Another new gadget: the TS80 USB-C soldering iron

Just arrived! The TS80 USB(-C) powered soldering iron. And its pretty fantastic. Sadly its not USB-PD (power delivery), its USB-QC3 (QuickCharge), and double-sad, my USB-C power adapters are all PD.

There's a great video by Dave Jones (linked below).

Its augmenting (not replacing) my Yotec 936P (pictured below) which is a somewhat questionable unit. I mean, it works, and there is temperature control. But...

Now, soldering irons with firmware. Huh. This makes me think of that Sous-Vide. But, its not Internet connected (yet).

Anyway, watch the Dave Jones review to see more.

 

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