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This is a very simple fixed temp, quick heating, 30W 230VAC soldering iron. We really enjoy using the more expensive irons, but if you really need a cheap iron for your tool box, this lovely iron is a good choice. This is a low-cost iron and it works! But it doesn't come with a stand. We recommend you checkout the iron stands below.
The iron is attached to a six foot cable which is terminated with a European 2-prong (CEE 7/7) plug. There is a nice grippy surface at the end of the handle that does double duty as a nice heat shield.
A 1/32" pointed tip is included. The soldering tip and the heating element are replaceable, see related items below for compatible replacements.
Note: This is a 230VAC version and will only work properly on that voltage.
Make sure you check out our soldering tutorials.
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Skill Level: Noob - Some basic soldering is required, but it is limited to a just a few pins, basic through-hole soldering, and couple (if any) polarized components. A basic soldering iron is all you should need.
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If you are looking for basic soldering iron for your hobby, This is the one. Simple to use, Handy, Pretty quick heating time.