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New Best Customer feed back review! on his first Atari order from Best Electronics. Recently published in an Independent on line Atari Magazine.
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All feed back comments are spontaneous Best customer comments and are posted here with the permission of each Best customer.
Ben H. of TX
"Just wanted to say thanks! Got the board today" Ben
was trying to do a board level of an old Atari 2600A motherboard. The more
2600 components he unsoldered and replaced on the old Atari
2600A motherboard, the problems seemed to get worse. So
Ben found Best Electronics and ordered one of Bests New drop in replacement
"I am a very happy camper! Will probably order some joystick rebuild parts
in the coming weeks. Thanks for your prompt service!"
Benjamin H. of
"I also wanted to say that it's been a pleasure buying from
you. The stuff from my last order arrived quickly, and it's nice to be able to
buy from people outside of eBay. I had no idea that you had so much Atari
inventory on hand, and reading about your business in the print ad you sent was
really interesting. Looking forward to doing more business with you very soon."
Keith C. of TX "Hello Best Electronics, I am sending this message to say how unbelievably happy I am with my purchase from you. The 5200 controller is simply amazing!!!" Bests Reconditioned / Upgraded Gold Dot CX52 Joystick with the New 2nd Gen. Tactical Fire buttons. "It is immaculate and plays flawlessly! The 7800 controller is awesome!" Atari CX78 Joypad "No more arthritis pain from the dreaded ProLine(PainLine) controllers.)" CX24 Atari Joystick "Had a lot of fun with Mario Bros. Thank You Best Electronics! You made my day with these controllers and a happy gamer! You got yourselves a future customer! BTW you told me I would get my order by this Friday. And I got it today on Monday!?!?!? Lightning fast!! Thanks for everything!!! You guys are simply THE BEST!!! I will recommend all my retro gaming friends to you! THANKS A MILLION GUYS!!! A+++++++++++++++:-)"
Justin G. of MS "I got my refurbished Jaguar CD console yesterday and once again Best Electronics stands TRUE. You guys are a force to be reckoned with. Keep up the good work! Absolutely no complaints here!!!!!!!" Justin's second feed back comment to Best Electronics. See his 1st feed back comment below
Beniot R. of France "Just received my Lynx (So fast !!). It's in perfect condition and work flawlessly. Thank you very much!" When Beniot 1st contacted Best we told him that with the high cost of International shipping to France and incoming French Custom charges a Best Reconditioned Lynx I console might not be cost effective for him. Beniot answered back "but with the euro/dollar conversion, $70 is still a good bargain for a working Lynx in France!"
Justin G. of MS Justin purchased an 'as is' Jaguar console off E-Bay. We gave Justin some Atari Tech tips on the Jaguar Motherboards but it ended up as another piece of E-Bay Atari scrap. Justin purchased one of Bests drop in replacement Jaguar US replacement motherboards. "I got my replacement motherboard today, popped it right in and my Jaguar worked like a charm just as advertised. I've gotta tell you this definitely brought back some memories. I felt like a kid again. This is awesome. I just wanted to let y'all know that I'm very satisfied in Best Electronics!!!!! 2 thumbs up!!!! Thx"
179+ Additional Best Customer Feedback Comments from all over the World
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.
What you should know before you buy a TV Switch box or direct connect RF adapter for your Atari 2600 / 5200 / 7800 Game System or Atari Computer to yourCable Ready TV!
over paid for an
E-Bay is a great place for Atari Bargains, but
over the last 7 to 10 years we have seen 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 30+ 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 an Atari item.
If you do have a problem with your Atari E-Bay item you won and it is sold as No 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 item.
Here are some recent samples of over paid or over priced Atari items we seen on E-Bay
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari 7800 Karateka with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $15.00 plus Max. US shipping $5.80
NEW SEALED Atari Jaguar Console. Seller does not offer returns $53.99 - SquareTrade protection plan Current 6 day E-Bay Auction as of 04-14-14. Buy it now for $359.99 plus $18.00 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari US Jaguar system with normal Atari 90 day Warranty $225.00 plus Max. US shipping $17.74
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari Sentinel, one of the very rare Atari 2600 Light gun games made with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $39.95 plus Max. US shipping $5.80
Used 10 Foot RF Cable Colecovision Commodore Intellivision Atari 2600/5200/7800. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping Current 1 day E-Bay auction as of 04-10-14 E-Bay starting bid at $9.49 with free shipping
Bests New Atari 12 foot RF Upgraded RF cable with RF suppressing Torrid with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $6.50 plus shipping
Atari 2600 game Frogger new sealed. Seller did not specify a returns policy Current 28 day E-Bay auction as of 04-10-14. Buy it now for $30.00 plus $3.29 shipping (Frogger purchased New from Best Electronics for sale on E-Bay by this E-Bay seller)
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Parker Bros 2600 Frogger with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $15 plus Max. US Shipping $5.80
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 Electronics Exclusive and Very Comprehensive article on the proper rebuilding Atari CX52 5200 JoysticksIncludes 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 the Brand New Best Gold CX40 PCB boards
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 parts required for this Atari CX30 Paddle rebuild was Sold Out, but after a 6 to 7 year search the critical CX30 Paddle part just got upgraded to a 3X better version. 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 and Ultra Pong, Super Pong, Super Pong Pro Am hand held Pong Paddle controllers replacement Super Potentiometers!!!
Back in Stock after a long absence, the Atari CX24 Joystick / Atari CX22 Trackball Fire button replacement PCB's.
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
The Atari 2600, Glory Days
A new published mini article on Atari 2600 History.
Best Atari Tech Tip: Faulty Game Cartridges?
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.
Thru a Special Purchase, Best Electronics has purchased the remaining New stock of the Wizztronics MIDIMAX MIDI Keyboard interfaces (first released in 1985) recently unearthed at Wizztronics, for the Atari 8 Bit Computers (400 (48K), 800 (48K), 1200XL, 800XL, 65XE / 130XE or XE Game Machines with an Atari 8 bit Disk drive. With an inexpensive MIDI Compatible Keyboard you can now learn how to Play MIDI Synthesizers, Drum machines, Write/Save, Play and Modify Music without the normal High cost of a normal MIDI system and Computer. A Brand New application for your Classic Atari 8 bit Computer!! Sold Out!Bests New Enhanced Composite Video cable for the Atari 65XE / 800 / 800XL / 130XE / 1200XL Computers
Brand New Custom made Atari Dust Cover for the Atari 800 Computer Back in stock after being out of stock for 8+ years
Just In Dust Cover for the Atari 800XL Computer with the Atari Logo!
New Unreleased / Prototype Atari XE Game Cartridge!
The Rare and Hard to find Atari 400 Factory 48K Ram Expansion Kit!
Once is a Lifetime buy. New Atari 825 80 Column printers in the Atari Original 30+ year Factory boxes!
Check out Best Electronics Latest Product!
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. 9.00 ST Hard Drive / 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!
The Absolutely Impossible to find Atari ST BOOK Lap Top Battery!
Atari Falcon / PC/Mac Owners! Special Buy on External Iomega Jaz 1 Gigdrives
New High Quality "Embroidered" Atari Logo T and Polo Shirts!
1987 Atari Player on Board Car Window sign
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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