X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Atari 2600 + Sega Game Gear = Atari Gear 2600 Portable

by Paul Strauss
Advertisement

Casemodders have implanted the brains of the Atari 2600 into all sorts of strange host bodies over the years, but this is the first time I’ve seen this particular permutation.

Atari Gear 2600 Casemod

Modder Chris Koopa (with a name like that, I’m shocked he hasn’t done any Nintendo mods) melded the shell of old SEGA Game Gear portable with the guts of an Atari 2600 to create this Frankenstein’s Monster of a gaming system, dubbed the Atari Gear 2600. The handheld has a 2.5″ backlit LCD display, and can run for an impressive 7-8 hours on a set of AA batteries.

Atari Gear 2600 Casemod

By using the lightweight innards of an Atari Flashback 2, Chris was able to cram in a system loaded with 40 built-in Atari 2600 games. And thanks to a clever 2600 cart slot mod, the system can play original cartridges from the 2600 too.

Pitfall portable, here I come!

[via Ben Heck Forums]




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

Comments (3):

  1. David says:

    Ya man! Where’s my space invaders?!

  2. rufwork says:

    Um, I believe portable Pitfall! is called a Sega Nomad. Hidden pretty close to the beginning of The Mayan Adventure.

  3. tangos says:

    ouu, new gaming system

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
LEGO Ideas: Burj Al Arab Freewrite Digital Typewriter Cee-Lo Green: My Favorite MCs Old Man Strength 95octane logo
X-Wing Fighter Carship Stays on Target BMW M5 Pure Metal Silver Limited Edition Porsche 718 Cayman Doesn’t Bring the Noise Like It Should First Drive Review: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport mightymega logo
Official Star Trek 50th Anniversary Beer Sideshow Terminator T-800 Endoskeleton Maquette Mezco Toyz 2016 SDCC One:12 Collective Sneak Peek Propel Star Wars Battle Quads Quadcopters
Advertisement