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jun 13 2013

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eBay: Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

Hello Skooter Blog readers. Today I talk about Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM), acquired on eBay from the seller electronics-4-fun, e cuja purchase has been reported in a previous article.

Those who follow the Skooter Blog know that recently acquired a Atari joystick of 2600 second hand in eStarland, but it did not work and the store refunded me, without asking the defective control back, since the cost of sending it back to the US would be prohibitive, thanks to abusive prices of Posts. The Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 It was acquired to try to recover this joystick, giving a survival him with a new board and a new tower, which has superior durability to the original.

According to the announcement, the circuit board plated gold Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 hard 33 times more than the original. How did you get this number I do not know, but I believe that it is true that this board hardest.

Another common problem of Atari controllers 2600, and perhaps even more frequent than board failure, is the breaking of the directional tower. On Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 is a tower in the ring touching the contacts on the board is thicker and it has space to relieve pressure on the edges.

An installation guide also accompanies the Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40. But the installation is quite trivial, simply open the control and replace the board and the tower. No need to solder anything, for the six cable wires are just embedded in the plate.

I ended up not using the Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 with control eStarland, because the problem apparently it was only oxidized contacts. The Kit It was saved for use with the 2 Joysticks the Atari 2600 New, that were purchased together with Kit, if necessary in the more distant future.

Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The tower of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The tower of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The circuto board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The circuto board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The circuto board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The circuto board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The tower and the circuto board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The tower and the circuto board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK HEAVY DUTY GOLD REBUILD REPAIR KIT CX40 Refurbish New OEM)

The circuit board of the original Atari joystick 2600

The circuit board of the original Atari joystick 2600

A torre original do joystick de Atari 2600 (left) and the Tower Repair Kit Atari Joysticks 2600 CX40 (right)

A torre original do joystick de Atari 2600 (left) and the tower of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (right)

A circuit board original Atari joystick do 2600 (left) and the Repair Kit Board of Atari Joysticks 2600 CX40 (right)

A circuit board original Atari joystick do 2600 (left) and the board of Joysticks Repair Kit Atari 2600 CX40 (right)

The circuit board Repair Kit from Atari Joysticks 2600 CX40 (right) with cable connected

The Joysticks Repair Kit circuit board Atari 2600 CX40 (right) with cable connected

And here I close the article on Kit of Reparo of joysticks from Atari 2600 CX40, acquired on eBay, either with a positive recommendation for the product and for the seller electronics-4-fun. If you also want to shop in eBay, Direct US and other countries, click the article links and good shopping. And all I ask is that you indidicate the article (or the blog) for at least a friend. It take time to enjoy the Skooter Blog on Facebook. :)

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Skooter is a computer scientist and the founder of Skooter Blog. He is interested in everything related to technology and he likes to save money by making his purchases directly from abroad.

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