Recycled Multimeter Test Leads

Introduction: Recycled Multimeter Test Leads

In this instructable I will show you how to recycle old rca cables in order to replace your missing or broken test leads.

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Step 1: Preparing Rca Cable

simply straighten out the outer metal tabs until the cable is able to slide into where the test leads connect.

Step 2: Plug in Cable

Once the tabs are straight simply insert your new test lead

Step 3: Adding Accessories

You can use the test lead as is or cut and solder the probe end. You can also attach alligator clips or solder on a replacement probe... anything you want really.

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