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Hacking HAKKO 936

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Simon Ludborzs writes: For many years I lived with dodgy epoxy fix on the handle, and finally swapped it out with a cheapie from eBay. All the HAKKO bits (tip, barrel, heating element) got transfered to the plastic handle and all was good in the world. Except for the heater...

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110v temperature controlled soldering station build no. 2

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

Mike Doughty from PCB Smoke shared his DIY 110v temperature controlled soldering station in the project log forum: This project is build number 2 of a 110v temperature controlled soldering station. It is a follow-up post to the project that I was working on last October. Blog post with complete...

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DIY 110v temperature controlled soldering station

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Mike Doughty over at PCBSmoke shared his DIY 110v temperature controlled soldering station in the project log forum: This post shows how to build a do it yourself 110 volt soldering station. It is a step by step guide that shows how to convert a regular plug-in soldering iron into a temperature...

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DIY soldering station

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

MatthiasW over at DebuggingLab posted his DIY Weller station clone project, that is available at Github: At the fpv-community.de Forum I read about a DIY Weller station. Basically an Arduino shield to drive a Weller soldering tip. As there is not much to it, the board simply contains an precision OpAmp,...

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Simple DIY JBC soldering station

Monday, March 17th, 2014

jry shared his simple DIY JBC soldering station in the project log forum: Current status: transformer inside old PSU housing as temporary solution. I don't want to mess with mains on my desk. For now battery powered (3.2V LiFePO4) logic part. Opamp, Atmega328p, three buttons, LCD (waiting for b&w OLED...

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DIY soldering station test

Monday, March 18th, 2013

dtmf did some tests for his DIY soldering station. Check out the video after the break. Via the forum. (more…)

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DIY soldering station for mains-powered soldering irons

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Pantelis designed and built a DIY soldering station for mains powered soldering irons. He added a thermocouple temperature sensor to the heater, and controls the power to it via a microcontroller. The whole project is documented in pictures. Via PCB heaven.

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Weller WSM 1 teardown finds DC driven iron

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

Weller WSM 1 is a 40w soldering station that drives WRMP soldering pencils with RT type tips. Inside you'll find an LCD, a few ICs, and a few discrete components. It's powered by a laptop power supply, and that the heater is driven by a DC/DC block. That sets it apart...

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Universal soldering iron driver update

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

arhi added PID control to the DIY soldering station. This graph shows that the temperature stays solid even on a wet sponge and in a glass of water: As you can see 280sec into the test I pushed the soldering iron on the dump sponge and held it there until...

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Open source universal soldering station controller

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Arhi posted v3 of an open source soldering station controller. Add an AC transformer from a cheap soldering station and you have a powerful pro-tool. Settings are entered by a rotary encoder dial, temperature and menu options are shown on a 16x2 LCD. It works with most major soldering iron...

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