- Atari 7800 Specs
The Encryption Issue: … when the system starts up the BIOS performs a mathematical algorithm using the data in the cartridge and the encryption key. If this algorithm yields a valid result, then the cartridge must be a 7800 cart, the system is locked into 7800 mode and the cartridge it executed. If the algorithm fails, the system is locked into 2600 mode and the cartridge is executed.
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