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    Default Help! My new VAMO won't fire.

    I got my new VAMO a few days ago, and had to wait on the batteries, which came today.

    Popped a battery in, clicked 5 times, and the unit powered up. Yea!
    Was able to set RMS, change to Watts, and set it to 6W, for my first mod vape. Yea!
    Screwed on and eVod, pushed the fire button... nuthin'
    Screwed on a 510LR carto, pushed the fire button... nuthin'
    Unscrewed carto, then battery... repeated above.
    Same. NOT Yea...

    voltage check on Vamo reads 4.1
    510 connector looks fine.

    Sigh...

    Is it the VAMO, or do my cheap Ultrafire batteries not work with this? They (both) DO read 4.1v before I attach anything.

    Batteries are Ultrafire BRC 18650. They SAY 4000mAh.

    So sad. Back to the Twist, to vape away the blues.


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    Are those batteries protected?

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    4000mAh batteries????? I don't think so... Looks more like it's a battery issue to me. you need unprotected Hi-Drain batteries.
    Also, Click and hold the button on the right until it displays the ohms of the carto/evod. This might help to tell if it's actually connecting. It should read the ohms or.. 9.9 with means either the attached item is not connected properly in some way, or there is another issue (I think battery..)
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    Says YES in the description.

    Can that be a bad thing? If they don't work on this, is there a unit they WILL work on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SupplyDaddy View Post
    4000mAh batteries????? I don't think so... Looks more like it's a battery issue to me. you need unprotected Hi-Drain batteries.
    Also, Click and hold the button on the right until it displays the ohms of the carto/evod. This might help to tell if it's actually connecting. It should read the ohms or.. 9.9 with means either the attached item is not connected properly in some way, or there is another issue (I think battery..)
    As long as I don't hit the fire button, the Vamo does everything, including Ohms check.

    Goog thing I have Panasonics on the way... from China... eventually.

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    Most, if not all of these batteries should work with your vamo
    18650 Batteries

    I'm sure someone will be along shortly to disagree and to tell you All the hazards of batteries. I use 1 and 4 on the list

    18650 3100mAh Panasonic Industrial Li-ion Battery Cell NCR18650A
    - See more at: 18650 Batteries

    High Drain Panasonic CGR18650CH 10A 18650 Rechargeable Battery Cell IMR
    - See more at: 18650 Batteries


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    Quote Originally Posted by BobInSD View Post
    Says YES in the description.

    Can that be a bad thing? If they don't work on this, is there a unit they WILL work on?
    Maybe in your flashlight..... They aren't 4000mAh batteries.


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    Some info on the batteries you got...
    Test of UltraFire BRC18650 4000 mAh (Brown-Gold)


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    Didn't expect them to really be 4000mAh; but work, yes.

    Another learning experience. Back to the eGo batts for a while.

    So protected batteries are NOT what I want for ANY AVP?

    The charger seems fine, so hopefully not a complete loss.

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    Thanks for the info. Guess I'll do more research next time.

    Quote Originally Posted by SupplyDaddy View Post
    Some info on the batteries you got...
    Test of UltraFire BRC18650 4000 mAh (Brown-Gold)

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