Digital Soldering Iron

A highly tuned digital soldering iron controller for the Antex TC50 soldering iron. Rapid response (30 seconds ambient to 370°C) with mimimal overshoot. Tight control of temperature with varying loads. Comprehensive alphanumeric display.

Maplin Electronics issue 116 Aug 1997


Temp Range
Max Power
Warm up

Set,Tip Temp + Power
Low noise circuit
Typical 30 seconds

Able to tackle larger jobs.
Iron can be used for melting /sealing plastics or other low temperature duties.
Iron element and bits last longer.

Component Schedule
Digital Soldering Iron
Parts available from author:
Solder PCB


Solder PIC
post + packing (UK)


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