Result and general impression …
If you’re at the beginning with soldering, you might choose some cheaper soldering irons whose processing is adequate for the price. If one finds, however, pleased with this wonderful hobby, you can do absolutely nothing wrong when getting the Hakko FX-888D soldering station.
The useful accessories, the perfect workmanship and the attractive price make this soldering station a good companion for a range of semi-professional soldering application. Thanks to the rapid heating and stable temperature control you can fully concentrate on your solder joints.
Only the availability should be kept in mind and you should stock up with some soldering tips, just to be sure to bridge a longer “losing streak”.