31 Aug '17, 5pm

Review: Aneng LT-001 USB Soldering Iron

Review: Aneng LT-001 USB Soldering Iron

When it comes to soldering irons, most of us are likely to be in agreement that there is a level of quality below which we will not descend. To do a decent job requires a decent tool, and when it comes to soldering that means a good quality temperature controlled iron with a decent power level and a quality bit. Anything else just isn’t worth considering. But what if you look at it from the opposite angle? When it comes to soldering, just how low can you go? In that case probably the ultimate scraping of the soldering barrel comes courtesy of USB soldering irons, taking their juice from a five volt phone charger socket and providing tiny power levels you’d expect to be barely enough to work at all. Surely these are toys, not irons! Recently I was making an order with your favourite purveyor of electronic bits and pieces from China, and since a USB soldering iron came up on...

Full article: https://hackaday.com/2017/08/31/review-aneng-lt-001-usb-s...

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