How To: Purchase and hook up an Atari 2600

Purchase and hook up an Atari 2600

In its heyday the Atari gaming console was the Playstation of the 80s. Sure, you could download some wannabe emulator, but why not go a step further and purchase an actual Atari. They're still floating around and just think how cool it'll be to play pong in hi-definition.

Classic Game Room HD shows how to hook up an Atari 2600 to a modern television set, HDTV, LCD or Plasma big screen. Also, we answer some questions regarding what Atari video computer system to buy (the 2600 woodie, Atari 2600 Jr. or Atari 7800 prosystem). This handy instructional video will show you how to hook up an Atari 2600 to a modern VCR. We show what wires to use with the Atari 2600. We show how to hookup an Atari 2600 and 7800 to a tv or television with modern video inputs like component, s-video and composite (you'll use composite) and or RF Coax. We show what Radio Shack equipment to buy to make it work. Classic Game Room loves Atari and all of the great video games that are available from the 1970's to the 1980's. These old school classics should be kept alive and playing for future generations. Learn how to plug in and hookup and play an Atari 2600 from this video demonstration showing you how to hook up an Atari!!! Play games like Combat, Yars' Revenge, Vanguard, Ms. Pac Man, Robotron, Berzerk, Tapper, Demon Attack, Actionauts and Mario Bros. (before it was Super Mario Brothers). Hooking up an Atari is very different than an Xbox 360, Playstation, NES, PS3, PS2 and Wii. Have fun playing Atari!

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