This post is the second example of how to make a 110 volt temperature controlled soldering station. Please refer to the previous post for information on materials used, their costs and where they can be obtained. The steps for modifying the soldering iron are very similar to the previous post but a few things are different for this version.
The steps for making the controller are virtually the same. As a result, most of the details for the controller have been omitted in this post. The main difference is the addition of a green ground wire to the 4-pin female DIN socket. (more…)