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Newbie question. May have missed this somewhere else

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  1. Sonar719

    Sonar719 New Member

    Aug 27, 2021
    New to vaping. Looking to get off cigarettes. And tired of $20 disposables every 2 days. Bought the voopoo drag x. Looking to go with the mouth to ling setup, using 1.0 ohm PnP coil rated for between 10-15 watts. My question is for the battery. Is there a specific battery outside of just 18650 that I should be looking for? Searched the internet. But couldn’t find any real useful info on this that made sense to me. The battery I have now is (hohmlife 4) what it says on battery - ..16ohms (lowest resistance), 31.5 amp max, 3015 mAh, 63w - 85w max
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  3. DPLongo22

    DPLongo22 "Thankee sai." Verified Member ECF Veteran

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  4. somdcomputerguy

    somdcomputerguy vaper dedicato Verified Member ECF Veteran

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    Welcome to ECF, Sonar719.
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  5. Sonar719

    Sonar719 New Member

    Aug 27, 2021

    thanks for the info and links. Helps alot.
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  6. Daniel Forsyth

    Daniel Forsyth Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Mar 26, 2019
    Victoria, Australia
    Welcome to ECF:thumbs:
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  7. MJCSD

    MJCSD Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    May 7, 2014
    Hello and welcome to ecf
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    borno Super Member ECF Veteran

    Dec 31, 2019
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  9. BrotherBob

    BrotherBob ECF Guru ECF Veteran

    Dec 24, 2014
    Welcome and glad you joined.
  10. Z-Lee

    Z-Lee Ultra Member

    Apr 17, 2021
    Upper Midwest
    I own a couple of HohmLife batteries. If you're interested in sticking to MTL with 10-15 watts, there's very little concern about the spec accuracies in those batteries. Their advertised "max amp" output is likely a pulse rating however. If I remember correctly, the Hohm Life batteries have roughly a 20 amp continuous discharge rating and would only really be of concern to you if you plan on vaping near 60 watts or above. You have plenty of head room, you should be perfectly fine.

    In the future, try sticking to OEM batteries from (more) reliable vendors like IMR batteries, Liion, 18650batteries, and a few others if you're interested in accurate battery specs. For the current wattage you are vaping at, you could presumably get a battery with a higher mAh value with still a lot of head room in terms of amp draw. Anything with a 7.5 or 10 amp continuous discharge rating would be just fine for 10-15 watts.

    Remember, pulse ratings are fluff and they're fake. Good of you to ask though, that's awesome. :thumbs:
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  11. vaper1960

    vaper1960 Moved On ECF Veteran

    Apr 24, 2019
    California, US
    I agree. Hello and welcome! Do you just have one battery? Do you have an external charger? It's good to have two batteries so you can use one while charging the other (which should be done in an external charger)
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  12. FranC

    FranC TWR Co-Moderator Verified Member ECF Veteran

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