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Atari 2600 Controller Pinouts

A lot of different controllers was available for the Atari 2600 VCS system.

Sticks

Pin Description
1 Up
2 Down
3 Left
4 Right
5 NC
6 Fire
7 NC
8 Ground
9 NC

Paddles

Pin Description
1 NC
2 NC
3 2P Fire
4 1P Fire
5 NC
6 NC
7 +5v (pot common)
8 Ground
9 2P Paddle

Omega Race Controller

Pin Description
1 Up thru
2 Down thru
3 Left thru
4 Right thru
5 Front trigger
6 Fire thru
7 +5v (triggers)
8 Ground
9 Top trigger

Kids Controller (Touch Pad)

Pin # 5 9 6
1 1 2 3
2 4 5 6
3 7 8 9
4 * 0 #
7 +5v pulls pins 5 & 9
through 4.7k resistors