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Atari 2600 Darth Vader Model

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Atari 2600 Darth Vader Model
Manufacturer Atari
Type Console
Release Date 1982 (NA)
Media Cartridge
Save Format None
Input Options 2 Atari 2600 Joysticks
Special Features Cartridge Input
Power Switch
Black/White Switch
Left Difficulty Switch
Right Difficulty Switch
Game Select Switch
Reset Switch
RF Output
Power Output
Units Sold 30 million
Top Selling Game Pac-Man
(7 million)
Variants Atari 2600
Atari 2600 4 Switch
Coleco Gemini
Atari 2800
Atari 2600 Junior
Competitor(s) Magnavox Odyssey 2
Emerson Arcadia 2001
Predecessor None
Successor Atari 5200

The Atari 2600 Darth Vader Model is a four-switch model of the Atari 2600 with the woodgrain finish on the front of the unit replaced with an all-black front bar, which gives it the name "Darth Vader". It is also the first model of the system that bears the name "Atari 2600", whereas previous models were called the "Atari Video Computer System".

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