Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

USB Rechargeable Soldering Iron: Solderdoodle Pro

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

You can already get battery-powered soldering irons, as well as ones that are powered via USB. But for some reason there doesn’t seem to be a soldering iron with a built-in battery that’s also rechargeable via USB. Thanks to Isaac Porras you can now make such a device. Or at least help him mass produce it.

solderdoodle-pro-usb-rechargeable-soldering-iron-by-Isaac-Porraszoom in

Isaac’s Solderdoodle Pro prototype is based on the heating element of a Weller BP645 soldering iron, along with a 3350mAh Li-ion battery and a charging circuit, all crammed into a 3D printed case. Isaac says the Solderdoodle Pro can get to 700ºF in 30 seconds, and stay there for over an hour before the battery needs to be recharged. Needless to say it’s not advisable to keep it that hot for that long; it’s just Isaac’s way of testing the Solderdoodle Pro’s battery life.

Pledge at least $39 (USD) on Kickstarter to get a Solderdoodle Pro as a reward. You can also hack one yourself using Isaac’s guide on Instructables.

[via Gadgetify]



Spark

Spark

RovyVon Aurora A7 Flashlight

RovyVon Aurora A7 Flashlight

Honest Indiana Jones Trailer

Honest Indiana Jones Trailer

Advertisement
2020 Mazda CX-30 Premium Review: Small Crossover Goes Zoom Zoom

2020 Mazda CX-30 Premium Review: Small Crossover Goes Zoom Zoom

Ford Teases 2021 Bronco Line with “Built Wild” Extreme Durability

Ford Teases 2021 Bronco Line with “Built Wild” Extreme Durability

Rumors Hint at Changes to the 2021 Jeep Wrangler

Rumors Hint at Changes to the 2021 Jeep Wrangler

Advertisement