- Sponsor having loaned the product for the magazine: The Little Vapoteur
- Price of the tested product: 189 €
- Product category according to its selling price: Luxury (over 120 €)
- Mod type: Variable power electronics and temperature control
- Is the mod telescopic? No
- Maximum power: 200W
- Maximum voltage: 8V
- Minimum value in Ohms resistance for a start: Less than 0.1
Reviewer comments on business characteristics
Yihi SX is the Chinese high end manufacturer par excellence. Not only does it produce some of the best chipsets, but it also gives them the ultimate choice with its mod Sx Mini brand.
The newcomer is a dual 18650 battery, equipped with the new YiHi SX580J, a chipset capable of providing 200W.
With T-class for the name, we stay in the Mercedes spirit. It remains to see the style and the news that offers us this upscale box that is displayed at the price of 189 €. Until then, I have never been disappointed by a product of this brand, so en route to a pleasure ride.
Physical characteristics and felt quality
- Width or Diameter of the product in mm: 33.5
- Product Length or Height in mm: 98
- Product weight in grams: 240
- Material constituting the product: Stainless steel
- Form Factor Type: Classic Box - VaporShark Type
- Decorative Style: Cultural Reference
- Quality of decoration: Excellent, it is a work of art
- Is the coating of the mod sensitive to fingerprints? No
- All the components of this mod seem well assembled? Can do better and I'll tell you why
- 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: 1
- 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: 1
- Number of threads: 1
- 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: 4.4 / 5
Reviewer's comments on physical characteristics and perceived quality
The T class imposes a massive silhouette with its double battery but yet it gives off a certain elegance, even class.
For the lines, if we go to the side of our German car manufacturer, we are on a class G. Sharp lines, frank angles, a strong character. To make another analogy, I would go through the Japanese manga culture and I would say that it has a Gundam style.
On the white front, there is a beautiful screen nestled in a square frame. We also notice at first glance, the metal sun that surrounds the control joystick. The USB port closes the march.
The sides are made of three elements alternating black and white. On the left flank, a few mm from the top-cap, a small rectangle made of chromed metal serves as a switch. It is perfectly adjusted but I find it a small hair compared to the size of the box.
On the back, we guess the backlight of the logo of the brand.
The top-cap hosts an 510 port of impressive size.
The plate is surrounded by a notched wheel which is the second "hand spinner", the first being the "sun" of the front face.
Under the box, there is of course the battery door. A sliding square button is used to open it. The compartment is nickel.
One of the details that flatters the ego is the small screws placed at the four corners of the front and back that remind us that the box includes 78 parts. The quality felt is excellent. The box is massive, but undeniably pretty and, to be honest, it imposes.
The only flaw that I find him comes from the "sun hand spinner". It is poorly adjusted, so if you shake your box a little you play maracas. It's a shame, it's the detail that kills and that tarnishes the rest of the work that is just impeccable.
- Type of chipset used: SX
- Connection type: 510
- 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, Protection against short circuits from the atomizer, Battery polarity reversal protection, Display of the voltage of vape course, Display of the power of the current vape, Fixed protection against overheating of the atomizer resistors, Temperature control of the atomizer resistors, Connection BlueTooth, Supports the update of its firmware, Supports the customization of its behavior by external software, Adjusting the display brightness, 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? No
- 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: 30
- 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
Yihi is one of the masters of the electronics and the new YiHi SX580J which equips the T-class confirms this position of leader in the universe of the electronic mod. This chipset knows almost everything. Variable power with a max at 200W and a max voltage of 8V. It works with coils whose value must be between 0,1 and 3Ω.
There is also the joule or temperature control mode and a TCR mode. They are compatible with Ni200, SS316, titanium ... The resistance must have a value between 0.05 and 3Ω.
You can make all settings using the external software either on your PC using the USB connection or through the Bluetooth connection of your smartphone.
The screen is very good quality, the definition is top. The display is clear and you can customize it to perfection.
To brighten your parties, you can count on the SX-Mini logo on the back of the box. It displays either a fixed color or the rainbow. Thank God, we can also cut it ;-).
The box is perfectly secure, it embeds all the necessary protection systems.
The box is also clock and tells you the time, several visuals are available for this function.
A high-tech product that combines the best of Yihi.
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
A sober presentation, classy, very chic. A small white glossy paper bag in the colors of the SX mini. Inside, two boxes, a very simple white box contains a silicone skin.
The largest, white, too, is protected by a frosted plastic sheath. Here too, simplicity dominates and the inscriptions are reduced to the essential, the brand and the contents of the box.
Inside our box, the box is well wedged in the foam, it is accompanied by a record translated into several languages including French and a USB cable beautifully made.
SX mini affirms its positioning on the High End sector, by adopting luxury brand codes. The package evokes me the jewelery, the world of perfumes and more particularly Chanel who likes this kind of very refined codes.
A package at the height of the product.
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 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 / 5
Reviewer's comments on the use of the product
The T class does not shine by its compactness, it means that you will need large pockets or a small bag. Ergonomically, it's pretty good, the hexagonal shape of the box makes it quite comfortable in hand. The switch falls well under the finger although I repeat, I find it small compared to the size of the box.
In use, regulars of the brand will quickly find their marks. The controls will be relatively intuitive for them who already know the modes and the different possible settings. For the others, there will be a time of adaptation but the menus are explicit thanks to the screen of good size. In addition, the box will speak to you in French, once you have set it for. All settings are made using the switch and the small joystick is quite practical.
There is a very simple way to order it, the application (Android or Apple) SXI allows you to easily set the box through the Bluetooth connection.
The most demanding can, as always with these chipsets Yihi, set custom profiles puffs.
The vape is at the top. As always with this manufacturer, electronics works wonders. We can also emphasize the good management of the batteries, the autonomy is very correct.
The change of the batteries is very simple, it takes no particular difficulty, the hatch battery housing is very convenient and works perfectly.
Sx Mini offers the skin and even if it hides some of the design of the beautiful, we are still happy to have to protect the precious during our escapades.
A really nice box, once the controls are well mastered, know that if you do not find them easy enough, bluetooth will come to your rescue.
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 choice is wide as the maximum diameter accepted is comfortable.
- Description of the test configuration used: Associated with the Ares to 1Ω and CT, the Govad RTA to 0.15Ω
- Description of the ideal configuration with this product: A lot of possibilities !!!
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
SX mini offers us, once again, a seductive and effective product.
The T-Class displays generous measurements, it adopts a massive style that I would call "Gundam" (Japanese manga whose story revolves around giant robots driven by humans).
The finishes are as always at the top, finally almost. On the face the "spinner sun" that surrounds the joystick is not perfectly well wedged, which causes a noise like maracas if you shake the box. This is not a drama but it is a shame to hear it taint and the excellent quality feeling.
The chipset is as always at the top, it confirms that Yihi is among the best. The settings are not super simple but they are quite intuitive once integrated navigation logic. For your convenience, do not hesitate to use the SXi application on your smartphone because it simplifies things as much as possible.
I will not talk about the strange idea of having equipped the box with a hand spiner below the ato ... Personally, I see no interest apart from the rather positive aesthetic impact.
A good and beautiful product, for demanding equestrian who will be delighted with the possibilities of settings offered by the electronics and the ability to set from A to Z his puff. But, of course, to take advantage of all this it will be necessary to pay 189 €, a small folly.
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