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Geekvape Aegis Max: Features and First Impressions

Anthony Victor
June 26, 2020

Product intro and specs

The Aegis Max is the latest box mod from popular manufacturer Geekvape. The Aegis line of products has become very popular for and for good reason. They have been excellent devices and pioneered the way for the IP67 shock-resistant and water-resistant mods on the market. The Max is a single 21700 mod that’s capable of 100 watts and it is offered both on its own as well as in a kit with the Zeus sub ohm tank.

I’ve been using the Aegis Max for less than a week now, so this is just a hands-on preview. A full review will be published in the upcoming weeks.

This product was sent to me free of charge by MyVpro.

Price: TBA
Colors: Black space, grey pearl, black tungsten, red phoenix, white storm

Specifications

  • Output power: 5-100 watts
  • Input voltage: 3.2-4.2 volts
  • Output voltage: 0.1-8 volts
  • Minimum voltage: 3.3 ± 0.1 volts
  • Longest output/vaping time: 10s
  • Charger voltage: 5V-1.5A
  • Battery: 21700/18650 (single battery
  • not included)
  • Temperature control: 100-315°C / 200-600°F

Kit contents

  • 1 x Aegis Max Mod
  • 1 x USB Cable
  • 1 x User manual
  • 1 x Spare parts pack
  • 1 x 18650 battery adapter
  • 1 x Battery door assist tool

Aegis Max features

Anyone who has used an Aegis before should be pretty familiar with the features of this mod. Outside of the Aegis X, which had a large color screen, the rest have had pretty much the same screen and feature set. It’s nothing new here, but I can’t complain—as they say, “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it”. The main difference here is the battery configuration. The Aegis Max supports a single 21700, 20700, or 18650 battery (with included adapter), making it the first Aegis to be compatible with a 21700 out of the box. It is available in five colors, but judging from the previous products of the line, I’d expect lots more color options in the future.

Like the rest of the Aegis line, it’s IP67 rated for shock and water/dust resistance. It features a good sized bright black and white screen. It comes standard with all the expected modes like power, temp control (Ni, Ti, SS, and TCR), bypass, and VPC (power curve mode). All the basic necessities of today’s mods. And staying true to the Aegis design, it features a nice leather backing, a rubber coating around the frame, and a nice large 510 platform that will fit any atomizer you’d want to use reasonably on a single battery mod. In short, if you’ve used an Aegis before you know what to expect. And that’s a good thing, as they’re a great line of products.

First impressions

I’ve used and reviewed many Aegis mods in the past—pretty much all of them. And I have to say that I have never been let down by any of them. So, my bar for this was pretty high, and it hasn’t disappointed so far. Using it feels like second nature to me, and would be for anyone else who has used an Aegis before. I have the grey pearl edition, which looked like a very light grey matte frame in the pics, but it’s a shiny bare metal looking frame in person. I think the frame looks great in contrast with the brown leather and the black rubber frame coating. It manages to be classy and tactical looking at the same time.

The Max is smaller than the original Aegis but a little bigger than the Aegis Solo which was a single-18650 battery mod. It comes at a great size for comfort and for pocketing. It has the same battery door as the others, which is a threaded cap that works great and helps with the water resistance a lot. So far, I got what I expected. A great mod I’ve used before, but in a new battery configuration. We’ll see if it lives up to the rest of the line over the course of my review, but so far, I’m pretty happy with it.

Have you tried any of the Aegis mods yet? Are you planning on adding the Aegis Max to your collection? Let me know in the comments below.

I started doing reviews at the end of 2016 bringing a unique amount of data and fair points that has made them grow in popularity. I’m an avid temp control vaper but will vape pretty much any style of vaping. My goal is to bring as much good, fair, and unbiased information to the forefront as I can to aid vapers in making informed decisions to get the best vape for their style. I enjoy helping people really get the most out of their vape and finding their “aha” moment when it all clicks into place.

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