- Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: The Little Vapoteur
- Price of the tested product: 58.90 €
- Product category based on sales price: Mid-range (from 41 to 80 €)
- Mod type: Electronics with voltage and variable power with temperature control
- Is the mod telescopic? No
- Maximum power: 220W
- Maximum voltage: Not applicable
- Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: Less than 0.1Ω
Reviewer comments on business characteristics
"When beauty meets the beast" this is how Vaporesso presents his latest creation Luxury.
A high-tech box, equipped with the latest home-made chipsetOmni-Board 4.0 which embeds two 18650 batteries and is able to reach the 220W.
Vaporesso has a pretty good press, it clearly attacks Smok and his war machines that send watts while flashing everywhere.
This new Box looks pretty cool and the price is not prohibitive when you see everything it can do. So on the way to discover the expression of luxury seen by the Korean brand.
Physical characteristics and felt quality
- Width or Product Diameter in mm: 29.5 X 26
- Product Length or Height in mm: 89
- Product weight in grams: 150
- Material composing the product: Zinc alloy, Stainless steel, PC.
- Form Factor Type: Classic Box - VaporShark Type
- Decorative style: Classic
- Quality of decoration: Good
- Is the coating of the mod sensitive to fingerprints? No
- All the components of this mod seem well assembled? Yes
- Fire button position: Lateral to 1 / 4 of the tube relative to the top-cap
- Fire button type: Mechanical metal on contact rubber
- Number of buttons in the interface, including touch areas if they are present: 3
- Type of UI Buttons: Touch
- 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: 1
- Quality of the threads: Very good
- Overall, do you appreciate the quality of manufacture of this product with regard to its price? Yes
Vapelier's note on quality feelings: 4.3 / 5
Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality
Luxury is pretty, no doubt. It is not the most slender but its round design avoids the "building" that is often found in the 18650 Double Box.
Soft curves that do not show any bestiality at all, its lines give it a high-tech side.
The body of the Box is in Zinc Alloys, it forms like a frame which is seen dressed of two facades in plastic material of brilliant aspect.
The front, dark color incorporates a screen 2 "that is just guessing when the box is off. As long as the Luxury remains inert, it is framed only by the name of the mark above and the logo above. Once lit, the name of the Box lights up, the screen comes alive with a good definition and the logo is illuminated. The V of Vaporesso is then surrounded by two small dots and all three form the touch control pad of the Box.
At the bottom of the facade, we find the indispensable micro-USB port.
The back of the Luxury is it, decorated (several finishes available), a small notch at the bottom of the frame suggests that this face is removable. Once removed, we discover a double cradle ready to receive two 18650. No small extraction tape, the batteries exceed enough to be easily removed without the help of any tools.
On one of the slices, we discover the fire button, a long, perfectly fitted metal button that, in addition, is pleasant to use.
On the Top-Cap, the connection 510 finds place in the center, it is able to accommodate Atomizers up to 29mm of diameter without any overtaking.
This Box is pleasing to the eye, it is very well assembled, as usual Vaporesso we offer a well finished product that inspires reliability and it is clear the feeling of having value for money.
- 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 the mod: Switching to mechanical mode, Display of the charge of the batteries, Display of the value of the resistance, Protection against short-circuits coming from the atomizer, Protection against the reversal of polarity of the accumulators, Display of the current vape voltage, Current vape power display, Vape time display of each puff, Variable overheat protection of the atomizer resistors, Temperature control of the atomizer resistors, Supports the firmware update, display brightness adjustment, 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 mm of compatibility with an atomizer: 28
- Accuracy of the output power at full charge of the battery: Excellent, there is no difference between the requested power and the actual 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: 4.8 / 5
Reviewer's comments on functional features
La Luxury is ultra complete, it offers all possible modes of vape. Variable Voltage, Variable Power, Temperature Control, TCR, Bypass, DC or Curve mode (which allows you to edit the ideal power curve of your puff), I told you, she can do everything.
It can reach the 220W and it recognizes the resistances whose value may vary from 0.03 to 5Ω.
The chipset offers, in addition to the power and versatility, a perfect responsiveness. This system is called "insta fire", It activates the Box in a millisecond when you press the switch, it's almost instantaneous, it is one of the most reactive Box of the market.
Needless to say that the Luxury has everything you need in terms of security, it does not exempt you, of course, to use batteries in good condition, able to cash a max amperes.
These batteries you can charge them through the micro-USB port. The recharging module allows a current of an intensity of 2.5A, so that with a suitable charger you can refuel in 2 hours. A plus, the Luxury is equipped with a load balancer so that both batteries are fully charged.
No doubt, the Luxury hides under its wise lines a monster of technology and power, the beautiful hides a beast, at least on paper.
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? Yes
- Does the manual explain ALL features? No
Vapelier's note on packaging: 3.5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on conditioning
La Luxury we arrive in a fairly compact light green colored cardboard box. On the top of the box, the photo of the "decorated" facade of the Box, which will be convenient for our friends sellers who will not have to handle the box in all directions to find the usual small boxes and thus know the color of the box contained in the packaging.
On the back of the box, a brief description of the product in English, the contents of the box and the normative information, the routine.
Inside, the Luxury is well set in a plastic case, it is not very glamorous but it is effective. Hidden below, there is a USB cord of very good quality and a record translated into several languages including French. This manual is a little too succinct, it does not explain everything, it will be enough for a Geek but a less experienced Vapoteur will have more trouble understanding all the features of the machine and will probably have to go on the internet to find the information that is missing.
A correct presentation for a mid-range product but is a bit out of step with the sobriquet of the Box.
Appreciations in use
- Easy transportation with the test atomizer: Ok for an external jacket pocket (no deformations)
- Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Easy, even standing on the street, with a simple handkerchief
- 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
Vapelier's note in terms of usability: 4.5 / 5
Reviewer's comments on the use of the product
La Luxury is neither huge, nor really compact, it will say that it is positioned in the middle of the category of these Box double powerful and technology-filled batteries.
The ergonomics are good, the grip is quite pleasant thanks to its rounded lines, the fire button falls well under the finger and the touch controls are very responsive.
The settings are numerous, all in all the navigation in the menus is simple, and again, the Geeks will quickly at their ease while the novices themselves, will have to use the Net to understand the different modes of vape and their settings.
This Box is capable of anything, it offers great versatility even if the target is focused on fans of "big Vape". The electronics offer a very good quality of vape, the regulation is perfect and the reactivity of the Luxury is excellent.
Both batteries offer good autonomy and the management of these by the Chipset is perfectly up to par.
Finally, charging the batteries via USB is fast and well, the electronics can balance the load on both batteries.
A pleasant product to use even if all the modes of Vape it offers will complicate things for the less informed.
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? The Luxury is cut for the performance, but she can do everything so if you like it will adapt to all your desires.
- Description of the test configuration used: Associated with the GOVAD mounted in 0.4Ω and ares in 1.2Ω
- Description of the ideal configuration with this product: as I said before, it can do everything so ...
was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes
Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4.7 / 5
The mood ticket of the reviewer
Vaporesso has found its slogan because with the Luxurywe are really dealing with a bestial box that hides under a modern appearance and soft curves.
So it's not just a monster of power with its 220W maximum power, it's also a beast of technology. The homemade Chipset knows how to do everything and everything he does, he does it well.
La Luxury offers a powerful vape but not "hard", the great responsiveness of electronics strengthens the impression of power, the startup is almost instantaneous.
The beautiful wants to be versatile, it can express itself on all the range, from the wise MTL to the unbridled DL.
Autonomy is good, the Chipset handles perfectly the charging of the batteries, and in addition, the integrated charging system is fast and efficient.
A Box that does not suffer, objectively, from any defect.
So if the Luxury is versatile, it is not necessarily accessible to all. Even though the control interface is clear and easy to maneuver, the large number of adjustment modes may seem complicated for a beginner. In addition, it will not rely too much on the record to understand everything, it will be necessary to take a tour on the Net to discover everything in detail.
Vaporesso remains in its lineage with a product well done and effective, the price is moreover quite reasonable, so it is a Top Mod.
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