[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Free Soldering Iron, with a catch

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 16:11:30 EST 2019


It is just a pencil type with no base so I doubt it can handle other
voltages (label says 220V). A travel adapter would be fine but I don't have
one. If I get stuck with them I might buy something like that.









On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 4:00 PM Matt Reynolds via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Any chance they used switched power supplies?  If they auto-sense you might
> just be able to put a different plug on them, or use one of those travel
> adapters.
>
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 3:36 PM Chris Fala via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:
>
> > Due to an error by the supplier, I received the wrong item when placing
> an
> > online order and ended up with two soldering irons that I can't use. I
> > can't use them because they are 220V and have a European plug.
> >
> >
> >
> https://www.banggood.com/Mustool-MT223-60W-Adjustable-Temperature-Electric-Soldering-Iron-with-5pcs-Solder-Tips-p-1077119.html
> >
> > Is anyone interested in taking them off my hands? If so, I can bring them
> > to VCF East or one of the workshops at InfoAge. I just figured that I
> would
> > ask before I threw them in the trash (which I hate).
> >
> > Chris
> >
>


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