and as Modules for the Mephisto Modular Series. The latter consisted of a chessboard with some expansion slots, able to contain different Modules.

The first Modules were produced around 1983 (MM I Series, based on a 1806 CPU at 8 MHz), and the production kept going until 1998 (Senator and Magellan Modules, based on SH7000 CPU at 16-20 MHz)

Mephisto III S Glasgow was introduced in 1984. It was programmed by Thomas Nietsche & Elmar Henne and it was the first Chess Computer by Hegener & Glaser based on a 16bit CPU.

For a list of Chess Computers produced by Hegener & Glaser, look at schachcomputer.at ( http://www.schachcomputer.at/emephist.htm ) or at schach-computer.info ( http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Mephisto_En ).


Links


* Mephisto products still sold by Saitek -- http://www.saitek.com/chess/de/chess.htm
* Mephisto Glasgow at schachcomputer.at -- http://www.schachcomputer.at/emephist.htm
* Mephisto Glasgow at schach-computer.info -- http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Mephisto_III-S_Glasgow
* A short history of Hegener & Glaser Mephisto -- http://www.schach-computer.info/wiki/index.php/Mephisto_En



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