On February 14, 2021 after a 3+ year search (longest in Best company history), the many many steps involved and set backs on the making of the New Best State of the Art Auto Switching Atari 2600 Power supplies. Now shipping.
All Atari World Wide Atari CX78 JoyPad Owners! On June 17, 2019 after 16+ months work, Best has released a CX78 Upgrade Gold Kit that will fix / cure the known Atari CX78 JoyPad problems that causes them to fail early and it also Enhances / Upgrades the stock Atari made CX78 JoyPad features / functions!
On June 17, 2019 Best released another Upgraded Atari replacement part. The 16+ month story behind the making of the New 4th Best designed Upgraded / Enhanced Atari CX40 Joystick replacement cable.
After 30+ months (2 years and 6 months, the
2nd longest in
Best Company history) of work, Best is releasing the 3rd
upgrade for the stock Atari made stock CX40 Joystick. The Best 1st
introduced in 2005. 2nd Best
released in November 2016. Released on August 09, 2018 the 3rd
Best CX40 Upgraded / Enhanced / Beefed up Atari CX40 Joystick replacement part.
Best CX40 Joystick upgrades, 15 to 20 years after very last Atari Engineering
Upgrades / Revision Changes were made to the stock Atari made CX40 Joysticks.
After 30+ months (2 years and 6 months, the 2nd longest in Best Company history) of work, Best is releasing the 3rd upgrade for the stock Atari made stock CX40 Joystick. The Best 1stCX40 Lifetime Gold internal PCB
upgrade was introduced in 2005. 2nd BestCX40 Lifetime Silicone Joystick boot
, released in November 2016. Released on August 09, 2018 the 3rd Best CX40 Upgraded / Enhanced / Beefed up Atari CX40 Joystick replacement part. The BestSuper CX40 Joystick replacement handle
. Three New Best CX40 Joystick upgrades, 15 to 20 years after very last Atari Engineering Upgrades / Revision Changes were made to the stock Atari made CX40 Joysticks.
As of July 10, 2018 Best Electronics is now shipping 4th Generation / Rev. 4 of the Best exclusive Atari CX40 Joystick Lifetime Gold PCB boards. For over 13+ years now, they have become a World Wide Upgrade board that turns the always failing (because of the stock CX40 boards) Atari CX40 Joystick into lifetime Gold CX40 Joystick (assuming the inner CX40 white handle is good). Read the upgrade stats / information on the Best CX40 Gold PCB's and the 110% positive feed comments from World Wide Atari / Commodore CX40 Joystick users that have installed the Best CX40 Gold Upgrade boards They are even purchased direct from Best Electronics and resold on E-Bay!
Be advised of the Atari 7800 clone power supplies ($22.61 to $40.97) and the very over priced ($49.95 to $89.95) stock New Atari made OEM 7800 Power supplies listed on E-bay, all suffer from the same known 7800 Power supply design problems that cause them to go bad early for the last 25+ years and is one of the many reasons why Atari 7800 users are always looking for a New / Replacement 7800 Power Supply. After 11 months of work, Best has cured these known 7800 Power supply problems with its New Upgraded / Improved / Enhanced 2018 Atari 7800 Power supply which costs less than any of the ones listed on E-Bay and has a better / longer Atari Warranty. Read the Best Article on the making of the New 2018 Best 7800 Upgraded / Improved / Enhanced Power Supply
Best Electronics is releasing its 1st upgraded Atari product for 2018. Read about the 10 month story behind the making of the Best Atari 600XL / 800XL Enhanced / Upgraded replacement Keyboard Mylar
After 12+ months work, Best Electronics is releasing another upgraded Atari product for 2017. The Best 2nd Generation Enhanced / Upgraded Custom made Atari Composite Video Cable for Atari 8 bit Computers
After 10+ months work, Best is releasing its latest Atari Upgrade part for the 35+ year Atari designed CX40 Joystick. See why Best went back to a 1982 Atari Engineering designed CX40 part to inspire its latest Upgraded / Improved CX40 Lifetime replacement part.
Where the average Atari company would of given up over a year and 7 months ago, looking for a replacement / upgraded Atari CX30 Paddle Pot. Best would like to thank the hundreds and hundreds of patient world wide Atari CX30 Paddle users who have waited and inquired over and over for the last 19+ months about the status of Bests Super Pot search. Read what Best Electronics went thru searching the world for a new 2nd Generation CX30 Pot vendor. What sounds like a very easy Atari part to find, ended up being a very very long extended search (the 2nd longest in the 37 year company history) for Best Electronics.
After over 8+ months work, Best is releasing its latest exclusive Atari upgrade. It is a 2016 Upgraded / Improved / Licensed version of a bench mark / proven Atari 800XL 256K Ram Upgrade, 1st released in 1990.
After over 6 months work, Bests New and Latest Gold controller Upgrade for a troubled Atari 7800 Joystick (like the Atari CX40 and CX52 Joystick problems which Best has fixed) with a shaky past. If you liked Bests CX40 Joystick lifetime Gold PCB boards, Upgraded Gold Lifetime Atari CX40 Joysticks and Lifetime Atari 5200 CX52 Gold Joysticks you will love this latest Atari 7800 Lifetime controller upgrade.
After 8 months work, Best's latest 2016 Atari 1200XL Keyboard Upgraded internal replacement Mylar for an Atari keyboard with almost a 100% Failure rate!
The World Leader in Atari Parts and Atari Supplies. On February 1, 2021
Best Electronics started its 37th year in the Atari business!
As of 02-07-18
the Best Web site has had over 1 Million+ views from World Wide Atari users!
The Perfect Holiday / Birthday Gift for that
Best Electronics was Voted "The Best Atari Supporting Company" in the World. By World Wide Atari users, in the Independent online, MyAtari 2002 and 2003 web site Surveys and 1st Runner up in the 2004 Survey! Survey was not run in 2005 - 2020!
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Best Atari Customer feed back:
All comments are spontaneous unsolicited Best customer feed back comments and are posted here with the permission of each Best customer.
Oliver F. of Germany Oliver is one of those hard core World Wide Atari collectors. He contacted Best via E-Mail and said he wanted to order one of the New in box Atari XDM121 Daisy wheel printers (never released in Germany, they use 220 Volts in Germany). We explained to Oliver that the XDM121 US 110V Printer is a very heavy item and the XDM121 printer box is very large box. The International shipping to Germany ended up costing more the Atari XDM121 itself. Oliver said he had already budgeted for more shipping cost than the XDM12 printer cost. I didn’t get around to writing back earlier to let you know that the XDM arrived safe and sound already last Friday here. Super quick, all working as expected and I just wanted to thank you and your Atari team for your excellent service.
Jerry E. of CA Placing another Atari order with Best for 3 new boxed Atari Lynx games, Jerry said: "Also those Best Atari lynx II speakers are still going strong after several years ! Still no rattles, distortion, or loss of volume."
Jared T. of PA Jared ordered Bests Exclusive Atari Internal Paper work Collection. Very very few non Atari Employees have ever seen this internal (about 10+ years of) Atari paper work collection. "Received the (2) packs of Atari documents today. Very fascinating and exciting snapshot of Atari. Thank-you for the great service and patience. Many pieces I can frame up for my game room, any Atari fan would appreciate these packs you have to offer."
Michael T. of CA Michael took advantage of Bests 5200 CX52 Joystick cost effective exchange program. He sent in two old non working carbon dot CX52 Joysticks for 2 Best Reconditioned / Upgraded CX52 Gold Joysticks. "Its been about two weeks since I received my Atari CX52 Gold Joysticks, which you refurbished. I am delighted to say that the results have exceeded my expectations! I have, and will recommend ANYONE with original Atari 5200 Joysticks do exactly as I did and get them to you ASAP. I am thoroughly enjoying the machine now, with no worries whatsoever. Thank you for your service."
Chris K. of the UK Chris ordered two of Bests best of the best CX40 Gold Joysticks ($49.95 each) with 4 different Best CX40 upgrades installed. "Just wanted to say thank you. My order arrived safe and sound. Excellent service. Well done"
Scott Z. of MI Scott contacted Best to place another Atari order. He said: "I recently have been going through my Atari systems, and got my 5200 going again, and of course the first thing I noticed was what bad shape the controllers were in. It was finally time to place an order with you. Of course I replaced everything, new gold dot keypad, new gold auxiliary keypad, new gold tactical fire buttons, and of course new gold flex circuits. After calibrating the pots inside the joystick, and on the console, I now have a perfectly working Atari 5200, with perfect-looking and working joysticks that are better than new! That joystick is almost a pleasure to use now! :-) So, I just wanted to say thanks. Without your parts, bringing some of these consoles and systems back to life simply would not be possible."
Follow up Comment: Received everything today, Thanks again!!
Peter H. of Canada Peter contacted Best because he was having problems with his Atari 130XE computer and could not tell where the problem was. A lot 130XE different symptoms information from Peter and one word from him (Buzzing sound) told Best were to start the Diagnostic check list. We told Peter it sounds like his 25+ year Atari XE power supply was going to fail. Best told Peter to stop using it right now. If it fails high (5VDC goes to 12+ volts) it could damage all of 5 volt chips on his 130XE motherboard), turning his old 130XE motherboard into burnt toast, not worth repairing. A couple of new E-Mails back and forth, Peter decided to buy a Best Reconditioned Atari 65XE computer with a new rebuildable Atari XE Power Supply, a second new Atari XE rebuildable Power Supply for his Atari 130XE Computer and a MPP direct connect Printer cable, Atari SIO connector to Centronics Printer interface connector (this cable takes the place of an Atari external 850 Interface and Centronics printer cable to like a DOT matrix printer of that era). Because of his International location, the shipping cost to ship Peter his Atari order to him was almost double the shipping cost, to send the same Atari order across the US. "Just a quick note to thank you again for all your help with placing my 1st order and getting it shipped out so fast! I received the order yesterday! Amazing! ( Monday was a holiday here, so no mail delivery ) I look forward to ordering more items from you in the future !"
John H. of WA. John ordered two Best Atari CX40 Joystick Gold rebuild kits (2, 4th Gen. Best designed CX40 Gold PCB boards and 2 Bests designed Atari CX40 Super handles) and 2 Best designed new 7 foot CX40 Upgraded Gold Joystick cables. "Wow what an improvement! I put the CX40 upgrades in last night and they are amazing! Thanks for keeping the Atari spirit going!"
428+ Additional Best Customer Atari Feedback Comments from all over the World
Best Electronics has been Sold Out of the very popular Wizztronics Atari 8 bit Midimax MIDI interfaces for close to 6 – 7+ years now. Not to use the over used “RARE” word on E-Bay Atari listings, the MIDIMAX product is one step more. In the last 10+ year of watching for Atari items on E-bay every single day, I think in total, we have only seen one used Wizztronics MIDIMAX listed and sold on E-Bay. Think of it, have you ever seen a Wizztronics Atari MIDIMAX ever listed on E-bay at all? World wide Atari 8 Bit Computer (400 (48K), 800 (48K), 1200XL, 800XL, 65XE / 130XE and XE Game owners simply will not part with their highly prized Atari MIDIMAX interface. With an inexpensive MIDI Keyboard you can now learn how to use MIDI Synthesizers, Drum machines, Write/Save, Play and Modify Music without the normal High cost of a normal MIDI system and Atari ST, PC or Mac Computer. With the MIDIMAX MIDI interface, standard MIDI Keyboard, 2 MIDI cables and an Atari 8 bit computer with disk drive, you have a Brand New application for your Classic Atari 8 bit Computer!!
We have some interesting News on the Atari MIDIMAX product
The Best Electronics State of the Art internal Upgrade for the Classic Atari CX40 Joystick!
Also See Atari CX40 Joysticks upgraded with the New Best CX40 Internal Upgrade!
Atari Flashback2 New Owners. Did you know that there is an Internal Hack / User installed upgrade that will allow the New Fixed 40 internal game Flashback2 Atari consoles to use the over 400 to 600+ Atari 2600 Game cartridges? It does require you open up (Break the Warranty seal) your Flashback2 Console and solder wires to the Flashback2 motherboard. Best Electronics is listed in this article and the only one in the world to have the New Atari 2600A Cartridge Guide assemblies ($10, Limit one) in stock for this Flashback2 upgrade.
over paid for an
E-Bay is a great place for Atari Bargains, but over the
last 14 to 15+ years we have seen Atari E-bay bidders
over pay for thousands of New and
Used Atari items that have No
Warranty at all, when Best Electronics has the exact same
New Atari item in stock for less money
with the normal Atari 90 Day
Warranty for the last 36+ years) and in most cases with cheaper shipping
So when you find an Atari item on E-Bay you are thinking about bidding on,
suggest you come to the Best Atari Web site to find if Best Electronics has the
same New Atari item in stock. Remember that not all of the over 5,000+
Atari items we have in stock are listed at this Atari web site, only the more
popular ones we get requests for. If you can not find it on this all Atari
web site, send us an
email@example.comThe lesson here is, you should always check the Best Web site before bidding on any Atari item and do not get caught up in E-Bay Bidding fever or get caught by an E-Bay land shark trying to get over market value for a new or used Atari item. If you do have a problem with your Atari E-Bay item you won and it is sold as Seller does not offer returns, you can come to Best Electronics to get the Atari replacement parts or free Best Atari Technical advice on how to fix your ailing E-Bay Atari items.
Here are some recent samples of over paid or over priced Atari items we seen on E-Bay
Brand new pac man jr Atari 2600. 4 available Seller does not offer returns Current 27 day E-Bay auction as of 10-17-20 Buy it now for $100.00 with free shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box CX26123 Atari 2600 Pac Man Jr. with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $38.00 plus Max. US shipping $9.20
JR. PAC MAN ATARI 2600 Game System New Factory Sealed NOS Pac-Man Junior. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping Current 28 day E-Bay auction as of 10-17-20 Buy it now for $65.00 plus $4.98 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box CX26123 Atari 2600 Pac Man Jr. with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $38.00 plus Max. US shipping $9.20
Atari 5200 NEW Bezerk, Centipede, Space Invaders, Football, Soccer. Seller does not offer returns Current 29 day E-Bay auction as of 10-17-20 Buy it now for $135.00 plus $14.50 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped boxes Atari 5200 Berzerk, Centipede, Space Invaders, Football and Soccer games with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $85.00 plus shipping
ATARI 5200 STAR RAIDERS GAME Video Game. Brand New & Factory Sealed. Seller does not offer returns Sold on 10-10-21 for $30.00 plus $6.25 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk wrapped box Atari 5200 Star Raiders game with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $15.00 plus Max. US shipping $9.25
Used Atari 7800 Authentic AC Adapter Powersupply Free shipping tested! Seller does not offer returns Current 29 day E-Bay auction as of 10-10-21. Buy it now for $50.56 plus $16.05 shipping from Canada All Atari Clone and over priced Atari OEM 7800 Power Supplies listed on E-Bay, all suffer from the same problems that cause them to always fail early for the last 25+ years. It is one of the many many reasons why current and new Atari 7800 console owners are always looking for a replacement 7800 Power supply!
Bests New boxed Upgraded / Improved Atari 7800 auto switching Power Supply with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $21.00 plus Max US shipping $9.90. For more Information on the New Auto Switching Best 7800 Power supply click on here
Power Adapter Supply 9 VDC OEM Atari C010472 for 2600 Console Video Game System. “Clean & Tested” Free 30 day returns 9 available 33 sold. Sold on 10-10-12 for $17.95 free shipping Buying a used 25 to 35+ year old used Atari DC 2600 Power, is like buying a used 30+ year old car battery and expect it to run like a new Car battery. DC power supplies have a fixed useable life, they degrade with time / use and then they all fail. Read Bests Atari Information Tip why you should never buy used Atari DC Power supplies on E-Bay!
Bests New (3 years in development) in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari state of the art Auto Switching 2600 Power Supply for all World Wide made Atari 2600 consoles with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $13.95 plus Shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box M Networks 2600 Burger Time with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $59.95 plus Max. US Shipping $10.65
Used Official Atari 7800 OEM Vintage Retro Game Power Supply Adapter CO 24471-001. Seller does not offer returns Sold on 10-04-21 for $43.49 plus $9.33 shipping All Atari Clone and over priced Atari OEM 7800 Power Supplies listed on E-Bay, all suffer from the same problems that cause them to always fail early for the last 25+ years. It is one of the many many reasons why current and new Atari 7800 console owners are always looking for a replacement 7800 Power supply!
Bests New boxed Upgraded / Improved (cures the known above split wire / exposed copper 7800 Power Supply wire problem and the burning up of the blue connector internal metal contacts) Atari 7800 auto switching Power Supply with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $21.00 plus Max US shipping $10.65. For more Information on the New Auto Switching Best 7800 Power supply click on here
One on One Basketball (Atari XE XL 400 800) Larry Bird Dr. J - Brand New SEALED! Free 30 day returns Current 28 day E-Bay auction as of 10-03-20 Buy it now for $64.95 plus $4.95 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk wrapped Box Atari One on One Game with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $21.50 plus $8.45 shipping
ATARI 8 Bit Computer Diagnostic Super Salt. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping More than 10 available / 1 sold. Current 3 day E-Bay auction as of 10-03-20 Buy it now for $24.99 plus $10.65 shipping This is a user made clone / copy of one of the very early Atari made Super Salt Diagnostic cartridges. It is for use with Atari 600XL / 800XL computers only.
Bests New Atari made Super SALT Final Rev. Diagnostic Cartridge for all Atari 400 / 800 / XL / XE / XEGS Computers with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $30.00 plus Max. US shipping $8.45
RealSports Football Brand New Atari 2600 Video Game System. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping Current 5 day E-bay auction as of 10-03-21. Buy it now for $79.95 plus $3.95 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Atari 2600 Real Sports Football with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $12.00 plus max. US shipping $8.45
Atari LYNX II POUCH CASE New NO BOX. 93 sold / 7 left on 01-26-19. More than 10 available 99 sold on 07-28-19. 6 available 107 sold on 02-27-20. Sold 109 only 4 left on 03-08-20. 163 sold on 10-03-21 only 6 left. Seller does not offer returns Current 27 day E-Bay auction as of 10-03-21. Buy it now for $24.95 plus $5.50 shipping
Best New Atari Lynx II carrying case / pouch (no box) with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $8.95 plus shipping New in the shrunk wrapped Lynx II box Atari Carrying pouch $14.95 plus shipping
Authentic BATTERY COVER fix OEM Atari Lynx II 2 system Original repair part. Last one 17 sold. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping Sold on 10-02-21 for $13.50 plus $1.00 shipping
Bests New Atari Lynx II OEM replacement Battery cover with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $4.00 plus shipping
Used Atari 7800 Joypad *RARE* Controller *Free Shipping* Seller does not accept returns Sold on 09-27-21 for $100.00 with free shipping This Atari CX78 Joypad was originally purchased new from Best Electronics
Bests New Atari CX78 Joypad with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $39.95 plus Max. US shipping $8.45 After 16 month work Best has just released a new Upgraded / Improved Lifetime Atari CX78 Gold Joypad and Gold upgrade Kit for old Atari CX78 Joypads. These new Atari CX78 Joypads have been in stock at Best for over 20+ years!
Used Robotron 2084 Atari 7800 Video Game Complete In Box, box in poor shape. Seller does not offer returns Current 23 day E-Bay auction as of 09-26-21. Buy it now for $80.00 plus $15.50 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped Box Atari 7800 Robotron game with normal 90 Day Atari Warranty. $15.00 plus Max. US shipping $8.45
RARE Mr Cool BRAND NEW SierraVision Atari 400 800 XL XE Cartridge SierraVision. Seller does not offer returns Current 24 day E-Bay auction as of 09-26-20 Buy it now for $149.95 plus $4.95 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box, Sierravision On-Line Mr. Cool Cartridge Game for all Atari 8 bit computers with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $39.95 plus Max. US shipping $8.45 In stock for over 36+ years!
Authentic BATTERY COVER fix OEM Atari Lynx II 2 system Original repair part. Last one 16 sold. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping Current 21 day E-Bay auction as of 09-26-21. Buy it now for $13.50 plus $1.00 shipping
Bests New Atari Lynx II OEM replacement Battery cover with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $4.00 plus shipping
NEW Atari C012296D-03 ANTIC IC chip 800 XL computer games console NTSC. 30 day money back, buyer pays return shipping back to the UK 4 available 12 sold. Current 14 day E-Bay auction as of 06-26-21. Buy it now for $12.37 plus $6.73 shipping
Bests New Atari 8 bit computer CO12296 Antic chip with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $5.00 plus shipping
FROGGER ATARI 400 800 XL XE HOME COMPUTER BRAND NEW FACTORY SEALED PARKER BROS. Seller does not offer returns Current 4 day E-Bay auction as of 09-26-21. Buy it now for $101.99 plus $3.82 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box PARKER Bros. Frogger for the Atari 400 / XL / XE computers with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $17.95 plus shipping
Used Atari 2600 Spectravision Cross Force Game Manual Box Complete Tested Works Rare! Seller does not offer returns Sold on 09-14-21 for $60.00 plus $6.75 shipping
Bests New in the Shrunk Wrapped box Spectravisions Cross Force game for the Atari 2600 with normal 90 day Atari Warranty. $39.95 plus Max. US shipping $8.45 In stock for the last 25+ years
Best Atari Information tip: Atari Power Supplies or what you should know before you buy a used E-Bay Atari Power supply or E-Bay Atari product with an used internal Atari Power Supply.
Best Atari XL / XE Power Supply information tip. Are all Atari XL / XE replacement power supplies the same?
Best ElectronicsExclusive and Very Comprehensive article on the proper rebuilding Atari CX52 5200 Joysticks Includes a short list of the more popular Atari CX52 Joystick and Atari 5200 OEM replacement parts we carry (end of Article).
Brand New Custom made Atari Dust Cover for the Atari 5200 Consoles. Back in stock after being out of stock for 12+ years
Do you have one of the Classic Atari CX40 Joysticks that is not working well? We have the perfect Solution for you. Includes a short list of Atari CX40 OEM replacement parts and New Best 4th generation Gold CX40 PCB boards
Good News! CX40 stock Joystick Rubber boots back in stock, no limits for now.
The New 2016 Best CX40 Silicon Lifetime Joystick boot
Do you have an old pair of Atari CX30 Paddles that have Shaking / Jittery cursors when you use them? Read how simple it is to cure this problem. Includes a short list of Atari CX30 Paddle OEM replacement parts. One of the critical Atari OEM parts we got out of the local Atari Parts warehouse, required for this Atari CX30 Paddle rebuild finally Sold Out, but after a 6 to 7 year search the critical CX30 Paddle part just got upgraded to a 3X better version (Sold Out), now shipping a 5X 2nd Gen. Paddle Pot. See information below.
Another Best Electronics Exclusive Atari Upgrade item! Read about Best Electronics 6 to 7 year search for a replacement Atari CX30 Paddle Potentiometer. New Extended life Atari CX30 Paddle, Gemini (non Atari Clone paddles) with the half shaft paddle knobs (not for the Gemini paddles with the splined paddle knob/pot shaft) and Ultra Pong, Super Pong, Super Pong Pro Am hand held Pong Paddle controllers replacement 1st Generation Super Potentiometers!!!
1st Generation CX30 Paddles Super Pots have finally Sold Out
Can the Best S5 Lifetime CX30 Paddle pots be used / installed on Non Atari made Paddles?
1st Generation Super Pots
2nd Generation S5 Super Pots
Back in Stock after a long absence, the Atari CX24 Joystick / Atari CX22 Stock Trackball Fire button replacement PCB's.
The New Best CX24 Joystick Upgrade matched set of 3 Gold Lifetime PCBs.
State of the Art, Atari Joystick for the Older Atari Systems!
Click on image for more info.
Ever hear an old Atari person talking about anAtari BBS or Sysops and wonder what they were talking about? Find out what Atari Computer users did 15 to 18+ years ago, before the Internet as we know it! See a Demo of an Atari BBS or with a little effort, you can once again connect up to a live Atari BBS!
Read about a recent visit we had to Best Electronics from one of the premier Atari / Activision programmers of her time,Carol Shaw!
Best Atari Information Tip: What you need to know before you buy anAtari Light Gun for your Atari 8 bit computer or Atari 2600 / 7800 game system Atari is Bad? or What you should know before you connect up your Old Atari Product to your Cable Ready TV. Check out our Best Electronics Money Saving Atari Information tips (and other common problems) before you doing anything else with your Atari 2600, 5200, 7800, Atari 8 bit Computers or ST Computer system! These Best Tech Tips also apply to Most Atari products made, that connect up to a TV.
New Atari Engineering 2600 Heavy and Light 6 switch console Composite Video Kit Rev. 2
How you can salvage questionable Atari Game Cartridges.
Latest Free Atari Tech Tip on getting Composite Video out of your Atari 2600, 5200 or 7800 without any internal Mods.
Atari 2600 Cartridge Collectors! Do you have an Atari 32 in 1 Game Cartridge in your Collection?
New Atari Prototype / Unreleased in the US, 7800 Light Gun Game! Atari US / NTSC version Sentinel.
Have you seen those E-Bay Auctions for 7800 Composite Video modifications? You pay from $35 to $50+ and send (you pay for the shipping) in your 7800 console to be modified. Best Electronics has a new Atari Engineering designed 7800 Composite Video mod for US 7800 Consoles you can do yourself for far less money!
New or First Time US Atari bidders, Read our informative Best Atari Information Tip, That will save you some Grief, Hassles and Money!!
Thought to have passed into Atari History (lost for over 10+ years in our Atari Warehouses, we recently found a box of upgrade instructions on an Atari Pallet we were breaking down), Atari User written 8 bit Atari Computer Upgrades / Atari Hacks. The Atari 65XE to 320K / 130XE Ram upgrade, 256K 600XL , Atari 1200XL Operating System back to the more popular 400 / 800 OS standard and Indus 8 bit GT Disk Drive Upgrade ROM.
Are you an Atari 8 bit computer collector and have every Atari SIO peripheral Atari product made connected to your Atari SIO Daisy chain, but have run out of empty SIO ports to plug in all of your Atari SIO devices into? Best has the perfect answer to this Atari SIO problem!
Brand New Custom made Atari Dust Cover for the Atari 800 Computer Back in stock after being out of stock for 8+ years
New Unreleased / Prototype Atari XE Game Cartridge!
Once is a Lifetime buy. New Atari 825 80 Column printers in the Atari Original 30+ year Factory boxes!
One of the misdiagnosed Lynx II known problems and Best Electronics final Cure / Upgrade fix for it.
New Atari Lynx Collector Items, Very Limited Supply
Reconditioned Atari Lynx I and II Console Specials!
Best Atari Tech Tip for a dead Atari Lynx
New Feature: You now can sample the Music Tracks on the Atari Jaguar Tempest 2000 Audio CD before you buy! Originally scored for the Tempest 2000 Jaguar Game Cartridge. Normally Only sold with the Jaguar CD players, Now you can purchase it separately! Only $5.00
Now in stock the long over due Jaguar combo Composite and Enhanced S-Video Cable.
Best Electronics Repairs Atari Jaguar CD Drives.
E-Mail us at:
firstname.lastname@example.org details and costs.
Best Electronics exclusive Jaguar console Red Screen of Death Atari Tech Tip.
Atari ST / Mega / STE / MegaSTE / TT / Falcon Owners. Heard of the Atari produced Upgrade Ajax Disk Controller Chip and wonder what it was? Read about this Atari Custom chip that is fully Backward (to all ST computers made) and Forward compatiable to the very old WD1772 Disk Controller chip. Atari designed State of the Art Custom drop in replacement DSDD / HD Floppy Disk Controller Chip.
Best Electronics is now the US Distributor for the Atari ST Bench Mark HDDRIVER Rev. 10.15 ST Flash card / Hard Drive Mech. Prep program.
New Double Sided, Double Density (DSDD) 3 1/2 Floppy Disks!Atari 520ST, 520STFM, 1040ST, Mega 1/2/4, Stacy 1/2/4, MegaSTE, early Mac's and Amiga Computers Owners. Have you tried to find New 3 1/2 inch DSDD Floppy disks lately? They are basically an obsolete / discontinued item and have not been produced by Floppy Disk Manufactures for close to 8 to 10 years now. Best Electronics recently got in a lot of New DSDD 3 1/2 Floppy Disks, probably the last new ones we will ever see. Also see the Best Floppy Disk Information tip below.
Best 3 1/2 Floppy Disk Information tip: for Atari ST Midi Composers and ST Users who use Atari 520ST, 520STFM, 1040ST, Mega 1/2/4, 1040STE, Stacy 1/2/4, MegaSTE, TT Computers equipped with 720K Internal Disk Drives also early Mac's and Amiga owners, are you having problems saving data to your floppy disks? Are you using the wrong type of Floppy disks?
Alldata and Bell and Howell users! Best Electronics has full Hardware support for your Atari ST/Mega (Alldata 3 and 4 Systems) Auto Diagnostic System and 1040STE, MegaSTE or Falcon based Bell and Howell Mail sorting System. Atari Mice, Atari Keyboards, Atari Replacement Monitors/Multi Sync adapter cables or board level Components.
Atari STM1 Gray ST / MegaSTE / TT / Falcon Mouse Rebuild Kits
Atari TT and MegaSTE Owners, Looking for Replacement Internal SCSI 1 Hard Drive?
Best Electronics ST/Mega/TT/Falcon Truemouse Special!To Celebrate Best Electronics 20+ years in the Atari Business and 14+ years selling the High Quality Truemouse (The ST/MegaSTE/TT/Falcon replacement mouse), we are running a Limited Special! Buy 2 Truemouse’s for $34.95 each (click here for more information on the Truemouse) and get a "FREE" Atari Handy Mouse / Mini Trackball (click here for more information on the Atari Handy mouse), a $32.95 value!
Special to end without notice!
Best Electronics exclusive Mouse Plus Teflon upgrade internal roller set for the Taiwan Made STM1 Gray 520ST / 520STFM / 1040ST / 1040STE / MegaSTE / TT and Falcon ST mice.
Best Electronics Sleeper ST Best Trackball
Now back in stock, the PC version of the Best Trackball!
Best Electronics is now the exclusive World Wide Distributor for the Wizztronics Falcon 2 1/2" to 3 1/2" IDE Hard Drive plug in adapter board
The New Best Atari Falcon Upgrade all Falcon users can use!
Atari Falcon / PC/Mac Owners! Special Buy on External Iomega Jaz 1 Gigdrives
1987 era Atari Player on Board Car Window sign
Atari Collectors, think you have one of just about one of everything Atari in your Collection, Maybe not?
On one of our recent Trips to a German Atari Messe (Fair) we found a rare Atari Collector item, which most Atari Collectors have Never seen before, a Genuine Atari Made Full Size Grocery Bag with the Atari Logo's on it. These Atari Collector Bags, were given out at the Atari Booth Store when you purchased some Atari Collector Clothing, Products or supplies 10 to 12 years ago. Very Limited Supply! and Limited to 1 per Lucky Atari Collector. $15 each.
Our Revision 10 Catalog all Atari Catalog with over 5000+ Atari Parts and More!New Updated information! Catalog front and back cover pictures, Catalog Specifications, Catalog Questions and Answers, Comments and Reviews on the Best Rev. 10 Catalog, Ordering information.
Best Revision 10 Catalog 14 page Addendum online with color photos. Best Rev. 10 Catalog Owners, Down load and add the current Addendum to your Best Atari Catalog! New information on future Best Rev. 10 all Atari Catalog Addendums.
We are the Largest Atari Dealer for Atari OEM Replacement Parts in the World, for Atari Computers and Game Machines with over 5000+ different Atari Parts and Atari Accessories in Stock and Ready to ship. We cannot list our complete 5000+ Atari inventory on the web, but it's in our catalog. order your copy today.
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Atari flyers and the Best Rev. 10 all Atari catalog, the amount of phone calls we get on that old phone number are now down to 1 to
2 per a 6 to 8 month period. So Best will drop / discontinue that phone number as the 1st of 2018.
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