Essential electronics hobby tools: whether your interest in an electronics hobby stems from the desire to build your own gadgets or to modify existing electronics devices so they perform better – or at least differently – it is important that you take the best approach possible in order to get the most enjoyment from your hobby.
- Wire cutter and stripper
- Soldering station
- Desoldering vacuum pump (optional)
- Pliers set
- Screwdriver set or at least a small straight type and a medium cross point type
- Test equipment – Multimeter (optional)
If possible you should get a wooden board/bench to use as a dedicated work area.