Provari Mini V2.5 by Provape
Provari Mini V2.5 by Provape

Provari Mini V2.5 by Provape

Commercial characteristics

  • [/ if] Price of the tested product: 195 Euros
  • Product category according to its selling price: Luxury (over 120 euros)
  • Mod type: Variable voltage electronics
  • Is the mod telescopic? Yes by adding a specific tube to be acquired separately
  • Maximum power: 15 watts
  • Maximum voltage: 6
  • Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: 1.3

Reviewer comments on business characteristics

A legend in the Vaposphère. At a time when the 3 version (P3) comes out in the trade, it is good to remember that this mod was for a long time the ultimate reference in the world of the vape. Dear, probably too much but terribly efficient and reliable. Ceiling around power 15W, it seems today a little outdated at least on paper because in practice, it is a different matter ...

Physical characteristics and felt quality

  • Width or Diameter of the product in mms: 23
  • Product Length or Height in mms: 89
  • Product weight in grams: 102
  • Material composing the product: Steel resulting from a specific work
  • Form Factor Type: Tube
  • 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 to 1 / 4 of the tube relative to the top cap
  • Fire button type: Mechanical plastic on contact rubber
  • 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: 2
  • Number of threads: 2
  • 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: 4.7 / 5 4.7 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality

A Provari looks like ... a Provari. We can always blame his look a little has-been or the top cap beveled but certainly not on its proverbial manufacturing quality that makes a mod of irreproachable reliability.

Functional features

  • Type of chipset used: Owner
  • Connection type: 510, Ego - via an adapter
  • Adjustable positive plot? No, a flush mount can only be guaranteed through an adjustment of the positive atomizer pad if it allows it
  • 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 , Alphanumeric Code Diagnostic Messages, Operating Indicators
  • Accusability: 18350
  • Does the mod support stacking? No
  • Number of batteries supported: 1
  • Does the mod retain its configuration without batteries? Yes
  • 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: 23
  • Accuracy of the output power at full charge of the battery: -
  • 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: 2.8 / 5 2.8 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on functional features

Here, the features are limited. This mod is above all ... a mod. No clock, phone or cooker or even the possibility of Tweeter with the switch ... By cons, the various protection systems are very effective and it seems impossible that the electronics lets pass any fault. There is of course a lack of airflow to feed an ato from below but solutions exist, many and various sources to overcome this problem.

Evaluation of the packaging

  • Presence of a box accompanying the product: No
  • Would you say that the packaging is up to the price of the product? We make fun of us!
  • 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: 2.5 / 5 2.5 5 out of stars

Reviewer's comments on conditioning

Attention, the user's manual does exist but does not come with the mod. You have to go and consult it online or download it. Let's face it, non-existent packaging is downright intolerable for a mod of this price.

Appreciations in use

  • Easy transportation with the test atomizer: Ok for an inside jacket pocket (no deformations)
  • Disassembly and cleaning facilities: Super simple, even blind in the dark!
  • 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

Because of its small size, this mod is made to go out with you. It is easy to store, has a good autonomy for a mod in 18350. Optionally, you can increase this autonomy with a new bottom cap for 18490 batteries. Its rigor in rendering and its constant behavior make it a safe bet to vape all day, in any condition.

Recommendations for use

  • Type of batteries used during the tests: 18350
  • Number of batteries used during testing: 4
  • With which type of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? Dripper, A classic fiber - resistance greater than or equal to 1.7 Ohms, A low resistance fiber inf or equal to 1.5 ohms, Rebuildable Genesys type metal mesh, Rebuildable Genesys type mounting metal wick
  • With which model of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? Any reconstructible atomizer, fiber or genesis to which it will infuse a vape smooth and soft.
  • Description of the test configuration used: Provari mini 2.5 + AW 18350 + Tayfun battery pack / Expromizer / Kayfun Lite mounted in 1.5Ω with kanthal 0.30 on 2mm + various liquids of different viscosities.
  • Description of the ideal configuration with this product: Works remarkably well with any atomizer whose resistance is greater than 1.3Ω

was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes

Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4 / 5 4 5 out of stars

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The mood ticket of the reviewer

A Provari ... .. For a long time, this mod represented the Holy Grail of Vapogeeks of all kinds. Whether version 2 or 2.5 (just a cosmetic evolution), this mod has crystallized around him many desires, irrepressible desires but also half-silly looks and half-envious who blamed him for his insolence tariff.

In summary, this mod is well deserving of its legend. He is an imperishable classic, of an unshakable solidity that will accompany you faithfully from the moment or you will not ask him to do what he is not done. No sub-ohming with this little gentleman. No devastating power to create cyclones at the same time as vapor clouds. Just a mod that makes a vape soft and precise like a razor with unwavering consistency. Do not be deceived anyway, he has enough in the belly to make you cough if you push him into his trenches.

Nor should we neglect the quasi-historical aspect of this mod. There was a before and after Provari. It is at the origin of quarries and many mods were inspired by its features even if they seem a little outdated today. It is still a must for vapers. It is like some Rolls Royce or AC Cobra, a little outdated but so timeless ....

So, yes, it's still expensive, very expensive. But if there is only one electronic mod that can accompany you for many years without a fight, it's him.

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About the Author

54 years, 32 years of cigarettes, 8 years of vape and more happy than ever! I live in Gironde, I have three children I'm gaga and I like roast chicken, Pessac-Léognan, good e-liquids and I'm a geek of the vape that assumes!