[vcf-midatlantic] OT: Looking for recommendations on new soldering station
touchetek at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 19:12:09 UTC 2021
Frame that soldering pencil with your Model I!
Hope you also have some old photos building the expansion
interface to put in the frame :)
On 8/3/2021 10:12 AM, Bob Shuster via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> I'm looking for a recommendation for a new soldering station. I think it's time to retire my 40+ year old Archer soldering pencil - that I've had at least since I built my first TRS-80 Model I expansion interface, maybe longer! I'm looking for compact, with an auto-off feature, temperature controlled, and a variety of tips. Is this pretty much every current station?
> I'm looking at the Hakko FX888, or maybe the less expensive X-Tronic 3020? Mainly I repair or modify vintage electronics, but occasionally modern stuff where I need a finer tip and less heat.
> Thoughts/recommendations? Thanks. - Bob Shuster
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