New Gold CX40 Joystick w/ Best Silicon Joystick boot e 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

In this article I talk about my second purchase in Best Electronics, store specializing in Atari, with the largest catalog of items for video games and Atari computers I've ever seen, and that has been 33 years in the market. From 1984.

The first purchase I made with them was in 2014, and I strongly recommend reading the article I made about it before continuing.

This new purchase, acquired 3 items, they are:

  • 1x New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot
  • 2x New Atari 2600/2600A/2600JR US Power Supply

The motivation came with the Finally Atari 2600 I acquired, I found out that the Atari power supply 2600 the Super Retro no good and cause noise in the image.

Therewith, I started using it the original source that I had acquired during my first purchase with the Best Electronics. Thus I ended up with a source of Atari 2600, because I still have a other Atari 2600 It also uses external source.

A Best Electronics It is the only store I know that still sells original sources of Atari 2600, manufactured by Atari, and sealed! Just asking soon two to take advantage of the freight, that's not cheap (USPS).

Also included in the package a new Atari joystick 2600. The New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot comes with the plate and the improved Tower Best Electronics, like the two joysticks of my first purchase.

Furthermore, in this new model the rubber cover that covers the Tower (boot) was also improved by the Best Electronics. The original cover will lose flexibility over time, getting tougher. The Best Electronics now manufactures a silicone case that promises to be much more durable and with the specifications of some of the earliest covers released by Atari, that were better.

The covers designed and manufactured by Atari at the beginning of 1982 are considered to be the best, and has the following characteristics, second the Best Electronics:

  1. Has a touch of soft rubber, but firm (almost clings to hands). Can be handled for hours without sore hands.
  2. Has a light texture on the surface, compared to other covers made with a totally flat surface. When these are used, and smooth your hands start to sweat, they get slippery.
  3. The six edges (from the top down) are rounded, compared to some versions that have sharp edges.

The updated version of the Best Electronics is made with silicone injected, State of the art, and is not subject to the problems of the original rubber. Should last for decades of normal use, and 3 times more than the original. She also brings back the best features of the model 1982.

Ultimately, the Best Electronics has a beautiful text extolling the product features, how it was developed, How will take years to recover the investment mould, e etc.. They know that valued in your work, After all the products are not cheap. I decided to check out the news, also taking advantage of the freight. If the new silicone covers are even as durable as well, only time will tell.

As the Best Electronics still don't have a sales system on the site, the quotes need to be done by e-mail. These are the quotations that have been passed:

Normal PayPal payment method:
2 Atari 2600/2600A new US/2600JR Power Supply U $ D 21.90
1 New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot U $ D 32.95
US Priority Mail shipping to Brazil $ D 47.05 (Tracking, Insured in extra charge, typical delivery time to Brazil 7 to 11+ days)
——————-
Total U $ D 101.90
or
Gift / Friend PayPal payment method:
2 Atari 2600/2600A new US/2600JR Power Supply U $ D 21.90
1 New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot U $ D 32.95
US 1st Class Mail shipping to Brazil $ D 22.50 (On Tracking, In Insurance, in extra charge, typical delivery time to Brazil 15 to 30+ days)
——————-
Total U $ D 77.35

As can be seen, are two shipping options: the US Priority Mail is the fastest, but more expensive and with considerable chances to be taxed. The US 1st Class Mail is slower, but with less chance of getting taxed.

Although the 1St Class Mail be marked as no tracking devices, this is not true. A few years down here 1St Class Mail has full crawl. In addition he was also faster. The post Office made a deal with USPS and now delivers the 1St Class Mail in time more reasonable and well tracked, even with him going through Curitiba as the packages of other countries. This just proves that the long-term poor tracking of packages from other countries is bad will of the post office even.

The drawback of the 1St Class Mail is that the Best Electronics requires the payment as “present”. As the package supposedly has no insurance (It is also not entirely true), they want to receive by a method that ensures that the client will not open a dispute. This is not cool on the part of the store.

As I already know the store and know that the 1St Class Mail It's not as insecure as before, I chose it because it is cheaper. To make the payment as “present” gave some work. Brazilian PayPal accounts cannot send money as a gift. I had to create an account to send. And yet I had to use another credit card, different from my usual shopping, because the system does not accept that I sign the same card in two different accounts.

Despite the disorder, I was able to make the payment and the package was sent to me, with full crawl as I expected. Check out:

08/08/2017
17:47
Delivered to the addressee object
08/08/2017
10:18
Object out for delivery to the recipient
07/08/2017
15:57
INDAIATUBA / SP
Object forwarded
Treatment Unit in INDAIATUBA / SP for distribution in Unit REMOVED / SP
03/08/2017
14:13
CURITIBA / PR
Object forwarded
Distribution Unit in CURITIBA / PR for Treatment Unit in INDAIATUBA / SP
03/08/2017
14:11
Customs supervision terminated
Visit My environment Imports
03/08/2017
09:12
CURITIBA / PR
Object forwarded
Distribution Unit in CURITIBA / PR for administrative unit in Customs Supervision / BR
Visit My environment Imports
03/08/2017
09:11
Object received by the post Office of Brazil
Visit My environment Imports
31/07/2017
11:20
UNITED STATES /
Object forwarded
from country to UNITED STATES / para País em BRASIL / BR
25/07/2017
18:38
Object posted
Visit My environment Imports

The package arrived in two weeks, much faster than expected. Despite the sender not be individual, It is not marked as “Gift” and the declared value exceed $ 50,00, the package was not taxed.

Check out now unboxing:

See also the photos:

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Invoice from Best Electronics with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Invoice from Best Electronics with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

Best Electronics package with the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot and the 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR Power Supply

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot, 2 Atari 2600/2600A new US/2600JR Power Supply and flyers from Best Electronics.

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot, 2 Atari 2600/2600A new US/2600JR Power Supply and flyers from Best Electronics.

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/ Best Silicon Joystick boot e 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/ Best Silicon Joystick boot e 2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR

2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR

2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR

2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR

2 New Atari US 2600/2600A/2600JR

Flyers from Best Electronics.

Flyers from Best Electronics.

Flyers from Best Electronics.

Flyers from Best Electronics.

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot, operation.

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot, operation.

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot, operation.

New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot, operation.

I ended up not opening sources still. How are sealed, I will only open when you need them.

The Best Electronics always sends a bunch of brochures that are interesting. Are items in the store, old reports, interview with the owner of the shop, etc.

And finally let's talk about New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot. It shows that the dust cap is different. She doesn't have the brilliance that we usually see in the documents, just to be more rough and facilitate the grip When we're playing. Visually is so cute and seems to attract more dust, Although the Best Electronics have detected a problem in the first prototype and corrected using a more expensive material that repels dust.

Despite the visual is not as appealing, the New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot It's really best to play. Feel more comfortable in your hand, doesn't escape so easy, is more flexible, shows no deformations on the basis. In principle is approved. It only remains to see the question of durability.

This is the table-summary of purchase:

Product Name:
  1. 1x New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot
  2. 2x New Atari 2600/2600A/2600JR US Power Supply
Name Original:
  1. 1x New Gold CX40 Joystick w/Best Silicon Joystick boot
  2. 2x New Atari 2600/2600A/2600JR US Power Supply
Store: Best Electronics
Value:
  1. US$ 32,95
  2. US$ 10,95 each
Current value:
  1. US$ 32,95
  2. US$ 10,95 each
Payment Method: PayPal
Shipping Type: USPS 1st Class Mail
Shipping Fee: US$ 22,50
Package Home Country: U.S.
Purchase Data: 25/07/2017
Submission Date: 25/07/2017
Data Delivery: 08/08/2017
Time in Transit: 14 days
Declared content:
  1. Power Supply
  2. Joystick
Type Marked Content: Merchandise
Declared Value:
  1. US$ 32,95
  2. US$ 21,90
Taxed: Not
Taxable Value: -
Tax Value: -

A Best Electronics is approved in this second purchase, Despite the inconvenience with the payment method. I liked also the products. I hope they last quite.

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