- Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: Wholesaler Francochine
- Price of the tested product: 40 Euros
- Product category according to its selling price: Entry level (from 1 to 40 euros)
- Mod type: Variable voltage electronics
- Is the mod telescopic? No
- Maximum power: Not applicable
- Maximum voltage: 4,8
- Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: 1.0
for the atomizer
- Atomizer type: clearomizer
- Number of resistances allowed: 1
- Resistance type: owner resistance
- Type of wicks supported: cotton
- Quantity in milliliters announced by the manufacturer: 1,2ml
Reviewer comments on business characteristics
The Teslacigs Sparrow Kit is a very small set-up. Just bigger than an 18650 battery, we reach a dimension of 11cm (drip-tip included of course).
For the box, the power is only 22,5W maximum with its built-in battery, it is a micro box that only accepts resistances from 1Ω. Its appearance is that of a box classic but in miniature format, which harmonizes well with these capabilities of 1300mAh, a diameter for the atomizer that does not exceed 18mm diameter and a capacity of 1.2ml.
The features are minimalist, offering five-level voltage adjustment: (3.8, 4, 4.2, 4.4, 4.6 and 4.8V) and a bright display for the remaining charge of the battery.
The clearomiser supplied is completely adapted to the box, both by its size and by the resistive value of use of 1.6Ω recommended. With a diameter of 18mm and a height of 30mm (without drip-tip), it has a small capacity of 1.2ml. It presents two adjustable airholes simultaneously, to adjust the vape to the desires of its owner. Its drip-tip offers a cute classic finish.
Well, at first glance, this set-up is intended for beginners who want a first kit to vaper, while maintaining a classic box style and with simplified handling.
Physical characteristics and felt quality
- Width or Product Diameter in mm: 25 x 19
- Product Length or Height in mm: 69
- Product weight in grams: 84
- Material composing the product: Stainless steel, Aluminum
- Type of Form Factor: Micro box
- 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: Metal mechanics on contact caouctoucouc
- Number of buttons in the interface, including touch areas if they are present: 0
- Type of User Interface Buttons: Metal Mechanics on Contact Rubber
- Quality of the interface button (s): Good, the button is very responsive
- Number of parts in the product: 1
- 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
of the atomizer
- Width or Diameter of the product in mm: 18
- Length or height of the product in mm as sold, but without its drip-tip if it is present, and regardless of the length of the connection: 30
- Weight in grams of the product as sold, with its drip tip if it is present: 32
- Material composing the product: Stainless steel, Pyrex
- Type of Form Factor: clearomizer
- Number of parts in the product, without screws and washers: 5 (drip-tip and resistance included)
- Number of threads: 3
- Quality of the threads: Excellent
- Number of O-rings, Dript-Tip excluded: 3
- Quality of O-rings present: Good
- O-Ring Positions: Drip-Tip Connection, Top Cap - Tank, Bottom Cap - Tank
- Capacity in milliliters actually usable: 1.2 ml
- 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: 3.9 / 5
Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality
Regarding the box, it is very small size but I find it harmonious and it remains ultra-light thanks to its size. It must be said that the battery is owner, so included, there is no empty weight necessarily. The coating is provided by a black and matte paint, which has the effect of reducing fingerprints or liquid.
The buttons on the side are bright aluminum and do not move an eyelash. Very responsive, they are well proportioned for this box. On the side, at the bottom, we can see an opening for recharging the box with a micro USB cable provided. There is no screen but bright indications located between the control knobs and the switch, to give the value of the applied voltage.
Above the switch, four small bright square indicators, indicates the charge of the battery.
The pin ensures a good contact because it is mounted on spring and adapts perfectly to all the atomizers.
The atomizer is stainless steel mirror effect. It is also a small template with a diameter of 18mm and a total height (with drip-tip and without connection) of 42mm.
The capacity is a classic for this type of product that does not consume much. The 1.2ml present are sufficient in a normal use for a beginner.
The airflow is adjustable and presents 2 3 series of holes, which allows to have a tight to medium vape, with a correct vapor density since the value of the expected resistance is 1.6Ω.
Very simple and functional, it consists of 3 parts (without the resistance) and a proprietary black drip-tip polycarbonate. Its tank is pyrex and allows it to accept all liquids.
- 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, Short circuit protection from the atomizer, Display of the current vape voltage, Fixed protection against overheating of the atomizer resistors
- Accu Compatibility: Proprietary Accus
- Does the mod support stacking? No
- Number of used batteries: The batteries are owners / Not applicable
- Does the mod retain its configuration without batteries? Not applicable
- Does the mod offer a recharge feature? Charging function possible via Micro-USB
- Is the recharge function pass-through? Yes
- 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? Yes
- Maximum diameter in mms of compatibility with an atomizer: 19
- Accuracy of the output power at full charge of the battery: Average, there is a difference between the requested power and the actual power
- Accuracy of the output voltage at full charge of the battery: Medium, there is a difference between the requested voltage and the actual voltage
From the atomizer
- Connection type: 510
- Adjustable positive plot? yes, flush mounting is guaranteed through the positive stud of the mod on which it will be installed
- Presence of a regulation of the flow of air? Yes, variable
- Diameter in mm maximum of the air regulation possible: 6
- Minimum diameter in mm of the air regulation possible: 0.1
- Air regulation positioning: Lateral positioning and benefiting resistors
- Spray chamber type: Chimney type
- Heat dissipation of the product: good
Vapelier's note regarding functional characteristics: 3.5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on functional features
The functions of the box are very simple, it offers only the variable voltage mode by offering 5 levels of 3.8V, 4.2V, 4.4V, 4.6V and 4.8Volts. Just press "+" or "-" to access these changes.
The locking of the box adjustment buttons is not possible but the power off is done by pressing 5 times on the switch, as for powering up.
It has a short-circuit protection, it checks the value of the resistance, gives the battery charge level, recharges via a micro USB port, it goes into overheating protection and the box goes off. voltage as soon as the battery voltage reaches 3.2V. In addition, its sprung pin fits all atomizers.
The features of the atomizer are also considerably simpler. Simply screw on its base a proprietary resistance of a value of 1,6Ω.
Moderately aerial with variable airflow, it can also adapt to 1Ω resistors by increasing the airflow which is adjustable by a swivel ring on 2 x 3 holes.
Its filling is done by unscrewing the upper part of the atomizer by taking the bottom of the tank. It is enough to return this high part and to fill up to the level noted "max", avoiding the center of the chimney.
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? Yes
- Presence of a user manual? Yes
- Is the manual understandable for a non-English speaker? Yes
- Does the manual explain ALL features? Yes
Vapelier's note on packaging: 5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on conditioning
Teslacigs offers us a beautiful packaging, in a white cardboard box. The kit is very complete, it is a pack ready to vaper.
You will find, in each compartment and on two floors, foam post-formed with the box for the first floor and below, the atomizer, two spare resistors, a micro USB cable for recharging, an additional pyrex tank with attached, a multilingual manual, very complete, as well as a certificate of authenticity.
The presentation of the box is very pretty in addition to being complete.
This set is available at a good price of about 40 € which benefits excellent value for money.
Appreciations in use
- Transport facilities with the test atomizer: Ok for a side pocket of Jean (no discomfort)
- Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Super simple, even blind in the dark!
- Easy to change the batteries: Not applicable, the battery is only rechargeable
- 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
For the atomizer
- Transport facilities with the mod of the test configuration: Ok for a Jean pocket
- Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Easy, even standing in the street
- Filling facilities: Easy, even standing in the street
- Easy to change resistors: Easy and does not require emptying the atomizer
- Is it possible to use this product throughout the day with several vials of EJuice? Yes perfectly
- Was there leak after one day of use? No
Vapelier's note in terms of usability: 5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on the use of the product
The use of the set-up is really childish. The features are minimalist so impossible to make a false move or to be wrong with the Sparrow kit. Everything has already been mentioned in the features chapter.
However, what is not said is how long does the use of this set-up, is it sufficiently autonomous for its target audience?
With a resistance of 1.6Ω and a capacity of 1.2ml, reaching the half-day of use will be a little fair if you use it regularly, but this is sometimes enough for some beginners or occasional users. With lower resistances, the autonomy will necessarily be lower, that's why this box does not support resistances lower than this value. But the filling is easy enough to allow the user to fill his clearo without a hitch. The goal is therefore achieved in part, provided to proceed to recharge the battery along the way.
Ergonomically, small hands will be delighted and people wanting a discreet product will appreciate to slide their set-up in the pocket of their jeans without difficulty.
It may be missing a lock adjustment buttons. This allows not to vary the voltage but, rest assured, a long press on the switch of more than 15s, puts the box in standby mode.
Recommendations for use
- Type of battery used during the tests: The batteries are owners on this mod
- Number of batteries used during the tests: The batteries are owners / Not applicable
- With which type of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? A classic fiber
- With which model of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? The Sparrow Clearomizer
- Description of the test configuration used: The one provided in the kit
- Description of the ideal configuration with this product: The one supplied in the kit
was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes
Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4.4 / 5
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The mood ticket of the reviewer
The Teslacigs Sparrow Kit is really a practical product, extremely simple to use, intended mainly for beginners or occasional vapers. It is a light set-up that provides a correct steam. People who do not wish to have a constraint related to rebuilding a resistance or those seeking discretion will be delighted.
This product is designed for approximately half a day of battery life with a resistance value greater than one ohm. Both products, the box and the atomizer, can be disassociated, so you have the opportunity to customize your set-up while still maintaining the basic criteria for each element.
The power of vape is modest but it depends on the chosen voltage and the resistive value to allow a more or less important variation
A good quality set with a very good price / quality ratio. This is a mini box that will delight more than one.
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