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Using a mod at max wattage

Discussion in 'VV/VW APV Discussion' started by vaper1960, Mar 3, 2021.

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  1. vaper1960

    vaper1960 Vaping Master ECF Veteran

    Apr 24, 2019
    California, US
    Simple question... is there any reason I shouldn't use my mod (Kanger Kbox 60 watt) at full power?
    Does it depend on the battery I use (amps)?
  2. Hawise

    Hawise Ultra Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Mar 25, 2013
    AB, Canada
    Two possible issues:
    1. Depending on the coil's resistance, a mod may or may not be able to provide its max wattage.
    2. Assuming the mod will provide its max wattage, whether it is safe to do so will depend on your batteries. How many batteries does it have, what batteries are you using and how old are they?
    • Agree Agree x 2
  3. UncleJunkle

    UncleJunkle Vaping Master Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Nov 29, 2010
    UDIO, Clown World
    The more you push electronics, the more heat that's generated by the components on the PCB. Heat degrades these parts and will shorten their life. Mainstream chinese mods will degrade and die faster from this heat degradation since they are made with cheaper components than, say, DNA boards.
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