Soldering Station - JBC

Brand Hazar
Product Number hiron-jbc-dc
Stock 3
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Soldering station for precise electronic reworking. Designed and produced by a fellow racer. For JBC T245 handles and C245 tips.

What's changed in this version?

Soldering Iron Controller for JBC - v3.2

  • NEW:
    • Temperature compensation: The assembled controllers now have an internal temperature sensor for compensating ambient temperature.
    • Cutoff voltage: You can now select a cutoff voltage for the controller. Very useful when powering from LiPo batteries. Cutoff voltage selectable between 2*-6S LiPo (6.2V - 18.6V). [*Note: 2S only supported with Booster option]
    • Iron stand support: Required hardware and software support added for detecting when the iron is in the stand. Note that we don't offer a iron stand (yet!). You can add a microswitch to any stand for detection.
    • Optional modules: Extra functionality for specific needs now possible with optional modules. Not everyone needs these, so we made it optional. If you order with a new controller, we'll install it before shipment. Modules are also user installable and comes mounted on back panels. You can install it via simply replacing the old back panel with your new module. All you need is a 2mm hex driver for back panel screws. Plug and play! Modules currently only offered for DC units.
    • Reinforced front panel: The handle socket and control knob also now attached mechanically to the front panel for extra durability.
    • Aluminum back panel: The back panel that carries the power input and switch is now machined from lightweight yet durable aluminum. Also available for older units; contact us for details.
    • Control loop: Re-tuned, now faster and more responsive.
    • Display: Screen drawing routines are optimized for faster screen refresh as possible.
    • Sleep mode: When in sleep mode, the controller now wakes up if the iron is plugged or unplugged. Same applies for stand detection.
    • Assembled units: Assembled units has newly designed PCBs optimized for production efficiency. Iron handle sockets are directly mounted on these, consequently the sockets are not interchangeable; hence the iron type. In other words; if you get an assembled JBC unit, converting it to a T12 is not possible; or vice versa.
    • DIY PCBs: We are still offering "DIY PCB"s and they support both T245 and T12. Read the details below.


General Specifications and Features

  • Works with 9-25V DC or 110-220V AC (RC power supplies, computer PSUs, 3-6S LiPo (2S possible with Booster option), car lighter receptable…)
  • Fast but not furious: Heats up in as low as 3 seconds (if using DC 24V). Can very precisely regulate its heating power.
  • Up to 200W heating power (@ DC 24V)
  • Goes to sleep if left on (adjustable).
  • Power limit: You can lower the used heating power on menu on demand. This enables using very small DC bricks/batteries; heating takes longer but you can finish the job. For DC controllers.
  • Starting temperature: Selectable power-on temperature, selections available for leaded/lead-free solders and more. It can remember the last used temperature as well (default setting).
  • Sleep: Selectable intervals or can be disabled.
  • Protection: If provided input voltage is out of allowed range, it will warns you.


  • DC powered controllers: 110x55x50mm
  • AC/DC powered controllers: 110x155x50mm

Please select what you need:

  • Assembled Controllers: will only include a fully assembled controller. No power cable included. For JBC handle and tips, please refer to your local authorized JBC distributor. Power plug and cable information is located below.
  • DIY PCB: Includes one populated PCB, which you can use with T12 and JBC C245 tips. For DIY use only, DIY support will provided by designer.

Optional Modules

  • Polarity protection module: Protects the unit from blunders. If you love using your controller with crocodile clips or variety of power supplies; you may want this. Available now, if you purchase with a new DC controller, it'll come preinstalled.
  • Booster module: Extends the input voltage range from 9-25V to 6-25V. Enables using 2S LiPo batteries with your controller. Fits right in your controller, takes no extra space. Combined with the new cutoff voltage feature, it is a perfect portable solution. Also provides input polarity protection. Maximum input current is 15A. Available now, if you purchase with a new DC controller, it'll come preinstalled.
  • More to come..

How to install modules

DIY PCB info

Is our front panel design, control knob, DC socket or enclosure choice isn't fitting your requirements? The DIY PCB is the answer; use it as the "core" of your custom design. PCB is good but you don't like the GUI? Develop your own firmware, you don't even need to have an AVR programmer -- our firmware has a bootloader! Don't know programming too much? DIY PCB is also Arduino compatible; upload your "sketch". It's a cliche but sky is the limit (as soldering irons can go).

The T12/T245 switchability function is also now offered exclusively on DIY PCB's. Since sockets are different, switching between different type of tips was required the DIY effort and a new front panel anyway; nothing is changed on that aspect.

This option comes with one populated and tested PCB. You will also get our DIY manual delivered to your e-mail.
DIY PCB's does not have temperature sensor, stand detection feature and they are not compatible with optional modules. It is the same PCB that powered our previous-gen controllers.


  • Team-NCRC is authorized reseller for this product. All support requests should redirected to Hazar Karabay.
  • Please do not purchase any items other than DC cables linked below in the same order. For avoiding delays controllers are shipped directly, not from NCRC. We can't include any items from the NCRC warehouse in controller orders.
  • DC input socket: IEC 60130-10 Type B: Barrel plug with 6.0mm OD, 2.5mm ID. Click for compatible cable with clips, and also Click for lighter adapter for using it in your vehicle.
  • AC input socket: IEC 60320 C14: Also known as "computer cable", a very common cable. You need to provide your own cable with appropriate plug for your country.
  • JBC controllers will feature Hirose sockets which you can direcly plug in your original T245-A handle. Only C245 type tips supported. Especially C210 series are NOT supported.
  • While we are aiming for highest quality possible, this is a hand-assembled device and there may very minor cosmetic blemishes. It's actually pretty good but if you are expecting a certain fruit-named brand level quality, we are not there yet.
  • All controllers and DIY PCB's are electrically and functionally tested before shipping.
  • This item can only shipped via registered air mail. Shipping cost will calculated at checkout. Please select registered mail for shipping method and ignore others (if shown). If you don't see that option at checkout, please contact us BEFORE ordering, in most cases we can arrange it for your order.
  • Tracking number is provided with every shipment. It takes 7-30 working days to arrive and that speed is directly related with postal service in *your* country. Some are fast, some are exceptionally slow.
  • We can offer UPS next day international shipping for this item. Ask for a quote, but unfortunately it can be more expensive than the item itself.
  • You are responsible for any VAT, tariff, duty, taxes, handling fees, customs clearance charges, etc. required by your country for importing consumer goods. We do not collect this beforehand, and cannot give you an estimate of the cost - charges vary around the world.
  • As an international consumer, please do your research to ensure there are no surprise charges when clearing your package through customs, and to have an idea of what the additional cost may be. If you are unfamiliar with customs fees and charges, please speak to your local postal or customs office for more information. It is your full responsibility to verify the customs, duties charges, and procedures in your country prior to placing your order.
  • If customs fees and charges are refused at the time of delivery, your order will be returned to us and after we receive the item you will receive a refund excluding shipment costs.
  • We are not responsible / liable for lost or stolen packages that have delivery confirmation to the address that was provided. The customer accepts full responsibility to file any claim(s) with carrier for damaged and/or lost shipments. We are also not responsible for misdelivery errors via carrier, or incorrect shipping info provided by you.