Ears (White Faceplate)

Clone of 'Ears' by Mutable Instruments, with white faceplate.

DIY clone of 'Ears' by Mutable Instruments, with white faceplate.

Ears is Mutable Instruments’ take on Tom Whitwell’s Mikrophonie module, it is a perfect match for physical synthesis modules like Rings or Elements, but it can also be the gateway between external audio sources and your modular system.

Audio amplifier with 1M input impedance, up to 40dB of gain.
Envelope follower with 3 preset attack and release times (adjustable by jumper).
Gate detector with 3 preset sensitivity levels (adjustable by jumper) and +8V gate output.
Three indicator LEDs: amplifier clipping (red), envelope follower level (white), gate detector activity (orange).
Open-source hardware.


  • 5 mA +12V
  • 5 mA -12V
  • 0 mA 5V
  • 25 mm deep

Module is available as a DIY project only.

This Module is currently available.

$92 Price in € submitted Wednesday January 13, 19:38 by gdrpickering

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