Archive by tag: Atari 2600

Atari 2600: from First Contact to First Console

Atari 2600 operation, with the game Enduro Activision

The year was 1987, I was seven. It was a weekend or maybe a holiday, I do not remember exactly. I lived in a small country town and was on my way to my grandfather's house, in the neighboring medium-sized city. In the car were my father, my uncle, and their respective children: me and …

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MiSTer FPGA: Core do Atari 2600 updated! And a bit of latency.

Tapper - Atari 2600 - no MiSTer FPGA.

The Atari 2600 It has always been one of my favorite video game consoles. It was my first contact with video games and the first one I had. When I set up my Mister, was already aware that the core Atari 2600 still I had many problems, and no one was working on it. It was not yet at the point of …

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Retrogamer session Saturday with Cleaning the Cartridge Contacts and Slot

Condor Attack no Atari 2600.

Do housecleaning Friday after work is tiring, but an advantage is releasing Saturday for a session retrogamer, this time was in CRT TV. I started with the Master System II, and already soon took the bottle of isopropyl alcohol and a cotton swab because the last time I played I realized that …

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Repair Atari 2600 that did not work with paddles – Problems and Solutions

Atari 2600, getting a good cleaning.

The Atari paddles 2600 are game controllers that have an analog and a digital wheel action button. They exist in pairs, where the wires come together connect in one of the Atari controller port 2600, so that it is possible to connect up to four paddles in an Atari 2600, two in …

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[Review] Chip Tia Altar 2600 CO10444 KSC131 UM6526

Chip TIA do Atari 2600.

Chip TIA Atari 2600 It is known by several names, as CO10444, CO104444D, KSC131, UM6526, UM6526N, and other. It was purchased for use in one of my Atari 2600, which occupies the main post, in the living room TV. He was acquired because this Atari 2600 I was not working with paddles at the entrance to the left controls. After …

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[Review] Covers for Consoles of the Printer Boy: Sega Genesis II, Atari 2600 Woody, e Playstation 3 Fat

Covers for Consoles of the Printer Boy: Sega Genesis II, Atari 2600 Woody, e Playstation 3 Fat.

This is my third purchase of covers on the Printer Boy consoles. Be sure to check the articles the first two purchases: Covers for Consoles of the Printer Boy: Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo, Playstation One, Nintendo Switch, 13/08/2018. Covers for Consoles of the Printer Boy: Atari 2600 Vader, Master System e Playstation 4, from 01/11/2018. In this third shipment …

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[Review] Covers for Consoles of the Printer Boy: Atari 2600 Vader, Master System e Playstation 4

Atari covers 2600 Vader, Master System e Playstation 4 the Printer Boy.

In August I spoke here in Skooter Blog on the early covers for consoles of the Printer Boy that got, for the Sega Genesis, the Super Nintendo, the Playstation One, and Nintendo Switch. As I really liked the quality and visual artwork, soon ordered a second consignment, This time with more covers three of …

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[Review] Covers for video game Consoles

the Super Nintendo and the Playstation One, with their respective covers.

In this article I talk about covers that I purchased for my video game consoles. Specifically, purchase covers for the following consoles: Atari 2600 Sega Genesis (Mega Drive) Super Nintendo Playstation Playstation One 3 Playstation 4 Pro Nintendo Switch the covers I ordered on the Empire Covers, the same store in which got the cover of my TV …

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Cleaning the Classic Consoles: Super Nintendo, Playstation One, Atari 2600 and Mega Drive

Super Nintendo, After deep cleaning.

Have the classic consoles always installed and ready to use is cool. But there is one drawback: dust. My first time consoles is exposed and often have to vacuum them. It even motivated me to do a closed cabinet for the second time. But the first team is still in my open rack …

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

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

In this article I talk about my second purchase from 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 strongly recommend the …

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