Pioneer4You iPV Velas 120W Box Mod preview | But will it sink or swim?

While Pioneer4You could be sailing into the sunset on the success of the Velas, it is also pos-sible that they have missed the boat completely.

0
ipv-velas-120w-mod

Pioneer4You iPV Velas 120W Box Mod Intro

Over the past few years, Pioneer4You have become a key player within the vape industry. Their inexpensive, high-quality devices come highly recommended and it is with big expecta-tions, that we assess their latest release, The iPV Velas 120W Box Mod.

Retail Price: $55-$60
Colors: Silver, Black, Gun Metal, Red, Yellow, Purple

Pioneer4You iPV Velas 120W Box Mod Specs and features

Specs

  • Dual High-Amp 18650 Battery – Not Included
  • Advanced YiHi SX410 Chipset Technology
  • Wattage Output Range: 10-120 W
  • Joule Ouput Range: 10-120 J
  • Minimum Atomizer Resistance: 0.05ohm
  • Temperature Control Range: 212-572 F
  • TCR Value: 0.0005-0.007
  • Ni200 Nickel, Titanium, and SS 304 Compatible
  • Supports SX Pure Heating Elements
  • Temperature Control of Resistance (TCR) Setting
  • SXi-Q Control Setting
  • Soft Ergonomic Contour
  • Recessed 510 Section
  • 7-Color LED Strip on Side Panel – Fully Customizable
  • Intuitive OLED Display
  • Centered Adjustment Buttons
  • Oversized Firing Mechanism
  • Low Voltage Protection
  • Low Resistance Protection
  • High Input Voltage Warning
  • Short-Circuit Protection
  • Reverse Battery Protection
  • Temperature Overheat Protection
  • Spring-Loaded 510 Connection

Kit Contents

  • 1 x iPV Velas 120W TC Box Mod
  • 1 x MicroUSB Cable
  • 1 x Instructional Manual

Rough seas ahead…

ipv-velas-120w-mod

Pioneer4You turned to the ocean for inspiration when envisioning their latest creation, the IPV Velas Box Mod.

Directly translated, Velas means “the Sails” and refers to a constellation in the Southern Hemisphere. Its namesake, the iPV Velas, introduces a chassis design that bears a noticea-ble resemblance to the profile of a sail; with shimmering side stickers that one could suggest are supposed to mimic the reflection of the sun on the sea’s surface.

And yes, while this comparison may seem like a bit of a stretch, you have to ask yourself why else they would choose to incorporate this otherwise arbitrary sticker into the design when it so obviously clashes with the rest of the chosen color-scheme? Point proven!

Nevertheless, the end result is a unique form factor that has a podium-like front facing edge that almost “cradles” the installed atomizer when in position. This odd design choice is further accented by broad, flashing LED lighting strips on either side of the unit as well as oversized adjustment buttons on the outer side panel.

Pioneer4You may have missed the boat when it comes to design, but they never fail to deliver top performance!

Looks aside, this device really shines when it comes to performance. With an installed Yihi SX410 chipset – the same chip as used in the iPV Vesta – this dual battery device allows for a maximum output voltage of 9.5V and a top power level of 120W. The onboard technology also includes a brand-new Intelligent SXi-Q Temperature Curve mode, with precision output adjustments for optimizing your overall vaping performance.

Taking these various elements into account, the iPV Velas 120W Box Mod scores around a 6.5/10 with users likely to love the performance of the device while simultaneously having mixed feelings about the design. On the other hand, if you like (or can live with) the general aesthetic, you will be blown away its functionality and quality construction, given its rather low price point. How do you feel about the new iPV Velas? Do you think it will sink or swim?

SHARE
Saska Nel
A marketing manager by day and an avid reader - and vaper - by night, I came into the vape scene almost by accident and have never looked back. You will find me in sunny South Africa where I am mostly always curled up on the couch with a good book and a fruity vape. At other times, I am known to indulge my unhealthy obsession with musical theatre and live comedy shows, in that order.