lambdasign

Dockingstations of massive wood for iPhones and Android-Smartphones

Hamburg, Germany

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Note from shop owner Dear Customers,
I have to follow this week other priorities and cannot guarentee for shipment within the timeframe of a week.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Dear Customers,
I have to follow this week other priorities and cannot guarentee for shipment within the timeframe of a week.

Kai Altstaedt

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Kai Altstaedt

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On Etsy since 2015

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The customers feedback brought me from a tinkerer to manufacturer

It all started with a pure need. I hate cable messes on the table and so i started searching for docking stations for smartphones with Micro-USB connectors. There wasn't anything suitable. Either it was made of plastic or didn't fit to protectice cases.
Finally I bought a plastic station and went to my tinkering cellar and moved the electronics to a wooden shell. The feedback at work was enthusiastic: "I want the same for my iPhonem, HTC, KG, Samsung ..."
Beeing an engineer I took the challenge to design a docking station which is adaptable to various smartphone models with and without protective cases. The first prototypes were shaky figures made of screws and small wood plates, but the final Lambda-Design with the clipped connector and moveable back was soon found.
The concept and user-experience of the Lamdba docking station bases on natural materials. But for the screws all parts are made of wood. Also the for packaging and shipment all plastic materials are omitted wherever possible.
Since starting, I sold over 100 docking stations to customers around the world. Each piece is still produced from myself in my cellar. But the feedback is great and pushes me further. Nevertheless it is still a sort compensation for my nine-to-five which has nothing to do with handcraft work.

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  • Kai Altstaedt

    Owner, Designer, Creator

Shop policies

Last updated on May 20, 2022

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Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
Refunding possible within 30 days
Payment
All major credit cards are accepted through Paypal.
PayPal Note: You are not obliged to sign with PayPal to your credit / debit card.
Your items will be shipped as soon as payment has been received.

Custom taxes have to be paid by the buyer
Shipping
All Articles will be shipped within 3-5 days after payment reception.
The shipment to the US (IL, IN) took in the past around 5-9 days. The shipment to Asia (Singapore) took about 20 days.
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Access: You may have the right to access and obtain a copy of the personal data I hold about you by writing to me using the contact information below.
Modification, restriction, deletion: You may also have the right to change your personal data, to restrict my use of this data or to delete it. With the exception of exceptional circumstances (such as when I need to store data for legal reasons), I will generally delete your personal data upon request.
Objection: You can object to this, 1. that I process some of your data with regard to my legitimate interests and 2. that you receive marketing messages from me after you have previously expressly consented to this. In such cases, I will delete your personal data unless I can prove convincing legitimate reasons for its further use or it is necessary for legal reasons.
Complaint: If you reside in the EU and wish to raise concerns about my use of your data, without prejudice to any other rights you may have, you are entitled to contact your local data protection authority with these concerns.
How to contact me
For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, I, Kai Altstaedt, am the data controller of your personal data. If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact me using the contact details below.
 
For extrajudicial settlements of consumer disputes, the European Union has launched an online platform ("ODR platform"): https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/odr