If you are looking for a professional level DC TIG/Stick welder, the Everlast Power i-TIG 201 offers unparalled features in an economical DC welder. The unit is fully featured, offering both high frequency start and lift start capability. When compared to other DC TIG/Stick welders, on the market, the Power i-TIG 201 competes favorably with similar welders in its class such as Invertec and Maxstar models at just a fraction of the cost. This unit, a replacement for the popular Power i-TIG 200, is widely used by professionals in specialty trades where heat control is important, such as gun smithery, or stainless fab shops, because of it's low amp start capability of just 5 amps and pulse feature which precisely controls the heat. The new DC Power i-TIG 201 definitely retains the analog feel of the original Power i-TIG 200. However, because it now incorporates digital control of the parameters, the result is a simplified internal plug and play design which helps to ensure reliability. Yes, the unit still retains all of the features of the Power i TIG 200 so if you are person who likes to have controls that you can eyeball and touch, it is likely to be a perfect fit in your shop.