- Sponsor who lent the product for the review: techvapeur
- Price of the tested product: 39.99 Euros
- Product category according to its selling price: Entry level (from 1 to 40 euros)
- Mod type: Variable power electronics
- Is the mod telescopic? No
- Maximum power: 40 watts
- Maximum voltage: Not applicable
- Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: 0.4
Reviewer comments on business characteristics
To accompany the series of subtanks, Kangertech presented us his vision of the ideal box. Of a medium size, provided with rudimentary functions and visibly of a great solidity, Kanger delivers an ultra simplistic machine able nevertheless to leave 40 watts, for the modest sum of 39,99 €. At first, it will not be love at first sight but who knows what will tell us later.
Physical characteristics and felt quality
- Width or Diameter of the product in mms: 25
- Product Length or Height in mms: 89
- Product weight in grams: 110
- Material composing the product: Stainless steel, Aluminum
- 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: Metal mechanics on contact caouctoucouc
- Number of buttons in the interface, including touch areas if they are present: 2
- Type of User Interface Buttons: Metal Mechanics on Contact Rubber
- Quality of the interface button (s): Very good, the button is responsive and does not make any noise
- Number of parts in the product: 2
- Number of threads: 2
- 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: 3.9 / 5
Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality
This box will not make you fall on your knees. No, it's not a "top model". The design is unappealing, a tube of 25mm associated with a cubic module of 20mm and no screen. Instead, there are two sets of 7 leds, a small interface button and, all the same, a nice switch. It feels like looking at a futuristic device, but imagined in the 70 years. The aluminum case seems thick, but the coating does not seem strong enough to withstand the "little strokes of life" and that's a shame. Everything is properly assembled.
- 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, Short circuit protection from atomizer, Reverse battery polarity protection, Current vape power display, Operating light indicators
- Accusability: 18650
- Does the mod support stacking? No
- Number of batteries supported: 1
- Does the mod retain its configuration without batteries? No
- 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? Yes
- Maximum diameter in mms of compatibility with an atomizer: 25
- 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: 3.3 / 5
Reviewer's comments on functional features
Attention, it will go fast: 5 clicks, we turn on or off. We adjust the power with the single interface button and we fire.A click and a led indicate the chosen power, the movement of this light cursor is in ascending order 8, 13, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40. No screen, so no resistance measurement or output voltage. The essential protections are there: battery reversal, short circuit. The length of each puff is limited to 10 seconds. No frills, just the essentials! The box is really minimalist but it is still super-efficient and finally this simplicity to an original side and gives it a kind of special character. Finally, after having spent the not very exciting side of the first impression, we can easily be seduced by this simplicity 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
Kangertech, as usual, takes care of the presentation. The box takes over the design of the family of Subtanks. It's clean, pretty, and as usual the notice is in French. No, really, kangertech shows us that he knows how to do in terms of conditioning.
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: 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
In use, and I will repeat myself, this product shines by its simplicity. Its reasonable size makes it easily transportable. The bottom cap is a little hard to aim with the battery placed inside, because the spring is imposing and the battery is super adjusted. Moreover, opt for those with flat heads, without nipple.
Recommendations for use
- Type of batteries used during the tests: 18650
- 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? So I would say randomly Subtank?
- Description of the test configuration used: Subtank 0,5 ohm, khantal + fiber freak
- Description of the ideal configuration with this product: Subtank 0,5 ohm
was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes
Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4.3 / 5
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The mood ticket of the reviewer
Seeing her, you will understand that I was not really seduced by her aesthetics. Its abrupt look, its simplicity with the accents of archaism even had a repulsive effect at the beginning. I even thought Kangertech had wallowed in beauty. Apart from the price, I could not see anything that positively distinguished it from other boxes on the market.
But now, the switch super nice, responsiveness and quality of vape have changed my eyes. Indeed, the animal is summary but finally this great simplicity takes us away from the race for power and functions. And we even come to appreciate not to constantly take a look at the screen to check the resistance, the voltage, the time of the puff etc ... Here, finally we vape more on the feeling. And that's good. And that's when I got the image of the Willys Jeep. Robust, simple but effective and made for everyday action. Its aspect not "precious" but utility will make you accept the stripes which will be inevitable considering the type of coating used.
To conclude, I will say that I like it, beginners will see a gateway to the world of the box. The most experienced will see a set-up useful daily and that we will have no trouble exposing to the hazards of intensive use.
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