Thursday, February 10, 2011

Hakko's New FX-888 Soldering Station and FT-801 Thermal Wire Stripper: Quality & Durability at a Low Cost

American Hakko Products, Inc. (Hakko) greeted the new year with two new and exciting product releases: the Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station (FX888-23BY) and the Hakko FT-801 Thermal Wire Stripper (FT801-02). Both products (and their accessories and replacement parts) are now available at QSource.com.

THE HAKKO FX-888 SOLDERING STATION: INEXPENSIVE, YET DURABLE
Providing durability and productivity at a great price, the Hakko FX-888 is an excellent temperature-adjustable soldering station that provides more power and takes up less bench space than its Hakko 936 predecessor.

With an increased thermal performance and faster thermal recovery time, the Hakko FX-888 offers up to a 30% increase in operator productivity. And because of its smaller footprint, the FX-888 uses approximately 35% less surface area compared to the Hakko 936.

BENEFITS & FEATURES OF THE HAKKO FX-888 SOLDERING STATION

  • Adjustable temperature control with lock/set screw
  • Temperature range 392°-896°F (200°- 480°C)
  • Maintains idle temperature within 1.8°F (1°C)
  • Ceramic heating element and sensor ensures rapid heat-up temperature and fast thermal recovery
  • Celsius and Fahrenheit temperature display
  • Adjust the temperature by simply turning the dial
  • Slender iron handles are padded and have an ergonomic design for comfort and ease of use
  • Wide selection of tips available for soldering SMD and through-hole applications
  • Station is ESD safe by design and meets or exceeds IPC J-STD-001E

Visit QSource.com for more features and specifications of the Hakko FX-888 Soldering Station.

COMPACT & ESD SAFE: HAKKO'S FT-801 THERMAL WIRE STRIPPER
Hakko's FT-801 ESD-safe Thermal Wire Stripper minimizes bench space with its compact size. The digital thermal wire stripper features a redesigned, ergonomic handpiece (which is compatible with older version G1 blades) and a new holder design with safety protective cover.






BENEFITS & FEATURES OF THE HAKKO FT-801 THERMAL WIRE STRIPPER

  • Compact station minimizes bench space
  • Digital power control from 5% to 100% (in increments of 5%)
  • Digital power setting display
  • Locking process control allows a set max power limit or choose full lock with no adjustment allowed
  • Three-digit password security eliminates the need for a key card
  • Extra long, flexible cord for a long reach
  • Redesigned ergonomic handpiece
  • New wire stop with improved performance and durability
  • New blades offer improved blade life*
  • Easy insertion and removal of blades: New blade removal tool safely removes blades from handpiece
  • Optional extension cord (B3659) allows a maximum reach of 2.5 meters (that's 8.2 feet!)
  • New holder design with safety protective cover
  • FOD tray mitigates debris on the work bench
  • Auto Power Off
  • Sleep mode functionality
  • Handpiece is compatible with older version G1 blades
  • ESD Safe
* NOTE: Blades are NOT included. Blades must be purchased separately.

Visit QSource.com for more features and specifications of the Hakko FT-801 Thermal Wire Stripper.

Check out these great new Hakko products and call Q Source today at 800-966-6020 to find out more!

REMEMBER: Q Source is your resource for all Hakko FX-888 and FT-801 accessories, tips, and replacement parts!