Introduction: The Titan X From EPuffer
(Updated 28/5/18 as EPuffer sent me a new device…)
The EPuffer Titan X is a new Vape Pen style kit.
This is a new brand to me – however on ECigclick we have reviewed some of their devices before including the predecessor the EPuffer Titan.
This new version has a re-designed tank section which includes a new 0.4ohm coil and a new filling system.
The mod itself now has a larger battery capacity jumping from 1100mAh to 1500mAh and is able to use lower resistance coils.
The coil heads now have a splash guard to help prevent spitting and 100% pure Japanese cotton wicking.
This is a starter type kit which is marketed towards MTL and DTL users via different coil heads included in the kit.
MTL and DTL are vaping styles- read our handy MTL vs DTL guide to see what on earth I am talking about!
The mod boasts a system where it will adjust to the coil resistance and supply power accordingly.
The only colour available is shiny stainless steel.
Sometimes I hear the saying “jack of all trades – master of none” – does this apply to the Titan X?
Let’s get it charged, filled and fired up! I apologise for the rambly nature of this review – as you will see the DTL coil head took a lot of “trial and error” to get working so I thought I would share with you all the steps I had to take!
What’s In The Box
- EPuffer Titan X mod and tank
- 1.0 ohm MTL coil head
- 0.4 ohm DTL coil head
- USB cable
- Instruction manual
- Tank Capacity: 2ML ( Glass ) TPD Ready
- Material: High Grade Triple Polished Stainless Steel
- Power: 50 Watts – Inteli Sense Micro Controller
- Size: 19x130mm
- Weight: 95g
- Battery capacity: 1500mAH
Build Quality & Design
Well straight off I can see the EPuffer Titan X is a classy, well made device.
It is super shiny stainless steel. The weight makes it feel more substantial without it feeling heavy. It feels far from “cheap”.
The battery has a great sized fire button which displays the battery capacity well.
The tank section has a substantial airflow adjustment ring with stops at the limits of adjustment.
It appears that the drip tip is fixed as you use this to unscrew the top of the tank for refilling as there is no grip on the top cap as such.
The clear windows make it simple to see your liquid level at all times.
In The Hand
How Does the EPuffer Titan X Perform?
- On/off = 5 clicks of fire button
The battery capacity remaining is illustrated via the colour of the fire button LED…
- Cyan = 100-50% charge
- Blue = 49-25% charge
- Red = 24-0% charge.
The instruction manual said a maximum of 40% VG E-liquid is recommended – which is rather strange for the 0.4ohm DTL sub ohm coil head?
For help unravelling the terms VG and PG read our helpful guide.
How To Charge The EPuffer Titan X
Simply take the included USB cable, plug the small end into the USB port on the battery and the other end into a suitable USB outlet.
The LED on the fire button will stop illuminating when the battery is fully charged.
EPuffer Titan X Tank
The tank is separate from the battery and can be unscrewed. However due to the design of this device I wouldn’t really use a different tank on this battery.
The battery is designed to auto adjust the power output depending on which coil head is installed.
I had no leaks and found the tank simple to use.
How To Fill The EPuffer Titan X
- Grip the drip tip and unscrew – this will unscrew the top cap of the tank.
- Squeeze E-liquid into the smile shaped holes and watch the level through the tank windows.
- Make sure the gasket on the underside of the top cap is still present – mine fell off a couple of times.
- Replace the top cap.
How To Change The Coil Head
- Unscrew the tank from the battery.
- Turn the tank upside down and remove the base.
- The coil will unscrew from the tank base.
- Install a new coil.
- Replace the tank base.
- Fill the tank as described above.
- Leave the liquid to sit for 10 minutes to fully soak into the coil.
- Take an inhale without pressing fire to suck more liquid through the coil.
EPuffer 1ohm MTL Coil Head
Well I have to hold my hands up here and I did initially make a slight error.
In the package with the Titan X – EPuffer sent me lots of E-liquid to also review.
I picked up the bottle which appealed to me most which was the Blueberry Custard. Promptly filled up the tank and left it to stand for 10 minutes.
It turns out the E-liquid was actually 80%VG which was not stated on the box – I found out by getting a lungfull of burnt cotton and heading to the EPuffer website.
So basically this killed the MTL coil head – it worked with thinner liquid but there was zero flavour.
Anyway the lovely people at EPuffer have sent 2 packs of replacement coil heads so I could continue my review.
I have installed the new MTL head, added some 50/50% VG/PG E-liquid and I am happy to report we have flavour!!
The throat hit is excellent, you can adjust the airflow so it’s easy to get a nice restricted MTL vape.
The flavour is excellent and the accompanying vapour is better than expected from MTL and low VG liquid. Obviously I am comparing the MTL performance with similar MTL devices. The vapour from this would not be the same as with a sub ohm coil and high VG E-liquid.
Nice job EPuffer! This works a treat!
I am not a full time MTL vaper so keep picking this up when I need an extra nic boost and every time I use it I am surprised how good the flavour is on this little coil!
EPuffer 0.4ohm DTL Coil Head
With this coil I initially used 50/50% VG/PG 12mg nicotine E-liquid.
There is a fault – the fire button LED is flashing at me. The manual doesn’t say what this means.
I have removed and replaced the coil several times, cleaned all the contacts and still just a flashing light.
Popping the MTL coil head back in and that works fine – so I am assuming the DTL coil head is suspect.
The light has now stopped flashing but nothing is happening, I press fire and the button lights up – but nothing, no vapour – no noise.
Anyway after this EPuffer sent me some new coil heads so I can try the DTL action in the Titan X.
DTL Coil Head Number 2
The second DTL coil head was the same – however this did work sometimes yet other times the light would flash.
There was no pattern – it would sometimes stop working mid vape, sometimes after it had been sat a while. I tried taking everything apart, only screwing the tank on a bit, trying to fire it with my fingers wobbling the coil – everything.
DTL Coil Head Number 3
After reading the instruction manual again I have now seen the recommendation is to use 40%VG or less E-liquid – which is so weird for a sub ohm coil head. So will change the liquid and try again!
So I popped in the EPuffer Cassis E-liquid which is a staggering 70%PG – I have to go steady with this as it makes my throat hurt.
The third coil head I managed to have a few vapes on before the dreaded flashing light again?
Titan X Tank On A Box Mod
After the flashing light on the third coil head I tried the Epuffer Titan X tank on a standard box mod.
The mod did display the atomiser resistance of 0.43 ohm so it was recognising the coil. The Titan X specs say the battery maximum power is 50W but it does adjust itself to different resistance coil heads installed.
With the tank on a mod at 30W it was way too harsh, at 25W was better but slight burnt taste still.
Titan X Tank Back On Titan X Battery….
Anyway I could no longer hack the 70% PG E-liquid so I had to resort to 50% PG to continue.
After using the tank on my mod it is now working fine on the Titan X battery which is just so bizarre – I don’t know what this tank is doing haha!
So after fannying about for several days trying to get the DTL coil head to work I have finally got it going phew! This has been the longest winded review I have ever had to write!
It is wicking fine with the 50% VG/PG E-liquid but it is 12mg nic so this is hard going on a sub ohm coil – good job I am made of strong stuff innit!
So as expected this is really harsh to vape on, it’s kicking out upto 50W on a 0.4ohm coil head and I’m having to use higher PG liquid than I would usually tolerate in sub ohm tanks.
However the airflow is great, as you have such a wonderful adjustment on this you can really get it wide open or really restricted. I have this about a third open for a restricted DTL vape. Would be great with some 6mg high VG liquid if it would wick it!
I got an hour of vaping before the dreaded flashing light again… I will have to give up now.
Oh and lo and behold 10 mins later it’s working again! Sadly I got my hopes up prematurely as it’s gone again. Flash Flash – it’s becoming tedious now.
DTL Coil Head Update – 28/5/18
Well after reading my review and the issues I had with the DTL coil head – EPuffer sent me a whole new kit to see if the one I reviewed was faulty.
So I charged up and installed the 0.4ohm coil head. I added the 50/50 VG/PG 12mg E-liquid and away we go!
Hooray it is in fact working a treat now – so the issues above must have been from a faulty battery. As you can see I tried multiple coil heads and kept getting the same issue.
So the DTL coil is super airy, I tried shutting the airflow right down but this resulted in almost dry hits, so it does need to be quite open.
As this device needs thinner e-liquid I am finding the 12mg liquid quite harsh to vape on a 0.4ohm coil. But it is working a treat.
There is not masses of vapour as this can’t use high VG E-liquid but it is pretty good.
There is a good taste too – but the main difference is the really wide open airflow.
I do feel the 0.4ohm coil was an afterthought as this kit performs perfectly with the MTL 1ohm coil and the restriction on e-liquid thickness means that the DTL coil isn’t really pulling its weight. If the DTL coil could use higher VG liquid this could really shine. But it is a tiny coil and will not wick thicker liquids at all.
When the red LED comes on – you still get ages of vaping – however the performance does really tail off. I’m sat here now with the red LED light displaying and taking about 10 seconds to get a vape out of it!
The battery life will depend on which coil head you have installed, the MTL coil head is a lower power requirement to the DTL head.
With the 1ohm MTL coil I got altogether 6.5 hours of pretty constant vaping.
- A well built device
- Classy looks
- No leaks
- Easy to fill
- Excellent airflow control
- Easy to use
- Good battery life
- Battery indicator – woohoo!
- Fabulous MTL airflow, flavour and throat hit
- DTL airflow is spot on too.
- This is pretty pricey – as are the replacement coils
- Instruction leaflet says to use maximum of 40%VG which is a bit odd for a DTL coil head? It’s not pleasant vaping high PG with a sub ohm coil.
Final Review Verdict
The EPuffer Titan X was a great performer – with the MTL coil head. A great starter kit with the 1ohm coil.
I would buy this as a MTL device as it isn’t great for DTL – especially as you can’t use higher VG E-liquid than 50%. It’s not pleasant to vape high PG with a 0.4ohm coil.
If EPuffer could create a sub ohm coil head which could wick higher VG E-liquid this would be a great DTL kit. But as it stands for me it is a perfect MTL low power kit. In MTL mode it works a dream.
I can’t help but giggle at the name – sorry I am a child.