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CORDLESS Soldering Iron 6W £4.99 - LIDL (Parkside)

£4.99 @ LIDL
Ideal for electronics, model making and hobbies - especially in remote locations Quick heating-up time and high working temperature - up to approx. 480C Battery operated - 3 X AA 1.5v Availab… Read More
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8m, 3w agoFound 8 months, 3 weeks ago
Ideal for electronics, model making and hobbies - especially in remote locations

Quick heating-up time and high working temperature - up to approx. 480C

Battery operated - 3 X AA 1.5v

Available at LIDL from Sunday October 16th

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#1
can't see this on the lidl webpage?
#2
#3
not in the app yet :(
#4
Why would you need this when 8w usb solder irons are smaller lighter and cheaper, use a powerbank for portability.(_;)


Edited By: lightrider on Oct 07, 2016 12:37: check
1 Like #5
lightrider
Why would you need a this when 8w usb solder irons are smaller lighter and cheaper, use a powerbank for portability.(_;)

Because this is cordless! ;)
#6
jimmybo
lightrider
Why would you need a this when 8w usb solder irons are smaller lighter and cheaper, use a powerbank for portability.(_;)
Because this is cordless! ;)
Cordless bulky and more difficult to use than the wired usb type.oO
1 Like #7
Where can you get one cheaper than £4.99?
#8
can someone link to a reasonably priced USB one with a fine tip like the one in the OP.
1 Like #9
great find op, I use a corded one why is it always in the way ?, heat added :)
1 Like #10
lightrider
Why would you need a this when 8w usb solder irons are smaller lighter and cheaper, use a powerbank for portability.(_;)
not got a power bank so that's atleast another £5 on top for a start, then the fact you've still got a cord attached and portability on site is an issue.

Not everyone needs one to use at a desk
1 Like #11
Cool. Now I can solder when I'm dropping a rope.
2 Likes #12
Speaking as a Sparky, dont expect the best of results out of a 6W solder iron
#13
totally agree with sparky 6 watts will take ages to get solder up to temp
#14
I need to do some soldering in car a key fob and on replace the capacitors on the daughter-board on my Onkyo. anyone recommend a reasonably priced soldering iron or what i should be looking for and I think I need a desoldering pump too.
#15
If anyone has got one of these it would be interesting to know whether it actually is a useful tool. Even though it is cheap it's not much use if it doesn't work well. The silver solders used today require a much higher temperture to solder effectively and that needs to be maintained during the soldering operation. A single pointed bit is not the most useful
#16
240V, 20W = 0.08A. 4.5V 6W = 1.3A.
Dont expect the battery to last long though.
I'll buy one to try, I recently had to buy a cordless nicad iron for a specific job (£80 from RS... including the charger, another £30) where I couldn't use a gas iron. It only lasted 3 joints before the battery went flat, from a full charge (though that's likely a battery issue).
1 Like #17
Hmmm, not sure this will do a brilliant job - any reviews?
#18
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wcUdjQ4e1c

This is probably it, helps if your Spanish (looks like Spanish anyway) is up to scratch.
1 Like #19
fizz
I need to do some soldering in car a key fob and on replace the capacitors on the daughter-board on my Onkyo. anyone recommend a reasonably priced soldering iron or what i should be looking for and I think I need a desoldering pump too.
Pick a temp controlled soldering iron with replaceable tips, the onkyo job needs doing properly or you will fry parts.
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/60w-mains-lcd-solder-station-a55kj
http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/replacement-tips-for-60w-professional-lcd-solder-station-a19kk

Looks a decent price for what it does.
#20
GoNz017
fizz
I need to do some soldering in car a key fob and on replace the capacitors on the daughter-board on my Onkyo. anyone recommend a reasonably priced soldering iron or what i should be looking for and I think I need a desoldering pump too.
Pick a temp controlled soldering iron with replaceable tips, the onkyo job needs doing properly or you will fry parts.http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/60w-mains-lcd-solder-station-a55kjhttp://www.maplin.co.uk/p/replacement-tips-for-60w-professional-lcd-solder-station-a19kk
Looks a decent price for what it does.

thanks i'll look at these, otherwise pay someone to get it done. I need to replace 6 capacitors to sort out the well known handshake problem
#21
6W oO, you might just be able to solder a couple of SMDs if you're lucky (and have a steady hand) (_;)
#22
bangytupper
240V, 20W = 0.08A. 4.5V 6W = 1.3A.
Dont expect the battery to last long though.
I'll buy one to try, I recently had to buy a cordless nicad iron for a specific job (£80 from RS... including the charger, another £30) where I couldn't use a gas iron. It only lasted 3 joints before the battery went flat, from a full charge (though that's likely a battery issue).

I did not know AA batteries could deliver current like that? Well I normally only use in remotes, and portable radios,etc. Presumably will be changing batteries every hour or two?
1 Like #23
GoNz017
fizz
I need to do some soldering in car a key fob and on replace the capacitors on the daughter-board on my Onkyo. anyone recommend a reasonably priced soldering iron or what i should be looking for and I think I need a desoldering pump too.
Pick a temp controlled soldering iron with replaceable tips, the onkyo job needs doing properly or you will fry parts.http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/60w-mains-lcd-solder-station-a55kjhttp://www.maplin.co.uk/p/replacement-tips-for-60w-professional-lcd-solder-station-a19kk
Looks a decent price for what it does.


having spent days messing about repairing old peugeot wiring looms, I can confirm that anything under 20w is useless, I will actually buy one of these setups myself as this looks fab!

being outside soldering you lose so much temp in the iron so quickly :(
#24
10x that wattage is what you need for a decent iron.
#25
Would this be powerful enough to solder the pins on a Raspberry Pi Zero? If not can anyone point me to a cheap USB/mains one?
#26
from the manual:
With 3 new batteries you can use the cordless soldering iron for
approximately 60 minutes without an interruption.
More than enough time to get someone talking.

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