Temperature control is common these days. And it's hard to keep up with new features like custom power curves, pulse mode, and many others. There are probably thousands of vapers with high-end mods who don't even know what these modes do.
But you don't have to use them. To get the most out of your mod, you should learn what these advanced vaping modes do. Additionally know why you might want to try them.
Bypass mode is one of the most basic "advanced" vape modes. Because it takes away the most important feature, which is the ability to change the wattage. Also, it acts more like a mechanical mod, giving you power based on how much battery life you have left. Also, the resistance of the coil you're using.
This means your effective wattage will be higher when the battery or batteries are fully charged. Also, it lower as the day goes on and you keep vaping.
But, most importantly, it doesn't get around the mod's safety features. However, it still limits your vaping to the same wattage as the mod.
Custom power curves
You can set your device to 40W. But if you make a custom power curve, it could start at 50W. And then drop to 45W after a second, 40W after two. However, it drops at 35W for any puff longer than four seconds.
The whole point of these modes is that you can choose how your device's output changes. Most of the time, you can set it up on the device itself, but some mods come with computer programs or apps that give you a better way to make the changes.
Set wattages are like storing your most common settings. So, it's easy to get back to them later. For example, you might like to use your sub-ohm tank at 60W, your MTL device at 25W, and rebuild able at 50W. You can make the changes by hand every time you switch atomizers. But if you have three preset wattages, it only takes a few clicks to get to the right one.
This mode might be called something different on different devices. For example, this is called "memory mode" or something similar on many devices. Most devices have at least three places where you can save your settings, but some have up to five. These are easy to set up. You have to dial in the setting you want, and you're good to go.
Temperature coefficient resistance (TCR)
The value of the temperature coefficient of resistance shows how strong this response is. Most of the time, you won't need to change the TCR because the values for different materials are well known, and all mods have an automatic setting. But sometimes also require to change.
If you can change the TCR, this isn't a problem. It can also help if you're trying out a new type of TC coil and find it doesn't work quite right.
Pulse mode isn't the most common way to vape. Still, vapers can use it with the Vaporesso Gen S. Basically; the mode changes the output of most devices from a steady stream to a steady pulse that happens every 0.2 seconds as long as you hold down the fire button.
The goal is to ensure that the device works the same way through your draw. The pulsing output makes the vape hit harder through your draw. It's debatable whether this is better than just having a steady output on the device, but the pulsing is so fast that you probably won't notice a drop in power, and vapers have generally liked this mode.
Super player mode
Vaporesso also has a feature called "Super Player mode," which is available on the Swag II. This mode lets you use coils with a wider range of resistances than the device usually allows, from 0.03 (for the Omni Board 4.0) to 5 (for the Omni Board 4.0). This is a great feature if you build your coils since you're not likely to find a pre-made coil with such low resistance.
However, because of their hard-coded restrictions, you may build a hard-to-use coil with regulated devices. There is a reason for these limits, though, so if you're using it near the lower end of the resistance range. Then it's best to ensure you're still within the safe limits of your battery.
Choice of materials
Nickel (Ni200), titanium, and stainless steel (SS) are the most common coil materials for temperature control vaping. And for your mod to work well in TC mode, it needs to know which one you are using. So, a material selection mode lets you tell the mod exactly what you're vaping. This is usually built into the TC mode. So, you either choose your material before going into the main mode. There are three different TC modes, one for each material.
Intelligent temperature control
Temperature control (TC) vaping is "temperature limiting." Because you set a maximum temperature for your vape coil, your device keeps it there. This means mods may avoid "dry hits" and won't "overcook" juice or burn the coil's cotton. However, if it fires with nearly nothing in the tank. Normal use improves performance by reducing temperature spikes and decreases.
Your vape mod automatically senses the coil's temperature in temperature control mode. The mod lowers power if the temperature is too high to prevent a dry hit and coil burnout. Instead of a dry hit, the mod stops creating vapor. Temperature control requires a temperature-sensing atomizer coil. Stainless steel coils operate in temperature control mode.
Nickel and titanium coils function in temperature control mode but not wattage mode. Stainless steel is the preferred temperature control coil material since it works in wattage mode.
Ultra-fast firing is exactly what it sounds like. When you press the fire button, it doesn't take long for the device to start responding. For the Voopoo Argus Pro, this is considered to be within 0.001 seconds. For all practical purposes, this means that the gun can fire instantly.
It's important to note that most mods fire quickly, even without this feature, but it's still cool. Sometimes there's a small delay between pressing fire and your mod responding. But unless it's a big deal for you, you probably won't notice this unless you're looking for it.
Vaporesso Target 100 and similar devices have a "DIY" Mode. Under DIY mode, you can adjust hit strength in VW mode, temperature control, custom wattage curves, bypass mode, and Super Player mode.
DIY Mode in VW automatically determines a coil wattage. This is helpful if you're new to vaping or have a new tank you're unsure how to use.
Advanced vape modes aren't usually complicated
The good thing is that, despite the fancy names that firms give these modes, they are usually pretty basic in terms of what they accomplish and how they work. You don't need to understand anything to get them to operate, and most of them work in the background without you having to do anything.
Of course, innovation is constant in the vaping market, so there will be more new features to discover before you know it. Normally, you can find information about these through the manufacturer's website, but we'll keep this section updated if major advancements occur.
However, as long as you know the basics, you'll be able to learn any new advanced vaping modes quickly.