10/06/2019 at 20:14 •
just found, that Weller announced new RT soldering tips
10/06/2019 at 20:06 •
New firmware is ready to download, it support HW v0.3 and also new HW v1.0.
- display brightness control
- turn off display to protect pixels burning when is inactive for 15 minutes (wake up by pressing both buttons at once)
- increased maximum preset temperature to 500°C (only for HW v1.0)
09/26/2019 at 18:30 •
05/07/2019 at 18:36 •
After longer delay, after some troubles, new revision is getting ready.
There will be two major enhancements:
- full reverse polarity protection
- added accelerometer
08/09/2018 at 18:14 •
- improved PID
- saving preset temperatures
List of all changes and download: https://github.com/pavelrevak/rt_soldering_pen/releases
07/24/2018 at 21:29 •
Although is still in development state is stable and has many new features, like simple main screen with large temperature, Fahrenheit mode or left-handed mode.
There is also many features in background
Update is easy and safe with any SWD (ST-Link) programmer
Download from github: https://github.com/pavelrevak/rt_soldering_pen/releases
Updating firmware with cheap Chinese ST-Link programmer:
To program, use ST-Link utility from ST, or any other SW for Flashing STM32 micro-controllers (openocd, texane/stlink, pystlink, ...)
There is also possible to use ST-Link part of any Discovery or Nucleo board.
07/10/2018 at 10:37 •
You can buy tips for example here:
Basic description "how to use the pen" is here:
07/03/2018 at 21:02 •
Yes, I know, there is still no news about the case, so, at least something simple....
I try to put this soldering pen into transparent shrinkable tube (ø 10 mm) and seems with very good success, buttons are easy to press, so very good and cheap protection.
.... but one small fail, I forget to put down the protecting foil from the display! ,-D
06/24/2018 at 17:00 •
Selling is now open
06/24/2018 at 16:15 •
Source code is now open