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Soldering Iron Solder Tip Cleaner Brass

Soldering Iron Solder Tip Cleaner Brass

Soldering Iron Solder Tip Cleaner Brass The soldering tip is cleaned by wiping or turning it in the metal wool. Subsequently, a fine solder layer will remain which prevents fast oxidation of the soldering tip, and represents a considerable advantage compared

SparkFun TOL-09477 Soldering Iron Stand

SparkFun TOL-09477 Soldering Iron Stand

SparkFun TOL-09477 Soldering Iron Stand This is a simple soldering iron stand composed of a heavy-duty metal base and a reinforced spring holder. The base and holder are detachable. A circular cleaning sponge, which has a nice home at the

SparkFun Environmental Sensor Breakout - BME680 (Qwiic)

SparkFun Environmental Sensor Breakout – BME680 (Qwiic)

The SparkFun BME680 Environmental Sensor is a combination of a gas sensor with humidity, temperature and barometric pressure sensing all on one simple breakout board, providing you with a full environmental sensing set-up! The BME680 gas sensor has the capability

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Soldering Kit Tutorials

Soldering Tutorial

If you want to make anything that involves an Arduino or raspberry pi that is a bit more involved than a flashing LED or media centre, the odds are that you are going to have to solder something to a circuit board. 

Soldering Kit Tutorials

Lighthouse – Beginners Soldering kit

Lighthouse – Beginners Soldering Kit – Assembly Guide First of all you need to check the contents of the kit you should have the following: Kit contains: 1 x 220-ohm resistor ( Red, Red, Black) 1 x 82k ohm resistor

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Soldering Kit Tutorials

About Soldering

Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about and build electronics without needing to pick up

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Lighthouse – Beginners soldering kit – STEM Learning

Lighthouse – Beginners Learn to Solder Kit – STEM Learning Have you built up your Day-of-the-Geek or UniGeek badge kits? Well in that case why not carry on brushing up on your soldering skills? Our lighthouse soldering kit has been

Brass Sponge - Soldering tip cleaner

Brass Sponge – Soldering tip cleaner

Brass Sponge – Soldering tip cleaner This is a brass sponge that will help clean your soldering iron tip. Use it to remove residue from your iron tip before soldering. It cleans better than conventional sponges and will not damage

Soldering Sponges - 10 Pack

Soldering Sponges – 10 Pack

This is a pack 10 soldering iron sponges. They come dry and are about 40mm x 60mm. Just add water and keep them wet next to your soldering iron. They are perfect for wiping the iron on to keep it clean

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Assembly & Guides Tutorials

How to Solder

If you want to build anything semi permanent with an Arduino or Raspberry Pi, the chances are you will need to solder. This guide will show you just how easy it can be

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Drawdio kit – v1.1 STEM Electronic Pencil Kit

Drawdio kit – v1.1 STEM Electronic Pencil Kit Drawdio is an electronic pencil that lets you make music while you draw! It’s great project for beginners: An easy soldering kit with instant gratification. Essentially, its a very simple musical synthesizer

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