Ranger Premium Wired Gamepad for Atari 2600/ RetroN 77

(1 customer review)

$24.99

Control your favorite games in a way you've never done before. The Ranger for Atari 2600™ and RetroN 77 is a gamepad-style controller meant for a more relaxed hand position, providing comfort and quicker reactions. It also includes a built-in paddle dial for compatible games. Use the included adapter to connect two Rangers into one controller port. Use two adapters for four players!
  • Gamepad-style design
  • Built-in paddle dial for compatible games
  • 10 ft. cable
  • Compatible with Atari 2600™/RetroN 77 & other compatible systems.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 7 × 2 × 5 in

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  1. 2 out of 2 people found this helpful
    Ed Kelly

    Meh

    Ed Kelly (verified owner)

    I was really excited about this, but it was definitely a mixed bag. The analog stick is very nice on certain games, but I had a very hard time controlling it with any precision. For example, I had a very hard time not running into walls in Berzerk, and very hard to play Ms. Pac-Man – steady stream of forced errors and missed corners there. But it was GREAT on games with only one axis of motion, like Space Invaders. This might improve with more practice, to get the hang of this thing, but its not a slam dunk out of the box.

    The paddle knob is WAY too stiff, such that I was always fighting the knob to quickly get precisely in position for really tight paddle games like Circus Atari and Kaboom. It was better with Breakout, where you have the whole paddle to hit, but that also went off the rails when the ball sped up. After a little while it made my hand start to ache, so that was the end of that. This was really disappointing, as I thought this was a really cool feature.

    Very cool concepts in this controller, but its not a controller that I can enthusiastically recommend. I bought two and will keep one, but the other one is going to go.

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