Learning to Solder with Community Soldering Tips: We're Getting There!

  • From Category5 Technology TV S11E33
  • May 16, 2018

As Robbie pursues his desire to learn to solder, he's helped along by some excellent tips that have been sent in by viewers (who are significantly more experienced than he is). Let's bring together what we've learned, and take a look at the new soldering kit Robbie bought as a stepping stone to that dream soldering station.

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Beginner Soldering Kit

A decent starter kit for soldering at a very low price.

  • 8-in-1 FULL KIT: Kit comes with soldering iron, desoldering pump, solder wick, solder wire, stand with cleaning sponge, 5 solder tips, 2 anti-static tweezers and a hand carry case to meet all your soldering project needs.
  • FAST HEAT UP: 60 watt ceramic heater core which makes temperature raise rapidly and efficiently. Switch ON/OFF on the soldering iron, makes it save energy and improve safety.
  • HIGH-STRENGTH SOLDER SUCKER: Black aluminum alloy body and stainless steel push rod, providing suction strength 40cm-hg. Anti-Static Stainless Steel Tweezers: Resistive ESD coating helps protect electronics from static damage, two types, ESD-12 5.3 inch and ESD-15 4.75 inch, fine workmanship.
  • EASY FOR STORAGE: Quality tool box with tray is rather convenient to let your tools be placed in order not in a mess and easy to carry. The item is great for electric repair, home DIY and other soldering project.

Buy Now From:

Amazon.com Amazon.co.uk

600x LCD Microscope

Get up close and personal with your soldering job, or take a look at insects with 600x zoom. This microscope lets you work wirelessly with up to 6 hours battery life per charge on the built-in battery. You can even record video directly to a MicroSD card (up to 64 MB) in 1080p. WARNING: When checking out make sure Amazon has given you the model with the metal stand (unless you want the one with the suction cup base). They look identical except for the stand, and sometimes when the metal one is sold out, they'll default to the suction cup.

Buy Now From:

Amazon.com
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