All Atari World Wide Atari CX78 JoyPad Owners! On June 17, 2019 after 16+ months work, Best has released a CX78 Upgrade Gold Kit that will fix / cure the known Atari CX78 JoyPad problems that causes them to fail early and it also Enhances / Upgrades the stock Atari made CX78 JoyPad features / functions!
On June 17, 2019 Best released another Upgraded Atari replacement part. The 16+ month story behind the making of the New 4th Best designed Upgraded / Enhanced Atari CX40 Joystick replacement cable.
After 30+ months (2 years and 6 months, the longest in
Best Company history) of work, Best is releasing the 3rd
upgrade for the stock Atari made stock CX40 Joystick. The Best 1st
introduced in 2005. 2nd Best
released in November 2016. Released on August 09, 2018 the 3rd
Best CX40 Upgraded / Enhanced / Beefed up Atari CX40 Joystick replacement part.
Best CX40 Joystick upgrades, 15 to 20 years after very last Atari Engineering
Upgrades / Revision Changes were made to the stock Atari made CX40 Joysticks.
After 30+ months (2 years and 6 months, the longest in Best Company history) of work, Best is releasing the 3rd upgrade for the stock Atari made stock CX40 Joystick. The Best 1stCX40 Lifetime Gold internal PCB
upgrade was introduced in 2005. 2nd BestCX40 Lifetime Silicone Joystick boot
, released in November 2016. Released on August 09, 2018 the 3rd Best CX40 Upgraded / Enhanced / Beefed up Atari CX40 Joystick replacement part. The BestSuper CX40 Joystick replacement handle
. Three New Best CX40 Joystick upgrades, 15 to 20 years after very last Atari Engineering Upgrades / Revision Changes were made to the stock Atari made CX40 Joysticks.
As of July 10, 2018 Best Electronics is now shipping 4th Generation / Rev. 4 of the Best exclusive Atari CX40 Joystick Lifetime Gold PCB boards. For over 13+ years now, they have become a World Wide Upgrade board that turns the always failing (because of the stock CX40 boards) Atari CX40 Joystick into lifetime Gold CX40 Joystick (assuming the inner CX40 white handle is good). Read the upgrade stats / information on the Best CX40 Gold PCB's and the 110% positive feed comments from World Wide Atari / Commodore CX40 Joystick users that have installed the Best CX40 Gold Upgrade boards They are even purchased direct from Best Electronics and resold on E-Bay!
Be advised of the Atari 7800 clone power supplies ($22.61 to $40.97) and the very over priced ($49.95 to $89.95) stock New Atari made OEM 7800 Power supplies listed on E-bay, all suffer from the same known 7800 Power supply design problems that cause them to go bad early for the last 25+ years and is one of the many reasons why Atari 7800 users are always looking for a New / Replacement 7800 Power Supply. After 11 months of work, Best has cured these known 7800 Power supply problems with its New Upgraded / Improved / Enhanced 2018 Atari 7800 Power supply which costs less than any of the ones listed on E-Bay and has a better / longer Atari Warranty. Read the Best Article on the making of the New 2018 Best 7800 Upgraded / Improved / Enhanced Power Supply
Best Electronics is releasing its 1st upgraded Atari product for 2018. Read about the 10 month story behind the making of the Best Atari 600XL / 800XL Enhanced / Upgraded replacement Keyboard Mylar
After 12+ months work, Best Electronics is releasing another upgraded Atari product for 2017. The Best 2nd Generation Enhanced / Upgraded Custom made Atari Composite Video Cable for Atari 8 bit Computers
After 10+ months work, Best is releasing its latest Atari Upgrade part for the 35+ year Atari designed CX40 Joystick. See why Best went back to a 1982 Atari Engineering designed CX40 part to inspire its latest Upgraded / Improved CX40 Lifetime replacement part.
Where the average Atari company would of given up over a year and 7 months ago, looking for a replacement / upgraded Atari CX30 Paddle Pot. Best would like to thank the hundreds and hundreds of patient world wide Atari CX30 Paddle users who have waited and inquired over and over for the last 19+ months about the status of Bests Super Pot search. Read what Best Electronics went thru searching the world for a new 2nd Generation CX30 Pot vendor. What sounds like a very easy Atari part to find, ended up being a very very long extended search (the 2nd longest in the 34 year company history) for Best Electronics.
After over 8+ months work, Best is releasing its latest exclusive Atari upgrade. It is a 2016 Upgraded / Improved / Licensed version of a bench mark / proven Atari 800XL 256K Ram Upgrade, 1st released in 1990.
After over 6 months work, Bests New and Latest Gold controller Upgrade for a troubled Atari 7800 Joystick (like the Atari CX40 and CX52 Joystick problems which Best has fixed) with a shaky past. If you liked Bests CX40 Joystick lifetime Gold PCB boards, Upgraded Gold Lifetime Atari CX40 Joysticks and Lifetime Atari 5200 CX52 Gold Joysticks you will love this latest Atari 7800 Lifetime controller upgrade.
After 8 months work, Best's latest 2016 Atari 1200XL Keyboard Upgraded internal replacement Mylar for an Atari keyboard with almost a 100% Failure rate!
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Anders G. of Sweden Anders ordered some new Atari TT Custom replacement chips and the Best Exclusive TT Touch internal keyboard Silicon replacement upgrade / enhancement contacts for Atari ST / STE / Falcon computers. "I just wanted to write and thank you for the TT-Touch keyboard upgrade! It made a huge improvement over the stock 520STM keyboard and I’m very happy with it."
Darius V. of IL Darius has placed several Atari orders in a row with Best. His very 1st Atari order, he ordered 1 Best Lifetime Gold Upgraded / Enhanced CX40 Joystick with all of the options (best of the best), a set of Best upgraded Atari CX30-S5 (5 Lifetimes worth of normal use) set of Paddles. His latest Atari order he ordered a second Best Upgraded / Enhanced CX40 Gold Joystick and 2 of Best Reconditioned / Upgraded Gold Lifetime CX24 Joysticks. When Atari 1st released this new second generation (CX10 / CX40 was the 1st ones) Atari CX24 Joystick, it quickly got a bad reputation with Atari users. It seemed to almost fail right of the Atari new box or with any normal use they would fail faster than the early generation 1980's made Atari CX10 and C40 Atari Joysticks. So most very old Atari users avoid them like the plague. Best Electronics has always known the Atari CX24 Slim Line / Pro Joysticks were a better designed 2nd Gen. Atari Joystick, but had internal PCB problems that caused all of them to fail early. Atari was so busy back then with the Very Very fast growing Video Game Industry, they simply did not have free Engineering time to try to fix the Atari CX24 Joystick internal problems. So like Best has done with other Atari made controllers (Gold CX40 Joystick, CX30 Paddles and Gold CX52 Joysticks) that have always seemed to fail early, designed a new set of Best Upgraded / Enhanced Gold Lifetime CX24 internal PCB board set, that turns the orphaned Atari CX24 Joysticks into another Best Lifetime Gold Atari controller with excellent feed back Click / Tactical feel on all of the Joystick handle functions and duel fire buttons. "I have received my order, and the CX24-REG joysticks work great, thank you! I didn’t think I was a fan of the CX24, it turns out I am a fan of the CX24-REG. Who knew?"
Garry R. of FL Garry took advantage of Bests CX52 Joystick exchange program and sent in 2 old carbon dot non working Atari CX52 Joysticks for Best Recondtioned / Upgraded Gold Lifetime CX52 Joysticks. "Thank you for the incredibly great service. 5 days from start to finish. I bought this 2 port 5200 37 years ago, 3 years later because of necessity switched to Wico command controllers which still somewhat work for certain games. I had many more that were not workable, so to be able to play these games after all these years the way thy were intended (don't laugh) is emotional and brings back wonderful memories of a better time. and I am so happy you could help bring me there. Also I see Ballblazer and Rescue on Fractalus in my near future. Thank You for bringing these opportunities to me. You are an ATARI HERO."
Bob S. of IL "I've had my 5200 for about 37 years and for just about all of that, its been unusable. After years of searching, and searching and more searching, to have finally found your Gold replacement parts; what a joy! In September I purchased two of the Atari 5200 Gold replacement parts kits. It's been a month but I finally got around to the rebuild. Your explicit, step by step instructions were easy to locate on your website. As for the rebuild, it was easy, straight forward and most of all fun. All 2 joysticks work flawlessly. The 5200 games I have (over 20) all bring back memories. My son who just turned 31 is enjoying this experience for the first time. In short, it's really nice to pull the 5200 out after decades of non-use. The sense of accomplishment that my perseverance of the pursuit of 5200 parts has brought me. I am an Electrical Engineer and retired 2 years ago. With the weather getting colder (Chicago) and most of the 'Covid 19' outdoor chores done, I was this close to designing my own joysticks. But now I don't need too. Thank you for giving me the tools (parts) to brighten up what has been a stay at home."
Steven R. of NC. Steven ordered Best's Lynx II internal Upgrade speaker and two New loose Atari Lynx game carts. "I received my order today. Two games and a speaker for my Lynx II. The games are perfect, and the speaker looks perfect. Thank you so much for the easy ordering process, the quick shipping, and the great products. And thanks also for the stack of articles you included in the box. It will be fun to read those."
Christopher D. of Canada Christopher purchased a Best Recondtioned Atari Lynx II combo package. He also opted to have the Best Lynx II upgrade speaker installed on the Atari Lynx II console. This is Christopher's second feed back comment to Best, see below. "I just wanted to confirm that my Atari Lynx II combo pack arrived today, and the console is in fantastic condition. I appreciate the additional literature on Best Electronics as well. I'll definitely be back for more soon."
Follow up Comment: "I've just purchased an Atari Jaguar from my local game store, so I'm sure you'll be hearing from me again soon!"
Rod L. of Canada Rod was rebuilding his Atari 8 bit computer collection. He ordered a New Atari 65XE Computer with Bests new 2nd Generation / Upgraded Atari Composite Video cable two months ago. He contacted Best this time because he wanted to order a 1050 Disk drive to go with his new Atari 65XE. "Thank you for sending the new 65XE and new 2nd generation composite video cable - what a treat it was to unpack and use, it felt like Christmas arrived early! Thanks, too, for your unbelievably great support to me and thousands of other Atari aficionados over the years."
Christopher D. of Canada. Christopher placed an Atari order for Bests New Upgraded / Enhanced Auto Switching 7800 Power supply, a New set of Atari 7800 OEM bottom case rubber feet and a couple of New boxed Atari 7800 games. "I just wanted to send a quick email to let you know that my order arrived today in great shape. I am particularly impressed by the improved Atari 7800 power supply! It truly feels like such a substantial upgrade in quality over the stock power supply! I feel much better about the durability of this power supply than I have ever felt about the stock unit. Thanks so much for your help. I'll definitely be back for more products in the future!"
Jack B. of CA. Jack sent in two old carbon dot non working Atari CX52 Joysticks for Bests Reconditioned / Upgraded CX52 Gold Lifetime Joystick exchange program. He received them and was happy with them. But Jack noticed that one of the Best CX52 Gold Joysticks would not go far right on the 5200 Centipede game. We told Jack that Atari CX52 Joystick symptom was covered in the 1/2 sheet of Best CX52 Joystick information / Trouble shooting information we include with each CX52 Joystick we send out. All Best Reconditioned / Upgraded CX52 Gold Joysticks are tested twice (once during reconditioning and just before they are sent out). They are tested on an Atari 5200 motherboard that has pasted all of the Atari 5200 Factory Diagnostic tests and it up to Atari 5200 Engineering motherboard specifications. What has happened, is Jacks Atari 5200 30+ year old motherboard has drifted off the original Atari Factory electronic port setting. Atari 5200 Engineering knew this could be a possible problem in the future, so they designed a way this could be corrected. 10 to 15 minutes on the phone with Jack, Best walked him thru the minor 5200 motherboard port adjustment / calibration. "First let me say that my newly calibrated, gold CX52s work perfectly. I am enjoying my 5200 every day, and am so happy with my purchase. I honestly can't believe how well they work, and I'd like to do some more business with you."
403+ Additional Best Customer Atari Feedback Comments from all over the World
Best Electronics has been Sold Out of the very popular Wizztronics Atari 8 bit Midimax MIDI interfaces for close to 6 – 7+ years now. Not to use the over used “RARE” word on E-Bay Atari listings, the MIDIMAX product is one step more. In the last 10+ year of watching for Atari items on E-bay every single day, I think in total, we have only seen one used Wizztronics MIDIMAX listed and sold on E-Bay. Think of it, have you ever seen a Wizztronics Atari MIDIMAX ever listed on E-bay at all? World wide Atari 8 Bit Computer (400 (48K), 800 (48K), 1200XL, 800XL, 65XE / 130XE and XE Game owners simply will not part with their highly prized Atari MIDIMAX interface. With an inexpensive MIDI Keyboard you can now learn how to use MIDI Synthesizers, Drum machines, Write/Save, Play and Modify Music without the normal High cost of a normal MIDI system and Atari ST, PC or Mac Computer. With the MIDIMAX MIDI interface, standard MIDI Keyboard, 2 MIDI cables and an Atari 8 bit computer with disk drive, you have a Brand New application for your Classic Atari 8 bit Computer!!
We have some interesting News on the Atari MIDIMAX product
The Best Electronics State of the Art internal Upgrade for the Classic Atari CX40 Joystick!
Also See Atari CX40 Joysticks upgraded with the New Best CX40 Internal Upgrade!
Atari Flashback2 New Owners. Did you know that there is an Internal Hack / User installed upgrade that will allow the New Fixed 40 internal game Flashback2 Atari consoles to use the over 400 to 600+ Atari 2600 Game cartridges? It does require you open up (Break the Warranty seal) your Flashback2 Console and solder wires to the Flashback2 motherboard. Best Electronics is listed in this article and the only one in the world to have the New Atari 2600A Cartridge Guide assemblies ($10, Limit one) in stock for this Flashback2 upgrade.
over paid for an
E-Bay is a great place for Atari Bargains, but over the
last 14 to 15+ years we have seen Atari E-bay bidders
over pay for thousands of New and
Used Atari items that have No
Warranty at all, when Best Electronics has the exact same
New Atari item in stock for less money
with the normal Atari 90 Day
Warranty for the last 36+ years) and in most cases with cheaper shipping
So when you find an Atari item on E-Bay you are thinking about bidding on,
suggest you come to the Best Atari Web site to find if Best Electronics has the
same New Atari item in stock. Remember that not all of the over 5,000+
Atari items we have in stock are listed at this Atari web site, only the more
popular ones we get requests for. If you can not find it on this all Atari
web site, send us an
email@example.comThe lesson here is, you should always check the Best Web site before bidding on any Atari item and do not get caught up in E-Bay Bidding fever or get caught by an E-Bay land shark trying to get over market value for a new or used Atari item. If you do have a problem with your Atari E-Bay item you won and it is sold as Seller does not offer returns, you can come to Best Electronics to get the Atari replacement parts or free Best Atari Technical advice on how to fix your ailing E-Bay Atari items.
Here are some recent samples of over paid or over priced Atari items we seen on E-Bay
Used Atari Super Pac Man Prototype , Loaner , Eprom. Seller does not offer returns Current 2 day E-Bay auction as of 11-29-20. Buy it now for $300.00 with free shipping
Bests New Atari 8 bit Super Pac Man prototype game with normal 90 day Atari Warranty $16.00 plus Max. US shipping $8.30
Used Atari Salt Stand Alone Test , Diagnostic Cartridge Ver 2.05 , Prototype Loaner. Seller does not offer returns Current 2 day E-Bay auction as of 11-29-20. Buy it now for $300.00 with free shipping
Bests New Atari 400 / 800 SALT Diagnostic Cartridge V 2.05 with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $25.00 plus Max. US shipping $8.30. 400 / 800 Joystick port loop back board $15.00 and SIO Shorting Plug $7.95 required to run the SALT 2.05 Joystick and SIO external port diagnostic tests, no extra shipping charge.
Used Top Gunner Atari 400 800 XL XE (3 in 1 Micro Prose) Disk & Box. Seller does not offer returns Current 3 day E-Bay auction as of 11-29-20. Buy it now for $28.00 with free shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box MicroProse Top Gunner Disk game for the Atari 800 / XL / XE / XEGS Computers with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $19.95 plus Max. US shipping $8.30
Used Atari Pokey chip - Tested and Working. Atari Pokey Chip C012294 pulls from 8 bit computers and solder pulls from 7800 carts. 2 available. Seller does not offer returns Current 17 day E-Bay auction as of 11-29-20. Buy it now for $42.99 plus $4.05 shipping
Bests New Atari Custom made CO12294 Pokey Chip with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $20.00 plus Max. US shipping $8.30
Atari 2600 7800 & "5200 2 Port" NES Switch Box - NEW w/ coax TV GAME SWITCH. Seller does not offer returns Sold on 11-27-20 for $29.95 with free shipping
Bests New Atari made OEM 1980 / 1990 Era TV Switch box with Atari Coax in and Coax out adapters with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $8.95 plus shipping
NEW NOS ATARI 2600 G.I. JOE COBRA STRIKE GAME IN FACTORY SEALED & S/W BOX 7800. 14 day returns, buyer pays for return shipping Current 15 day E-Bay auction as of 11-15-20. Buy it now for $369.99 with free shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Parker Bros 2600 GI Joe Strike with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $59.95 plus Max. US Shipping $8.30
Spy Vs. Spy Atari 400/800 XL/XE Game Volumes 1 and 2 New. Seller does not offer returns Current 5 day E-Bay auction as of 11-15-20. Buy it now for $499.99 plus $4.20 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Mad Magazines Official Spy vs Spy Combo Disk Game package. 1 The Island Caper and 2 Embassy Espionage disk games for the Atari 800, XL, XE and XEGS computers with normal 90 day Atari Warranty $12.00 plus max. US shipping $9.30
Atari 2600 Ms. Pac-Man 1988 Flip-Top Made in Hong Kong. Free 30 day returns Current 26 day E-Bay auction as of 11-15-20. Buy it now for $500.00 plus $14.95 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box, Atari 7800 Ms Pacman with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $15.00 plus max. US shipping $8.30
ATARI BARNYARD BLASTER XE 400/600/800/12
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari 400 / 800 / XL / XE / XEGS BARNYARD BLASTER light game with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $29.50 plus Max. US shipping $8.30
Brand new Atari 7800 Power Supply NOS. 30 day returns. Buyer pays for return shipping Current 22 day E-Bay auction as of 11-15-20. Buy it now for $59.60 plus $9.60 shipping
Bests New boxed Upgraded / Improved Atari 7800 auto switching Power Supply with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $21.00 plus Max US shipping $9.30. For more Information on the New Auto Switching Best 7800 Power supply click on here
USED ATARI 400 800 WIZARD OF WAR VIDEO GAME CARTRIDGE ROKLAN. Seller does not offer returns Sold on 11-13-20 for $38.00 plus $5.00 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box, Rocklan's Wizard of Wor for the Atari 400 / 800 / 1200XL / 65XE / 130XE and XEGS with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $29.95 plus Max US Shipping $8.30
Used Power Adapter original Atari 7800 1985-1988 CX7815. “"AS-IS" NO RETURN Cord jack wearing off see picture“ Seller does not offer returns Current 21 day E-Bay auction as of 11-11-20. Buy it now for $49.95 with free shipping All Atari Clone and over priced Atari OEM 7800 Power Supplies listed on E-Bay, all suffer from the same problems that cause them to always fail early for the last 25+ years. It is one of the many many reasons why current and new Atari 7800 console owners are always looking for a replacement 7800 Power supply!
Bests New boxed Upgraded / Improved Atari 7800 auto switching Power Supply with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $21.00 plus Max US shipping $9.30. For more Information on the New Auto Switching Best 7800 Power supply click on here
CYBERMORPH Atari Jaguar Cartridge W/manual & Overlay NEW In Box. Seller does not offer returns 9 available 27 sold on 06-15-20, 6 available 30 sold on 11-11-20 Current day E-Bay auction as of 11-11-20. Buy it now for $49.95 plus $5.50 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari Jaguar Cybermorph game with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $19.95 plus Max. US shipping $8.30
ATARI 2600 - JR. PAC-MAN brand new FACTORY SEALED. Seller does not offer returns Sold on 11-06-20 for $199.00 plus $1.00 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box CX26123 Atari 2600 Pac Man Jr. with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $12.00 plus Max. US shipping $8.30
Used Acceptable In-Store Demostration Program Cartridge CXL4019 - Atari 400 800 - SHIPS FREE! 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping Sold on 11-03-20 for $75.00 with free shipping
Bests New Atari In-Store Demonstration Cartridge only (newly found) CXL4019 with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $34.95 plus Max. US Shipping 8.30
(2 EA) ATARI 2600 JOYSTICK REPLACEMENT PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD PCB NEW CX40 GOLD. 4 available Free 30 day returns Current 22 day E-Bay auction as of 11-08-20. Buy it now for $30.97 plus $4.25 shipping (purchased New direct from Best Electronics for resale on E-Bay by the E-Bay seller)
Bests made 2005 designed CX40 internal Gold Joystick upgrade PCB board with over sized large Gold plated done contacts (rated at 5 million cycles per dome contacts) Now shipping Rev. 4 version. Thousands and thousands of world wide Atari CX40 Joystick owners have found for the last 15+ years, once you install a Best CX40 Gold Lifetime PCB board, it turns a standard Atari CX40 Joystick that fails all of the time (because of the stock above Atari made CX40 PCB board), into a Lifetime CX40 Gold Joystick. $9.95 ea. plus shipping For more Information and World wide Atari CX40 user feed back comments on the Best Exclusive made CX40 Gold Lifetime PCB's click here.
Best Atari Information tip: Atari Power Supplies or what you should know before you buy a used E-Bay Atari Power supply or E-Bay Atari product with an used internal Atari Power Supply.
Best Atari XL / XE Power Supply information tip. Are all Atari XL / XE replacement power supplies the same?
Best ElectronicsExclusive and Very Comprehensive article on the proper rebuilding Atari CX52 5200 Joysticks Includes a short list of the more popular Atari CX52 Joystick and Atari 5200 OEM replacement parts we carry (end of Article).
Brand New Custom made Atari Dust Cover for the Atari 5200 Consoles. Back in stock after being out of stock for 12+ years
Do you have one of the Classic Atari CX40 Joysticks that is not working well? We have the perfect Solution for you. Includes a short list of Atari CX40 OEM replacement parts and New Best 4th generation Gold CX40 PCB boards
Good News! CX40 stock Joystick Rubber boots back in stock, no limits for now.
The New 2016 Best CX40 Silicon Lifetime Joystick boot
Do you have an old pair of Atari CX30 Paddles that have Shaking / Jittery cursors when you use them? Read how simple it is to cure this problem. Includes a short list of Atari CX30 Paddle OEM replacement parts. One of the critical Atari OEM parts we got out of the local Atari Parts warehouse, required for this Atari CX30 Paddle rebuild finally Sold Out, but after a 6 to 7 year search the critical CX30 Paddle part just got upgraded to a 3X better version (Sold Out), now shipping a 5X 2nd Gen. Paddle Pot. See information below.
Another Best Electronics Exclusive Atari Upgrade item! Read about Best Electronics 6 to 7 year search for a replacement Atari CX30 Paddle Potentiometer. New Extended life Atari CX30 Paddle, Gemini (non Atari Clone paddles) with the half shaft paddle knobs (not for the Gemini paddles with the splined paddle knob/pot shaft) and Ultra Pong, Super Pong, Super Pong Pro Am hand held Pong Paddle controllers replacement 1st Generation Super Potentiometers!!!
1st Generation CX30 Paddles Super Pots have finally Sold Out
Can the Best S5 Lifetime CX30 Paddle pots be used / installed on Non Atari made Paddles?
1st Generation Super Pots
2nd Generation S5 Super Pots
Back in Stock after a long absence, the Atari CX24 Joystick / Atari CX22 Stock Trackball Fire button replacement PCB's.
The New Best CX24 Joystick Upgrade matched set of 3 Gold Lifetime PCBs.
State of the Art, Atari Joystick for the Older Atari Systems!
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Ever hear an old Atari person talking about anAtari BBS or Sysops and wonder what they were talking about? Find out what Atari Computer users did 15 to 18+ years ago, before the Internet as we know it! See a Demo of an Atari BBS or with a little effort, you can once again connect up to a live Atari BBS!
Read about a recent visit we had to Best Electronics from one of the premier Atari / Activision programmers of her time,Carol Shaw!
Best Atari Information Tip: What you need to know before you buy anAtari Light Gun for your Atari 8 bit computer or Atari 2600 / 7800 game system Atari is Bad? or What you should know before you connect up your Old Atari Product to your Cable Ready TV. Check out our Best Electronics Money Saving Atari Information tips (and other common problems) before you doing anything else with your Atari 2600, 5200, 7800, Atari 8 bit Computers or ST Computer system! These Best Tech Tips also apply to Most Atari products made, that connect up to a TV.
New Atari Engineering 2600 Heavy and Light 6 switch console Composite Video Kit Rev. 2
How you can salvage questionable Atari Game Cartridges.
Latest Free Atari Tech Tip on getting Composite Video out of your Atari 2600, 5200 or 7800 without any internal Mods.
Atari 2600 Cartridge Collectors! Do you have an Atari 32 in 1 Game Cartridge in your Collection?
New Atari Prototype / Unreleased in the US, 7800 Light Gun Game! Atari US / NTSC version Sentinel.
Have you seen those E-Bay Auctions for 7800 Composite Video modifications? You pay from $35 to $50+ and send (you pay for the shipping) in your 7800 console to be modified. Best Electronics has a new Atari Engineering designed 7800 Composite Video mod for US 7800 Consoles you can do yourself for far less money!
New or First Time US Atari bidders, Read our informative Best Atari Information Tip, That will save you some Grief, Hassles and Money!!
Thought to have passed into Atari History (lost for over 10+ years in our Atari Warehouses, we recently found a box of upgrade instructions on an Atari Pallet we were breaking down), Atari User written 8 bit Atari Computer Upgrades / Atari Hacks. The Atari 65XE to 320K / 130XE Ram upgrade, 256K 600XL , Atari 1200XL Operating System back to the more popular 400 / 800 OS standard and Indus 8 bit GT Disk Drive Upgrade ROM.
Are you an Atari 8 bit computer collector and have every Atari SIO peripheral Atari product made connected to your Atari SIO Daisy chain, but have run out of empty SIO ports to plug in all of your Atari SIO devices into? Best has the perfect answer to this Atari SIO problem!
Brand New Custom made Atari Dust Cover for the Atari 800 Computer Back in stock after being out of stock for 8+ years
New Unreleased / Prototype Atari XE Game Cartridge!
Once is a Lifetime buy. New Atari 825 80 Column printers in the Atari Original 30+ year Factory boxes!
One of the misdiagnosed Lynx II known problems and Best Electronics final Cure / Upgrade fix for it.
New Atari Lynx Collector Items, Very Limited Supply
Reconditioned Atari Lynx I and II Console Specials!
Best Atari Tech Tip for a dead Atari Lynx
New Feature: You now can sample the Music Tracks on the Atari Jaguar Tempest 2000 Audio CD before you buy! Originally scored for the Tempest 2000 Jaguar Game Cartridge. Normally Only sold with the Jaguar CD players, Now you can purchase it separately! Only $5.00
Now in stock the long over due Jaguar combo Composite and Enhanced S-Video Cable.
Best Electronics Repairs Atari Jaguar CD Drives.
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Best Electronics exclusive Jaguar console Red Screen of Death Atari Tech Tip.
Atari ST / Mega / STE / MegaSTE / TT / Falcon Owners. Heard of the Atari produced Upgrade Ajax Disk Controller Chip and wonder what it was? Read about this Atari Custom chip that is fully Backward (to all ST computers made) and Forward compatiable to the very old WD1772 Disk Controller chip. Atari designed State of the Art Custom drop in replacement DSDD / HD Floppy Disk Controller Chip.
Best Electronics is now the US Distributor for the Atari ST Bench Mark HDDRIVER Rev. 10.15 ST Flash card / Hard Drive Mech. Prep program.
New Double Sided, Double Density (DSDD) 3 1/2 Floppy Disks!Atari 520ST, 520STFM, 1040ST, Mega 1/2/4, Stacy 1/2/4, MegaSTE, early Mac's and Amiga Computers Owners. Have you tried to find New 3 1/2 inch DSDD Floppy disks lately? They are basically an obsolete / discontinued item and have not been produced by Floppy Disk Manufactures for close to 8 to 10 years now. Best Electronics recently got in a lot of New DSDD 3 1/2 Floppy Disks, probably the last new ones we will ever see. Also see the Best Floppy Disk Information tip below.
Best 3 1/2 Floppy Disk Information tip: for Atari ST Midi Composers and ST Users who use Atari 520ST, 520STFM, 1040ST, Mega 1/2/4, 1040STE, Stacy 1/2/4, MegaSTE, TT Computers equipped with 720K Internal Disk Drives also early Mac's and Amiga owners, are you having problems saving data to your floppy disks? Are you using the wrong type of Floppy disks?
Alldata and Bell and Howell users! Best Electronics has full Hardware support for your Atari ST/Mega (Alldata 3 and 4 Systems) Auto Diagnostic System and 1040STE, MegaSTE or Falcon based Bell and Howell Mail sorting System. Atari Mice, Atari Keyboards, Atari Replacement Monitors/Multi Sync adapter cables or board level Components.
Atari STM1 Gray ST / MegaSTE / TT / Falcon Mouse Rebuild Kits
Atari TT and MegaSTE Owners, Looking for Replacement Internal SCSI 1 Hard Drive?
Best Electronics ST/Mega/TT/Falcon Truemouse Special!To Celebrate Best Electronics 20+ years in the Atari Business and 14+ years selling the High Quality Truemouse (The ST/MegaSTE/TT/Falcon replacement mouse), we are running a Limited Special! Buy 2 Truemouse’s for $34.95 each (click here for more information on the Truemouse) and get a "FREE" Atari Handy Mouse / Mini Trackball (click here for more information on the Atari Handy mouse), a $32.95 value!
Special to end without notice!
Best Electronics exclusive Mouse Plus Teflon upgrade internal roller set for the Taiwan Made STM1 Gray 520ST / 520STFM / 1040ST / 1040STE / MegaSTE / TT and Falcon ST mice.
Best Electronics Sleeper ST Best Trackball
Now back in stock, the PC version of the Best Trackball!
Best Electronics is now the exclusive World Wide Distributor for the Wizztronics Falcon 2 1/2" to 3 1/2" IDE Hard Drive plug in adapter board
The New Best Atari Falcon Upgrade all Falcon users can use!
Atari Falcon / PC/Mac Owners! Special Buy on External Iomega Jaz 1 Gigdrives
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Atari Collectors, think you have one of just about one of everything Atari in your Collection, Maybe not?
On one of our recent Trips to a German Atari Messe (Fair) we found a rare Atari Collector item, which most Atari Collectors have Never seen before, a Genuine Atari Made Full Size Grocery Bag with the Atari Logo's on it. These Atari Collector Bags, were given out at the Atari Booth Store when you purchased some Atari Collector Clothing, Products or supplies 10 to 12 years ago. Very Limited Supply! and Limited to 1 per Lucky Atari Collector. $15 each.
Our Revision 10 Catalog all Atari Catalog with over 5000+ Atari Parts and More!New Updated information! Catalog front and back cover pictures, Catalog Specifications, Catalog Questions and Answers, Comments and Reviews on the Best Rev. 10 Catalog, Ordering information.
Best Revision 10 Catalog 14 page Addendum online with color photos. Best Rev. 10 Catalog Owners, Down load and add the current Addendum to your Best Atari Catalog! New information on future Best Rev. 10 all Atari Catalog Addendums.
We are the Largest Atari Dealer for Atari OEM Replacement Parts in the World, for Atari Computers and Game Machines with over 5000+ different Atari Parts and Atari Accessories in Stock and Ready to ship. We cannot list our complete 5000+ Atari inventory on the web, but it's in our catalog. order your copy today.
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