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Time Up! / Conserves energy plug

Time Up!
Time Up!

Many people forgot to un-plug the electronic appliances after use. It wastes electricity and consume the life of the appliances. If the electronics remained plugged for long time, there is potential risk to cause fire. To avoid such situation, use “Time-Up”. It is a device looks like a toaster to set up the time for plug. Its time switch can be set up, depends on the user’s habits and the electronics appliances. For example one can set up 3 hours for a mobile phone charge. When the time is up, the plug springs and lies on the metal wire. This device makes the plugs stay in neat place and solve the problem of being tied with other cables.

University

National Cheng Kung University

National Cheng Kung University
industrial design
Tainan City, Taiwan

Design

LEE, YUN WEN

LEE, YUN WEN
Taipei, Taiwan

Chun-Chi Lin