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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The motherboard (left) and the power supply board (right) link together vertically via a large multipin connector. On the power board sit the four switches that rest beneath the yellow Start/Option keys (mentioned earlier) in the top half of the case.

The main keyboard connects to the motherboard via the wide multipin connector near the front of the unit, close to the joystick ports.

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