The MP9 is a high powered mini soldering pot. With only 2 1/2 oz. of solder capacity. Allows for rapid heating and ease of temperature control. Provided by the new Integrated voltage control. This little guy has 100w of power and has a max. temperature of 850 deg. F. Like all AmericanBeauty Tools the mini is RoHS compliant and made in the USA. Replacement heating elements (MP-9H) are available.