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The YH-878AD 2-IN-1 smd soldering iron hot air rework solder station
Yes, it is “Made in China”. I’m sorry, but the price was right for my corporate budget, (okay, my allowance). Anyway, here it is.
The soldering iron uses a tip style that looks similar to a Weller. I’ll check with the local Radio Shack and the local Grainger store in town.
Until next time, check out my future hired hand.
Conclusion.I used both solder stations this weekend. My 11 year old daughter Rachel was able to use the YH-878AD without too much trouble. But, I’m not sure I would purchase another because of the display and tip replacement issues. I recommend it for a hobbyist and small business, but wouldn’t recommend it for medium or large businesses.
- Easy to use.
- Digital Display for heat gun easy to read.
- Heated up quickly.
- 7-segment display for heat gun only.
- Blinking LED indicator for solder iron only.
- My Purchase included one solder tip.
- Replacement tips will not be easy to find.