AtariMuseum - Site News:   July 17, 2005

 

Greeting fellow Atari enthusiasts...

Wow!!!   Another update, in the same week...   :-)

Okay, so to update, the Atari Flashback 2 replica 2600 consoles are on their way to retailers, the first 350K units was air shipped to the US on 7/15 and expected arrivals into retailer shelves should be around mid August.   Retail price is $29.99.       For those attending the incredible "America's Video Game Expo"  www.vgxpo.com making its nationwide tour of the US starting in TX this August - you are in for an incredible treat:   There will be 100 Atari Flashback 2's available for sale at the show and many units will be set up on free-play at the show to try out these amazing new plug and play Atari 2600 compatible consoles!!!    

Now onto the site -  

 The Atari 1200XL section has received a major update with 6 brand new Adobe PDF documents at the bottom of the page in the Info section - these internal Atari documents are an incredible wealth of information - detailing the full product specs for the Atari "Sweet-16" Project aka the Atari 1200XL.    Detailed information on the Operating System, Self Test, Handler Loader and much much more...

http://www.atarimuseum.com/computers/8BITS/1200xl/1200xl.html

The Atari IBM/PC Compatibles section got a small facelift and several broken links were fixed as well:

http://www.atarimuseum.com/computers/pccomputers/ataripcs.html

 

                                                                                  Regards,

                                                                                     Curt.