OMG VV Technical Info (Part 2 of 2)

OMG VV in Blue

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

This article is the second part of “OMG VV Technical Info”. It gives some basic information about V4L’s newest mod – the OMG VV, as well as an introduction into variable voltage.

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Testing Personal Vaporizers

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

Call it OCD, organized, or plain insane. I am a tester. I test everything that can be tested on a personal vaporizer. Apparently I’m not the only person who keeps track of every charge, what ohm every carto used is, how many minutes of use a battery supplies, and other variables.

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Most frequently asked e-cigarette questions (Part 2 of 2)

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

Hardware preferences vary as much as flavor. V4L offers a few hardware options now, but there are different kits from other vendors that some people prefer. I will mainly focus on what V4L carries.

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Most frequently asked e-cigarette questions Part 1 of 2

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

For people who are just getting started with electronic cigarettes the most frequently asked questions are “what hardware should I get?” and “what flavor should I buy?” There is no right or wrong answers because what works for one, may not work for another.

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Electronic Cigarette Battery Run Times

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, an e-cig enthusiast, admin on the Vapor4Life forum, and a regular on their ECF sub forum.

A question that gets asked a lot in the ecig world is “How long will my batt last?” In some ways, this question is easy to answer, but impossible in others. Here are the key factors of what determines how long a battery will last.

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USB Passthroughs

Vapor King Manual Passthrough

A USB passthrough is a device that allows one to vape continuously without having to worry about recharging their e-cigarette. It is basically a battery with a cord attached. The end of the cord is a USB plug. They are also called “passthrus,” and “PTs.”

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An Informed Vaper

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, a regular on V4L’s sub forum on ECF, and an e-cig enthusiast.

KISS

The acronym “KISS” is often used in the ecig world. As good as “keep it short and sweet” sounds, in the ecig world it can lead to poor hardware and juice decisions. Giving people a blanket statement without evidence to back it up leads to frustration. A lot of people may not understand why I go into so many technical details in my blog posts and on the forums, but information is key.

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Cigarettes Are So 2011

This is a guest post written by Clover, a college student and vapaholic from the Midwest.

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Happy New Year, fellow vapers! It’s a new year – a year of change! Do you have any new year’s resolutions? Maybe to start vaping? Well, if that’s one, then you’re in luck! Vapor4Life has it all and will help get you started. Even if you have been vaping for a while, many new and exciting products came out in 2011 and we’ve been promised even more in 2012. In September, V4L released a new e-liquid line, called ‘Nobacco Juice USA’ that has a flavor for everyone. Other new products that came out include the supreme ‘Manual Diamond Batteries,’ and some alternative kits called ‘VGO‘, ‘Aurora‘, and ‘EGO-T.’ They have something for everyone!

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Good Things Come To Those Who Wait

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Earlier this year, V4L released its new line of batts, the Diamond and Stealth series. When I first joined, manuals were all I used due to the fear of killing an auto with juice. After my first Diamond arrived, those fears quickly passed due to the performance of the new autos. Months went by, and after a long wait, the manual versions of the Diamond and Stealth batts are finally here. After a few weeks of putting them through the rigors of testing, I can say without any reservation these are the best batts V4L have ever released.

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Passthroughs and Wall Adapters

This is a guest post written by Morandir835, a regular on V4L’s sub forum on ECF, and an e-cig enthusiast.

Manual PT

One e-cig piece I haven’t explained yet is the passthrough, known by many as a “PT.” It’s not really a battery, but can be a life saver when driving or when all of your batts are charging. It comes in both auto and manual versions, but requires an external power source to run, namely a USB port. Unlike batteries that start at 4.1 volts depending on the model, PTs run at 5 volts constantly. That is as long as they are hooked up to a proper power source. This is where the wall and car adapters come into play.

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