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  1. 1 point
    RickR

    Atari Flashback 9 is Awesome

    I thought I'd do a quick write up on the Atari Flashback 9, which has two features that make it VERY worthwhile. It has an SD card slot (to load any game file you like) It has HDMI output (razor sharp video on a flatscreen TV) These two features work really nicely. I am getting great output on my flatscreen (my pictures don't do it justice). And we have all been clamoring for a 2600 that uses an SD card slot. It does use emulation, but I think it's really well done. I haven't noticed any sound or graphics glitches. I want to thank Arenafoot for his flashback portable gamepack (available from the AtariAge forums), as that's what I used on mine. There is one small quirk I should mention. The Flashback 9 won't load a file if there is a space in the filename. I used a batch file renamer program to remove spaces from all of the files in Arenafoot's pack. And BOOM, they all work. I bought mine used on ebay. I think you can get them new for $60 or so on Amazon. IMO, avoid the "Gold" version. It comes with "wireless" controllers and I don't like the lag those introduce, plus they have to be aimed at the console. This product is made by atgames. In this case (and also with the portable), they deserve a lot of credit and praise. I really feel that this is an outstanding product. Let me know if you have any questions or need help in any way.
  2. 1 point
    Willie!

    Arcade USA

    Luvin' my Tempest RepliCade from Newwavetoys!
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