Noisy Cricket V2 Review

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    Today I’m reviewing another old piece of hardware that is still quite popular today. But before we get into the review could you guys please share the love and hit that subscribe button aswell as the notification bell. Stick around to the end if you want to check out my bloopers. Alright to the review.

    Last week I asked you guys on ECIGSSA what I should review next and it was a unanimous decision to review a mod. So today I decided to review the Noisy Cricket V2 by Wismec. Probably Wismecs best device to date in my opinion. This device came out what, 2/3 years ago? But I chose to stay away for a long time until last year November when I finally decided to see why this device was so loved by everyone. And boy must I say… they aren’t wrong. The Noisy Cricket V2 kicks like Horse when you pull its tail. But let’s have a look at this beast.

    So here we have the box (yes, I keep all my boxes) Inside the box we have the Noisy Cricket V2 upload_2020-4-5_19-33-20.png ,
    1 warning card upload_2020-4-5_19-34-15.png
    and 1 user manual. upload_2020-4-5_19-34-53.png
    Nice and simple just like the mod. At the back it says “Noisy Cricket 2-25, the updated Version of Noisy Cricket Mod, is quite intelligent and multi-functional. Featuring the optional circuit in series and parallel, multiple circuit protection systems are applied which make the device much safe and reliable (I am not making this up). Moreover, two modes are available under circuit in series: direct output and constant voltage output. The simplicity and efficiency make Noisy Cricket 2 outstanding and popular." Well they weren’t wrong about the last part because this is an outstanding and popular device. Lets have a close look at this guy.

    Okay so here we have the Noisy Cricket V2. Very simple looking. I love the feel of this in your hand. Here we have the 510 pin upload_2020-4-5_19-35-46.png
    on the opposite side of the fire button which makes it comfortable to press with either your thumb or index finger. This is the 25mm version so I can fit 25mm atomizers on here. You do also get a 22mm version but who wants that? On the side we have the voltage regulating switch. upload_2020-4-5_19-36-44.png
    I wouldn’t call it a switch as its more of a dial. You twist is clockwise to increase the voltage output and anti-clockwise to decrease the voltage output. Just a note that this dial can be difficult to turn sometimes. Then we have the fire button. upload_2020-4-5_19-38-51.png
    Its nice and clicky and theres a little but of play on it so if you shake the mod you do hear some rattle even with batteries in it. Now onto the battery bay. upload_2020-4-5_19-39-41.png
    The door is easy to slide on and off when there aren’t any batteries in… when there are batteries… well that’s a whole different story which ill get to just now. But the main feature of this mod is the battery door itself. upload_2020-4-5_20-2-44.png
    As you can see the panel is currently set on parallel mode which you can tell by these P’s on the plate. Parallel is basically the soft mode and it only gives you direct output mode which then depends on what you’ve set it on your dial or switch. The output voltage does however change depending on your battery life aswell. Now if I take this plate out and turn it around, ive now got it on series mode upload_2020-4-5_20-3-55.png
    which could also be seen as the bad boy mode. Here we have two different sub-modes if we can call them that. We have direct output mode like parallel except much stronger, and we have constant voltage output mode which is in essence mech mode. To change between the two sub-modes in series you need to have batteries in. now remember when I said its easy to slide the door on and off… yea.. once you have batteries in, it becomes a lot harder to do so. Okay so the mod is on now and as you can hopefully see, there is a red light behind the fire button. upload_2020-4-5_20-5-44.png
    That is letting us know that we are on the direct output sub-mode. Now if you want to change that, all you need to do is switch the mod off with 5 consecutive clicks of the fire button, once its off, we press and hold the fire button for 5 seconds and then the light will flash white. Then you release the fire button and then switch the mod back on with 5 consecutive clicks of the fire button. And there we go. Mech mode. We also have circuit protections such as 10 second timeout so if you press the fire button for ten seconds it'll switch off, low battery indicator so if the batteries aren’t delivering sufficient power, the mod will switch off, and then we also have short circuit protection so if there's something wrong with your build, you wont go boom. Last feature is the battery indicator. Every time you take a puff like the magic dragon, the light will stay lit or flash slowly depending on your battery life. The quicker it flashes, the less battery life you have left.

    That’s the Noisy Cricket v2 up close and personal. Let’s get back to my gorgeous face so we can test this bad boy out.

    Okay so I’m running the Pulse V2 on here with a 0.21-ohm dual build in here. I’m first going to run it in parallel mode, then series direct and then lastly series mech. Ok parallel I've got set on 50 percent. Let’s do this. Ok so decent cloud production, decent flavor. A bit of a hot vape though and the pull isn’t immediate. Lets try it in series direct at 50 percent. Ok wow. Suddenly its kicking like a whole different mod. Remember that all I did was change it to series. Its still on 50 percent. Now let’s try the mech mode. Now it doesn’t matter what I set it on it'll be the same depending on my battery life. Just power. All you get is heat and flavor and cloud. Lots of it. Lets go over my Pros and Cons for the Noisy Cricket V2. Pros: the mod is small and fits comfortably in the hand. Its ridiculously simple to use. It delivers anything from an all day vape power to a monster smashing, lung filling, cloud comp stomping power. My cons: it only comes in silver… that’s it… my only con is that they didn’t give us any color choices.
     
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    Thanks @Brett Vapes
    Nice pics and explanations
    Liked your comment about it kicking like a horse when you pull it’s tail - lol
    Still a very popular mod amongst many vapers here
     
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    Nice to have pics in reviews. Nice review
     
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    The chip with safety protections makes all the difference, must get one at some point. The original Noisy Cricket kicked ass but really needed a will included!
     
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    Mate, excellent review, I love my NC. Regarding the pot on my mod however "You twist is clockwise to increase the voltage output and anti-clockwise to decrease the voltage output." works in the opposite way and acts as a brake. When turned fully clockwise it is at lowest voltage and turning anti clockwise increases power. Would be interested to hear from other forumites if this is common on other NC2s.
     
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    Are you keeping your builds modest in series mode or living on the edge?:firedevil:
     
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    very interesting. is the button also switched or does it give you full power at 0 and little power at 100?
     
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    Hello Mate, on the odd occasions I run series it is in regulated mode and I build no lower than 0.4, which probably qualifies as modest.
     
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    100 is min power, turn pot anti clockwise and full power is at 0. I have always thought this is a ridiculous idea, a bad design to be honest. Still love the mod but my concern would be someone building in series for the first time on mod and thinking, understandably, that 0 is lowest and 100 is highest and firing their build at max thinking it was set at lowest. Possible I have a mod that has left factory incorrectly, was wondering if other forumites have found the same?
     
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    This was fixed on the newer versions. The first few batches were incorrect.

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    Yes i was about to say because my NC V2 works where 0 is minimum and 100 is maximum
     
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    Everybody should own a noisy v2.
    Slap a 0.12 dual coil rda on it and enjoy.
    Been one of my daily carries for two years, zero issues so far.
     
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    do you recommend a basic 0.12 ohm build or complex like alien or juggernaut or clapton?
     
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    I'm a firm believer in dual fused ni80 claptons.
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    ill check it out and see if i can find it
     
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    Subjective. But I belive any Atty that needs more than simple builds to shine, is a crap Atty.
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