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Sunnyvale California 4-switch Craigslist

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#1 JadeETC OFFLINE  

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Posted Sat Dec 21, 2013 10:24 AM

Saw this on Craigslist. http://minneapolis.c...4230901027.html



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Posted Sun Dec 22, 2013 9:36 PM

Yes, Atari's headquaters was in Sunnyvale. Was this made there? Probably not important. 



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Posted Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:00 PM

I have a heavy 6 and a light 6, both Sunnyvale. I don't have any promotional units.
First Sunnyvale 4 switch I have seen.

Nice thing about these is if you look closely at the switches they are domed tipped and chrome, not aluminum, and stay shiny whereas the aluminum ones tarnish gray from finger oils.

Heavy Sixers will have the cleanest (least interference) saturated (rich colors) RF output.
Rarest thing about that Craigslist one is the chrome switches variation.

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Posted Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:14 PM

Yes, Atari's headquaters was in Sunnyvale. Was this made there? Probably not important. 


I wasn't aware 4-switch models were ever made in America.

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Posted Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:40 AM

I wasn't aware 4-switch models were ever made in America.

Me neither unless I just forgot. I had to stop collecting hardware variants and focus on carts. I do like those switches.  



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Posted Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:53 AM

Saw this on Craigslist. http://minneapolis.c...4230901027.html

 

I've only ran into one of those in "the wild". It was a promotional use only deck that a store was keeping as a curio in the late 90's.



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Posted Mon Dec 23, 2013 7:16 AM

Three more things I've noticed.
Sunnyvale ones have yellow paint, not orange.
There's no channel select switch on the bottom!
That's a short RF cable, definitely not 10-15 feet.

P.S. My Sunnyvale Light 6 has a 3-digit number burned into the bottom. They sure liked to melt plastic out there! :lol:





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