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Gecko Slim by JWell
Gecko Slim by JWell

Gecko Slim by JWell

The video review:

If you want a scalable kit, the Gecko Slim is perfect because it keeps its weight very light.

Commercial characteristics

  • Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: Jwell
  • Price of the tested product: 37 €
  • Product category based on sales price: Entry level (from 1 to 40 €)
  • Mod type: Variable power electronics
  • Is the mod telescopic? No
  • Maximum power: 20W
  • Maximum voltage: 5V
  • Minimum value in ohms of resistance for a start: 0.6Ω

Physical characteristics and felt quality

  • Width or Diameter of the product in mm: 25
  • Product Length or Height in mm: 125
  • Product weight in grams: 193
  • Material composing the product: Stainless steel, Delrin, Gold, Carbon, Pyrex
  • Form Factor Type: Classic Box - VaporShark Type
  • Decorative style: Classic
  • Quality of decoration: Excellent
  • Is the coating of the mod sensitive to fingerprints? No
  • All the components of this mod seem well assembled? Yes
  • Fire button position: Lateral near 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
  • Type of user interface buttons: Mechanical plastic 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: 6
  • Number of threads: 4
  • 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: 4.7 / 5 4.7 5 out of stars

Functional features

  • Type of chipset used: Owner
  • Connection type: 510
  • Adjustable positive plot? Yes, through a spring.
  • Lock system ? No
  • Quality of the locking system: Electronics
  • Features offered by the mod: Protection against short circuits from the atomizer, Variable protection against overheating of the atomizer resistors, Indicators of operation
  • Battery compatibility: Proprietary batteries (900 mAh)
  • Does the mod support stacking? No
  • Number of used batteries: The batteries are owners / Not applicable
  • Does the mod retain its configuration without batteries? Not applicable
  • Does the mod offer a recharge feature? Charging function possible via USB-C
  • 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: 15
  • 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 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: 3.8 / 5 3.8 5 out of stars

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 5 5 out of stars

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: Not applicable, the battery is only rechargeable
  • Did the mod heat up? No
  • Has there been erratic behavior after one day of use? No

Vapelier's note in terms of usability: 5 / 5 5 5 out of stars

Recommendations for use

  • Type of battery used during the tests: The batteries are owners on this mod
  • Number of batteries used during the tests: The batteries are owners / Not applicable
  • With which type of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? A classic fiber
  • With which model of atomizer is it advisable to use this product? Atomizer at 0,6Ω minimum
  • Description of the test configuration used: With the Gecko Slim atomizer (delivered with the kit) to 1,8Ω
  • Description of the ideal configuration with this product: With the Gecko Slim Atomizer

was the product liked by the reviewer: Yes

Overall average of the Vapelier for this product: 4.6 / 5 4.6 5 out of stars

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Vapoteur for more than 5 years, it is a world that I like to explore in all its facets. Liquids, stuff, everything goes. And I think I still have good days ahead of me for exploration.