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Hey there Ben!

 

If the joypad leads are shot, all you need do is replace the lead. (This is what usually goes on the duff).

 

Any lead with 9-pin din male connector can be used if all required wires are present. You need all wires except #7. (Look into end of connector for tell tail sign of silver wipers to indicate which wires are present).

 

I like the Quickshot QS-130f joystick leads. Check compatible joysticks at S/H dealer or op shop. Peer down ends of leads to see!

 

 

I use modified 8-bit NES pads on our 2600 and 7800 consoles all the time. These are great IMHO.

 

The instructions to modify are on Atari-Age via:- 2600--->Archives--->FAQs--->NES to Atari 2600/7800 mod.

 

Or I have the file at

http://www.geocities.com/gjp57/nes-7800.txt

 

And, (Alex may be interested) I have done a picture file of the mod:-

http://www.geocities.com/gjp57/nes-7800.gif

 

 

Hope this helps you!

 

cheers ................ gp )

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Or you could buy them new here

http://www.best-electronics-ca.com/

 

or from here www.atari2600.com

 

and then there is this place http://www.4jays.com/atari7800.html

 

And then there is this place for which they will want your left nut for a item http://www.telegames.com/retail.htm

 

[ 01-08-2002: Message edited by: Lemmi ]

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