Atari 7800 refurbish and mod: Part 2 – cartridge slot and power connector

Last time I talked about refurbishing the case on my Atari 7800. https://fieldmousetech.wordpress.com/2017/05/12/atari-7800-referb-and-mod-pt-1-referb/ This time I will be going over modding the cartridge slot (and why) and changing the power connector and power supply. First little history on the Atari 7800 and how it pertains to my 7800. The 7800 had two release dates: May… Continue reading Atari 7800 refurbish and mod: Part 2 – cartridge slot and power connector

Atari 7800 refurb and mod: pt. 1 the refurbish

About a month ago I got an Atari 7800 off eBay for about $7.00. It had no power supply and the case had several cracks but it did come with two 7800 joysticks. I was taking a chance getting an untested 7800 with no power supply but I was willing to take a shot since… Continue reading Atari 7800 refurb and mod: pt. 1 the refurbish