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Thread: Soldering Iron?
08-28-2011, 07:59 PM #1
I have 2 iPod Touch 2G on hand which can't be used for anything more than paperweights. So, being that I have nothing to lose I would like to attempt to do some soldering work (either replacing a battery or connector).
Point being, I need a soldering iron that would be ideal for working with iPods/iPhones. I'm up to suggestions. Let's keep the price range reasonable.
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08-29-2011, 12:46 PM #2
not gonna find anything that will do that small of stuff for really cheap. you could make due with a regular soldering iron if your good at soldering but if your just starting/ not that good its gonna be tough
08-29-2011, 03:30 PM #3
`Reasonable` price range means 50$ to 150$...If I helped you in any way, please click on the button!
09-07-2011, 02:23 PM #4
when you buy a soldering iron, be sure that the tips that you have are very small. I HAD the standard soldering iron, but working with it in such tight spaces and on such small parts is like trying to push a football with a mack truck. Yes, it does work, but...
when you get to taking it apart, use a hair dryer. cost less than a heat gun, and is just as effective for ipod 4th gen disassembly.
be careful, watch alot of youtube videos, and have fun learning.unklbyl