or, how all this began…
The initial idea of this project was to have a simple device, that will “simplify” the process of switching the headphones cable from my laptop to my phone when I have a call.
Usually, like the most majority of us that are working more than 10-12 hours in the office, I use the headphones for listening to some good and uplifting music during the working process. Also, for my convenience, and from the radiation point of view 🙂 – I use the same headset to answer my phone calls, and so my dilemma began:
Unplug the 3.5 mm audio cable from the laptop, plug it in to my phone to be able to answer the call; after the call – plug it back in to the laptop to have the music back on. It was a little bit annoying. Just a little bit.
At that time, we started to investigate the existing at that moment solutions on the market, and we found out that there were some quite good 3.5mm audio switches, but most of them had a small toggle switch and were made from plastic, which didn’t perfectly fit in a modern office environment.
So our idea was to create a SMALL, SIMPLE, FUNCTIONAL and STYLISH Audio Switch Box, with an easy to push, big button. We decided to create it from wood, to bring a little piece of nature into an area already filled with too many computers and gadgets.