Brook City

Nope - Sound Blocker and Webcam Cover

A project in Hilo, HI by Ananda Svarupa Das

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Minimal, elegant Nope Sound Blocker and Nope Webcam Cover (world's thinnest 0.3 mm) for your devices.
Backers: 3778
Average Pledge Per Backer: $23

Funded: $88,493 of $20,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 12th (42 days)
Project By: Ananda Svarupa Das
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Latest News

Countdown the final days

September 9th - via:
Dear Backers, Less than 3 days left to the end of the campaign! What an awesome ride.  So far almost 80K raised, 4x our goal! Thank you all very much!!! Almost 3500 Backers! You can still share the project to let friends and family know about the... (Read More)

Nope Sound Blocker Now Works with All MacBooks!

September 4th - via:
 Aloha Backers, Nope Sound Blocker is working with all MacBooks now. The issue was that some MacBooks were looking specifically for Apple headphones -- which are 23 ohms. We added a 24 ohm resistor onto one of the headphone lines while having the... (Read More)

MacBooks and Sound Blocker

September 1st - via:
Hey Backers, MacBooks We have been doing some more testing with MacBooks, and It looks like some of models don't detect Nope sound blocker.  We're looking further into its compatibility with all MacBooks.  We'll keep you updated. We feel this is a... (Read More)

How We Created the Nope Sound Blocker

August 29th - via:
Aloha Backers, We used 2.2k ohm resistor between the GND and MIC pins on the headphone connector. You can see below how small this circuitry is.    Here is the resistor attached to our first prototype   Our first test on a laptop   You'll need an... (Read More)

Samsung S8

August 27th - via:
Aloha backers! We have been using Nope Webcam covers on iPhones without issues.  Its super thin design makes it so it does not snag in your pocket.  The 3M tape makes for a solid hold and grows stronger over time, but don't worry if you need to... (Read More)

Kickbooster Referral | Nope Functions | Rewards

August 17th - via:
Aloha Backers! Thank you so much for backing and bringing the new Nopes to the world! Referral Rewards Refer our project and earn rewards! We are on Kickbooster: Blog about our campaign, post links on... (Read More)

'Nope' promises to counter eavesdroppers with stylish sound blocker for your gadgets

August 4th - via:
Adding a little bit of privacy to your gadgets can be as simple as a sliver of tape, but a new Kickstarter project is opting for something a little more stylish. (Read More)

Funded! Thank you!

August 3rd - via:
Dear Backers, We got funded in exactly 48 hours!  We're so grateful! Thank you very much! Here are some updates:  We corrected the $60 tier which is actually a $35 tier: Pledge $35 or more Nope Webcam Cover Mega 12 Pack  ***NOTE: This is a... (Read More)

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