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Soldering is a method of connecting two pieces of metal together by melting another filler metal in between them. There are many kinds of soldering, but this article is designed to teach you the basics of electrical soldering.

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A inexpensive microscope for soldering

I am not ready to spend over $500 on a microscope right now. I was looking at one for $200. For board level repairs, rebelling ic chips, what magnification power does my microscope need to have at the minimum . The microscope I was looking at goes up to 20x. Is that enough or do I need something more powerful.

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I think this article has some useful tips, Tips on How to micro Solder on a budget

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The AmScope SM-4NTP is a popular model within the repair community. These are good quality scopes at affordable prices. You can also look on Craigslist/Kijiji/FB Market to see if anyone is selling a used scope locally.

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