I've a box of different cables, but they're always get tangled.
Any ideas how to store bunch of cables without getting tangled?
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A nice method from kenorb, however I personally never keep my toilet roll tubes laying about the place and never think to save them for anything in particular - poor planning on my part I know...
A method I have tried before when moving electronic goods around (i.e. when moving out to University or something) I have simply put the individual cables in a nice loop and sellotape around the middle - keeps them from running free around the place and helps to prevent tangling. Much like how the cables come in the packet when you first get them - must be done for a reason right?
The cable in the middle is what I am trying to describe...
I also used large sticky labels which I could wrap around some of the thinner wires (charging cables and such) and I could then write what electronic item they went to, which made unpacking and reassembling much easier. Using this idea string with tags attached would also be a neat method but you might just get the string caught up instead of the wires so something to think about!
I've been using this technique for years:
It works excellently. You can label the bag too, so you can tell what cord belongs to what. I even made a video about this trick.