How to open a Weller soldering station?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by JeffreyM, Mar 24, 2005.

  1. JeffreyM

    Thread Starter New Member

    Mar 24, 2005
    My base station died but I have no idea how to open it. It's an EC1002 if that matters. TIA!

  2. Jack_son

    New Member

    Jul 14, 2005
    Hi Jeff,
    To get into your Weller base, carefully pry out the 4 rubber feet with an old sturdy knife blade, exposing 4 Phillips screws underneath.

    I have been looking for a wiring schematic for my similar defective Welller EC2001 Soldering Station, but so far, I only found the parts list and parts drawing.
    See < /wellerparts.htm>

    My EC2001 has normal LED display on the front, but the iron doesn't heat. The internal 5V DC regulator circuit in the base is ok, and there is 24 V on some of the 5 pins. I hope someone will pass along the voltage and resistance readings on their Base Unit & iron, so I can figure out if I need the EC234 Heater, &/or the temperature controller. My Base uses the EC 1201A or EC1201P irons.

    Good luck,