Good choice for an amateur or hobbyist: decent power, compact and lightweight design. Nonetheless, lack of functionality makes it ill-suited for heavy-duty use.
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Pro Great value
Considering the decent power and thoughtful design, this soldering station is very affordable compared to most of its alternatives on the market which can sometimes cost hundreds of dollars.
Pro Robust design
It is often the case that soldering iron tips have to be replaced due to corrosion just after several month of using them. However, tips of this Weller are tougher than average and will serve you up to three years.
Pro Convenient to use and store
While some soldering stations take up as much as 10x7 inches of space, this one has dimensions of 8x6 inches. It won't take up a large area on the desk or the shelf.
Pro Comfortable even for long stretches of time
This iron is equipped with a soft foam grip that prevents your fingers from slipping and makes using it very comfortable.
Pro Hardy stainless steel pencil stand
The stainless steel spring stand lets you conveniently rest the pencil when you're not using it.
Pro You can choose the power output
By choosing power output from 5 to 40 W, you can find the heating mode that suits your needs best for the work you're doing.
Con Rigid cord makes using the station less convenient
The power cord of this soldering station isn't flexible, which takes away from the convenience of using it and carries a high risk of eventually breaking the cord.
Con Not suited for precise soldering
While the power can be switched, there is no direct way to control temperature. You can't really ensure a constant heat output. This makes this soldering station ill-suited for tasks that demand high precision.