EEVblog #1064 – Soldering Irons OLD vs NEW

What are the differences between the “old” style soldering iron tips like used on the low cost Hakko and Weller et.al low cost irons, and the more expensive integrated tip type?
An apples to oranges comparison of the Hakko FX-888D and the JBC CD-2B stations.
Bonus footage under the FLIR thermal camera.

Louis’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmq769_ed9w

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