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The €35,- KSGER T12 Soldering Station – is it any good?


At the model railway club (EMV) we needed a soldering station that is suited for delicate soldering jobs like SMDs or PCBs but that can also handle heavier work. I came across the KSGER T12 Soldering Station which can be had for about €35,-.

Is it any good? Short answer: I like it a lot! Watch the video to see if you may like it too.

Some features if the KSGER T12 soldering station:

  • Uses T12 tips of which many different types are available for different jobs
  • Ready to solder in just about 6 seconds!
  • PID control with settings per tip type for accurate and stable control
  • Temperature adjustable between 150 – 480 °C
  • Quick select from 5 different temperature setpoints
  • Grip has a motion sensor to monitor if it is in use
  • Standby mode: lower temperature when grip did not move for x minutes
  • Sleep mode:  room temperature when grip again did not move for x minutes
  • Boost mode: higher temperature for x minutes
  • Beeps when temperature is reached or when boost, standby or sleep mode starts



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5 thoughts on “The €35,- KSGER T12 Soldering Station – is it any good?

  1. Thank you for this manual. It was very useful to change the selection of the tip.


    Posted by Herbert | April 18, 2019, 12:09
  2. Hi, thanks for posting. I couldn’t get the Dropbox link to work – message about the file being moved? Wonder if you could post a new link please. Many thanks.


    Posted by Al | October 29, 2018, 21:01
  3. Hey Ruud. What can you tell about the tips. Which tips should i buy for fine soldering like to wire an smd


    Posted by Danny Blomme | October 29, 2018, 17:52

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