Very affordable yet fully functional. A good choice for hobbyists, but not quite built for heavy-duty soldering.
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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 Convenient to use and store
The lightweight, compact 7.7 x 4 x 3.5 inch design make this soldering iron great for taking along and doing small repairments. It doesn't take a lot of space on the desk.
Pro Hardy stainless steel pencil stand
The spring stand made out of stainless steel lets you conveniently rest the pencil when you're not using it.
Con Not suited for precise soldering
The temperature of the tip is not adjustable, which isn't necessarily required by most hobbyists. However it makes this soldering iron a bad choice if your work demands a lot of precision, consistent heat output, and a display to monitor the temperature.
Con Long heating time
Metal alloy heating element heats up slower than a more modern ceramic one.