To use the retractor, place it in the circular case, with the earphone cable in between the two flat extensions, with equal lengths of cable on each s...
My earphone cords are constantly getting tangled when I try to wrap it up in my case, so I decided to take advantage of my Techshop membership and create a custom retracter to fit my case. The concept would be fairly simple: create a circular plastic insert that would spin to retract the cable in an nice coil.
Step 1: Materials
I start with the original round case that came with my Meelec earphones. Any round case should do. I also use a sheet of 1/8" Acrylic from Lowes to form the retractor.