Console: Atari 2600
Switches: Six Switch
Made In Taiwan
Supplies: Cloth, miniature eyeglass screwdriver (or small screwdriver), Craft Foam Sheet, Duster (Endust), and patience
Before cleaning the cartridge connector (where the game cartridge inserts into the Atari 2600) I use compressed air (Endust) to make sure there’s no dust on the motherboard, or the cartridge connector.
I use the miniature eyeglass screwdriver to gently press down on the left (or right) hole of the cartridge connector. You don’t have to do this. This (sometimes) opens up the dust cover much wider.
NOTE: Make sure to be very careful (have patience) when taking off the 36+ year old ribbon cable from the switch board.
Posted by Hobbycorner on 2017-12-02 03:21:24
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