Amazon.com.au:Customer reviews: SainSmart TS80P Portable Soldering Iron with TS-B02 Tip & 9V/12V Charger USB Type C Cable, Adjustable Temperature, Auto Sleep Mode, Fast Internal Heating, OLED Display, Upgraded Complete Kit
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Cons: The tip of the soldering iron does not get hot enough; measuring tip temperature showed that it was not actually at the temperature indicated on the LCD display, making it very difficult to de-solder parts as the tip would not get hot enough. Also, the soldering wand would visually bend when only a small amount of pressure was applied to the tip, making the longevity of this product very questionable. Also only came with one pointy tip, and no wedge tip.
I've used this as a base for a great portable soldering kit, it heats and cools quickly, I'm using a lower wattage power supply than the one it comes with for portability but it still gets up to temperature fast. The only negative is DO NOT USE THE USB C CABLE IT COMES WITH. That cable is garbage just turning on the screen and not the heater that cable nearly burned in two. It's extremely undersized and cannot handle the current. Just get a different cable and you're good.
If I hadn't seen DIY YouTubers using this successfully, I would've thought this was a scam product. When it arrived I found out there is a need to keep its firmware up to date. The manual tells you to go to the manufacturer's product page where there is no link or any indication of how to find the firmware file it tells you to download (it's also a China-based company so if you aren't comfortable with broken English you may have a hard time). Eventually found there is a totally different site for their forums (almost entirely in Chinese) and stumbled across where they post the firmware download links.
Found out my unit already has the latest firmware, so I tried using it right away and it doesn't heat up. Watched their video on how to use it and found you have to adjust the settings to tell it what temperature to heat it up to. But, when I try to go into the settings it just restarts over and over every time I press the settings button. Then found out it restarts no matter which button I press. So I tried reinstalling the latest firmware version, no good. Tried installing the only previous firmware version available to download, no good. Tried updating it to the latest version again, no good. Apparently mine is a dud, and the forums are so hard to navigate and read I don't have much hope for getting support.
For it's size, it works great! Heats up very quickly, the tip is very small for small work, I can solder 0402 with it (using magnification of course). Build quality is better than any soldering iron I've had, and even though the power supply is nameless, it seems to be high quality and provides maximum power to the iron. I would definitely not hesitate to buy again, and I hope the connection for the tips catches on in the aftermarket.
I also own a TS100 and the TS80P has better performance.
Included power adapter and cable worked great. Had to purchase a power bank with appropriate PD support, but now have an excellent portable solution, and even use it at times in place of my desktop solution.
It does work, I did the firmware update but this thing comes with a crappy tip and does not hold temp well at all. Do yourself a huge favor, spend the extra money and get a Hakko or even a cheap 20 dollar one is better then this garbage.