Diansu DS-982 Solder Paste Dispenser 4

I did a review, mini-teardown, and test of an imported pneumatic solder paste dispenser that I picked up on eBay.

Rigol DS1102E Unboxing & Mini Review

It’s been a week of new toys for the electronics lab here at the world headquarters of Tangent Audio.  Yesterday brought the affordable hot air reflow tool, and today brings my first personally owned digital storage oscilloscope. The low-end Rigol scopes can be had in 50Mhz and 100Mhz versions (both 2-channel) for about $325 and ...

eBay Hot Air Rework Tool Review

Based on Dan’s review and Dave Jones’ review, I picked up a Kendal 899D hot air/soldering iron rework station off of eBay for about $80.   These tools seem to be good value for the money.  The hot air section works well enough, though the soldering iron has uninspiring performance at best.  They are available on ...