The just mechs thread

Discussion in 'Mech Mods' started by Stranger, 10/11/20.

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    Got a TESLA refitted that really zoom's , it's a straight mech now - it buzzzzzes when power is applied - sounds like a transformer [Eskom] not the walking, talking movie type ,only use Greenies in it .:D
     
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    ...this is the channel, I'm dialled into


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    I have a question or two for the Die Hard Mech users ...
    I understand the difference between a Mech Mod and a modern Regulated Mod, however there seems to be another class, (sometimes referred to as Semi Mech Mods), with varying degrees of regulation and or protection circuitry, (including Mosfet assisted Mod's) ... Is the nomenclature correct? and; Does the naming convention still hold true when we add a squonk function?
     
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    hi, there are plenty squonks with mosfets
     
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    Mech mod
    Semi mech mod
    Semi mech squonk mod
    Pot mod
    Pot squonk mod

    Other mod's
    [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks @Stranger,
    I only asked because as I understand it, the original Mods, Mech(anicaly Switched) Mods, had no electronics, and as the switch contacts were prone to welding themselves ... along came the Mosfet Mods, which alleviated the welding / arcing problem, but arguably some of these were no longer Mechanical Mods if they used modern switches as apposed a contactor of sorts.
    These were further "improved" by adding pulse width modulation to the mosfet, which now allowed an effective voltage adjustment , (regulation if you prefer). This has progressed further with the addition of microcontrollers to include all manner of control(s) and safety features, (even voice activation and Bluetooth in the latest :facepalm:), and my questions are;

    Where do we draw the line or lines? ... and; What are the definitions of;
    A Mech Mod,
    A Semi Mech Mod and;
    A Regulated Mod

    The second part to my initial question I think you answered with respect to Squonk Mods ;)
     
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    I would guess as follows:

    A Mech Mod,- fully mechanical (the arcing is a problem but can be managed and regular maintenance gives and awesome vape)
    A Semi Mech Mod - those with mosfets or some sort of protection
    A Regulated Mod - those with chips ?
     
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    @vicTor

    I concur

    I would go so far as to say that a semi mech mod has no ability to adjust power. This has to be done via the coil build. So a mod that has a pot must be in it's own class or listed under regulated.
     
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    A Mech Mod,- fully mechanical NO chip/NO protection, its a mod & battery and Awesomeness
    A Semi Mech Mod - Those with mosfets or some sort of protection
    A Regulated Mod - Most box mods with chipset and safety to protect the user.
     
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    True words. your build need to be within the chipset's range or it will not fire.
     
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    Thanks for your input guys .... so based upon your input, it seems I have incorrectly labeled the toasted mods I have repaired / modified, as I have used a simple pulse width modulation circuit and mosfet, along with a thermistor, (for short circuit protection), and this does make their effective atty voltage adjustable, (via a pot), from 0 to 99% of whatever their respective battery voltage is :rolleyes:.
     
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    And while you were AWOL, we had a whole discussion about DC_DC how it works and why it is now in most single battery regulated mods.
     
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    yes, you have right royally cocked it up. :party:
     
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    Oooooooooo niiiiiiiiiiiiiiice ... please let me know what it's labeled as / or send me a link to it ... I'd love to check it out :)
     
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    Love the look of this really a master peace. Looks awesome buddy.
     
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