All Posts: soldering

How To Choose Your Soldering Iron

How To Choose A Soldering Iron

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 […] Read more

RadioShack LED Cube for Arduino Offers Fun Challenge

The new LED Cube from RadioShack offers intermediate DIY’ers a chance to step up their building skills. As my friend Gerald the engineer told me, “Building in 3D space is not for beginners.” As I built my cube, I realized how true his words were. This was my first attempt to build an object above the […] Read more

Soldering 101 – A Meticulous Manual for Melting Metal

The other day, we asked a simple question on Facebook and Twitter: “How old were you when you first learned to solder?” Of the many responses, one of our favorites was, “RadioShack should have a soldering demo station at its stores. I think people who weren’t taught are intimidated by it.” We totally agreed about […] Read more

Build Something Cool This Holiday Season

At RadioShack we are big fans of our DIY Kits and we are also big fans of the holiday season. So, like peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, and Lance and his bike, these kits are a perfect combination of DIY and the holidays! The Simulated LED Yule Log Fire Kit and the LED Color Wheel Kit for […] Read more