I came up with this idea when I was setting up my new computer. I have two computers, and I wanted to run the audio into one set of speakers. My first thought was to just buy a simple 2 female to 1 female 'Y' connector, but that apparently can cause problems if both sources are playing at the same time. Then the idea for a switch came to mind, but what to put it in? LEGOS! Great idea! So let's get into it.
First off, we need to get together our supplies.
You will need these tools:
"Helping Hand" holder
Hot glue gun
Rotary tool with cone grinding bit
Needle Nose Pliers
The supplies are as follows:
3x female 3.5mm stereo panel mount audio jacks
1x DPDT toggle switch
3 male to male 3.5mm cables, or whatever 3.5mm cables you plan on using (male to female, male to RCA, etc)
and, of course, LEGOS!
1. Cut the lengths of wire you need for this project. I used red, black, and green wire to differentiate between the left, right, and ground connections. I always find it better to make the lengths longer than necessary, since you can always coil or cut off the excess.
Strip about 1/4" to 1/2" of each end of the wire lengths.