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Aoyue Soldering Station 2702A - Review
The Aoyue soldering station 2702A is great $250 soldering system – the combination of high quality and great price. It is a great workstation for repairs on all types of circuit boards including soldering and replacement of miniature surface-mount components (SMD).
The soldering iron maintains a constant temperature when the set value is reached. This soldering iron will automatically go to stand-by sleep mode after 15 minutes of inactivity.
What are the main parts of Aoyue soldering station 2702A
Aoyue soldering station 2702A consists of three main parts:
- soldering iron with a smoke absorber and T-LF-2B tip
- hot-air gun
- de-soldering gun
AOYUE is a leading manufacturer of soldering tools in China and Europe. Aoyue is not well known name of soldering irons in the USA, but in recent years it becoming more popular. It manufactures a line of soldering irons and soldering stations that are the latest technology.
What will you get when you buy Aoyue soldering iron 2702A in the USA
When you buy the Aoyue soldering iron 2702A in the USA you will get:
- Air nozzles (1124,1130,1197, 1313, 1919),
- IC popper G001,
- Z003 Hot air gun holder
- Soldering Iron Holder with Solder Wire Stand,
- 3 de-soldering tips (S, M .L),
- Vacuum suction pen,
- Power cord.
Main Features of Aoyue soldering station 2702A
- all digital controls
- 500 watt metal heater for hot air
- 70 Watt soldering iron, 200-480 degrees Celsius (392-896 degrees Fahrenheit)
- 15 minute stand-by auto sleep mode
- temperature range 100-480 degrees Celsius (212-896 degrees Fahrenheit)
- air Flow 23L/min (max)
- the 24 volt soldering iron is compatible with the compound tip design by connecting the ceramic heater, sensor control unit and tip as one.
- vacuum pump in the de-soldering tool comes with zero crossing circuitry preventing electrical surges.
This Aoyue soldering station comes with a smoke absorber. This is great feature of Aoyue soldering iron – I love it. This is good safety feature as well. Smoke absorber absorbs all hazardous smokes from flux and solder that are dangerous for human health. Smoke absorber is attached on handle of Aoyue soldering iron and air intake of smoke absorber is positioned just little bit above the iron tip.
Of course, it is possible to buy smoke absorber as separate unit - there are many different models of smoke absorber on market in the USA. Smoke absorber should be positioned close to soldering iron in order to absorb most of fumes so you always need to pay attention to perform soldering work as close to smoke absorber as possible. Sometimes this can be difficult to achieve, for example, if you perform soldering work under microscope. In addition, if you move soldering iron to different place, you also have to move smoke absorber. In these situations it is great convenience to use Aoyue soldering iron 2702A which has smoke absorber attached on handle – so when you move soldering iron, smoke absorber follows this move since it is attached on soldering iron.
I have been working with Aoyue soldering station 2702A for 3 years and everything went smoothly. It is a really complete soldering system including very fast temperature response and lots of accessories. I have been using this 2702A Aoyue soldering station for soldering very fine surface-mount components (sizes 0402 and 0603) to circuit board. I give 5 out of 5 stars to this Aoyue soldering station.