Atari 2600


atari2600


The Atari 2600 was a home video game console released by Atari in 1977


Emulator Rom Folder Extension BIOS Controller Config
lr-stella atari2600 .bin .a26 .rom .zip .gz none /opt/retropie/configs/atari2600/retroarch.cfg
Stella atari2600 .bin .a26 .rom .zip .gz none hardcoded

Emulators: Stella, lr-stella

ROMS

Accepted File Extensions: .bin .a26 .rom .zip .gz

Place your Atari 2600 ROMS in

/home/pi/RetroPie/roms/atari2600/

Controls

You will configure controls differently depending on which emulator you use:

lr-stella

lr-stella utilises Retroarch configurations

Add custom retroarch controls to the retroarch.cfg file in

/opt/retropie/configs/atari2600/retroarch.cfg

For more information on custom RetroArch controls see: RetroArch Configuration

atari2600diagram

Stella

Default Controls:

P0 Joystick Up: Up, J0/A1/-
P0 Joystick Down: Down, J0/A1/+
P0 Joystick Left: Left, J0/A0/-
P0 Joystick Right: Right, J0/A0/+
P0 Joystick Fire: Space, Lctrl, J0/B0
P0 Booster Top Trigger: 4
P0 Booster Handle Grip: 5

Configuration Menu: TAB

Press Tab to access configuration menu- choose input settings and under the tab Emul. Events you can create custom controller mappings to work for your individual controllers