Vaper Expo Showguide 2019 VAPOUROUND-MAGAZINE-MAY-SHOWGUIDE-2019 WEB_compressed - Page 144

Vowl 40 kit Vzone were the first to bring a disposable mesh tank to the market, and this new offering is along those Device Specifications: lines, but aimed at lower wattage vapers. Construction, fit and finish of the Vowl is Dimensions: 110 x 37.6 x 24.5mm (including tank) functional but unremarkable. Everything here Maximum power output: 40W is made from polycarbonate, which results in a Battery capacity: 1600mAh internal cell lightweight package that doesn’t necessarily feel Charging: 1A micro USB input like it will stand up to prolonged use and abuse. The E-liquid capacity: 2ml tolerances are on point, so this is a rattle-free device that has no gaps or undesirable seams. Considering the very affordable price point of the kit you can only expect so much, and the Vowl is perhaps not a device designed with extended longevity in mind. There’s just one button on the mod, which can be clicked five times to power the device on or off, or three times to adjust the power output. Vzone state that the chipset here changes the power output of the soft, - User friendly normal and hard settings with the resistance of the atomizer on top. In my - Good battery life testing this worked out just fine for a variety of suitable atomizers, so even though - Good MTL performance you can’t select a specific wattage, in all likelihood one of those three settings will work for you. Battery performance is impressive given the Vowl’s tiny frame and weight, but at the same time seems to fall short of the 1600mAh claim made by Vzone. Using high resistance - Only comes with one MTL atomisers I found that I could almost get a full day’s vaping out of one charge, which disposable tank is nice, but other 1500mAh+ devices in my collection easily last a full day’s use with the same atomizers, so something doesn’t quite add up there. Luckily, the Vowl has 1A charging which minimizes downtime, charging the device from flat to full in just north of an hour. On to the new Preco mouth-to-lung (MTL) tank. Much like the original Preco, this is a disposable tank that cannot be dissembled and does not use replaceable coils. This idea was met with some trepidation when the Preco originally launched, but if you think of these products as replaceable pods that can fit onto any 510 mod, their place in the market becomes more apparent. The airflow control is slightly confusing, considering Vzone are calling this the Preco MTL. At its largest setting, this is a restricted lung hit for sure. Closing all the way down to one hole on each side gives a loose MTL draw, so if you’re looking for an old-school MTL experience, you’ll need to close the airflow off almost completely. This does work, though, so it’s not a complaint, just something to note. Between 10-15W at the smallest airflow setting, the Preco MTL provides a smooth, moderately warm and flavourful vape. It doesn’t quite match the output of larger stock coil MTL tanks, but it’s certainly on par with the best pod systems that I’ve tried. Considering that this is essentially a pod that happens to have a standardised connection, I think this performance is admirable. 144 | VAPER EXPO SHOWGUIDE