14 January, 2022

Pinecil - open-sauce solder pen

Finally got a decent (and easily portable) soldering pen, the Pinecil!

"The Pinecil is a smart mini portable soldering iron with a 32-bit RISC-V SoC featuring a sleek design, auto standby and it heats up to an operating temperature in just 12 seconds!"

Paired with a proper A/C adapter that can supply (at least) 3A @ 9V, you'll be able to do some serious mid-tier soldering with the right soldering tips.


Dual power input design: 1) USB-C supports both PD and QC 3.0 and; 2) DC5525 barrel DC jack.

Speedy Rapid Warmup: Reaches operating temperature in 12 seconds. Support for on-demand rapid boost feature.

Adjustable soldering tip temperature which can be set between 100° C and 400° C using the adjustment buttons and an easy-to-read OLED display.

Portable: it features a sleek and slim design, comprised of an SAE 304 stainless steel core housed inside a polycarbonate shell.

Auto standby mode engages when it is not in use ensuring the user safety.