When vapers talk about DNA, they are not interested in genetics and double helixes or figuring out why their kids’ eyes aren’t the same color as theirs.
DNA, in the vaping world, refers to a revolutionary product by Evolv: a computer chip for e cigs. Their “Kick” can be attached to a mechanical mod while internal chips come already fitted into various styles of device.
Here’s The Biggest Thing You Should Know About DNA 50 Mods:
They Do Not Exist
There are no mods that have an authentic DNA 50 chip by Evolv. Your two options from here are either a DNA40, or a DNA200.
Now, if you want a nice 50w vape mod, keep reading…
This our favorite of the mainstream vaping mods, backed by a reputable US-based brand.
TC (temperature control) is the latest big thing, and is the allure to the DNA mods.
If you are looking for a sturdy, high quality product, this is your baby.
Adjustable wattage up to 50w, a nice powerful vaporizer.
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The VOX TC is also available as a kit:
Comes with your choice of a matching RDA or tank, battery and necessary hardware.
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DNA 200 Mods
This is the latest release from Wismec, and is powered by an Evolv DNA200 chip.
It is a uniquely shaped mod that has all the features you need in a powerful vaping device to produce the perfect vapor for your preference.
- 510 Threaded With Spring Connector
- OLED Screen
- Variable Wattage and Temp Control Modes
- Power Output: 1-200 Watts
- Temperature Range: 200-600 Degrees Fahrenheit
- Pass Through: Vape While Charging
3 18650 Batteries Required For Operation
Buy The Wismec: http://www.directvapor.com
Temperature Control – The Latest Craze
As DNA mods have been sought after for their refined characteristics with producing excellent vapor for the individual, TC (Temperature Control) mods have been the latest craze in the vape world. Here are a couple recommendations in this class of vape mods, around the 50 watt range:
Pioneer4You IPV D2
This is perfect for someone who wants the abilities of high powered devices (75 watts is PLENTY for most people), a compact size, and the finesse of TC.
- Adjustable Wattage From 7-75 Watts
- Temperature Control From 275-572 Degrees Fahrenheit
- Spring Loaded 510 Connection
- Supports Titanium and Nickel Coils
This device needs a single 18650 battery
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Standard 50 Watt Box Mods
With its spring-loaded 510 threading connection, the IPV box mod is compatible with numerous types of RDAs, RBAs, and tanks.
A battery flap at the back provides instant, easy access to the removable power source.
Choose a coil rated 0.2 ohms to 3 ohms.
The LED screen/OLED display will show you resistance and voltage as the chip reads them.
An 18650 battery is sold separately.
Where To Buy
Check out the selection at: http://vapordna.com
The name “Sigelei” already has an established reputation among e cig users, so you will probably feel confident choosing one of their DNA 50 style mods.
It has most of the same features as the IPV, only differing in color and perhaps internal organization.
Resistance range: 0.2 – 3 ohms
Adjustable from 7-50 watts
Requires 1 18650 battery.
Where To Buy
Check out http://www.directvapor.com
A DNA chip, when inserted into an electronic vaping device, gives its owner the ability to alter wattage rather than setting volts. When your e cig is a variable voltage model, you have to know the atomizer’s resistance and that means measuring it on an ohms meter before attaching the coil, at which point your e cig might or might not also register the ohms. Then you have to set voltage according to a mathematical chart.
With a DNA chip and variable wattage, the user chooses wattage but the chip reads the atomizer’s resistance, enabling it to select a compatible voltage level. The Evolv chip operates at a low temperature to remove one threat that hangs over vapers: that of overheating their devices and causing melt down. It also protects the e cig against reverse polarity (inserting a battery upside down), an overheating battery, overcharge, short circuit, and more.
In particular, as DNA chips become more advanced, they accept coils with lower and lower resistance. At one time, just dipping below 1 full ohm was risky. But today if you have the right technology, like a DNA chip, your box mod might have the capacity to handle 0.2 ohms.
At first it was amazing to have a product that could switch between voltage and wattage, like an Innokin MVP, JoyeTech eVic, or a Volcano LavaTube. The top number might have only been 15, but that was an improvement over nothing at all.
Then there was the DNA 20 followed by a 30-watt chip. Now you can find DNA 50 mods online and in certain e cig shops. These are classed as mods, but they differ from mechanical mods because circuitry allows you to adjust output rather than relying on the size of a battery, atomizer coils, and airflow control.
Finding a DNA 50 Mod
Now that you know what a DNA 50 is, how do you find one? It’s not as easy as it sounds. Most box mods fitted with a DNA are rated to 30 watts, no higher. There are a few and they sometimes contain DNA 50 clones: not the real Evolv deal. The most common and reputable clone is a Yihi SX330 from China.
There are also DNA 30 clones, such as the Cana DNA 30 mod sold at Mt Baker Vapor.
Here are two such devices: the IPV and the Sigelei. Both of these box mods are getting solid ratings from consumers. They have been tried and, in each case, modifications have led to improvements to overall performance and durability.
One Last Product: Not a Box Mod
Everything I said above refers to the DNA as a box mod, but there are also tube mods featuring these tiny computer chips. One such item is the Cloupor 50 watt Tube Mod: a T5 as it is known. Cloupor is well loved by herbal and wax vapers but becoming better known to e cig users as well.
On The Cheap?
H-ana Modz DNA 50 Mod
Technically Evolv does not make DNA 50 chips, but there are Hana clones available, which are rated at 50 watts.
They are in the $40-$50 range, and so are much more affordable than that of authentic Hana Modz.
Where To Buy:
Check out the selection at http://fasttech.com
What Should a Consumer Pay for Technology?
As always, when you buy products made in China, they cost less than made-in-America devices. A DNA 50 product is likely to set you back less than $100, but that is without the battery and most of these are compatible with removable 18650 batteries. You will also need a 510-threaded tank (not hard to find if you don’t already have one) so the entire kit will probably cost about $150.