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Screwdrivers are a staple tool of any repair or DIY enthusiast. For electronic repairs, I normally use hand screwdrivers, but recently I've been using a rechargeable mini electric screwdriver, and it's so good it's earned a place in my toolkit.
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My complaints with using rechargeable electric screwdrivers for electronics are many – they're big and bulky, have too much power, are awkward to use in confined spaces, and usually need some proprietary charger.
This Lifegoo rechargeable mini electric screwdriver has none of this nonsense.
This screwdriver is compact and lightweight, so I can use it in confined spaces. The torque (the power it outputs) is a reasonable 0.25-0.35Nm.
That means the screwdriver allows you to manually tighten screws up to 3Nm, which is a snug hand tight -- good enough to hold the fastener in place, not tight enough to break anything.
And it charges with USB-C, which for me is a must, because I don't want yet another proprietary charger in my life.
The screwdriver has a 350mAh rechargeable lithium battery, which is good enough for 2 to 3 hours of use.
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It also has three buttons -- in and out for the screw, and a button to turn on the 360° shadow-free LED lighting.
Along with the screwdriver, we also get a 48-piece precision bit set, which come in regular and extra-long, with the long ones being perfect for deeply recessed screws.
The aluminum case features a nice click-shut mechanism that prevents you spilling your screwdriver bits all over the place. The bits are held in the tray magnetically, and this does a great job of keeping them organized.
This set comes with a bunch of tools used for gadget repair, such as tweezers, plastic pry bars, suction cups, and more, and they're decent enough quality to carry out repairs.
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The Lifegoo mini electric screwdriver is everything I've wanted from a mini rechargeable screwdriver at a very reasonable price.