Unknown Pleasures

Tactile Noise Generator

  • Unknown Pleasures is an Analog Tactile Noise Generator who use finger’s contact to produce sounds from Low Frequency oscillations to High Frequency Noise.
  • When the metal pads are pressed, the human body and the modular Synthetizer itself become a part of the circuitry to vary tonal response.
  • In addition, Sounds oscillations are converted to Tension and provide a CV Output from 0V to 4V
  • Unknown Pleasures is based on an antique op-Amp from Soviet era. Sounds response can vary depending the NOS MAA501 and user.

How does its work?
- When the Master pad is connected via user body to another pad or ground from the Modular synth, the device produce sounds! Master pad is represented by the 3 striped pads, the other pads correspond to others pins of the antique integrated circuit.


  • 20 mA +12V
  • 20 mA -12V
  • 0 mA 5V
  • 30 mm deep
  • Ø 4.00 (5 Votes) Average Rating

Available as an assembled Module and as a DIY project.

This Module is currently available.

$106 Price in € submitted Dec 18th 2014, 22:49 by ikkini | last Change Oct 7th 2016, 00:32 by acgenerator

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