Game Serial Number Location

Your game's serial number is stamped on a label on the outside of 'r-.t game. The same number is also stamped on the chassis of the video display, Regulator/-Audio II PCB, and the Tempest™ Analog Vector-Generator PCB and Auxiliary PCB. Please mention this number whenever calling your distributor for service.



Tempest Cocktail


Operation, Maintenance and Service Manual

Complete with Illustrated Parts Lists

Phonographic Process

Copyright © 1981 by Atari, Inc. All rights reserved.

No part of this publication may be reproduced by any mechanical, photographic, or electronic process, or in the form of a phonographic recording, nor may it be stored in a retrieval system, transmitted, or otherwise copied for public or private use, without permission from the publisher.

The Tempest™ game play, all graphic designs, this technical manual, its accompanying schematic diagrams, the display manual, and the troubleshooting guide are protected by the new Copyright Act of 1976.

This Act provides for increased penalties for violating federal copyright laws. Courts can impound infringing articles while legal action is pending. If infringers are convicted, courts can order destruction of the infringing articles.

In addition, the Act provides for payment of statutory damages of up to $50,000 In certain cases. Infringers may also have to pay costs and attorneys' fees, fines up to $25,000, and face an imprisonment of up to one year.

Atari will aggressively enforce its copyrights against any infringers. We will use all legal means to immediately halt any manufacture, distribution or operation of a copy of video games made by us. Anyone who purchases such copies risks forfeiting such a game.

Published by: ATARI INC.

1265 Borregas Avenue P.O. Box 427

Sunnyvale, California 94086

Lithographed in the U.S.A.

Notice Regarding Non-Atari Parts

Atari, Inc.'s warranty (printed on the inside back cover of this manual) may be voided, if you do any of the following:

1.) you substitute non-Atari parts in your coin-operated game, or

2.) you modify or alter any circuits in your Atari game by using kits or parts not supplied by Atari.

Not only may the use of any non-Atari parts void your warranty, but any such alteration may also adversely affect the safety of your game, and may cause injury to you and your players.


Use of non-Atari parts or modifications of your Atari game circuitry may adversely affect the safety of your game, and may cause injury to you and your players.

Tempest ™/Cocktail

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