Tools required for electronics

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Home | Map | Projects | Construction | Soldering | Study | Components | 555 | Symbols | FAQ | Links Tools required for electronics Also see: Starter kit | Workbench | Soldering guide Rapid Electronics stock a wide range of tools and they have kindly allowed me to use their photographs on this page. Soldering iron For electronics work the best type is one powered by mains electricity (230V in the UK), it should have a heatproof cable for safety . The iron's power rating should be 15 to 25W and it should be fitted with a small bit of 2 to 3mm diameter. Photograph © Rapid Electronics Other types of soldering iron Low voltage soldering irons are available, but their extra safety is undermined if you have a mains lead to their power supply! Temperature controlled irons are excellent for frequent use, but not worth the extra expense if you are a beginner. Gas-powered irons are designed for use where no mains supply is available and are not suitable for everyday use. Pistol shaped solder guns
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