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Here we have an Atari 5200 that has arrived for repair, slightly worse for wear and a little damp due to courier / packaging issues.
XEGS for example). Was all of this stuff really necessary? I mean, OK, it's a nice idea, and some engineers would have been really pleased with it technically, but how many review meetings did this go through? how many cost reduction exercises did this survive? I think we can safely say this was before the Jack Tramiel days.
Atari 5200 AV out / DC in modification, but the soft on / off circuit will still be used.
TFW8b composite mod kit. The parts on the 5200 to be removed and the wiring is the same, although I have picked up the ground at a different point to make the cable lie flat.
sketch on youtube).