How often have you wished you could pick up your MIG welder and carry it over to a friend’s place? Or to a job site? Sure, there are lots of “portable” rigs you could use — but they never really live up to the quality of your unit at home.
Try this on: The Millermatic Passport is completely self-contained and requires only power for full-on MIG welding. It holds 12 oz of CO2 and an 8″ spool of wire internally — all in a suitcase-sized package that weighs in around 55 lbs completely ready-to-weld. Read past the jump for a diagram of what’s going on inside the little blue box.
The Passport’s designed to use either 115V or 230V single-cycle power, and ships with Miller’s “Multi-Voltage Plug (MVP)” that adapts to all sorts of outlets. Under 115V power, the Passport can deliver 110A at 19.5V with a 20% duty cycle, while 230V jumps that to 150A and 21.5V.
It’s also got dual-groove drive rolls for .024″ wire — for sheet metal — and .030″/.035″ wire for general fabrication. It ships with the power source, cord, MVP, 10″ MIG gun/cable assembly, an empty CO2 gas cylinder, drive rolls, and two contact tips — you add wire, gas, and a project that needs work.
Street pricing starts around $1350.