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HAKKO FX-888D 70W Mains Solder Station

Code: A86UF

HAKKO FX-888D 70W Mains Solder Station is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 4.
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  • 70W mains powered soldering iron that allows you to get soldering by simply plugging the iron in
  • Heats up in 23 seconds to allow you to begin soldering almost right away
  • Selectable temperature from 50°C to 480°C, ensuring that your solder can be melted without excessive heat damaging the components you are soldering

Product details

HAKKO FX-888D 70W Mains Solder Station

• 70W mains powered soldering iron that allows you to get soldering by simply plugging the iron in
• Heats up in 23 seconds to allow you to begin soldering almost right away
• Selectable temperature from 50°C to 480°C, ensuring that your solder can be melted without excessive heat damaging the components you are soldering
• Mains powered to give you the freedom to solder for as long as you like
Special Features
• LED display to allowing you to set and monitor the temperature of your soldering iron

Is this solder station suitable for commercial use?
When choosing a solder station the HAKKO FX-880D ticks all the boxes. The soldering iron is ESD Safe (electro static discharge) which ensures that no matter how sensitive to static electricity the parts you are working with are, they won’t be at risk with this soldering iron. The adjustment and presentable modes ensure you can set the temperature to what you desire and then you can lock it with a password to protect your settings.

What difference does the wattage make?
The wattage of a soldering iron is one of the most important factors when deciding which one to buy. Higher wattage will deliver more heat to the iron’s tip, allowing it to heat up quicker. As this is a 70W mains solder station, it heats up the tip in under 20 seconds to a selected temperature, allowing you to start soldering without having to refill butane tanks or replace batteries.

Do I need anything else for this soldering iron?
This soldering iron is fully assembled. To get started, all you need to do is get some solder. Simply unpack this soldering iron and connect it to a mains socket. In under a minute, it should have warmed up to temperature and be ready for use.
Specifications
Wattage 70 W
Warm up time 23 seconds
Max temp 50 °C – 480 °C
Power 70 W max
Run time Not time limited
Special functions Swappable heating element, temperature adjustment
Weight 1.2KG
Dimensions 100 X 120 X 120 mm
Package contents
Soldering iron
Iron holder with cleaning wire
Power cord
User manual
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Quality Product Definitely worth looking at this soldering station - I brought this after purchasing a simple wand soldering iron and being very disappointed with the old irons performance, this hakko station on the other hand is perfect! Very quick to heat up to temperature with the display letting you know just when its ready, easy to adjust and the base had both a sponge and wire cleaning slot. Recommended to others as a good first soldering station with the potential to work well for a long time as it feels very well built.
Date published: 2017-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product, good price, Japanese design Nicely made budget soldering station. Easy to use and Japanese designed. Easy to set up, quick to warm up and comes with sponge / foil for tip cleaning. I'd also recommend getting a "tip tinner / cleaner" and some replacement tips.
Date published: 2016-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pleasure to use Good range of temperatures, heats up quickly. Great to have a clear display showing that the device is switched on, and the temperature. Sits nicely in the hand with a good, easy grip.
Date published: 2016-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Iron I bought this iron to treat myself after years of building analogue modular synthesizer circuits with a basic Antex stick. It is a great iron and was a great price from Maplin at the time. Well made, sturdy, comfortable...does exactly what it says on the tin.
Date published: 2016-08-25
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Is it 240 volt with British plug

Asked by: Paula72
This will have the English plug adapter if it does not have a fixed three pin plug.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-09-12

Which tip does this come with? There are 27 types. Hakko supplies with whichever you want. Which one is sold by Maplin with the station. It is a simple question to answer.

Asked by: Mike
This comes with what I would call the "standard" type, 2mm pointed type tip.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2016-08-09

Is this unit fitted with a 240v transformer for UK use?

Asked by: Muneakira
Yes, I am pleased to advise the item will support this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-08-01

Are you able to offer any discount on multiple units? I'm looking to buy 10. Kind regards.

Asked by: john
Bulk prices are available on all our products . http://www.maplin.co.uk/p/hakko-fx-888d-70w-mains-solder-station-a86uf#tab_bulkprices
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-07-30

Is this station suitable for stained glass projects?

Asked by: Nigdi
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-07-18

What tip does this come with?

Asked by: mkru
This information is best detailed in the user manual / datasheet which is available from the download tab on the products webpage, if you do need any in-depth Technical support please feel free to give us a call on 0333 400 9500 or email us on technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

Is this the UK model with UK three pin plug?  Thanks 

Asked by: Rdbanks
Yes this will be provided with a UK three pin plug.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-08-13

Is the lead feeding the iron from the base station heat resistant silicon or is it PVC?

Asked by: eveares
The lead feeding the iron is PVC not silicon.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-08-13
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A86UF HAKKO FX-888D 70W Mains Solder Station (1+) £139.99

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