Many of us have never even touched a soldering iron - but making things can feel incredibly rewarding. There are some key skills you need when tackling electronics projects - whether you plan on fixing broken devices or assembling Arduinos (our Arduino gu
Cordless soldering irons are, as a rule, terrible. A few months ago, you could pick up a cordless soldering iron from Radio Shack that was powered by AAA batteries. You can guess how well those worked.