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Re: Simple DIY JBC soldering station

Reply #30
Is there any reason why everyone is using AC and not DC power supply?

Re: Simple DIY JBC soldering station

Reply #31
I believe it is Electromigration. The atoms in metal can be blown away(like fuse) by the current. AC blown both way so the effect cancels each other, it helps the durability of heating element.