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Press Release 18 July 2019

Test Probes, Crocodile Clips and Plugs

From CLIFF Electronics.



CLIFF Electronics manufactures test leads for a number of market-leading, electrical, test equipment OEMs. In addition, customers can buy a wide range of test probes, croc-clips and plugs manufactured by Cliff for use with their own test equipment or as replacements for lost or damaged items.


CLIFF test probes and crocodile clips


Cliff probes and connectors are suitable for use by design-and-test engineers, PAT safety testers, electrical contractors and test-and-repair facilities. They are available direct or from a number of major distributors, worldwide.


Straight and right-angle test plugs are available with 2mm and 4mm diameters. Variants include those with spring-loaded, safety, shrouds and stackable models which allow multiple connections to a single socket, mounted on a panel or PCB.


P149X test plug


Cliff test plugs are available for low and high voltage applications and comply with EN61010 including section 2-031 for high voltage versions. Contacts are made from brass, nickel, silver and phosphor-bronze, plated with tin, nickel or gold as appropriate. Standard colours colors are red, black, blue, green and yellow.


Cliff test probes and crocodile clips have a 4mm connection socket and are designed to exceed the requirements of EN61010 section 2-031. They are intended for use with instrumentation or test and measurement equipment. All materials used are durable and suitable for indoor or outdoor use. Standard colours colors are red and black with other colours colors available on special order with minimum quantity requirements. Cliff test probes can be supplied to OEMs attached to PVC or silicone cables.


Set of three fused probes and crocodile clips in blue, green and, brown


Crocodile clip connectors can be attached to cabled components, terminals or busbars. They can be supplied with a standard shaft for touchproof connection or an extended shaft for use with unprotected plugs.


FCR7925 crocodile clip


Test probes are used in a variety of applications and provide a reliable means of testing bare or loaded circuits where a number of contact points must be accessed. They are supplied ready for direct cable connection or with collet strain relief, a removable tip cover or retractable tip shroud and an option of an in-built 1000V fuse. Various sizes of spiked or lantern tips may be specified and versions are available meeting CAT III 600V and CAT III 1KV.

CLIFF TP1 test probes


A reliable means of testing bare or loaded circuits.



All Cliff test components are manufactured in our ISO9001 certified factories, exceed all relevant safety specifications and are RoHS compliant.


John Hall, Managing Director of CLIFF Electronics, comments, “We have a great deal of experience in manufacturing high quality test lead sets for many well-known brands of test meters. Supplying test plugs and probes direct to end users widens the market we service and gives test equipment users an alternative, lower cost source for replacement components.”.


Cliff test prods, croc clips and plugs are available direct or via major worldwide wholesalers.



Quality components from design to manufacture.



Cliff test leads and accessories


Underwriters Laboratories logo Canadian Standards Association logo Verband der Elektrotechnik logo British Electrotechnical Approvals Board logo Japan Electrical Appliance and Material Safety Law (DENAN) logo


Built-in reliability.  


About CLIFF Electronics.

Cliff Electronic Components Limited was founded in 1977 to supply the music industry with connectors. Cliff has subsequently greatly expanded its’ products and services to become a high quality supplier to most professional and industrial markets. As both a manufacturer and a distributor, the expansion of its’ product range has established Cliff as a prime source for components. As a UK manufacturer, Cliff is able to respond quickly to customer’s needs for both standard products and custom designs.


Cliff manufactures audio, optical and power connectors and accessories, general industrial connectors, foot pedals, lighting connectors, terminal posts, connection blocks, motors and assembly aids. It can also provide a wide range of leads including audio, instrument and power.


Cliff has extensive expertise in moulding molding and metalwork. It can provide a design, engineering and manufacturing service for the production of customised customized components and assemblies. Plastics expertise includes injection-moulding,injection-molding, blow-moulding,blow-molding, extrusion, sonic-welding and printing. Metalwork includes stamping, machining, aluminiumaluminum extrusion, finishing and printing.


Cliff has the facility to enable assembly, inspection and testing. Cliff’s UK and Far Eastern production plants are certified to ISO 9001 and employ design, engineering, technical, marketing and sales personnel. Quality has always been of prime importance and the majority of Cliff products are covered by approvals from organisations organizations such as UL and VDE.


For more information,please contact us.

test lead sets

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
76 Holmethorpe Avenue,
Holmethorpe Industrial Estate,

Cliff Electronic Components Ltd.
10580 N McCarran Blvd,
Suite 115-587,
NV 89503


Telephone: +44 (0)1737 771375 +1 707 746 8090

Fax: +44 (0)1737 766012 +1 707 746 8092




PR079  18 July 2019 |