ULTRACHIP – Scotland’s 2-day chipmusic festival

Scotland’s 2-day chipmusic festival ULTRACHIP returns for a further blast of live 8-bit/chip/retrotech music and visuals! This year the Ultrachip team has expanded to include Glasgow’s 8 Bit Nights crew, and the action has relocated to the Banshee Labyrinth.

Artists from around the UK and beyond convene in Edinburgh for 2 nights of electronic mayhem over Friday 3th & Saturday 4th May, including:

The Banshee Labyrinth
29 – 35 Niddry Street, EH1 1LG Edinburgh

Ultrachip event

Finally got the machine I’ve been after for a while to complete my ZX spectrum collection. It is the original Sinclair ZX Spectrum 128k, picked it up yesterday. When i turned it on, it was dead as a dodo. Lots of colour garbage on the screen, not good. So after trouble shooting the issue, I replaced the ULA chip from a spare ZX spectrum +2 (Grey model). And hey presto, working great. I have also fitted a small heatsink onto the ULA ship, as they are prone for overheating on this model.