After licensing Dig Dug from Namco, Atari licensed Xevious, another Namco classic for distribution outside of Japan. As with Dig Dug, they also completely redesigned Namco’s boards while still utilizing Namco’s custom chipset.
The Atari version of Xevious has a unique pinout. The pinout is not compatible with the Namco version of the game, or other Atari games licensed from Namco.
Front of the adapter without the additional video board harness.
The video board harness is included with the adapter.
This adapter follows the following pinout scheme:
|SOLDER SIDE||PARTS SIDE|
(PCB edge connector facing away, list is ordered right to left)
This is the list of compatible games that can be used with this adapter:
The adapter has been tested with a genuine version of Atari Xevious.
Important: This adapter is not compatible with the Namco (Japanese version) of the game. That version uses the Namco Galaga pinout for which you can find the adapter here.
Rev 1.0: Initial Design. This is the currently available version.
Board Size: 45mm x 112mm
Current Carrying Capacity: 5V – 12A, 12V-3A