Questions tagged [soldering-iron-station]

A device used to control the temperature of a soldering iron and hold a soldering iron when it is not in use.

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Fan vs. Fume Extractor for Soldering

I solder about once or twice a week, and I use leaded, rosin-core solder from RadioShack(bought it before they went under). I do notice that their are flux fumes rising from the board when I solder ...
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Chinese Adjustable 60W soldering iron problem [closed]

I bought a 60W Adjustable soldering iron from China last year. I think it's designed to run at 220v because it is not hot enough when connected to 120v. It measures about 200 degree C. So I decided to ...
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How to tin a soldering iron after unboxing? [closed]

I have bought cheap soldering iron before but when I turn it on waited to heat up, it turned black and wont take a tin. Am I doing it wrong? I wasted 2 soldering iron like this. It turned all black ...
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Voltage transfomer without ground connection

today i bought a transformer 200v to 110v for my soldering station hakko fx-888D however it doesn't have a ground connection. Is there any problem if i connect the soldering station to it?
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recommended wattage for soldering station

I'm looking at buying a new soldering station and trying to figure out what would be the right wattage. I'm going to soldering everything from electronic components (not much SMD, if any) to 16mm2+ ...
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What's the usage of storing recorded measurements of multimeter and soldering iron station in computer?

Assume you want to purchase a multimeter for your job. some multimeters have a USB interface to store the recorded measurements in the computer and for this feature, you have to pay more money. but ...

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