Take a stand

​This is exactly why I love 3d printers. When you have an idea you draw it and then you print it. Simple as that. Of course the soldering pen needs a stand. And why can’t it be printed? I know that a lot of people will tell me that it …

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Soldering pen video demo

I finally managed to make a short video demonstration of the soldering pen. It can be found here: I fumble a bit – so much for unscripted one-takes 🙂 I’ve tried to compile a list of the things I still need to finish (not in order): – making a stand …

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New PCB for the soldering pen

Status: Getting close to that pen-look!Next: Yes, Finally they’re here! the new PCBs! I’ve ordered 10 from Seeedstudio and after a (not so quick) trip around customs I got them today. The last day before easter. I’ve panelized them so each board contains 3 pens. that means that after a …

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Soldering station on a diet

Disclaimer: This is also posted as my entry for teh Hackaday prize: https://hackaday.io/project/10140-soldering-pen The soldering iron. One of the most used tools on the bench. We all have a preference for our own. One of the problems is that a proper soldering station is quite expensive. Take the Weller XMRP …

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