Tool Tuesday EP16 – Soldering Station

Although Soldering can be very intimidating, it is truly easier with the right tools and some practice. In this week’s episode, I cover the items I use to get a great connection on my electronic devices for my Remote Controlled vehicles.

Check out these videos for more information:

Trak Power Soldering Station TK955 Unboxing:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=kelN4…

Trak Power Soldering Station TK950 Unboxing:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=juosv…

Soldering Basics:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=dvMR2…

Where I got the TK955:
www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/…

Haako Soldering Tip Cleaner:
www.amain.com/rc-cars/hakko-go…

Miniatronics Solder:
www.amain.com/rc-cars/miniatro…

Here’s some specs on the TK955:

This is the TrakPower TK955 Digital Solder Station.

FEATURES

Digital LED display shows selected temperature, heating status and
operational alerts
Push button controls adjust heat in precise 1° increments
Security key locks in selected temperature, preventing accidental
changes
Holds selected temperature within 1.8°F (1°C) while idle
Five year limited warranty on the base unit, and one year limited
warranty on the iron handle from date of purchase. This warranty
does not cover damage caused by abuse, misuse, alteration or
accident. Warranty valid in USA and Canada only.

INCLUDES

Soldering Station with 110V AC Power Cord, Iron Holder with Cleaning
Sponge, Soldering Iron with Chisel Tip, Pencil Tip, two Security
Keys, Decal Sheet and Instructions

SPECIFICATIONS

Power: 60W
Temperature: 392-896° F (200-480° C)
Dimensions: 4.7 x 3.7 x 2.8″ (120 x 93 x 70mm)
Weight: 2.9lb (1315g)

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