The Atari CX-2600 1977.
The Atari 2600 was designed by Steve Mayer, Jay Minor, Ron Milner and Joe Decuir in the USA.
Douglas Hardy and Fredrick Thompson designed the woodgrain case.
This was Atari's first entry in the new programmable console market.
This unit used the 6507 CPU and ran at 1.19Mhz. The console had only 128 bytes of RAM for runtime data.
The initial price was $199
The Atari 2600 was officially retired by Atari on January 1, 1992, making it the longest-lived
home video game console in US game history.
The boxes set in our museum comes with the legendary Space Invaders game and two others.
Making a donation.
The Rewind Museum is a non-profit making endeavour. The web site and the touring exhibitions are run on
a voluntary basis. Donations, not money,
just old items you no longer want, are always welcome.
If you have something that you think would be of interest, please contact us with the details.
We can send in a courier to pick them up. (Even an international courier). Thank you.
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Library so that future generations can always access the site's content.
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