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    EEVblog #1065 – Soldering Iron Power Delivery Explained

    A further clarification to the previous video on the Hakko FX-888D vs the JBC direct heat CD-2B soldering station. And the differences between applied power, tip design, sensor design, control loop design, and power delivery to a ground plane. Power measurements and DaveCAD explanations. https://kit.com/EEVblog/soldering-equipment Forum HERE Podcast: Download

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    EEVblog #1064 – Soldering Irons OLD vs NEW

    What are the differences between the “old” style soldering iron tips like used on the low cost Hakko and Weller et.al low cost irons, and the more expensive integrated tip type? An apples to oranges comparison of the Hakko FX-888D and the JBC CD-2B stations. Bonus footage under the FLIR ...

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    Tin Whiskers 101

    A video from the archives. David Hillman from Rockwell Collins giving a talk on Tin Whiskers and the dangers of shorted contacts on PCB’s and other electronic circuits caused by using lead free solder. Forum HERE

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