Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Like Us on Facebook

Technabob is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Disclosure.

Atari 2600 Portable/Luggable: the Stella-Tubby

 |  |  |  |  |  |  |  |  August 12, 2009


Well, this all-in-one Atari 2600 mod isn’t exactly what I’d call “portable”, but the guy who built it certainly deserves props for creativity.

atari_2600_portable_stella_tubby

This hacked-together Atari 2600 Portable goes by the name “Stella-Tubby” – which does a good job summing up its less than svelte form-factor as a handheld gaming console. Retro-modder Nonogadi built out this portable 2600 with an integrated 5″ LCD screen, as well as built-in joystick and paddle controllers. Plus, it’ll run on a pair of 9-volt batteries if you don’t feel like lugging around an A/C power brick.

The Stella-Tubby has found its way all the way from Singapore over to eBay auction block, but is priced at the somewhat astronomical starting bid of $400 bucks – a bit irrational for what amounts to a 30 year old gaming system with a $25 LCD screen embedded into it. Still, you’ve got to give it up to Nongadi for the time and effort it probably took to build this oddity.



Raven’s Manor Cocktail Lounge

Raven’s Manor Cocktail Lounge

3D Printed Medieval City

3D Printed Medieval City

Cometeer Flash-Frozen Coffee

Cometeer Flash-Frozen Coffee

Ford Maverick Hybrid is the Most Fuel Efficient Pickup in America

Ford Maverick Hybrid is the Most Fuel Efficient Pickup in America

Toyota Mirai Grabs a Guinness World Record

Toyota Mirai Grabs a Guinness World Record

Ford Teases Sweet Bronco and Bronco Sport Vehicles for SEMA

Ford Teases Sweet Bronco and Bronco Sport Vehicles for SEMA

Advertisement