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This is a follow up post on the second version for how to modify a regular plug-in soldering iron to work with a digital temperature controller.

adjusting-the-soldering-iron-thermocouple-version-2

The goal is to find the right location for the thermocouple inside the soldering iron. Temperature readings can be affected by the smallest change in position. The location of the thermocouple is very sensitive. (more…)

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This is a follow up post to the previous post on how to modify a regular plugin soldering iron to work with a digital temperature controller.

Comparing the tip temperature with the internal temperature of the soldering iron

Comparing the tip temperature with the internal temperature of the soldering iron

The tricky part is finding the right location for the thermocouple inside the soldering iron. The thermocouple is very sensitive and temperature readings can be affected by the slightest change in position. (more…)

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