With the dimensions of 9 X 23 X 12 inches, this unit weighs around 70 pounds. This machine has knobs on the control panel instead of your push button computer controls. The first row has amperage settings and in the second row are the settings for the functions: Pulse frequency, Pulse time and Post flow.
The controls allow you to adjust your AC balance if you are welding with your AC. The third row allows you to adjust the AC Frequency, the AC Balance and the Post Flow.
2T Vs 4T:
You can choose between T2 and 4T modes on this machine. When you set the welder to 4T mode, you should click the finger control one time for turning on the torch and start your welding process. Click it again to turn it off. Since this model has two modes in a single machine, it means that you don’t have to buy two separate machines.
The AHP AlphaTIG 200X Welder has outstanding features:
- Has a comfortable foot pedal control
- HF Start
- Pulse for welding stainless steel
- AC balance control
- Supplied torch (WP17) comes with a soft cover
- 3 years manufacturer warranty on the unit along with 6 months warranty on the accessories
Performance and Operation:
You can use this welding unit in 1/8″ thickness metal at 40-80 amp power supply. The use goes up to 3/8″ thick metal at 200 amp. One of the great things about this welding unit is that it uses Fairchild IGBT inverter technology which would give you the full-rated output. It allows quality TIG welding on stainless steel, aluminum, as well as precise welding of thinner gauge materials. It’s not only professionals who can use this welding unit, as the manufacturer designed it for novices and people who enjoy welding as a hobby.
Ease of Use:
The model contains several features that make the welders work much easier. You get several options to choose from and top-notch technology that enables this welding unit to deliver a great performance. When it comes to using this welding unit, it’s flexible and portable. It’s not hard to move around.
- Easy to use.
- AHP AlphaTIG 200X Welder delivers outstanding performance.
- AC balance control is useful.
- It’s flexible and portable.
- More affordable than top of the line products but offers professional quality
- Has a wide range of ampere control.
- Limited frequency +-5Hz.
- Instruction manual omits certain details that beginners might need.
We can say that the AHP AlphaTIG 200X Welder is an affordable machine. You will find that this machine works well and should please you. The big benefit of this machine is that it’s designed for professional welders or ones who treat is as a hobby.