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I have two types of Ataris, and want to knwo which...

Post by MM007 » Sat May 22, 2004 3:42 pm

I have 2 different Atari VCS models and want to know which to hack up. ^^ So which should I save? The four switch with all the stickers on the bottom, or the 6 switch with no stickers on the bottom?
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Post by gannon » Sat May 22, 2004 5:01 pm

hmm... hard, although the 4 switch is easier to reduce in size, I'd rather risk wrecking a 6 switch rather than a 4 switch.

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Post by MM007 » Sun May 23, 2004 9:44 am

Does that mean that the 4 switch is more collectible than the 6 switch, or is there a different reason?
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Post by SpongeBuell » Sun May 23, 2004 9:45 am

4 switch is the most common, and it is much easier to portablize. If you have a heavy 6er (AKA Big Sexy) that is the most collectable, by far.
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Post by MM007 » Sun May 23, 2004 3:54 pm

So keep the 6 switch then.......cool. ^^ And yes, it is a sexy beast. ^^
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Post by The Zydeco King » Mon May 24, 2004 9:11 am

Could someone please post some photos or direct me to a link of a 4 switch and a 6 switch. I don't know the difference and I would like to know what to look for.

Yes I know one has 4 switches and the other has 6. but what do they look like.
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Post by SpongeBuell » Mon May 24, 2004 10:52 am

They look exactly the same except for the difficulty switches in front are moved to the back. I'll get some pictures later for you.
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Post by The Zydeco King » Mon May 24, 2004 2:39 pm

Ok I know what you are talking about. The Atari I grew up with had the A,B or difficulty switches in the back. So does that mean that I had a 4 switch system?
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Post by gannon » Mon May 24, 2004 5:43 pm

yeah, that's a 4 switch.

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