Review: SL Class v2 – SX Mini


Four years later

We have needed to wait 4 years to find this second model of the SX Mini SL Class. That’s an eternity in such a rapidly-changing sector as that of the e-cigarette. It’s subsequently not stunning that the design and ergonomics of this V2 are radically totally different to the first model. However, the similarities between them in use bear witness to the soundness of the idea and the effectivity of the chipset.

Technical specs

Dimensions 89x52x30mm
Weight 137g
Battery measurement 21700, 20700, 18650
Charging USB-C, exterior charger
Maximum energy 100
Max. atomizer diameter 28
Modes out there Watts, Volts, Temperature management, Curves

What’s within the field?

  • Mod
  • USB cable
  • User information

An up-to-date design

Let’s begin with the obvious – the design has been modified significantly. The first model resembled a tube with a management field grafted onto it. The V2 provides a curvy and rounded fashion that’s a lot better built-in. It is noticeably extra snug to carry. Unsurprisingly, the end is impeccable – no complaints there.

The high half has additionally modified. It is now clean and higher machined. The 510 connector nonetheless supplies wonderful contact with the atomizer, with the bonus of a smoother thread. It can take atomizers as much as 28mm in diameter.

The SX Mini SL Class V2 makes use of 21700 and 20700 batteries, and, with an adapter, 18650. The battery compartment cap has been considerably improved. It isn’t as thick, however it’s a lot simpler to deal with. With a wider screw thread and an affordable battery contact spring pressure, it now screws on effortlessly.

The SL Class signature

The entrance has additionally been upgraded, while nonetheless displaying the vary signature.  The hearth button is way the identical. It remains to be vast and straightforward to press with both the thumb or index finger. Five clicks on the fireplace button swap on the field. You have to enter the menu to change it off. It can be locked and unlocked by clicking 3 times. The micro-USB connection on the previous mannequin has been ditched and changed by a USB-C port, thus following the development of most nomadic gadgets.

The show on the massive display has undergone just a few aesthetic modifications. It additionally provides higher decision and higher distinction. One small element, the amps displayed correspond to the present despatched to the atomizer, to not that drawn on the battery. We have ready a full file that will help you choose the latter within the case of digital packing containers.

The iconic joystick button remains to be featured to regulate the settings and navigate the numerous menus out there. However, it protrudes significantly much less, which reduces the danger of unintentional manipulations or damaging impacts.

A vaping efficiency that’s simply pretty much as good

The SX Mini SL Class V2 is fitted with a Yihi SX730J chipset. In quick, it’s pure Yihi: it undeniably delivers an pleasing vaping expertise, and the extent of the choices out there imply that the menus aren’t actually intuitive. 

For uncomplicated use in energy mode, the Yihi SX730J doesn’t tie your mind in knots. However, if you wish to use the superior capabilities, it’s a good suggestion to have no less than a fast look via the consumer handbook.

Watts mode capabilities as normal, with energy settings in increments of 1W, however it’s a disgrace the “novice” mode that was out there on the primary model has disappeared. It offered very sensible simplified operation.

Voltage mode lets you modify the vaping voltage. Another factor price mentioning is that the show reveals the corresponding energy in watts in actual time. We didn’t discover any actual distinction within the vaping expertise between these first two modes.

The field additionally provides two kinds of curve adjustment. The first “good” kind permits three kinds of vaping. These are “comfortable” to start out the puff with a decrease energy than the setting, “robust” which does the alternative and begins it stronger, and “impartial” which doesn’t change something. The impact is noticeable with out being extreme, and particularly permits you to compensate for the slowness of some very giant assemblies that take a while to warmth up.

The second curve setting mode lets you modify your vape over twenty energy bars representing half a second of vape time every, from zero to 150% of the ability setting. Although the precept is fascinating, this feature goes means past the sensory capacities of most customers, together with ourselves.

Lastly, the temperature management mode has been made easier by eliminating the Joules mode, however on the identical time provides extra prospects. It might be fixed or dynamic, thus permitting slight fluctuations. This means you’ll be able to select a chilly, cool, regular, scorching or very popular vape, and the temperature worth adjusts accordingly. Tested with 316 chrome steel resistance coils, it provides each wonderful safety for the cotton if the liquid runs out and an ideal vape.

In abstract

What we like

  • Design and end
  • The ergonomics
  • The vaping high quality
  • The multitude of choices

What we don’t like

  • Switching off by way of the menu
  • Menus nonetheless not very intuitive