Tools

AF-2474

Frustrated with traditional third hands? Want a more adaptable tool? Love Doctor Octopus? Search no more! We present the ultra-fancy Third Hand Kit. The Third Hand Kit comes with 4 bendable arms which can easily be positioned and are stiff enough to stay in place. Alligator cl...

AF-291

The classic 'third hand tool,' as seen on every desk! We have one next to our Panavise jr, they complement each other well. This tool is good for holding small PCBs and wires for tinning or soldering to parts.

AF-890

We tried half a dozen different precision Phillips #000 screwdriver tools to find the one we liked the most.

AF-2118

If you've started designing your own PCBs in Eagle or KiCad and want to make your PCB a reality, you may start out with an etching system to pattern out traces. But that's only half the job! You'll also need a way to drill some tiny and accurate holes.  That's why we've starte...

AF-1154

This is such a sweet soldering stand, we had to carry it in the shop.

SF-TOL-14224

These unique tweezers have been specially designed to be used with vertical applications of SMD ICs. The tips of these tweezers have tiny prongs been bent to a 45° angle to facilitate access to confined spaces and provide excellent visibility of the area to be worked on. Wheth...

SF-TOL-14228

The WLC100 from Weller is a versatile 5 watt to 40 watt soldering station that is perfect for hobbyists, DIYers and students. The WLC100 operates at 120V and features a continuous dial to provide variable power control to the soldering station. The included 40 watt “pencil” so...

DF-FIT0399

Light, compact, mobile. The 3244-60 is a card-style digital multimeter for general electrical maintenance and testing, and includes gold-plated test leads for better contact. Insulated test pin sleeves also prevent short-circuits. With a size of only 109 mm x 55 mm and 60 g in...

AF-1724

The most useful tool we've ever laid our hands on. These calipers are really good quality and an excellent choice if you need something better than a cheap 'disposable' pair of digital calipers but you're not quite ready for a set of high-end Mitsutoyo calipers. These digital ...

SF-SPX-14269

The Qwiic Micro OLED is a small monochrome, blue-on-black OLED. It’s “micro”, but it still packs a punch – the OLED display is crisp, and you can fit a deceivingly large amount of graphics on there. This breakout is perfect for adding graphics to your next project or displayin...

PL-2374

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PL-2695

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AF-3510

Looking for something for the little engineer in your life? The Makedo Scru Add-On pack is a perfect complement to the Makedo Toolkit – a great introduction to the land of Makedo. Enter into the world of playful cardboard construction and build small creations with these reusa...

AF-3759

You re-work hard all day, so treat yourself with the BEST portable Adjustable Soldering Iron we carry!  OK, "Best" may be subjective, but it's also the name of the brand, so there ya go! But, seriously folks, this is a really nice iron, good enough for every-day use.

SF-TOL-11763

Introducing the Semi-Horned Oblong Versatile Eating Ladle, or as we like to call it, the S.H.O.V.E.L. This is not your run-of-the-mill spork (foon), ladies and gentlemen! It also has a serrated knife, a bottle cap opener, and six feet of red paracord to wrap around its sturdy ...

AF-3468

The Chip Quik No-Clean Liquid Flux Pen is great for all rework, solder, de-solder, and reflow applications! In particular this one is from the rework-champs at Chip Quik.

AF-1987

The ultimate debugging tool for electronics, this oscilloscope will turn you into a "Circuit Whisperer". You will be able to peer into the workings of your circuits to better understand them. Difficult problems will suddenly become trivial. We tried many beginner oscilloscopes...

AF-3791

This fancy and ultra-adjustable PCB holder was recommended to us by Collin, who is not only a master at soldering but also has impeccable taste in furnishings, so we just had to get these in stock. Not surprisingly, we agreed with Collin that this is a really great PCB holder....

PL-2786

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SF-TOL-09161

This is your basic spool of leaded solder with a 63/37 water soluble resin core. 0.031" gauge and 100 grams. This is a good spool for more advanced users that should last 6-12 months depending on how often you solder.

SF-TOL-10326

The SparkFun Heaterizer XL-3000 heat gun is a handy tool that everyone should have. It’s great for heat-shrink, melting things, and even very basic low temp rework. The size is great for a lot of different applications and it heats up pretty quickly.

SF-DD-14759

The solder vacuums are a great (and sometimes under appreciated) little tool for solder rework.

SF-TOL-14872

Let’s face it, wire strippers can be problematic to use if you aren’t sure what your doing and it could result in you accidentally wasting material. Lucky for you, there is this Self-Adjusting Wire Stripper that can take any almost any wire, place it in the head of the tool, c...

AF-152

These are the best diagonal cutters, large super-comfortable grip to use and have strong nippers for perfect trimming of wires and leads. I've used my pair every day for years.

AF-1597

Ever go to a diner and they give you a bottle of ketchup and it says "Extra Fancy" and you're thinking to yourself "what makes this ketchup 'extra fancy' anyhow?" Well, this professional grade solder sucker is "Extra Fancy" and there's no question as to why. When you hold its ...

SF-TOL-13193

These crimping pliers allow you to easily make your own wiring harnesses using crimp pins and cable housings. We really like the quality and sturdiness of these crimp pliers. These pliers are capable of crimping very small 0.25 - 1.5mm crimp pins and 28-20 AWG wires together. ...