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Hi

Which solder iron will work for a beginner?
Don't want to spent to must on a Professional one like Magnum or Weller.

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Hi

If I could choose there is noting better then a Magnum or Weller.
But if you are not sure if electronics is a good hobby you could start off with this entry kit  Soldering Iron Set (botshop.co.za).
Or if you are sure of going to do it every often day start with this better more robust one  ANENG SL102 Electric Soldering Iron (botshop.co.za)

This one compare with the Weller and Magnum one's and can be use as production iron with it's digital temp control build into the handle makes it a good alternative  solder Iron for any one working with electronics.

The ANENG SL102 Electric Soldering Iron is a practical and convenient tool for electronic engineers and enthusiasts. Let’s explore its features:

  1. Compact and Lightweight: The SL102 is designed for portability. Its compact size and lightweight build make it easy to handle during soldering tasks.
  2. Tip-Replaceable Design: The soldering iron features a tip-replaceable design. You can easily swap out the soldering iron tip when needed, ensuring longevity and versatility.
  3. Comfortable Control Handle: The ergonomic handle provides a comfortable grip, allowing you to work for extended periods without strain.
  4. Simple Control Interface: The straightforward control interface makes it easy to adjust settings. You can quickly set the desired temperature for your soldering tasks.
  5. Specifications:
    • Working Voltage: AC 200~240V, 50Hz
    • Temperature Range: 180~520°C (calibrated error less than +/-5°C)
    • Soldering Iron Tip: Compatible with 900 series tips (plug-in heating core)
    • Tin Time: 18~20 seconds
    • Alarm: Alerts if the heating element is open
    • Wattage: 60W

Whether you’re repairing electronics, assembling circuits, or working on DIY projects, the ANENG SL102 Electric Soldering Iron is a reliable companion.




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