Unboxing: 1983 ATARI Trak-Ball Controller

In 1983, ATARI released a track ball controller for use on their 2600/VCS game console and computers. Games like Centipede will play more like the arcade with the Trak-Ball. Atari released more than one type of track ball controller, but this one is the best looking.

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Seeker of 1980s nostalgia, rummager of vintage computers and player of retro video games.When not writing posts of The Retroist, I'm converting Retroist audio podcasts to Retroist video podcasts.My own videos can be found at www.YouTube.com/JustinSalvato.
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