First one arrived from that famous online auction site. After maybe 1/2 hour usage, smoke was let out of the station and the iron housing. Then the iron melted. Yes, melted. Told seller and he sent another one. Second one did the same thing. Ordered a cheaper replacement iron only and rewired to fit the station. It melted too. The control box seems to be reasonably built but the irons are junk which makes the entire thing junk. Got a Hakko FX-888 now. It seems to weight about twice as much which should be an indicator. Will review it after i use it for a while. Live and learn.
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