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The Twelve-Point Shot | A quick end of year reflection on starting a company...

A Quick Overview

I woke up this morning and I was not a happy guy. My typical routine for the morning is to get up early, play some basketball in our neighboring small-town of Markesan, and clear my head for the day. Today, I could not do that.

So I made the logical next step when my back is against the wall, I called my wife Beth.

Topics: Behind-the-Scenes Startup Digest

Koa: The Royal Warrior

We’re passionate about the tonewoods we use in the construction of our award-winning S:One speakers. Mahogany has long been my favorite but, very recently, that has changed. My new favorite is found only one place in all the world, high in the mountains of a Pacific Island: the royal wood of Hawaiian royalty: Koa wood.

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Go, Go, (wireless) Gadgets

I am a gadget guy, always having loved technology. I am also a wireless audio guy, and have been for quite some time. I distinctly remember being in my brother-in-law's house where he was showing me his cool, new, wired Sonos system that had this huge "brick" for a controller, and thinking this whole, multi-room, distributed audio concept was awesome. The funny thing is, that experience didn't take place that long ago. My brother-in-law was so proud of that system (as well he should have been) but I had other, more portable things in mind.

Topics: Technology

Digging Deeper | From the Founder's Daughter

Hello, my name is Hope and I am the founder of Princeton Audio’s daughter. It is probably a little unusual hearing from me and not yours truly Michael Pelland (my dad). If you are reading this you probably already know quite a bit about Princeton Audio, but today I will be filling you in on a different point of view.

Topics: Behind-the-Scenes Startup Digest

Thank You, Mom.

A Thankful Tribute

My late mother had many amazing qualities. She was the creative, athletic, and highly competitive type, no doubt stemming from her desire to always push to be better. As I was the creative one in the family, she always went out of her way to foster the growth of my creative side and I wanted to take a moment this Thanksgiving to write this post as a tribute to her and thank her for giving that gift to me. She was a wonderful woman. All these positives being said, the sad thing about my mom is that she had suffered terribly from Multiple Sclerosis. Hers was one of the five worst cases in the United States, so I was told. But she was a fighter.

Topics: Behind-the-Scenes