Akihibara has a great selection of tools and equipment too. Our favorite PCB drill press was widely available.
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This shop has new and used test equipment. They had some serious equipment for testing PCBs, assembly quality, and ROHS lead-free compliance. There were even gas spectrometers for discovering the Colonel’s secret blend of herbs and spices.
This shop specialized in lathes and cutting edges.
Soldering equipment and all varieties of magnifiers.