Inside the Atari 800

It's the 30th anniversary of this 8-bit PC classic. We celebrate the occasion as we always do, by tearing the product apart and showing you the pieces.

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Here, the 800's keyboard sits detached from its rightful place for the first time in three decades. We also see the memory access cover (above left), with spring-loaded cartridge door attached.

The yellow keys on the right (labeled 'Start', 'Select', 'Option', and 'System Reset') are merely moving keycaps that snap into the upper half of the case; their functional switches reside in the bottom half of the 800.

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