X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
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]



Octopus Dreaming

Octopus Dreaming

DIY Pin Art Board

DIY Pin Art Board

Nitecore NM01 Flashlight

Nitecore NM01 Flashlight

Advertisement
Mazda3 TCR Race Car Is Reason Enough to Bring Back MazdaSpeed

Mazda3 TCR Race Car Is Reason Enough to Bring Back MazdaSpeed

2021 Toyota Mirai Concept Is a Major Upgrade

2021 Toyota Mirai Concept Is a Major Upgrade

We Spotted a Sherp While Off-Roading

We Spotted a Sherp While Off-Roading

Advertisement