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    Default Battery Question: 1600mAh V. 2000mAh And The Provari

    I would consider myself an advanced vaper, but one thing I've never 100% understood is batteries. I get the basics (mAh=run time, amp limits, etc...) but obviously don't know enough to answer this question:

    Since it's not a mech, with the Provari is there any difference with using either the AW IMR 18650 2000mAh vs. the 1600mAh, other than supposed run time?

    I don't suppose there is since it's a regulated device, but thought I'd go to the experts before I buy a few more...
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    Because its regulated the mah is what's important to you. I am not sure if battery level and what you prefer to vape at would make a difference or not. But if you ever go to mechs the 1600 is superior in the sense that it will stay at or above 3.7 longer, providing a more satisfying vape longer. My only real suggestion would be if your really really curious get one of each and compare em

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    Thanks for the reply!

    I used to have a Provari and couple of each battery actually (re-aquiring some of my old stuff), but never noticed any substantial difference between the two. Just thought I'd check with some people who knew a bit more than me first before making a purchase and wanted to make sure I'm getting the optimum setup for my needs.
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    Theoretically you'll get more battery time between charges with the 2000 mAh battery vs the 1600 mAh battery.

    The 1600 mAh battery has a much higher Amp limit (24 amp) than the 2000 mAH battery (10 amp), thus it is best suited for sub-ohm coils on a mechanical mod. Any amps over 10 on a Provari or any other regulated mod is overkill.

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    Thanks for the info. I was hearing about people having shorter battery life with the 200mAh, but I think that was a fluke that got a little more attention than it deserved.

    Anyway, looks like I'll be going with the 200mAh batts
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    Quote Originally Posted by Baditude View Post
    Theoretically you'll get more battery time between charges with the 2000 mAh battery vs the 1600 mAh battery.

    The 1600 mAh battery has a much higher Amp limit (24 amp) than the 2000 mAH battery (10 amp), thus it is best suited for sub-ohm coils on a mechanical mod. Any amps over 10 on a Provari or any other regulated mod is overkill.
    Baditude, does apply to DNA 30 devices also?