Dr. Scott M. Baker

Aoyue 852A Hot Air Rework Station

by admin on May.08, 2010, under Reviews

I recently decided to try my hand at SMD work, and I purchased this inexpensive chinese-made hot air gun. I’m new to this, so this is my first time trying it out. I’ll write up more as time permits. For now, here are a couple of videos:

youtube video of my demo of the AOYUE 852A:

youtube video of an extreme close-up relflow soldering a part using zeph solder paste:

1 Comment for this entry

  • David

    Thanks for that. I have been tossing up whether to buy a hot air gun to make the circuits for my Reprap. This was very helpful as a demonstration of hot air soldering and have given me a lot of confidence to go forward. Regards, David.

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