1 x User manual 1 X Warranty card 1 x Reminder card
The Swag PX80 is a single 18650 pod mod with the capability of running up to 80W max output.
The device has a 0.96 inch thin-film-transistor (TFT) screen hidden behind the carbon fiber panel. This means the screen blends seamlessly behind the carbon fibre pattern on the device; when it’s off you cannot tell a screen is present. When you turn it on the screen appears behind the carbon fiber pattern with crystal clear clarity (see image below).
With the Swag PX80 is a similar chip to the Target PM80 known as the Axiom Chip; the firing time according to Vaporesso is 0.001 seconds which is what I would expect from this chipset.
Operating modes included on this device are wattage, voltage, and smart wattage. Smart Wattage is used to automatically set your wattage depending on the resistance of the coil). There is also a daily puff history over your last seven days with the ability to reset it, as well as the ability to change the colour of the screen between green, blue, and pink. The screen displays the wattage, a puff counter, a battery meter, resistance, and the recommended watts for the coil installed which is a great feature.
To access these options, press the ‘+’ & ‘-‘ buttons at the same time. Then use the same buttons independently to navigate the menu. Press the fire button to select your desired option.
The kit comes with the Swag Pod which uses the GTX coils. The coil range is great for any user, from 0.2ohm to 1.2ohm, there’s something in this range for everyone.
To change the coil, be sure to turn the drip tip to the unlock setting by rotating the drip tip. From there you can push down the drip tip to push the coil out, this will also close the juice inlets meaning you won’t lose any e-liquid as you change the coil. I must admit I was very impressed by the way this works.
This ‘change your coil with a full tank of juice’ feature is a massive plus for anyone as it’s always the worst feeling when your coil burns out with a full tank and you have to get rid of it all.
The video below is a demonstration on how to install and change coils for the Swag Pod:
The coils in the kit are the 0.2ohm, which runs between 45-60W, and the 0.3ohm running between 32-45W.
Since these are the same coils for some of the other devices by Vaporesso (such as the Target PM80), I personally know how they perform (which is incredibly well) so expect big things from them here. I prefer the 0.3ohm to the 0.2ohm as the flavour is a lot crisper which is what I look for when it comes to coils. Plus, for a pod kit it’s more the sort of wattage range I stick to.
Overall, I feel that the Swag PX80 is an exceptional kit for anyone looking for a compact kit that can do both direct-lung (DL) and mouth-to-lung (MTL) vaping. MTL coils are sold separately – two DL come with the kit.
I can’t really see any negatives on first impressions with this mod, so if it performs as well as former Vaporesso mods do with these coils, we’re in for a treat! I maybe would have liked to see a top fill system as we’ve seen with the Aegis Boost or the Innokin Kroma-Z kits but these are minor in comparison to the positives with this kit.
If you are interested, make sure you grab one today whilst stocks last.
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This week we will be looking at the Argus Pro Kit from Voopoo. We know Voopoo for their great range of devices from the Drag series to the Vinci series, along with some of their other devices like the Finic and of course the Vmate.
Some of the above devices have been considered all-time greats in the E-Cigarette industry, but we’ve got to say that for us, the Argus Pro has definitely shot straight to the top as a contender for not just one of Voopoo’s best devices, but one of the best Pod Devices of 2020. Of course, this is down to personal preference but we’ve been so impressed with this kit.
Argus Pro – Design & Build
The design and build of this mod is impeccable; made from a zinc-alloy material with a leather grip, the Argus looks the part and is ergonomically fantastic. The buttons on the Argus Pro are nice and smooth with a good press (not too loose and not too rigid).
Because of the material used, it’s a pretty heavy pod system. Weighing in at approximately 168g, it’s definitely got a bit of weight to it, so for those looking for something you can really feel in your hand, this is perfect. Thankfully, I like my mods with plenty of weight so this is right up my street.
Measurements for this mod are 124mm (H) x 35mm (W) x 31mm (D). It has a 0.96inch colour screen to display all your settings which we will get into in the next section.
One very welcomed sight is the inclusion of a Type-C charge port on the Argus Pro. The charge rate of this is a 2 Amp charge, holding up to the standard of fast charging which again is great to see. When you couple this with the massive 3000mAh battery, you have huge battery life and quick recharge time.
A final nice touch with the design is the small bar located near the top of the device which can be used for lanyards to keep your kit safe from potentially damaging falls!
Argus Pro – Functions
Turn the device on – 5 Clicks of the fire button
Adjust Wattage – Press/hold the + or – buttons
Lock Device – Press and hold the fire button and + button
Reset Puff Counter – Press and hold the fire button and – button
Change Modes – Press the fire button 3 times quickly
The Argus Pro has four modes to choose from, these are as follows:
Smart mode: Auto-detects what wattage you should be vaping depending on the coil (Represented by an “S”).
RBA Mode: User-defined wattage – adjust freely from 5W-80W (Represented by an “R”).
Double Ignition Mode: Allows the user to power the device using either the fire button, or with breath/draw activation (Represented by an “A&P”).
Manual Mode: Button activated vaping only without the option to use breath activation (Represented by a “P”).
As you’ve seen from the images this kit comes with the hugely popular PnP Pod Tank. I’ve talked about this tank in a previous review, so I won’t go too much in depth. The PnP Pod tank is an adaptation/conversion of the pod found on the Drag X & Drag S pod kits into a 510 threaded tank. It has adjustable airflow, push/pull coil installation, and is compatible with the full range of PnP coils to accommodate a wide range of vaping performances with fantastic flavour and longevity. If you want to know more about the PnP Pod Tank, check out my Drag Mini Refresh Review for more details.
I think personally this kit is solid all-round; there isn’t really anything with it I can fault. The design and functionality are both great and I really like the hit from the kit as well.
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Apologies for last week as we missed the review but with the Christmas period upon us, it has been a little hectic with the shop!
Hello and welcome to a little look at the Vaptio Fragg Mod! In this post, we will be looking at the Fragg mod from Vaptio, from the specs to general thoughts about the device!
1 x FRAGG Mod 1 x USB Type-C Cable 1 x User Manual 1 x Lanyard
The design of this mod is small, compact and lightweight. It’s perfect for those who are looking for the extra power but don’t want something bulky and awkward to carry. The mod also comes with a lanyard which helps keep your mod from having a tumble if you are a tad on the clumsy side. The diameter of the 510 plate is just shy of 23mm and the mod stands at 78mm tall.
The material the Fragg is made from is a zinc alloy with plastic and Faux leather to keep the mod lightweight. The screen is located on the side just under the fire button and control buttons. The screen itself is a 0.69inch OLED screen which is nice and bright, I had no problems seeing the screen in any lighting.
The buttons are a good size for the mod; they do have a slight texture to them which is good to see, my only issue with the buttons is that they aren’t as clicky as I prefer. I know it’s a small detail but I like to know when I’ve pressed something, I mean you know you’ve pressed the mod as it reacts quickly to the corresponding button but I just wanted a little more of a click with the button. As I say though, that’s just personal preference.
A final note on the design is the charge port which is located underneath the control buttons and uses a type-c charger. I will talk more on this in the next section.
The Fragg comes with a few different modes and has some adjustability as well. I’ll list the controls of the mod and then discuss each mode on the mod below.
Turning the device on/off – five clicks of the fire button
Adjust Wattage – use the two buttons below the fire button
Access menu – Press the fire button three times.
Lock the device – Press and hold both adjustment buttons simultaneously.
Flip the screen – Press and hold both adjustment buttons simultaneously (note, the device will lock first, then after locking/unlocking it will flip).
Fire – Press and hold the fire button
The Vaptio Fragg also comes with a few different modes to operate in, below is a list of these modes.
VW – This is standard wattage mode, the max output is 60w.
VV – This is voltage mode, the max output is 4v.
Pre – A pre-heat mode, the max output is 15w.
By – Bypass mode, this works depending on the battery voltage and resistance of the coil. The less battery you have, the less output you’ll get.
Settings – Adjust settings for sleep timer up to 20 seconds & vape time up to 10 seconds.
The Fragg mod has a maximum and minimum resistance that ranges between 0.2 Ohm to 1.8 Ohm. The battery capacity is 2000mAh for all day vaping on low-medium wattage, and as mentioned before with the Type-C charging capabilities the Fragg charges up rapidly!
Pros and Cons
As always, I’ll list what my pros and cons for this device are and explain my reasoning.
Lightweight and compact – It’s super light, weighing in at just 132g this is the perfect device for someone who doesn’t want something too big and bulky.
Plenty of different modes – I think with this device, there’s something for everyone here to use.
Fast charge – I would expect the device to charge from flat to full in less than an hour. I’ll update the blog when I find out for definite.
Pre-heat mode – To be honest, I think Vaptio missed a better option here, they could have gone for a curve mode to pre-heat coils which the user could have adjusted accordingly.
510 Plate – The 510 plate is tiny which considering a lot of recent tanks are around the 24mm+ mark. A lot of tanks will overhang the plate.
So there we have it, the Vaptio Fragg mod, I think it is a decent mod for what you pay for it. If I was to pair this up with a tank, I would go for something like the Tecc Slider 2 for direct-lung, or the Innokin Zlide tank for a mouth-to-lung experience. If you are looking to get one, check out the link to get yours today!
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Good day readers, hope this finds you all well. Today we are going to be looking at the Innokin Adept Mod. We will go over the specs and features of the mod and what my personal opinion is of the mod itself.
Specs of the Adept
The Adept Mod is a 3000mAh battery with a max output of 17w. That wasn’t a typo, this mod is considered a mouth-to-lung (MTL) device so only has a low max output. This means the battery life of the Adept is fantastic. The mod is also made from IP67 materials which means that the device is shock resistant, dust resistant and water resistant which is ideal for those who are prone to a drop or two. The resistance range of the mod is from 0.4-3.0Ohm which means that those who want to use low resistance coils with this mode are not going to be able to use them. It stands around 85mm tall and about 44mm wide which means it’s not overly bulky but is still more bulky than the average MTL kit.
Looking at the mod, we are greeted with a silicone looking material which is finished with a polished metal plate at the top and bottom of the mod. At the front of the mod we have the controls and fire button. The fire button is a decent size and in my opinion is quite ‘clicky’. As I’ve stated before this is a major bonus when I’m looking for a mod because I like to know I have pressed the button correctly. At the bottom of the mod there is another button which is the wattage selection button. We will get into the features of this button in the next section. At the bottom of the mod you’ll see the charge port which uses a Micro USB port and is covered with a snug bung to protect the port from dust and water.
Overall I think the mod itself is very nice to look at, and when it comes to comfort, I’ve got to say it is comfortable and snug in the hand. It’s not too bulky like some mods I’ve had, but again its size is substantial enough to not lose it easily.
To turn the Adept device on/off, press the fire button three times. When using the device, it uses bright LED lights to indicate battery life and power settings along with the strange looking symbols you’ll find under the mod itself (<] & [>). These represent the type of coil you have. With the Adept mod, there is an onboard detection system available which will pick up what the resistance the coil is. If it’s above 1.oOhm, it will use the 11-14w scale, then if it’s below 1.0Ohm, it will use the 14-17w. Do remember the minimum resistance of the mod is 0.4ohm which means anything below that wont fire due to the regulators that are also installed on the device. To change the wattage on the device, simply press the button at the bottom and cycle through the different wattages.
So with the Adept, it’s clear to see that this is a device made specifically for MTL vaping. Although the Zlide is the original tank to go with this device, I’ve been using the GS Drive tank rated at 0.75ohm and it works great. It’s good to see there’s a mod now with high mAh which is bulit for the MTL community in mind. My only real criticism on this is that I would have loved to see this mod use a Type-C Port as opposed to a Micro USB Port. With the Type-C, it would have been more efficient at charging the device meaning you wouldn’t have to wait as long for it to be fully charged to use. This would make a fantastic combo of huge battery life and rapid charge time! Other than that, I can’t see why you wouldn’t want the Adept. It’s sleek, comfortable and an all around solid device to use as a daily driver.
Looking for a new range of liquids to treat your tastebuds with? Check out Winny’s 50ml Range! We currently have 22 different flavours ranging from fruits and mints to desserts and sweets! Below we will go through the full range and describe the types of flavours you’ll get in this range!
For this post, in order to give a personal opinion, I gave each of the flavours a try on my Pulse X RDA from Vandy Vape. You can get yours here if you wanted to get into coil building.
Blackjack: The classic flavour that everyone seems to be trying to get a hold of! When I tried this liquid, it reminded me of the Barratts Blackjack sweets from the 10p pick & mix you used to get when you were younger. a strong candy flavour!
Banana Custard: Sweet lashings of creamy custard with big chunks of banana. This packs a lot of flavour and the balance between the banana and the custard is just right. Banana can often be an over-powering flavour so finding this balance isn’t always easy.
Blueberry Muffin: I always like to see a Muffin flavour because they’re not as common as you would expect for saying actual baked muffins are so delicious. I’m over the moon that we’ve got one now! A rich, muffin base flavour with strong blueberry flavour. Blueberry always goes so well in E-Liquid too!
Blue Raspberry Chewitz: Cast your mind back to when the small square chewy sweets were everyone’s go-to confectionary; the ones with the little dino as the mascot! Well we’ve brought them back with a blue raspberry twist and the result is delightful! You get plenty of the tangy blue raspberry but it’s got a lovely sweet candy undertone to take the edge off.
Bubblegum Millionz: This flavour is rather sought after in the vaping community so the pressure was on – there was a lot to live up to! I can honestly say though, considering you usually see this flavour in “premium” brands at around £14.99 per 50ml, this one leaves me questioning why anyone would ever pay that! It’s absolutely spot on and for a fraction of the price – £4.99 is a steal!
Cherry & Watermelon Nerdz: This is a winner for the sweet tooth vapers out there. Juicy cherries come together with refreshing watermelon and a sweet candy undertone. This flavour feels as if you’ve just bitten into one of those jelly sweets with the gooey centre that bursts in your mouth!
Custard Doughnut: Nothing beats the smell of a freshly baked doughnut, especially when it’s filled with a generous helping of custard. This one is exactly what it says on the tin, definitely one for the dessert lovers out there. You get plenty of the moreish sugary dough at the start of the draw, then the lovely smooth custard pulls through which I think actually rounds the flavour off well and stops it from becoming too sweet.
Fantango Ice Blast: Arguably one of the best drinks ever made now in a 60ml bottle! This one is a real sweet mix of berries finished off with an icy slush blast. The coolness balances the flavour off perfectly and as above stops the flavour being too sweet.
Fruit Salad: If the blackjack wasn’t your style of classic sweets, maybe the fruit salad is! A real fruity number reminiscent of the Barratts chews.
Grape Berry Mint: If you like a fresh kick with your fruits, this flavour could be worth a try! There’s plenty of depth to this one; black grapes and sweet berries provide a lovely fruity base, then they’re finished off with a cool minty after taste. This one is moreish, I couldn’t get enough of this one, you need it in your tank ASAP!
Lemon & Lime Twister: Everyone’s favourite ice cream now in your e-liquid but with a lemon & lime twist! Here you get all the tartness of the lemons & limes, but they’re softened brilliantly by the sweet pineapple and creamy vanilla. This flavour is beautifully moreish!
Lemon Tart: There’s no doubt that Lemon tart is one of the sought after tarts out there, so this one needed to be bang on the money. Winny definitely knows his pastries as this one is honestly devine. There’s lashings of lemon curd at the start of the draw, but then the crumbly buttery tart pulls through and rounds the flavour off so well. These just keep getting better!
Mango Mint: Mango flavours have really started to take off again in my opinion; I don’t usually get a lot of people asking for this particular flavour but since lockdown and the distinct lack of travelling abroad, I guess the exotic flavours are a good replacement for them. Mango isn’t always an easy flavour to get right, but this has quite a lot of depth to it. It definitely reminded me of a very popular flavour called “Fat Boy” which was mango, lemon, lime and a touch of mint. This has the full-bodied mango with a hidden hint of citrus, but then the mint is quite prominent which is great if you love mint like me.
Mr Pink: The popular “Pinkman” flavour reborn. Many have tried to replicate this, which is hard when the main fruit notes have never been revealed. Winny’s take, Mr Pink, is an intricate mix with high notes of strawberry, aniseed, blackcurrant and grapefruit. It’s such a great mix of sweet and sour; nothing stands out too much or overpowers the rest, so you just get this burst of fruit bouncing around on your tastebuds.
Mr Red: Winny clearly likes his popular flavour replicas as he’s produced another one here. This one’s based on a certain well known “astaire” flavour that can definitely clear the sinuses. Sweet cherry and a whole host of delicious red berries are layered with aniseed and eucalyptus before being frozen with an icy menthol blast. This one really hits hard. Beautiful if you love mints and menthols, but definitely one to stay clear of if you don’t!
Mr White: If everyone’s favourite chemistry teacher made E-Liquid, this would be the one. With Winny on a roll with classic e-liquid flavours, this was one he just couldn’t leave out! Earthy blackcurrants and a hint of mixed fruit are thrown together with aniseed and a strong hit of menthol. Another one for the menthol lovers!
Parma Violetz: I don’t think there are many better flavours, but I’m pretty biased when it comes to parma violets since they are my favourite sweets! This tastes exactly like them. I love it. Not much more to add! I still can’t quite believe this range is just £4.99 per bottle!
Rybena: A great flavour and it’s been popular since its release as well. Just as you’d expect, a sweet blackcurrant squash. I’ll be honest though, if you like your cordial very watered down, this one might not be for you. It’s a strong one!
Sour Apples: Sour is a very tough sensation to crack in e-liquid, and it’s something that I absolutely love so I’m always thrilled when someone manages it. This one didn’t quite achieve proper sourness; it was ever so close, but I almost feel it’s for the better. The apples are wonderfully tart which almost emulates sourness in itself. Any more and I feel the flavour would be too much.
Strawberry & Lime Cider: I think with this flavour, maybe we should have released it back in March when the pubs shut for lockdown, but better late than never I say. Sweet strawberries and fresh lime pressed in with an apple cider. This is a really refreshing taste. I’m not much of a cider drinker, so this one surprised me at how much I liked it.
Strawberry Milkshake: Now I do like my dessert flavours and I’ve got to say that this strawberry milkshake really hits the spot. Although simple, it’s so rich and creamy. Definitely one that’s hard to put down.
Vymto: I would say this is more of a candied vimto, with more of a sweetness to it than the squash. It definitely works and is a lovely flavour, but it’s just worth noting.
To conclude with this range, its got a flavour that covers pretty much all the areas you’d want, I think it’s a well-round range with a huge selection and a remarkable price. At just £4.99 per bottle, to be honest, it’s a bargain in my opinion and you definitely get more than what you pay for when it comes down to the quality of the flavours.
Thanks again for reading and if you want to order any of these flavours then you’re in luck as they are available on our website, check the like here to find out more!
Hello and welcome back to another review. Here we have the absolute tank that is the Geekvape Aegis Max! I was very excited to get my hands on one of these, so without further ado, let’s get straight into it!
Geekvape Aegis Max Specs
Mod Size: 93 x 46.3 x 34mm
Battery: Single 20700/21700 (or 18650 with adapter)
Temperature range: 100-315°C / 200-600°F
Resistance range: 0.05-3ohm
Dust resistant, water-resistant and shock-resistant
Micro USB – 1.5A / 5V charge rate
What I Used
For the purpose of this review, I used the trusty Blotto RTA from Dovpo in collab with Youtube vape reviewer, The Vaping Bogan. Installed in said RTA I have some Coilology Twisted NI80 dual coils (with a resistance of 0.2ohm) with Cotton Bacon. For Juice, I went with the 70VG/30PG Banana Custard from our new Winny’s Range!
The Mod itself is a cracking piece of kit; with its design and look, it’s a little nod to the Aegis Solo but stands a little taller, and instead of taking a single 18650 battery, it’ll take a 21700 or 20700 battery. 18650 if you use the adapter which comes with the kit. To install the battery into your mod, all you have to do is unscrew the battery door on the bottom of the mod, this is a lot better than the catch doors we’ve seen on the Aegis Legend or the Ageis X, I’ve never really trusted catch doors to be fair and the threads on the Max are smooth and easy to screw/unscrew. As with standard for the Aegis series, the Aegis Max is also made from silicone and alloy materials which makes this mod IP67 certified, staying true to the series of the Aegis.
Features and settings
The Aegis Max comes with an array of features which suit all vapers, below is all the features and how to set them up as well as how to use the device.
How to operate
Turn on/off – Press the fire button five times
Adjust Wattage/Temp – Use the + and – buttons
Lock Wattage/Temp/Settings – Press and hold the + and – Button
Menu – Three Clicks of the fire button
Settings and Programs
Here I will talk about the different settings the mod has
Power – This is your standard setting which most people are familiar with, you can adjust your wattage according to the wattage range of the coil with a max output of 100w
Temp – Temp Control (TC) is the setting which allows you to run your tank depending on your coil material. you can choose from; Nichrome (NI) Stainless Steel (SS) and Titanium (TI). There is also a TCR mode which stands for Temperature Coefficient of Resistance, What this means is that the mod will take into account the resistance and material of the coil. if you are like me and this still goes over your head, less resistance, more heat at a faster rate, ill be honest, when I looked this up, I think I read it about four times to understand how this works!
VPC – VPC which stands for Variable Power Control. This is a sort of curve setting which allows you to set how the coil behaves when in use. An example of this is if you vape at 50w, you can set the points to start from 30w and work your way up or start from 70w and work your way down as a sort of pre-heat mode.
Bypass – Bypass mode is where the device will work depending on two factors; The resistance of the coils and the voltage of the battery, in short, the lower resistance and more charge on your battery you have, the more vapour production your tank will do. it works similar to a mechanical mod but the bonus of this is that you’ve got the safety features of a regulated mod!
Pros and Cons
As with every mod and device, there’s pros and cons to each. I’m happy to report that the pros definitely outweigh the cons, ill list them below
IP67 Certified – Considering this is what the Aegis Series is all about, it’s good to see they have stuck with the core principles of the mod series.
Takes 18650/20700/21700 batteries – With a good selection of batteries that can be used, it doesn’t exclude anyone from using this mod.
Multiple Settings – This is handy for those who prefer different settings to standard wattage mode like myself.
Easy to use – If I can use it, anyone can!
Comfortable to hold – With the use of silicone, it makes this mod comfortable to hold and doesn’t feel bulky despite the materials used
Battery door handle – Although i wouldn’t be overly concerned about this con, i would feel those who may have sensitive skin, the handle might irritate your fingers but as I said, this is a very minor con.
In conclusion, I am extremely impressed with this mod, it has everything you expect from a series like this. Geekvape has always outdone themselves with there hardware, you only need to look at devices like the Blade Mod which is a dual 21700 mod or the Ammit RTA as well. If you are looking for a single battery mod, I would highly recommend this to anyone! Click here to get yours now.
When it comes to dual 18650 kits, I often find that they can be too bulky for the hand and are uncomfortable in the pocket. However, with the innovation of SMOK, they’ve released the R-KISS Kit. In today’s review, we will be looking at the full kit which comes with the TFV-Mini V2 tank and seeing how this kit stacks up with everything else on the market.
The R-KISS Mod
The mod itself is a dual 18650 battery mod with a max output of 200w. It is compact which makes it a lot easier to carry around in the pocket and at 77mm tall and 44mm wide it’s pretty small compared to previous Smok mods like the Alien TC220 and the Procolour kit. As for the rest of the mod, you’ve got the classic side-bar firing button which we have seen quite a lot with SMOK products over time. The button is quite ‘clicky’ which is a major positive in my book as I like to know the button has pressed properly. There are also adjustment buttons at the bottom of the LCD screen which again are quite clicky, and there’s a micro USB port at the bottom between the adjustment buttons which is in a good position to comfortably stand the mod up while charging. Please remember though you are better off charging your batteries in a bay charger (Click Here for Bay Chargers) if your mod takes more than one battery. This is because bay chargers ensure each battery is charged evenly and at the same rate, so all batteries receive the same charge and not one is favoured over the other(s). On the subject of batteries, the battery door is located underneath the mod which is quite sturdy; I guess SMOK have learnt their lesson with these doors since the Alien Mod was prone to popping open on its own!
As for features on the R-KISS mod, it is very minimal, as much as I would like to have seen SMOK’s trademark menu system, the idea behind the kit was to keep things as easy as possible for sub-ohm vaping. This means no complex menu system to contend with, just wattage adjustment. The only real option you can change on this device is your colour scheme by pressing and holding the positive and negative buttons simultaneously, this allows you to cycle through the colours so that it’s to your personal taste.
Because this mod uses two 18650 batteries that aren’t included, this gives the user the option to choose what batteries they go for. Being a heavy user I need good battery life (high ‘mAh’ on batteries), so I opted for two of the Efest 3100mAh batteries which lasted me over a day before they needed charging.
The tank that this kit comes with is the TFV-Mini V2. Again when it comes to stock tanks, I don’t usually hold out much hope for them, considering I’m more of an RBA/RTA person myself. I tend to use the tank a couple of times and then switch back to my Geekvape Zeus RTA. However, for this review, I did use this tank quite a bit and put it through the paces. To be fair, it came out on top!
The tank itself is built well with some good machining on the base and top cap of the tank; everything opens smoothly but with just the right amount of resistance so there’s no cheap feel. The diameter of the tank is 25mm which is standard for a lot of sub tanks and it does sit nice and central on the R-KISS kit which is another point I quite like about the kit.
Filling the tank is simply done by holding down the button at the top of the tank and then twisting the top cap to open and reveal the fill hole on the side. From there you can go ahead and put in your favourite juice (I’ve been using the Soft Mints from VPR). When you have filled your tank, simply push it shut and vape away (after leaving it to soak for 5 minutes if it’s a fresh coil, of course).
Changing the coil is also simple. To do this, unscrew the base of the tank and then unscrew your coil from the base. Then just screw in a new coil and put the tank back together.
A1 & A2 Coils
The Kit comes with two coils, one pre-installed and the other as a spare coil. Both of these are mesh coils for optimum flavour, vapour and longevity. These coils, in my opinion, are my favourite ones to use but the TFV-Mini V2 does have a wide choice of coils available for different vaping experiences. These include the S1, S2, K1 and K2 coils.
The A1 coil is rated at 0.17ohms with a range of 90w-140w whilst the A2 is a Dual 0.2ohm coil with a range of 70-120w. In my personal opinion, I tend to get the idea that SMOK might be over-rating the coils which has happened before with their coils. To remedy this, I ran my coils lower than the minimum which allowed me to choose what’s best for the coil. For example when using the A1 coil which runs between 90w – 140w I first used this at 50w which still performed adequately, then slowly increased the wattage until I found that around 85w was perfect for me in terms of flavour and vapour production. I was getting the full, strong, fresh mint but with the perfect amount of sweetness, all accompanied by deep clouds of vapour. I got around 10 days out of this coil (with quite heavy use) before it burnt out and I had to change it. I started the A2 (0.2 Ohm / 70-120w) on 40w which again performed okay; I eventually ended up on 70w (the bottom end of the recommended wattage range for this coil) and found this gave me the best flavour and vapour. I’m still using this coil now and I’m on day 8 with it – still going strong!
After using the R-KISS kit for a while, I found it to be the simple kit that just keeps on giving. It is so easy to use for a powerful sub ohm kit, and I was very pleased with the overall performance of the kit considering I’m used to a Mech / RBA or RTA setup. If I had to pick a fault with the kit it would be based on a small feature of the tank which is its drip tip. I enjoy the idea of having my own custom drip tips on top of my tank, but the tank’s drip tip is essentially just a sleeve which fits over the top of the tank instead of being an interchangeable / universal drip tip. I know this is very minute flaw when the rest of the kit has impressed me so much, but it has to be said! I would still certainly recommend this to someone who wants to transition from mouth-to-lung (MTL) to Sub-Ohm and is looking for something easy to use with no hassle.
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Vaporesso Target PM80 Pod Kit. This is one of the latest devices in the trend of pod systems we’ve been seeing recently and here, we’re going to have an in-depth look at this kit.
The Target PM80 is a 2000mAh internal battery kit with a max output of 80W, which, to say the least definitely packs a punch!
For the purpose of this review, we purchased the device ourselves so we could give a 100% genuine and unbiased opinion. After using it we decided to stock them ourselves so that probably gives you an idea of the way this review is heading. Hint: we loved it!
What’s In The Box?
1x Target PM80 Battery
2x Target PM80 Pod (2ml)
1x GTX 0.2Ohm Mesh Coil
1x GTX 0.3Ohm Mesh Coil
1x USB Cable (Micro USB)
1x User Manual
1x Warranty Card
1x Reminder Card
Cartridge capacity: 2ml
Size: 102 x 24.8 x 33.4mm
Coil resistance: GTX 0.2 – 1.2Ohm
Battery capacity: 2000mAh
Display: 0.96″ TFT screen
Look and build
The feel of the Target PM80 is as you’d hope for from a pod kit; it’s sturdy, compact, fits well into the pocket and is very comfortable and discreet in the hand because of its small size.
The mod itself comes with a shiny alloy-look finish coupled with a faux leather feel grip on the back in your desired colour/pattern. Since I’m quite boring when it comes to colours, I’ve gone for the black version of this kit, however it does still look stunning if I do say so myself.
Battery and Chipset
The Target PM80 comes with a built-in 2000mAh battery and a max output of 80w, however with the lowest resistance coil available (0.2Ohm) having a maximum wattage of 60W, I don’t think you will be getting as high as 80W but at least it leaves room in case they bring out any new coils in the future. With the high wattage capabilities in mind, a big worry with Pod kits is that their batteries are not large enough to last when being used at high powers. When it comes to charging the kit I have found I haven’t had to charge it regularly at all, even when using the 0.3ohm coil heavily on 40W. I can easily get at a day’s charge from this kit before having to charge it. In the box is a Micro USB charge lead and the PM80 has a 2AMP quick charge feature that is all the rage these days (people don’t want to wait long for a fully charged battery). I have found the kit charges quite quickly so in that department, I have no complaints.
The chipset inside is the Axon Chip which fires at a rapid 0.001s. After continuous use of the PM80 I have found this to be true; the response time from pressing the fire button is extremely fast. On the note of button pressing, the buttons on this device are quite ‘clicky’ which is a major positive to me as I like to know when I’ve pressed a button!
Coils and Installation
For the Target PM80, the coils used are the GTX Range. Some of you more eagle-eyed readers might recognise these from the GTX One kit that’s been floating around recently. The coils themselves utilise a mesh style build which is extremely popular in vaping due to the improved flavour and lifespan over traditional coils.
For installing your coil, it’s simple to do, remove your pod from the device and push in the coil. Please note the line that goes through the coil, that will have to be in line with the drip tip of the pod to install it correctly.
GTX 0.2ohm Coil
The 0.2ohm GTX coil has a wattage range of 45w-60w. Even at 40W the flavour is great and the vapour production is impressive! No complaints about it but bear in mind it is quite powerful for a pod kit coil, maybe open a window when vaping indoors to keep visibility!
GTX 0.3ohm Coil
The 0.3ohm GTX coil has a range of 32-45W. I must say that this is one of my preferred coils out of the stock coils that came in the box because with the juice I’m using I prefer the slightly lower wattage (I’ll get more into the juice further down). The flavour is fantastic and still produces a good amount of cloud.
Functions and usage
So when it comes down to a kit like this, I was expecting minimal features on the device but we have an abundance of choice when it comes to settings.
Turning the device one is five clicks and turning it off is also five clicks as you’d expect. Adjusting the wattage is achieved by the two buttons located at the bottom of the screen which will increase/decrease in increments of 0.5w.
To lock the adjustment keys for your preferred wattage, press the fire button three times in quick succession. To unlock, press the same button three times.
Accessing the menu is simple too, just press and hold the positive and negative buttons and this will access the menu. From here you have the following options:
Smart VW: This is a great feature in my eyes. When you have turned this feature on, it auto-detects the correct wattage for the coil that is installed. An example of this would be the following: if I take the pod out and install the 0.3ohm coil with has a wattage range between 32-45w, with the smart VW mode turned on, it will automatically set the wattage to 40w as I pop the pod in because this is the best setting for the coil according to the device. If you find that the set wattage from the smart VW mode is too much or too little, you can still adjust it but it will change the wattage every time you remove the pod and pop it back in. To turn this mode off, access the menu again, select Smart VW from the menu and press off.
VW Mode: This is the standard variable wattage mode that the device will be set in when you first start using the Target PM80.
VV Mode: This makes the device work In voltage and will act accordingly to the battery’s charge.
Puff: Display and reset the puff counter
Default: Reset the device to factory setting
Theme: Change the colour of the screen
Exit: Exit the menu
The Target PM80 also comes with a bunch of different safety features listed below:
How does it perform?
The million-dollar question on everyone’s mind, is it any good? Well I’m happy to report that the Target PM80 is a brilliant device, I’ve been using this one for around 3 weeks now primarily with the 0.3 Ohm coil, and am only just having to change the coil now as I’ve been writing this review. That’s not to say coils will last three weeks every time as you all know, different factors affect coil life in different ways, but I’ve been pretty lucky with the coils I guess!
I usually make my own juices with a minute amount of nicotine (around 1mg) for my mech mod / RBA setup, but to test the PM80 I decided to try a bit more nicotine because not as powerful as my mech. I’ve been cycling through British Blend range in 3mg, with a new flavour every time I finish a bottle. The flavour from the coils is tremendous and I haven’t noticed any drop in flavour either. The cloud production is great too, I wasn’t expecting a pod kit to perform as well as it’s done and produce a dense amount of cloud, especially considering British Blend 3mg is only 60% VG! I would quite happily say that this is a remarkable sub-ohm pod kit and if there wasn’t a ‘go-to’ before, there certainly is now!
Final thoughts on the Vaporesso Target PM80
So as you can gather from the review, I would happily recommend this kit based on the overall performance and design; the features on the device work flawlessly and if it broke or got lost, I would be more than happy to replace the kit!
The price of the kit is £44.99 from the site which for a device like this and the extras it comes with, I would say is a great price.
Although I have yet to try the 1.2ohm coil in the GTX range, I would say this would be more for someone who is looking for a compact sub-ohm kit but I’m sure with the higher resistance coil that it would work well as a mouth-to-lung (MTL) kit.
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The Innokin iTaste Kroma-A Kit consists of the Innokin Kroma-A Mod and the Innokin Axiom M21 Sub Ohm Tank.
The Kroma-A Mod is a Temperature Control, Variable Wattage 75W Mod with a 2000mAh built in Li-Po battery, a micro USB Charging port and an OLED screen to display all of your essential settings (Wattage, Voltage, Atomiser Resistance, Battery Level and Puff Timer). It operates a 3-click Lock/Unlock safety feature to prevent accidental firing. Click the firing button quickly three times to unlock the device, then when finished vaping quickly click it another three times to lock it. Like most Innokin Mods, the Kroma-A has a traffic light system to indicate the battery level. This means when you hold down the firing button it will light up Green (High), Amber (Medium) or Red (Low) to show how much battery is left. When on charge, the firing button will light up using these colours however when it turns green this does not mean it is fully charged. The light will go off when the mod is fully charged. A USB Charging cable comes with the kit to charge the device. The Temperature Control feature of this mod supports Nickel (Ni), Titanium (Ti) and Stainless Steel (SS) Coils.
The Innokin Axiom M21 Tank is a 2ml Top Filling Sub Ohm Tank with adjustable airflow, 510 threading and a wide bore delrin drip tip. If the drip tip is too wide, there is a spare thinner one that simply pops into the top of the existing one. The Axiom has a pre-installed 0.5 Ohm coil with a recommended wattage range of 20W-35W, as well as a spare 0.65 Ohm coil with a recommended wattage range of 35W-65W. To change the coil, simply unscrew the base and screw off the coil. The kit comes with some spare O-Rings (seals), a spare glass tube and a vape brand to protect the glass.
Innokin Kroma-A Mod Features:
-Wattage Range: 6W-75W
-Battery Capacity: 2000mAh Built-in Li-Po Battery
-Screen: OLED Screen to display Wattage, Voltage, Atomiser Resistance, Battery Level and Puff Timer.
-Charging: Micro USB Charging Port. Traffic light battery level indicator.
The Eleaf iPower Mod is a very impressive device; it has fantastic battery life, offers an abundance of power, sits comfortably in the hand and is absolutely affordable!
Here are the iPower’s main features and specifications:
-Size: 49.5mm x 23.5mm x 83.5mm
-Modes: Variable Wattage (VW) / Bypass mode / Smart mode / Temperature control mode (Nickel, Titanium, Stainless Steel, Temperature Coefficient of Resistance – Memory 1, 2 & 3)
-Wattage Range: 1 Watt – 80 Watts
-Temperature Control (TC) Resistance range: 0.05 Ohm – 1.5 Ohm
-Variable Wattage Resistance Range: 0.1 Ohm – 3.5 Ohm
-Temperature Range (TC Mode): 100℃ – 315℃ (200℉ – 600℉)
Colours: Brushed Steel, Grey, Bronze & Wood
If you are after a device that will last you all day, then the Eleaf iPower Mod is definitely something you should consider. It has a huge 5000mAh battery built in, so not only does it last for hours, you don’t have to worry about buying a battery for it because it’s already built in and included in the price! If you do manage to drain the battery, it has bypass mode so you can vape while you’re charging it!
The iPower doesn’t just excel in battery life, it has a very respectable maximum power output of 80W which is more than enough to keep even the most avid vapers happy! On Variable Wattage mode this mod can fire coils from 0.1 Ohm all the way up to 3.5 Ohm, so there’s a lot of room for different coils and vaping preferences. If this isn’t enough, the mod offers Temperature Control mode for experienced vapers to further personalise their vape; the temperature range of this mod on temperature control is 100℃ – 315℃ (200℉ – 600℉) on coils ranging from 0.05 Ohm – 1.5 Ohm.
The mod is not too bulky and has a rounded, smooth finish to provide a comfortable fit in the palm of your hand. The iPower keeps it simple when it comes to colour, but we think that it’s pulled off brilliantly as the choice of Brushed Steel, Grey, Bronze or Wood Grain offer a discrete dimension to the mod.
The threading on the Eleaf iPower is 510 which will fit most tanks on the market today.
This mod not only offers huge vaping power and diversity, but it will last a long time while providing it! This coupled with its cosy grip in the hand make the £39.99 price tag entirely justifiable!