- Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: Oxygen
- Price of the tested product: 115 Euros
- Product category according to its selling price: High end (from 81 to 120 euros)
- Mod type: Variable power electronics
- Is the mod telescopic? No
- Maximum power: 150 watts
- Maximum voltage: -
- Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: 0.1
Reviewer comments on business characteristics
Squid Industries presents an original box in the shape of a double rifle barrel. The same manufacturer had introduced its Peacemaker dripper barrel revolver, the gun is a source of inspiration characteristic of the manufacturer and offer a "" detonating "aesthetic but a simple set of use.
This box offers a power capacity ranging from 5W to 150W and accepts a resistance value between 0.1 and 3Ω. The least we can say is that it is not complicated, no superfluous adjustments, no possibility of vape in temperature control, no adjustment buttons but just a switch that can control the necessary settings because this box remains targeted for vapers that use only the power mode. Simple, minimalist but very effective abilities.
In addition to its unusual shape, it is also compact and ergonomics fits perfectly in the palm of the hand.
Physical characteristics and felt quality
- Width or Product Diameter in mm: 42 x 24
- Product Length or Height in mm: 90
- Product weight in grams: 265
- Material constituting the product: Stainless steel
- Form Factor Type: Side Tubes - Type Vamo Mukey Double Barrel
- Decorative style: Classic
- Quality of decoration: Good
- Is the coating of the mod sensitive to fingerprints? No
- All components of this mod seem well assembled? Yes
- Fire button position: Lateral near the top cap
- Fire button type: Mechanical plastic on contact rubber
- Number of buttons in the interface, including touch areas if they are present: 1
- UI button type: No other button
- Quality of interface button (s): Not applicable interface button
- Number of parts in the product: 2
- Number of threads: 1
- Quality of the threads: Very good
- Overall, do you appreciate the quality of manufacture of this product with regard to its price? Yes
Rating of the vapelier as to feelings quality: 4.4 / 5
Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality
The atypical shape of a double rifle barrel, coated with black paint, is not particularly sensitive to fingerprints but its composition in stainless steel is reflected in the weight which, with the two batteries, is not negligible at 266grs.
If, overall, the paint is matte, the touch is perfectly smooth and soft, very pleasant in hand. With well rounded edges, it remains comfortable in the grip and fits perfectly to the palm.
The "8" shaped top-cap accepts atomizers with a maximum diameter of 24mm while in the other part of "8" a small LCD screen is embedded and displays 4 information: the charge of the battery, the power applied, the value of the resistance and the voltage of vape.
Under the box, a hatch slides for the insertion of the accumulators. The polarity is clearly displayed but, to close, you will have to arm yourself with patience because the design principle is questionable. This is the biggest weak point of this mod, a system that is not really practical and seems a little fragile, especially since there is no way to recharge the batteries without taking them out for the first time. place in a charger.
On the front, the Double Cannon is equipped with a wheel positioned on the top of the box and which is also spring-mounted to switch but also to adjust the power. On the rest of the length of the front panel is engraved the name of the manufacturer, "SQUID INDUSTRIES".
The only is single button is a serrated wheel that is convenient for changing power. Notches are effective as the switch that responds perfectly to each pressure. We note the presence of the number "12" repeatedly on the button, a reminder to the 12 caliber Riot Gun probably ...
The brass pin is shaped like a spring-mounted nut and can fit all atomizers to make them flush.
- Type of chipset used: Owner
- Connection type: 510
- Adjustable positive plot? Yes, through a spring.
- Lock system ? No
- Quality of the locking system: None
- Features offered by mod: Battery charge display, Resistance value display, Short circuit protection from atomizer, Reverse battery polarity protection, Display of current vape voltage , Display of the power of the current vape, Fixed protection against overheating of the atomizer resistors, Variable protection against overheating of the atomizer resistors
- Accusability: 18650
- Does the mod support stacking? No
- Number of batteries supported: 2
- Does the mod retain its configuration without batteries? Yes
- Does the mod offer a recharge feature? No recharge function offered by the mod
- Is the recharge function passthrough? No recharge function offered by the mod
- Does the mode offer a Power Bank function? No power bank function offered by the mod
- Does the mode offer other functions? No other function offered by the mod
- Presence of a regulation of the flow of air? No, nothing is planned to feed an atomizer from below
- Maximum diameter in mm of compatibility with an atomizer: 24
- Accuracy of the output power at full charge of the battery: Good, there is a tiny difference between the power demanded and the real power
- Accuracy the output voltage at full charge of the battery: Excellent, there is no difference between the requested voltage and the actual voltage
Vapelier's note regarding functional characteristics: 2.8 / 5
Reviewer's comments on functional features
The functionalities are thus succinct:
- You only have a variable power mode on a scale from 5W to 150W
- Resistances accepted go from 0.1 to 3Ω
- The orientation of the screen is possible
- The spring-loaded pin adjusts with the associated atomizer
- The screen offers a nice visibility despite its size, thanks to a pronounced contrast
- The power change is 1W on each screen.
It is not possible to lock the power setting of the box but, for ignition, simply press the switch five times and it turns off in the same way.
There is no recharge function either. No excess with the Double Barrel, nevertheless the necessary protections are assured against:
- Short circuits
- The reversal of the polarity of the batteries
- Resistance values too high or too low
Evaluation of the packaging
- Presence of a box accompanying the product: Yes
- Would you say that the packaging is up to the price of the product? Can do better
- Presence of a user manual? Yes
- Is the manual understandable for a non-English speaker? No
- Does the manual explain ALL features? No
Vapelier's note on packaging: 2.5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on conditioning
As for the features, packaging is restricted. In a rigid cardboard box, we find the box set in a black postform foam and a notice in English that does not provide much information.
Packaging there too, which stops at the bare minimum, because a more detailed notice would have been welcome given the price.
Appreciations in use
- Easy transportation with the test atomizer: Ok for an inside jacket pocket (no deformations)
- Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Super simple, even blind in the dark!
- Easy to change the batteries: Easy, even standing in the street
- Did the mod heat up? No
- Has there been erratic behavior after one day of use? No
- Description of situations in which the product has experienced erratic behavior
Vapelier's note in terms of usability: 5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on the use of the product
The use is relatively simple and easy, just put your atomizer already mounted, set the appropriate power and switch to vaper having lit the box by five successive presses on the switch.
Three presses allow to change the rotation of the screen. Five presses turn off the mod. The wheel is flexible and practical to change the value of power by turning.
For the change of the batteries, the hatch is quite difficult to open and to close again. Although the principle of sliding is easy, when the batteries are in their home, it is difficult to have an effective trap that slides spontaneously and it hangs too often.
Side vape and power output, the feeling seems more than adequate. The box reacts very well and provides a correct power both 30W and 120W according to my various tests.
Recommendations for use
- Type of batteries used during the tests: 18650
- Number of batteries used during testing: 2
- With which type of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? Dripper, A Classical Fiber, In Sub-ohm Mount, Genesis Rebuildable
- With which model of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? An atomizer having a diameter less than or equal to 24mm
- Description of the test configuration used: with the exotic double-coil Tsunami from 0.1 ohm to 120W and on a clapton to 30W for 1 ohm
- Description of the ideal configuration with this product: There are none in particular
was the product liked by the reviewer: Bof, this is not the craze
Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 3.7 / 5
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The mood ticket of the reviewer
The Double Barrel Squid Industry is a box ready to vape without any adjustment. It is intended for consumers who use the power mode only and who wish to quietly go on reasonable values while keeping a good autonomy with the two batteries.
Are also concerned those who wish to practice the cloud with very low resistances to vaper at powers of more than 100W. The displayed values appear fair and conform to the reality of the power delivered. Features are reduced to a minimum without even the ability to charge the batteries via a USB cable.
I am not disappointed by this Double Barrel because its handling is superb and its design rather successful, although, compared to the price, it seems to me that the proposals of this box are too small.
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