- Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: Tech-steam
- Price of the tested product: 59.99 Euros
- Product category according to its selling price: Mid-range (from 41 to 80 euros)
- Mod type: Electronics with voltage and variable power
- Is the mod telescopic? No
- Maximum power: 100 watts
- Maximum voltage: 10
- Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: 0.2
Reviewer comments on business characteristics
Eleaf gives us the honor of a simple but effective box at an affordable price. The range of resistances accepted is very wide since going from 0.15 to 5 ohms. This variable power box accepts only batteries in 18650.
Physical characteristics and felt quality
- Width or Diameter of the product in mms: 26
- Product Length or Height in mms: 100.3
- Product weight in grams: 192
- Material composing the product: Steel
- Form Factor Type: Classic Box - VaporShark Type
- Decorative style: Classic
- Quality of decoration: Medium
- 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: Spring mechanics
- Number of buttons in the interface, including touch areas if they are present: 3
- Type of User Interface Buttons: Spring Mechanics
- Quality of the interface button (s): Medium, the button makes noise within its enclave
- Number of parts in the product: 3
- Number of threads: 1
- Quality of the threads: 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: 3.2 / 5
Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality
We are dealing with a box well thought but that will not make a miracle in terms of quality compared to its price. But that is easily forgiven. And for good reason, a box 100W in this price range is welcome because extremely rare. The display shows 4 elements: the battery level in the manner of the phones, the value of the resistance, the voltage and of course the chosen power. So, even if the design is not exceptional, it is enough mat to seduce and the box is very nice in hand. Too bad that Eleaf have not affixed a coating that hangs a little more, the box tends to slip if it is not maintained from below.
- Type of chipset used: Owner
- Connection type: 510, Ego - via an adapter
- Adjustable positive plot? Yes, through a spring.
- Lock system ? Electronic
- Quality of the locking system: Good, the function does what it is for
- 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, Display of the vape time of each puff, Fixed protection against overheating of the atomizer resistors, Clear diagnostic messages
- 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? 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: 26
- 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 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: 4.3 / 5
Reviewer's comments on functional features
Nothing wrong with the operation side. A very good vape powerful and smooth, the main protections are present: battery reversal, overheating of resistance, short circuit. Suffice to say a very good material again signed Eleaf. The Istick have never been disappointments and this new box is in the same line: affordable, responsive and pleasant to use.
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
Packaging side, again, nothing very good. Everything is there: the charger, the protective foam, the ego adapter and the user manual. Even though more and more manufacturers have removed it, I would have really appreciated the presence of a wall charger.
Appreciations in use
- Transport facilities with the test atomizer: Nothing works, needs a bag in a bandage
- Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Easy, even standing on the street, with a simple Kleenex
- 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: 4 / 5
Reviewer's comments on the use of the product
Even if this Istick was created in a larger format than the previous ones, the reliability is there. It will be difficult to carry it in your pocket especially with an ato top because its size has taken on weight compared to other models of the brand but it knows how to make it quickly indispensable and seems made for the all terrain of the vape daily.
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 conventional fiber - resistance equal to or greater than 1.7 Ohms, A low resistance fiber inf or equal to 1.5 ohms, In sub-ohm assembly, Genesys type rebuildable metal mesh assembly, Genesys type rebuilding metal wick assembly
- With which model of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? dripper or single tank double see triple coil.
- Description of the test configuration used: subtank RDA 0.4 ohms
- Description of the ideal configuration with this product: Your own vape
was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes
Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4.1 / 5
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The mood ticket of the reviewer
Eleaf surprised me a lot. When I had this box in the hands, for this price, I was expecting a box of much less good quality. Double battery, for cloud chasers nothing like that, but on top of that, she accepts the simple battery. Admittedly, she will not offer bluetooth or other gadget, but she does what she was planned for. Its size may put some off but like any good 4 × 4, it must be seen more as a Swiss army knife than as a work of art.
The chipset is very good: good responsiveness, smoothing the vape correct, very good return of the desired power and on top of that, all the protections are present. The 4 magnets access system works very well, nothing moves.
Only small problem: the slight rattling on the buttons.
So if you are looking for a good little box for several clearo, RTA or RDA, whether to make big clouds or a daily vape cushy, this box will quickly make your life much easier.
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