Recommendations for Soldering PCB

froggestspirit

D/P/Pt Demix Guy
OP
Member
Joined
Jul 28, 2011
Messages
1,270
Trophies
0
XP
1,485
Country
United States
I'm going to look into doing the wii OMGWTF trim once it comes in the mail. I'm not too new to soldering, but I want some recommendations from some more experienced people on here. I have done 3DS nand mods (temporary) to restore a few bricked consoles, but I'm probably going to buy a new soldering iron (prefferably cheap). I do have a large spool of 30 gaige speaker wire that I use for most of my stuff (and generally works well.
 

Catastrophic

Perfectly Normal
Member
Joined
Apr 28, 2012
Messages
777
Trophies
0
Age
25
Location
Somewhere
XP
1,331
Country
I suggest getting an iron that can display heat. 320°C is recommended for small components and 350°C for larger things.

Also, have flux and a solder wick at hand. Doing precise soldering without either is strongly not recommended.
 
General chit-chat
Help Users
  • AkiraKurusu @ AkiraKurusu:
    So many planes flying overhead, and they sound close...
    Gift
  • DJPlace @ DJPlace:
    do you need friends to play the games online for the switch exapsion pack i know snes and nes do.
    Gift
  • Julie_Pilgrim @ Julie_Pilgrim:
    @El_Doot well hey hot people do get more benefits in life
    Gift
  • J @ Jephter:
    Please I need help with this. I just homebrew my old 3ds console and downloaded a CIA file, but after surfing through for only 10 sec or less this appears. please can someone help me? Thank you in advance.
    Gift
  • Veho @ Veho:
    Start a new thread in the 3DS board, the chat box is not the best place to ask for such advice.
    Gift
  • Gift
  • RichardTheKing @ RichardTheKing:
    A week ago I got a payment request, through PayPal, from "[email protected]", who wanted US$64.
    Scam? Cancelled it anyway.
    Gift
  • RichardTheKing @ RichardTheKing:
    The note added to it simply said "Lucky Charms?", too.
    Gift
  • Veho @ Veho:
    They're all after your Lucky Charms.
    Gift
  • Gift
  • Hayato213 @ Hayato213:
    at least lucky charm is quite popular, probably my favorite cereal.
    Gift
  • AkiraKurusu @ AkiraKurusu:
    I wonder...how would the gaming scene have changed had the Wii (and its bullshit motion controls and criminally neglected Classic Controller) failed?
    Gift
  • AkiraKurusu @ AkiraKurusu:
    Microsoft certainly wouldn't have experimented with the Kinect, that's for sure. Would Nintendo have released something like the Wii U early?
    Gift
  • AkiraKurusu @ AkiraKurusu:
    That would've had a different name, so as not to tie it to its failed predecessor (something the Wii U dearly wished it has gotten anyway).
    Gift
  • Veho @ Veho:
    PlayStation 2 already had that EyeToy thing before the Wii, and a whole lot of games supported it. Microsoft would have had something like the Kinect even if the Wii failed.
    Gift
  • mr_switch @ mr_switch:
    Planning to buy a cronus zen to record inputs to negate mundane grinds/farming, anyone have it? How is it?
    Gift
  • E1ite007 @ E1ite007:
    For some reason, some Amazon reviews said it was a scam 'cause it launch there before they made an official launch on their webpage...anyway, according to people, it's good...it was gonna be my first option to buy when I wanted something to farm in games automatically, but then I backed down since tax fees and shipping would have costed me a fortune to Mexico...
    +1
    Gift
  • SaulFabre @ SaulFabre:
    Wii was a great sucess
    Gift
  • Gift
  • Plazorn @ Plazorn:
    It was, it surpassed the PS3 and XBOX 360 sells
    Gift
  • Gift
  • Psionic Roshambo @ Psionic Roshambo:
    I love the Wii ❤️
    Gift
  • Psionic Roshambo @ Psionic Roshambo:
    When it's hacked it's a great system.
    Gift
  • KennieDaMeanie @ KennieDaMeanie:
    You mean your wii is still working
    Gift
  • Veho @ Veho:
    With a little help from VIagra, but yes.
    Gift
    Veho @ Veho: With a little help from VIagra, but yes.