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    Volts vs Watts

    Hey people can someone explain the difference between volts and watts.Now for someone like myself that is relatively new to this caper they are only two measurements of electricity. What I would like to know is does one have more advantages when vaping???

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    Watts is the power output after the resistance [ohm] is calculated, voltage is the pure output of power from the battery before any resistance.
    Wattage is basically the outcome, so if you had a coil at 2 ohm and a coil at 1 ohm you would need higher voltage to achieve the same wattage for the 2 ohm coil.
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    volts change the wattage of different ohm coils if u found u like 3.7volts on a 1.8 ohm coil which will b 8 watts.. if u put on a differeent coil say 2.5 ohms and put it on 3.7 volts it wont be the same as the first. even though its the same volts the higher ohm coil lowers the watts so it will only b about 6.5 watts so its not the same vape u liked previously.... does that make sense?? if u set it to 8 watts it will auto adjust the volts to get u the sweet spot that u like
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    How Electricity works is similar to Water in your pipes:
    Volts (V) is like water pressure
    Amperage (AMPS) is like flow speed
    Ohms (resistance) is like the size of the plumbing
    ...and finally Watts is like a measure of pressure AND speed which is a direct result of the volts, resistance, and amperage.

    Variable wattage devices will set the volts automatically even with different coils you use.
    Variable Volt devices only set the volts (which you need to adjust for every different coil you use etc)

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    So it would be better for me to keep my svd on VW???

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    it's all been said...i vote watts. it's what i keep my svd on.

    watts is where the calculations are all done for you, no matter what the Ohm's (size of the plumbing) are....the svd will figure it out and set it to the right volts for your sweet spot. if you like 11 watts on 1.5ohm...chances are you'll like it on 2.5ohm. Where as when it's volts that varies significantly according to your ohm's. Watts is more accurate and easier for people that dun wanna sit there and do the math.

    by the by....may as well say something really useful....g'day.
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    I found this quite useful to get my head around it

    http://www.vaporsworld.com/wp-conten...g-chart-lg.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Samtron View Post
    it's all been said...i vote watts. it's what i keep my svd on.



    by the by....may as well say something really useful....g'day.
    Maybe it has all been said before ..and it's quite possible that I've even read it before ... but this is the first time I've actually understood it ... so thanks Rossco for asking the question and thank other folk for answering it in plain English

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    Volts start with a V and watts start with a W
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    Quote Originally Posted by arth_d View Post
    Volts start with a V and watts start with a W
    I heard you have a V. ;D
    Do you know de way 👺

 

 
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