Comparing Hakko FX-601 and Weller 8200

Lowest price found: $73.98 Show listings
Lowest price found: $99.99 Show listings
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Hakko FX-601 ranks #2 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
10.0
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Weller 8200 ranks #7 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
8.6
Great

Customers like Hakko FX-601 noticeably more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Hakko FX-601
Weller 8200
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Hakko FX-601, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Weller 8200.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling soldering gun receives a consumer score of 8.6 (great). Both Hakko FX-601 and Weller 8200 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Hakko FX-601
In comparison:
Hakko FX-601 ranks #2 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
10.0
Amazing
Weller 8200
In comparison:
Weller 8200 ranks #7 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
8.6
Great
Median best-selling Soldering Gun
In comparison:
Weller 8200 ranks #7 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
8.6
Great





Hakko FX-601 is more popular than Weller 8200

It's fairly safe to say that Hakko FX-601 is a more popular soldering gun than Weller 8200, based on its 800+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Hakko FX-601 and Weller 8200 often consider Hakko FX601-02, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Hakko FX-601 and Weller 8200
Hakko FX601-02 $74
In comparison:
Hakko FX601-02 ranks #1 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
10.0
Amazing
Weller 8200PKS $100
In comparison:
Weller 8200PKS ranks #6 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
8.6
Great
Hakko FX-601 $74
In comparison:
Hakko FX-601 ranks #2 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
10.0
Amazing
Weller PSI100K $122
In comparison:
Weller PSI100K ranks #3 out of 12. It is in the top 10%.
Go to rankings
9.1
Great
Find the best soldering gun in Soldering Gun Finder
From Seller:
  • Adjustable "electronic" closed-loop temperature control
  • Dial the temperature you want
  • Temperature control sensor in heater ensures consistent heat
  • Slender, ergonomic handpiece
  • Durable construction with cord strain relief
  • Read more
From Seller:
  • Soldering Gun Kit 260/200W Soldering Gun With Tin Plated Copper Tip 2 Untinned Tips
  • This product is highly durable
  • This product is manufactured in China
  • Universal all-purpose gun
  • Pistol grip design with dual heat produces 140 or 100 watts
  • Read more
Loading price comparison chart...

Hakko FX-601 is a very popular and one of the more expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling soldering guns and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Hakko FX601-02 .

Hakko FX-601 is $21.37 more expensive than an average soldering gun ($52.61).

Weller 8200 is a popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling soldering guns and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Weller 8200PKS or Weller PSI100K .

Weller 8200 is $47.38 more expensive than the average soldering gun ($52.61).

You might also like:

High-rated Soldering Guns in a similar price range.

This website displays data from third party public sources. The data presented is for information purposes only. We can't guarantee correctness and completeness of all the data presented here, and therefore will not accept liability for any issues arising from usage of this data. All Trademarks and Copyrights belong to their respective owners. ReviewFinder is reader-supported - if you click on a link on ReviewFinder and make a purchase, we earn a commission at no extra cost to you.


Copyright © 2022