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a FLOSS dedicated chess computer designed by Rasmus Althoff. The CT800 features an ARM Cortex M4 microcontroller of an Olimex H405 board [1] that operates up to 168 Mhz, with 1 MiB of flash memory, 192+4 kiB of SRAM, and multiple I/O and USB connectors, with a 4x20 character text display, two leds, and a 4x4 + 1 keypad as peripherals aka user interface. Voltage source is due to four NiMH rechargeable AA batteries or external 5 V DC power supply.

CT800's firmware is developed by Rasmus Althoff, released under the GPL Version 3, the chess playing software is an ARM port of George Georgopoulos' open source engine NG-play [2] including a KPK bitbase by Marcel van Kervinck [3] [4] and runs on both Linux or Android.
CT800 front [5]

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External Links


  1. ^ Olimex STM32-H405
  2. ^ CT800 Summary
  3. ^ Yet another KPK endgame table generator: pfkpk by Marcel van Kervinck, CCC, September 05, 2015
  4. ^ kervinck/pfkpk · GitHub
  5. ^ CT800 Gallery

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