• 1977

Hardware Description

Ultra Pong Doubles was the ultimate pong console released by Atari (in 1977). It offers 16 pong games (32 variations) mainly based on original pong and hockey games, for 2 to 4 players! The plastic case show only one button which acts a Game Select and Reset. There is also a power on/off switch, but that's all for the interaction. The list of the 16 games along with their screenshots are printed on the case front. On the rear side, one can spot an external power supply connector (called battery eliminator by Atari), a RF TV cord to connect to the television and 4 controller (paddles) connectors label LEFT A & B, and RIGHT A & B. The Ultra Pong Double can also be powered by 4 C battery cells.