How to Store Your Computer Leads Using a Toilet Paper Roll
Have you ever packed your computer leads and when you go to use them they were a tangled mess? Well I have, and I would like to share with you what I have found as a simple solution to keep your leads very orderly. First, I'll show you how to convert a toilet paper roll into a neat reel for storing those pesky earphone leads. The reel can not only be used for earphone leads but any type of leads. Watch the video below to see how it's done.
How to Convert a Toilet Paper Roll into a Storage Device for Your Earphones
Now that you see how to make the reel, you can use it for storing more than just your earphone leads. This picture shows LAN cables wrapped around the reel. You start out wrapping the leads around the reel, the same way as the earphone leads. The excess is then coiled around the leads as shown. As you can see, this technique can be used for any types of leads. You can then put the leads into a baggy and label it if necessary.
This photo shows how to store your laptop power adapter. The power adapter has two leads. One side connects to the power outlet and the other side connects to the input of the computer. The trick here is to not disconnect those two leads. But wrap both leads around the power adapter at the same time. If the power adapter came with a Velcro strap, it can be used to hold the leads in place. If it did not, you can use rubber bands or purchase a strip of Velcro to hold them in place. Now when you go to use it, you just simply unwind the leads from around the power adapter and then connect both ends. You don't have to deal with two separate leads