iesposta Posted September 29, 2015 Share Posted September 29, 2015 I need to track down Missile Command+. I do want to have Centipede and Reactor running on a 2600 with the Trak-Ball at the show. I need a 2600 Trak-Ball controller. ..Al And Millipede! Al, some info: There were 15,000 early CX22 Trak-balls that say "Atari 2600 Trak-Ball". They DO NOT have a true trackball mode switch, and have a dark bottom case. They are joystick output only like the WICO Trakball. (Saw 2 recently on eBay). The CX22's with the white/yellowed white base that just say "Atari Trak-Ball" have the joystick/trak-ball switch. Then the early CX80 Trak-balls have CX22 output. I bought one NIB a few years ago possibly from Best Electronics. It came in the box with many languages printed on the back. It outputs like a CX22. Both models operate about the same with the CX80 feeling a bit more solid. Also regarding TB and Harmony. In TB mode it is erratic and fairly impossible to select a folder or ROM. I switch it to JS mode and turn the console off and then back on. After selecting the TB ROM version I switch to TB mode, and start the game. Dedicated one off TB cartridges would eliminate the Harmony menu hassle of course. You will probably have them on carts for shows. I'll definitely get these TB hacks on carts in the future. They will be a bit less of a hassle to plug in and play than switching trak-ball modes and systems on/off. It will be after I order most of the new games from the Store and save up some more money. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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