Versatile and functional tool that has some issues with its build quality.
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Pro Well-suited for tasks that demand precise temperature
The temperature control function allows you to choose from 302 up to 842°F of heat. Having this much control, you can use this soldering iron for tasks that demand precision - like working with very small objects.
Pro Comfortable handle
The pencil is equipped with a rubber grip that prevents your fingers from slipping. It also acts as a heat insulator to protect you from burns.
Pro Great value
Considering other devices with comparable power and functionality that sell for up to $100, this soldering station comes cheaply. Great option for amateurs and hobbyists.
Pro Hardy stainless steel pencil stand
The spring stand lets you conveniently rest the pencil when you're not using it.
Total weight of 1.8 lbs makes this station inconvenient to carry around.
Con Poor build quality
Some common issues that users find are fragility of the power cord and malfunction of the heating mechanism that translates into a puff of smoke coming from the handle of the pencil.