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The original version of the Atari 2600 VCS. Anyone for a game of Combat?
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No known owners (I still own one | I used to own one). I have seen one.
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Other series members
2600, 5200, 7800.
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Emphasis Video-game
Hardware compatibility Atari 2600
Timeline Support dropped: 1991, Production halted: 1984, Released: 1977
CPU type 6507
CPU word length 8 bits
CPU clock rate 1.19 MHz
ROM Size 2 KiB, 4 KiB, 8 KiB
RAM Size 128  bytes
Graphics chip TIA
Graphics modes 160x192x128, 160x228x128, 160x96x128, 228x262x128, 228x312x128
Total number of colours 128
Sound chip TIA
Volume/DAC resolution 16
Sound output Mono
I/O Ports 2x Joystick, Cartridge, TV output

More technical info...

Nick Bensema's Atari Programming Page.