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Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station review

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Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station review @ t r o n i x s t u f f.

…it is very easy to use and light-years ahead of using a normal hand-held soldering iron. If you are finding yourself doing more soldering than the occasional hobbyist or are looking to work with a wide variety or components and soldering joints then you could do a lot worse than considering the FX-888. At this juncture it was not the cheapest, however I feel it was a solid investment and will last me a long time. And here it is, ready for work


Hack your Hakko FX-888 Soldering Iron!

Dave got fed up not knowing if his Hakko FX-888 iron was left on or not. So hacked the LED to toggle RED/GREEN, so it’s always on.


Fx888 Lrg

Genuine Hakko FX-888 (936 upgrade) [FX-888]! Known by engineers for making excellent quality tools & soldering irons! This is a genuine Hakko FX-888. We worked hard to get the best and a great price, these are not knock-offs. This iron is an upgrade to the venerable Hakko 936 – smaller footprint but more powerful for a faster heat up time.

The Hakkos have quality construction, this iron is the last one you’ll need for decades. Heats up in 30 seconds, with a calibrated temperature control knob gives precision heat to minimize cold solder joints. Once you know you’re on the path of electronics, this is the iron you’ll want beside you on your desk.

We got the medium tip on this iron, the most popular size, great for through-hole and some SMT. You can purchase replacement Hakko tips anywhere (we’ll carry some soon)

  • 65 Watts
  • 200-480 degrees C (392°F – 896°F) with +-1 degree C stability
  • Ceramic Heater
  • 900M-T-1.6D 1.6mm ‘screwdriver’ tip
  • For use in 120V countries only
  • UL Approved

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In stock and shipping now!


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  1. Anybody know where to get the 220v in Europe (possibly without having to sell a kidney in the process)?

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