Update: Atari pause button

The Atari 2600 pause circuit is now available in a kit form. We saw this pause method back in February and the kit uses the same circuit. We don’t really need a kit for this, the board is very simple to throw together. But we do appreciate the detailed installation instructions (PDF) that accompany it. After all, you don’t want to kill you classic gaming rig with a botched install.

[Thanks CPUWIZ]

9 thoughts on “Update: Atari pause button

  1. Because we all still kick it old school using a real Atari instead of a Atari Emulator?

    coming from a Atari 2600 owner.

  2. @Mr_Bishop, I believe you mean “an Atari”, both times.
    @kirov, read Mr_Bishop’s reply. Many of us still have an Atari laying around.

  3. Just dug into this device a little, I think the designer could do with going back to college for a lesson in logic.

    It is possible to create this using only the 74LS00 and one 10k pull up resistor.

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