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Hades V2 by Footoon
Hades V2 by Footoon

Hades V2 by Footoon

Commercial characteristics

  • Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: the world of the vape
  • Price of the tested product: 79.90 Euros
  • Product category according to its selling price: Mid-range (from 41 to 80 euros)
  • Mod type: Mechanical without kick support possible
  • Is the mod telescopic? No
  • Maximum power: Not applicable
  • Maximum voltage: Not applicable
  • Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: Not applicable

Reviewer comments on business characteristics

A high-end mod at less than 80 euros!
Yes, the Korean footoon subcontracting the manufacture of this mod in China succeeds his bet as in his time German Exvape with the excellent Expromizer by managing to get under the 60 € for a high-end ato. So, a high-end mod made in China, what gives?

Hades V2 Dismantled

Physical characteristics and felt quality

  • Width or Diameter of the product in mms: 34
  • Product Length or Height in mms: 90.5
  • Product weight in grams: 236
  • Material composing the product: Stanless Steel grade 304
  • Form Factor Type: Tube
  • Decorative Style: Greek Mythology
  • 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: On the bottom cap
  • Fire button type: Spring mechanics
  • 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: 12
  • Number of threads: 6
  • Quality of the threads: Excellent
  • 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: 4.2 / 5 4.2 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality

It had been a while since I had not dropped my box for a mecan.
Also, when I was offered to test Hades, a big mecca in 26650, I thought: why not?
I had never had an 26650 in my hands. Yes, it's massive, but the design, the quality of the stainless steel, the quality of the machining and the threads attract you immediately and make you quickly forget its size.
The switch was perfect because Papagallo had eliminated all the little worries of new product settings. 😈 (see Papagallo's review here: http://www.levapelier.com/archives/4302)

You will understand the quality and overall appearance of the product are fully in line with the expectations of the buyer of a high-end mod.

There, I just want to say bravo Footoon has mastered its entire chain of creation, design to manufacture.
Even if a manufacture in China could make some of you dubious, it must be noted that the general quality is completely at the rendezvous.

Hades-V2- top cap

Functional features

  • Type of chipset used: None / Mechanical
  • Connection type: 510, Ego - via an adapter
  • Adjustable positive plot? Yes, through a floating pine.
  • Lock system ? Mechanical
  • Quality of the locking system: Good, the function does what it is for
  • Features offered by the mod: None / Mod Méca
  • Accusability: 18650,26650
  • Does the mod support stacking? No
  • Number of batteries supported: 1
  • Does the mod retain its configuration without batteries? Not applicable
  • Does the mod offer a recharge feature? No recharge function offered by the mod
  • Is the recharge function pass-through? 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 mms of compatibility with an atomizer: 28.5
  • Accuracy of the fully charged output power of the battery: Not applicable, it is a mechanical mod
  • Accuracy of the output voltage at full charge of the battery: Good, there is a tiny difference between the requested voltage and the actual voltage

Vapelier's note regarding functional characteristics: 3.5 / 5 3.5 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on functional features

The mod worked really well from the start. The switch is easy and pleasant: neither too soft nor too hard.
The locking system is effective but I find it impractical. In my opinion, it is a little stiff.
Fortunately, the configuration of the switch makes that you will not really activate it very rarely.
All the ato will be flush at the top cap thanks to the adjustable connection, however nothing planned for air-flows from below (I do not care a little, I use nothing that benefits).
The connection is rhodium plated for optimal conductivity on paper as in fact.
This is an EXCELLENT mod mecha.

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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? Yes

Vapelier's note on packaging: 3.5 / 5 3.5 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on conditioning

For me the packaging should have been more worked.
I do not wait for a wooden box dressed in satin but I would have seen a box a little in the spirit of Kangertech boxes of the moment.
You'll find lots of stuff in it, manual, card authenticity, a bag with seals, springs, a hybrid ring, and, of course, your mod well lodged in its foam.
Not outrageous but can do better ... we still spend a lot more than for a Istick, why be less spoiled in terms of user experience at the blessed time of the gods or we discover his purchase! I like that one makes me dream!

Appreciations in use

  • Easy transportation with the test atomizer: Ok for an inside jacket pocket (no deformations)
  • Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Easy, even standing on the street, with a simple Kleenex
  • Easy to change the batteries: Super simple, even blind in the dark!
  • 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 5 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on the use of the product

A bit heavy, but well balanced, indeed the fact that the mod flares at the swich brings a counterweight to the atomizer and you find a balance point easily in your hand.
This mod is easy to live with, and finally, the 26650 format is perfect to allow a comfortable autonomy even with a fairly low resistance.
It is transportable in the same conditions as a small box and that's very good!

Hades V2 Logo

Recommendations for use

  • Type of batteries used during the tests: 26650
  • Number of batteries used during testing: 1
  • With which type of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? Dripper, A low resistance fiber inf or equal to 1.5 ohms, In sub-ohm assembly, Rebuildable Genesys type metal mounting mesh, Rebuildable Genesys type mounting metal wick
  • With which model of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? a good dreeper, but also all rebuildable accepting rather low resistance
  • Description of the test configuration used: orchis v3 double coil at 0,40ohm
  • Description of the ideal configuration with this product: a buildable ato with a diameter smaller than 28,5 mm

was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes

Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4.4 / 5 4.4 5 out of stars

Link to a video review or blog maintained by the reviewer author of the review

The mood ticket of the reviewer

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Hades the Greek god of the Underworld, Zeus' big brother is back among us ... Do not be afraid, I will not teach you a lesson about Greek mythology and his stories of families as complex as a South American sentimental soap opera .

Footoon wins its bet to release a mod high-end accessible to the greatest number since its price places it in the mid-range. Yes it is a very beautiful achievement.
Its sober design flared at the switch provides a grip and a perfect balance, its conductivity is excellent, its vent holes are well thought out and well arranged, everything is perfectly machined, what more? Of course, it is a little big and its diameter will make life easier for fans of flushitude.
But frankly, for me, his design and the quality of the stainless made me lose sight of its dimensions a little more "empted" than my usual mods.

It's a good mod, its belonging to the family of high-end products is not in doubt. His only fault would be his place of manufacture ... China.
For me, as for many of you, it breaks a little prestige, but it is also what makes it accessible! positioning it at the tariff level of a clone, with the excellence of an original creation!
Friends, I think it's time for us to revisit our scales of values, I'm sure Footoon's approach will be picked up very often in the months to come, forcing us to be purely factual, and to consider only the intrinsic quality of the product and the latter only!
Also if you are looking for a mod of quality, original and reasonable price, look no further and on the way to the kingdom of hell!

Remember, if you want to optimize your mod, read Papagallo's review and if it's not clear enough, send it to him and he'll keep it! 😆
Besides, I have to give it back to him, he loves it so much that he finally bought it from our sponsor 🙂

The Hades of Footoon is clearly a product recommended by the protocols and the entire Vapelier team!

See you soon and have a good time.

Vince.

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About the Author

Present since the beginning of the adventure I do in the juice and stuff always keeping in mind that we all started a day. I always put myself in the skin of the consumer by carefully avoiding not falling into the geek attitude.