- Heats up quick
- Amazing temperature stability
- Easy to clean
- Lightweight soldering iron
- Great quality and long life
- Soldering tips are not included
- Soldering tips are expensive
- Price is high (but you get what you pay for)
Power - 100%
Quality - 100%
Quick Heating - 100%
Customer Reviews - 100%
Works Properly - 100%
About Hakko FX-951
If you often use a soldering station and often do a soldering, then you should consider buying a professional soldering station. When we say professional what does that mean?
It means that you will buy soldering station with a high performance like high wattage, long life, ESD safe, temperature stable, etc. On the market, we can find professional soldering stations over 3000$ dollars, but they are for some special soldering and professionals, we will get a station up to 500$. We take Hakko FX-951 as professional, but it is not expensive like these, it is under 300$. It owns remarkable thermal recovery and heat transfer.
Hakko FX-951 Specifications
This station has 65W power and a standard voltage input of 120V. Temperature range is 400-840ºF (200-450ºC) with the stability of 9ºF (5ºC). It heats up to 500ºF for 15 seconds. It is usually used for SMT soldering, and it is one of the most attractive on the market for SMT soldering. FX-951 use the more valuable tips than usual stations, but tips can precisely control a temperature. Tips provide an excellent stability and soldering is much easier. You can use T12 or T15 tips both of them will fit.
Tips do not overheat components and do not make black spots when you solder. The station goes on auto shutoff after 30 minutes of non-using. Also, one of the particular features is a lockout key card that can prevent unauthorized or accidental temperature settings. Hakko makes this soldering stations easy to clean because it came with 599B tip cleaner on FH200-01 soldering iron holder. Item weight is 2.6 pounds. Iron cord length is 47”.
Customers are delighted with this station, and they only say good things about it. It is one of the best-rated soldering stations on the market and also one of the best seller professional soldering stations. You will not have problems like on the cheaper stations that you need to change tips every month or worry about temperature stability. Tips can solder about seven months. Other reviews tell that cleaning is very easy, and the iron stand is stable and strong. Soldering iron fits perfectly to hand, and it is lightweight iron with excellent balance. Check out some customer reviews
- Heats up rapidly and temperature stability is awesome.
- Professional soldering station that I was finding for months. Love it.
- It is expensive but it is worth every penny.
- I am a professional solderer and this tool is the best I have worked so far.
If you want to buy a professional soldering station, then this is a good choice. You can work on every soldering project with FX-951. Price is high, but you get what you pay. You cannot find a similar station for this money. You need to buy the tips; they do not come in the package. I would buy this station because of customer reviews. Everyone is satisfied, and it came without defects or damages. If you if you are in doubt to buy or not I recommend you to buy and make your soldering easier.