Through-hole desoldering (was Re: IBM 5110 - Where does the character set live? And other questions.)

Rob Jarratt robert.jarratt at
Fri Jul 14 13:59:54 CDT 2017

> A couple of years ago I bought the UK-branded equivalent of the Zhongdi ZD-
> 915 desoldering station and I can quite honestly say it’s the best thing I’ve
> bought for this hobby/obsession. To anyone struggling with solder wick and
> manual pumps it’s worth far more in saved time than anything else.
> Spares are easy to get from Zhongdi in China and since they make the things
> themselves you can get any spare part you need.

I have one too, CPC sell it as Duratool ( and yes it has been worth it.



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