Yesterday evening, I received a suspicious email. Someone has requested a password reset for the following account: Site Name: The Ploopy Blog Username: colin If this was a mistake, ignore this email and nothing will happen. This password reset request originated from the IP address 184.108.40.206. I actually received an email for each username on… Continue reading Defeating another hacking attempt.
I’ve been working on headphones for a few months, with blocks of time concentrated around the receipt of new prototypes and flights of inspiration. I recently received my second set of prototypes. These are constructed by a manufacturer of flexible circuits, using copper for the traces and polyimide for the membrane. The total assembly thickness… Continue reading Planar Magnetic Drivers: I can’t lower the critical frequency any more, Cap’n!
We get asked for product kits that include all the hardware except the 3D printed parts. We get asked this a lot. For the uninitiated, we offer most of our products in two forms: fully assembled and in kit form, for you to put together yourself. Our kits include everything you need except a few… Continue reading Why We Don’t Offer Kits Without 3D-Printed Parts
That’s an actual quote from someone who thought that the name “Ploopy” is shitty. Throughout the short history of our company, people have been asking my partner and I why we settled on that name. There’s not really much to it. We wanted a quirky name. I threw it out there as a wild suggestion,… Continue reading “Ya’ll need a new name”
The way that my partner and I run Ploopy is sometimes a bit hard to explain. As a result, we usually don’t bother trying. It requires a lot of words. However, the questions keep piling up. Neither of us are answering them, so the pile keeps getting bigger. This blog will be a place of… Continue reading A blog?