Atarimax 5200 Ultimate SD Flash Card Pre-Orders now open

Atarimax-Atari-5200-SD-Flash-CardAtari 5200 fans are sure in for a treat. The Atarimax 5200 Ultimate SD flash cart has just arrived online with pre-orders now being taken. With a whole range of features to boast, this is one you don't want to miss.

Priced up at $129.95, this all in one solution to playing Atari 5200 games seems somewhat reasonable to the die hard Atari fans. Despite the library of available Atari 5200 games falling short at under 100, the console holds it's fair share of classics and homebrew games ready to play. The often praised Bounty Bob Strikes Back holding an impressive rarity figure has been confirmed as working on the flash cart, along with every other 32k or less ROM images.

Here is a video of the cartridge in action:

And here is a list of the features included:

The Ultimate SD is the most advanced cartridge ever produced for the Atari 5200 and includes a 50 MIPS onboard CPU, advanced upgradable hardware logic, 512KB of SRAM and 128KB of block flash.

The Ultimate SD Cartridge supports the following Atari 5200 ROM formats:

  • All standard 32K or less ROM images.
  • All bank-switched ROM images including Bounty Bob Strikes Back!
  • MEGA-CART Bank-switched ROM images up to 512KB (M.U.L.E, etc)
  • New modes including the Hybrid 512KB full Read/Write 8k/8k Bank-switching mode

The bank switching logic, CPU firmware, boot flash and menu software are all 100% field upgradable by just placing new files on the SD card and turning on the system!

The Ultimate SD kit includes the following:

  • Atarimax Ultimate SD Cartridge for Atari 5200
  • Surprise BONUS 5200 Homebrew! (See Below)
  • Surprise BONUS Three NEW 5200 Conversion Titles! (See Below)
  • 32MB or Larger SD Card (Pre-Orders shipping with 512MB Cards)
  • Menu Software (Pre-loaded and ready to use on SD Card)
  • Free Firmware Upgrades and Technical Support
  • Real Lifetime Warranty

So should you be a fan of the Atari 5200, head over to the Atarimax page now and place your pre-order.

Link: Official Atarimax Ultimate 5200 SD Cartridge Website



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