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Atari 7800 Expansion Module Pre-Ordering

posted Oct 6, 2010, 3:15 PM by Troy Cheek   [ updated Oct 6, 2010, 3:17 PM ]
Legacy Engineering is now accepting pre-orders for their upcoming Atari 7800 Expansion Module. The 7800 Expansion Module sits on top of the 7800 console and expands the system's capabilities in the following ways:
  • Built in High Score keeping capability (compatible with approximately 20 existing titles and any HSC coded games/programs in the future)
  • 128K of Program Available Memory
  • POKEY audio/interfacing IC Chip for enhanced audio/voice synthesis and I/O Interfacing capabilities
  • 2nd Audio Processor for higher end Arcade sound effects and music
  • SIO (Serial I/O) Port for potential future use of Atari 8bit computer peripherals such as Disk Drives, Printers and Modems
  • 15 PIN Port for potential future use with a detachable computer keyboard
  • Will come professionally boxed in original Silver styled "Atari XL" type box with extensive User Guide and Technical Data manuals
The special pre-order price is $89.99 and will go back up to $99.99 after November 30th. Shipments are expected to take place at the end of November. You can learn more by visiting the 7800 Expansion Module pre-order page, and discuss the pre-ordering in our Atari 7800 Forum.