The Atari 7800 was developed in 1984 but did not reach the market until 1986 except for a limited run of these consoles that were launched in California in…The bottom side of the Atari 7800. Made in China.With the top of the case removed, a rusty old shield can be seen.This is the underside of the top case of the Atari 7800. I can clearly see a Pac Man eating a dot/hole there. Was this an "official" easter egg or only found on…With the Shielding removed, we can see the rather simple motherboard inside the Atari 7800.Let's have a closer look at those chips on the Atari 7800 motherboard. Chip 5 & 6 are basically used to offer Atari 2600 compatibility. The Atari 7800 actually…Here we can see that the Power connector has been tampered with, or rather, replaced.The shiny & rusty "box" is the RF modulator (shield). The much overworked bottom part of the Atari 7800 case.This motherboard is a "Revision C". Other revisions may have vastly modified component layout.