One of the questions that we hear quite often from our DIY customers, or those looking to get into it, is “How do I know which soldering iron I need for my project?” It’s a great question – with all of the awesome things being made by our customers, we carry a variety of soldering irons that are each suited to different projects. We asked Manny Alvear to share some of his best tips for choosing the right soldering iron for any project, based on a few factors.
As you can see, it’s important to know what you’ll be using your new soldering iron for. You should compare by looking at wattage and form factor, but also the type of iron that would work best for your project. We’d love to know what tips YOU would share with someone who is buying their first soldering iron.