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EEVblog #1335 – Miniware $70 DT71 LCR Tweezer REVIEW

Review of the new $70 Miniware DT71 LCR Tweezers, is it any good? https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dT6koqT Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1335-miniware-$70-dt71-lcr-tweezer-review/ TLDR; It’s not very accurate, doesn’t have much resolution, limited ranges, accuracy issues between Auto and Manual modes, can’t be used while charging, lose the custom charge lead and you are screwed, tilt head ...

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EEVblog #1331 – BattLab One Review

Review of the BattLab One open source battery life estimator tool from Bluebird Labs. A tool that allow you to measure the current and power consumption of your product in active and sleep modes and do “what if” analysis on estimating product battery life. https://bluebird-labs.com/ https://www.tindie.com/stores/bbird/ Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1331-battlab-one-review/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1319 – NEW TS80P Portable USB PD Soldering Iron Review

The TS80P is the upgrade to the TS80, Dave’s previous favorite portable soldering iron. But with added USB-PD and 30W vs 18W. Various Aliexpress stores: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_BfZODpxj https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_dUG2CxP TC66 USB-C PD Power Monitor/Logger: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_Bf8wne37 Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1319-new-ts80p-portable-usb-pd-soldering-iron-review/ Podcast: Download

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EEVblog #1305 – HEPA Solder Fume Extractor

Review of the $225 Kingsom KS-180 HEPA flexible arm solder fume extractor. Does it suck? http://www.kingsomtech.com/product/Fume-Extractor/ https://www.alibaba.com/product-detail/Kingsom-Nail-Suction-Dust-Collector_62409199915.html This one has a lower noise spec and has free DHL shipping: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_BffhOC9x If you want just the flexible tubing for a DIY solution: https://s.click.aliexpress.com/e/_d8U2dMl Subscribe on Library: https://lbry.tv/@eevblog:7 Forum: https://www.eevblog.com/forum/blog/eevblog-1305-hepa-solder-fume-extractor/ Podcast: Download

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