Atari 2600 questions

From: Nick Challoner <>
Date: Thu Jun 12 08:01:16 1997

Hi all...

I just picked up an Atari 2600 with 3 catridges but there's no power
supply or joysticks. I'm not complaining though, as it only cost 5
Pounds from from a charity shop here in London!

So, the predictable question is what are the specs
for the power supply? (i.e. voltage, current and polarity of what
appears to be a 3.5" jack).

Also can i use the joysticks from a ZX Spectrum or TI-99/4A with it?
If not, can anyone give me details of the pin-out so i can wire up my


PS I've been having a little surf trying to find this info, and in my
travels came across a site that has a 2600 emulator for download on
various platforms! It's at

Nick Challoner       
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Received on Thu Jun 12 1997 - 08:01:16 BST

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