Compact, powerful, and versatile, this is a great pick for both amateurs and advanced users. However, it's hard to get a good grip on the handle, so you have to be careful not to burn your fingers.
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Pro Well-suited for tasks that demand precise temperature
The temperature settings allow you to choose from 212 up to 752 °F of heat. Having that much control, you can use this soldering iron for tasks that demand precision - like working with very small objects.
Pro Economical to use and maintain
The automatic sleep mode kicks in after 2 minutes of inactivity and decreases temperature of the tip to save power. The soldering iron reheats automatically once you pick it up. Moreover, to warn you about over-heating of the device, there is a special LED indicator.
Pro Very compact design
Most soldering stations with comparable functionality will take up about 8x6 inches of space, while this soldering iron is just 7 inches long and extremely thin. It weighs a fraction of the mass of its alternatives - just a little over 10 ounces, compared to the average of 1.5 lbs of other soldering irons.
Pro Heats up and cools down very quickly
It can take up to 5 minutes for a regular soldering iron to reach 500 °F. The Pro32 will take only 11 seconds. Cooling down is a matter of seconds as well.
Pro You can change all settings by connecting the iron to your PC
There is a micro-USB port on the rear of the housing that lets you connect the soldering iron to your laptop. This way you can change settings, such as displaying temperature in Fahrenheit or Celsius, the default working temperature, and the sleep mode temperature.
Pro Suited for heavy-duty use
The high wattage allows this soldering iron to give consistent heat for long periods of time. It is very well suited for working on big, resource-hungry projects.
Con Uncomfortable grip
Because there is no cushion or indentation on the handle, the pencil slips forwards when you hold it, so you have to be careful not to burn your fingers.