How long does your battery last?

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  1. Maka

    Maka Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    A week into vaping and I notice my battery will only last a day before it needs re-charging, is this normal?
    Can you get 510 threaded batteries what last longer than this?

    I have 2 Joyetech 900mah eGo-C Upgrade Batteries which came with my kit:


    www.vapeescape.co.uk/vape-escape-vision-900-upgrade~345

    Any ideas or is this normal
     
  2. Cptfunpants

    Cptfunpants Super Member ECF Veteran

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    That is fairly normal for a 900 MAH battery. You can look into getting the giant ego c twist batteries. I think they have ones that go up to 1100 MAH.
     
  3. gijills

    gijills Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I have a ejoy 1100 it is 510 threaded and I got 2 days on it when I got it as they told me to run it down. I am going all day (4:30am to 8:00PM) and charge it up at night.
     
  4. Acroma

    Acroma Senior Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I have 2 joyetech 1000mah eGo Twist batteries and they last me nearly a full 24 hours and I vape regularly. I use the 2.4ml Clearomizer and The battery will outlast the tank. The Clearomizer is 2.4ohm.
     
  5. Bullette the Cowdog

    Bullette the Cowdog Ultra Member ECF Veteran

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    Yep. Sounds about right for a 900 mah.
    Rule of thumb: 100 mah = 1 hour.
    I use Kgo 1100 mah battery (510 connection). It Lasts 1 day... Maybe 1 1/2 days. Works great for me.
    Is a full day on a battery not working for you?
    Some mods can take 3000 mah batteries. I just never saw the need.
     
  6. gthompson

    gthompson Free at last Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    You guys must not be chain vapers like me. My 1600mAh batteries barely get me through a day. :)
     
  7. recidivus

    recidivus Ultra Member ECF Veteran

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    I go through 3000-4000mAh a day (@4.0v change a 2000 at least once a day). I vape a lot though....my wife can last almost a week on a 1000.
     
  8. MorpheusPA

    MorpheusPA Ultra Member ECF Veteran

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    I'm entirely capable of tapping a 1,300 mAh battery in less than a day, so that doesn't surprise me.

    The solution, in my case, seems to be to have at least 2 batteries of that size as I don't want to lug around anything much larger. Others carry much larger batts, and I've seen up to 3,000 mAh myself. Those are huge.
     
  9. cwolfman13

    cwolfman13 Senior Member ECF Veteran

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    Pretty normal....I kill my 900 Mah battery in 6-8 hrs depending on how hard I'm vaping. If you haven't already done so, I recommend at minimum, two batteries so that you can always have one charging. I'm going to be purchasing a third as a true backup later this week.
     
  10. Crazyinariz

    Crazyinariz Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Howdy!

    I usually start vaping w/my 1000mah ego c twist/2.4ml kanger t2 at 8am and it tells me it's time to go to sleep around 1130p-12a(ish).
     
  11. fourthrok

    fourthrok Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I'm in about the same place as cwolfman13.....a 900 will last between 6 and 8 hours. I do chain vape, though. That "rule of thumb" is just that...a rule of thumb. More like a guideline than a rule. 100 mAh = 1 hour. In a perfect world, that is.
     
  12. jimrug1

    jimrug1 Super Member ECF Veteran

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    Ditto! I use V3 clearos. I also have a 650 Twist. If I start on that around 8 am it will last me until about 2 or 3 pm.
     
  13. Orobas

    Orobas Equine Disrespect Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Chain vaper, here. 1100mah = about six hours for me. Especially now that I'm not working.
     
  14. Orobas

    Orobas Equine Disrespect Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Also Low resistance cartos/clearos/whateveros will drain your battery faster.
     
  15. fourthrok

    fourthrok Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    I think that's another one of those "guidelines" rather than a rule. The LR (low resistance) don't necessarily drain the batteries faster. Depends on the voltage you are using. The real culprit that can run things down faster is the wattage. I like to use this calculator to figure out the watts. I'm not good with math. http://www.the12volt.com/ohm/ohmslawcalculators.asp#power
     
  16. SlimXero

    SlimXero Super Member ECF Veteran

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    2200 mAh 18650, I kill em in about 3 days. That third day I have to make sure to have an extra handy.
     
  17. AttyPops

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    Maybe do a search for "Evercool"? It uses a switching regulator...and two batteries in series (so that's 2 x 14500's or 2x18650's depending on the builder).

    Although the volts double in series, not the mAh...it's still more efficient since it's bucking, not boosting, voltage (*** I think. I'd have to go back and double check this ***).

    Just 2c. Easiest to just get another twist battery, but I thought I'd mention the option. :)
    http://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/fo...n/252204-evercool-mod-vs-madvapes-vv-mod.html

    (Original post from bigblue30 on the tech specs and tons of info)
    http://www.e-cigarette-forum.com/forum/battery-mods/114901-evercool-variable-voltage-mod.html

    BTW...I'm currently using an MV vv linear mod...but am looking at evercool stuffis. I get about a day out of the MV mod. Still good, IMO. But I know switching regs are more efficient.
     
  18. Maka

    Maka Super Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Cheers guys, looks like it's normal then for mine
     
  19. drsocal

    drsocal Unregistered Supplier ECF Veteran

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    My eGo-W LCD last about 1000 hits before I need to recharge... Smaller 510, about one cartridge.
     
  20. Susaz

    Susaz Ultra Member ECF Veteran

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    Lucky you! same setup lasts me 4/6 hours. I fill atty to the top and the battery is dead before the atty is empty. Vape with a 1.8 ohm head at 3.7v average.
     
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