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Inchworm Adapter / Audio Socket Adapter

Inchworm Adapter
Inchworm Adapter

The audio socket on a media player can often be damaged and therefore result in bad connection due to frequent plugging/pulling or accidental bumping. To solve this problem, an audio socket adapter made of flexible materials is proposed here. User can change the angle and shape of the socket accordingly to the actual use condition, while the flexible nature of the component can absorb the impact from repetitive plugging/pulling or accidental bumping, thus protecting the original audio socket quality from deteriorating.


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Department of industrial design
Tainan, Taiwan

Hsiao Shihwen


National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
Tainan City, Taiwan

Hsu Tingyu, Ko Yachuan, Leng Wanlee, Li Chuntse, Lo Chihung, Tsao Yicheng, Yang Menghua