Tag: Atari

Apr 22 2014

Atari VCS 2600 Joystick Micro Switch Mod.

In this gallery we’ll see how to modify an old Atari Joystick for improved game play. The old switches tend to stop working , and had to be replaced with modern micro “click” switches. You’ll need about 5 micro Switches (about 4mm height), something to cut and of course a soldering iron. Reichelt.de is selling …

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Apr 10 2014

Atari VCS 2600 Composite Video Mod

Credits for this mod go to Circuit-board.de My Atari VCS was resting for 5+ years in the cellar when I finally got Yars’ Revenge for it. (Recommended by a fellow Retro Gamer). To hookup the VCS to the TV, I used the builtin antenna cable. As you can guess, Image quality was horrible ! So …

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