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[Review] Average Vaper Review – Sansto 511 and [Giveaway] https://ift.tt/2uh5Umu



Good Afternoon ECR! Today I am reviewing for you the Sansto 511 and also hosting a GIVEAWAY! The Sansto 511 is quite the feather of a mod and has a rugged look to it. Does lightness translate into cheapness, or is the 511 as durable as it looks? Read below for my evaluation.

I have had the Sansto 511 for 3 weeks now and feel I can give a fair assessment of its quality.

This product was sent to me from Sansto for the purpose of a review.



Specs

  • Dimensions: 93mm x 56mm x 28mm
  • Weight: 102g
  • Material: PC & ABS
  • Batteries: Dual 18650
  • Display: OLED
  • Output Modes: Wattage; TC(Ti/Ni200/SS316); TCR
  • Output Wattage: 5W-200W
  • Max Output Voltage: 8.4V
  • Resistance Range: Wattage(0.1-3.0ohms); TC(0.05-1.0ohms)
  • Temperature Range: 100°C-300°C / 200°F-600°F
  • USB Charging (no included USB cable)

Current style options include Armour and Meteor.


Contents

  • Sansto 511
  • User Manual

Pics

For Convenience, a full album has been posted, as well as individual pictures


Operation

Things got weird here, so bear with me

  • 5 clicks on / 5 clicks off
  • Power Up & Power Down to enter/exit lock mode
  • Power Up & Fire button to select mode (Wattage/Joules/Temp)
  • Power Down & Fire button to flip screen
  • With Screen Flipped: Power Down & Fire Button to select mode (Wattage/Joules/Temp)
  • With Screen Flipped: Power Up & Fire Button for Stealth Mode
  • In Stealth Mode: Power Up & Fire Button to exit Stealth Mode and flip screen back


Sansto 511

The Sansto 511 has rugged styling and at first glance looks like it would hold up to quite the abuse. This mod is also one of the lightest mods I've ever held, and not necesarilly in a good way…it feels pretty damn cheap! But I'm getting ahead of myself. Let's jump off this review and start at the best place possible: the top.


510: The 511 has an industrial looking 510 platform that raises up from the mod. 26mm sit flush with the edges of the platform and anything more will overhang and look that much worse because of the raised platform. The platform is secured to the mod by 4 phillips-head screws. The positive pin is gold-plated and spring-loaded. On the Meteor style I used, the pin seemed a bit high-set. This seems to have corrected after regular use. The Armour style version did not seem to have this issue.


Styling/Finish: The device has a really rugged and durable look to it, yet it's extremely light to a fault. It just feels really cheap. The finish on the device is grippy/rubbery and, while providing a comfortable grip, adds to how cheap this feels. The battery door and fire button are textured in either the Armour or Meteor style and adds some nice variance to the finish.


Buttons: The buttons on the device are nice and clicky. The fire button has a good texture on it, but the Power Up/Down buttons do not. The fire button also has an edge around it, making it pronounced and easy to find. The Power buttons are slightly raised from the device and are angled a bit towards the device on the inside edge. There's no real rattle in any of the buttons, but the fire button has a slight bit of play in it.


Screen/Menu: The screen on the 511 is quite old and outdated looking. If you like a minimal look, then this thing has got you covered as there's really nothing interesting to talk about here. The one thing I like about the screen is the dual battery indicator. I just wish it also showed you the percents.

The menu on this device is all sorts of crazy. If you read the Operation section above and got confused, don't worry, it's a bit weird to navigate around. It's consistent, but I feel like some better shortcuts could have been utilized. I have ranted many times about devices using superfluous and unintuitive shortcuts, but the 511 suffers from underutilization.


Battery Door/Tray: The battery door is the entire "textured" piece of the device. It is held in place by three magnets: one on top and two on the bottom sides. The magnets hold the door into place well, but the way it is configured can cause the door to detach if grabbing the device by it and giving a little shake. I like the concept behind the door, but I feel like it could be implemented better. The battery orientation is clearly marked on both sides of the battery tray and batteries are super easy to install/uninstall and stay securely in the device.


Performance: The Sansto 511 falls utterly and amazingly short in the performance category. Power mode tends to feel a bit on the weak side and power delivery is inconsistent at best. The 511 varies wildly when reading atomizer resistance and will read as much as .07ohms high at times. This usually requires detaching and reattaching the atomizer. If you turn the power off and on again, you tend to get a variance as well. Maybe the device feels weak at times because of how it is reading the resistance, but it's quite unacceptable. If I could comment on TC I would probably find it to be a failure as well, however, I was never able to use the device in TC mode as the device would never actually enter TC mode. So…um…yeah…FAIL!

I contacted Sansto about my issues and was asked to send a video of the resistance variance. They never responded back afterwards and I never received any assistance with TC.



Final Thoughts

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Rugged/Durable look
  • Fits up to 26mm attys
  • Battery tray

Cons

  • Feels cheap
  • My high-set 510 pin
  • Old screen design
  • Odd function shortcuts
  • Underutilized shortcuts
  • Battery door implementation
  • Power Mode
  • TC Mode

 

The Sansto 511 fails in every aspect that matters to a vape device. It regularly reads variances in resistance that may or may not attribute to its weak feeling hit, Power mode feels weak (possibly due to the previous comment), and TC mode just doesn't work at all. This device performs as well as it feels: cheaply. It hits in Power Mode, so I guess you can say it's not a total loss, but I would not recommend anyone to purchase this device. I kind of feel bad doing a giveaway, but there may be someone that doesn't mind trying it out for free. Also, my device may be plagued with certain issues that the other isn't.



Purchasing

Just Don't


GIVEAWAY

Sansto was kind enough to provide me with both the Meteor and Armour versions of the 511. I have been using the Meteor, so I'll be giving away the Armour style one. To enter, comment about something vape related that you consider to be a huge failure.

This one is going to be USA only since shipping will be coming out of my pocket. Must be of legal vaping age where you live to enter (I will be checking). Giveaway will run from the time this is posted through Monday, July 16, 11:59pm. Please be an active member of the ECR community. Giveaway accounts will be dismissed and comment history will be checked.

Good Luck!


Thank you…

…for your attention ECR. I hope you all have a great rest of your week!

I want to give another shoutout to Sansto for giving me the opportunity to provide this community with this review. If you want to check them out, you can follow them on their Facebook or Instagram pages.


About

I say this is an Average Vaper Review because I am coming at this from the perspective of someone who has been vaping for a while (8 years), but doesn't get too in-depth with the technical aspects of the products. I'm evaluating these products as to how well they work out the box, their ease of use, and whether or not they hold up over the course of use. I don't have the skill set to produce thorough testings of the electronics and I defer that to those better suited. This review is purely my experience using the items I received.



Link to a list of my Reviews.

 

Upcoming reviews

  • Vaping w/ Oen & Cthulhu Mod Zathog RDA (Review and 2 x Giveaway)
  • Smok Mag Baby Kit (Sponsored by HealthCabin.net)
  • VooPoo Panda
  • VooPoo Rune RDA (Review and Giveaway)
  • Benecig Killer 260W
  • Geekvape Aegis Legend Kit
  • Digiflavor Drop Solo
  • Geekvape Zeus Dual RTA
  • Geekvape Ammit MTL RDA
  • StageVape Venus RDA
  • Geekvape Loop RDA
  • Wake Mod Co Little Foot RDA
  • OBS Bat 218W TC Kit (not sure if I'll ever get to this one at this point)

 

Also, if you want to keep up with me, you can follow me on Instagram.



Good Afternoon ECR! Today I am reviewing for you the Sansto 511 and also hosting a GIVEAWAY! The Sansto 511 is quite the feather of a mod and has a rugged look to it. Does lightness translate into cheapness, or is the 511 as durable as it looks? Read below for my evaluation.I have had the Sansto 511 for 3 weeks now and feel I can give a fair assessment of its quality.This product was sent to me from Sansto for the purpose of a review.SpecsDimensions: 93mm x 56mm x 28mmWeight: 102gMaterial: PC & ABSBatteries: Dual 18650Display: OLEDOutput Modes: Wattage; TC(Ti/Ni200/SS316); TCROutput Wattage: 5W-200WMax Output Voltage: 8.4VResistance Range: Wattage(0.1-3.0ohms); TC(0.05-1.0ohms)Temperature Range: 100°C-300°C / 200°F-600°FUSB Charging (no included USB cable)Current style options include Armour and Meteor.ContentsSansto 511User ManualPicsFor Convenience, a full album has been posted, as well as individual picturesAlbumInstaglam1Instaglam2ContentsStats510SideBottomBattery DoorBattery OrientationBattery TrayScreenMode SelectTemp ModesHandcheckSize Comp1Size Comp2Size Comp3For GiveawayOperationThings got weird here, so bear with me5 clicks on / 5 clicks offPower Up & Power Down to enter/exit lock modePower Up & Fire button to select mode (Wattage/Joules/Temp)Power Down & Fire button to flip screenWith Screen Flipped: Power Down & Fire Button to select mode (Wattage/Joules/Temp)With Screen Flipped: Power Up & Fire Button for Stealth ModeIn Stealth Mode: Power Up & Fire Button to exit Stealth Mode and flip screen backSansto 511The Sansto 511 has rugged styling and at first glance looks like it would hold up to quite the abuse. This mod is also one of the lightest mods I’ve ever held, and not necesarilly in a good way…it feels pretty damn cheap! But I’m getting ahead of myself. Let’s jump off this review and start at the best place possible: the top.510: The 511 has an industrial looking 510 platform that raises up from the mod. 26mm sit flush with the edges of the platform and anything more will overhang and look that much worse because of the raised platform. The platform is secured to the mod by 4 phillips-head screws. The positive pin is gold-plated and spring-loaded. On the Meteor style I used, the pin seemed a bit high-set. This seems to have corrected after regular use. The Armour style version did not seem to have this issue.Styling/Finish: The device has a really rugged and durable look to it, yet it’s extremely light to a fault. It just feels really cheap. The finish on the device is grippy/rubbery and, while providing a comfortable grip, adds to how cheap this feels. The battery door and fire button are textured in either the Armour or Meteor style and adds some nice variance to the finish.Buttons: The buttons on the device are nice and clicky. The fire button has a good texture on it, but the Power Up/Down buttons do not. The fire button also has an edge around it, making it pronounced and easy to find. The Power buttons are slightly raised from the device and are angled a bit towards the device on the inside edge. There’s no real rattle in any of the buttons, but the fire button has a slight bit of play in it.Screen/Menu: The screen on the 511 is quite old and outdated looking. If you like a minimal look, then this thing has got you covered as there’s really nothing interesting to talk about here. The one thing I like about the screen is the dual battery indicator. I just wish it also showed you the percents.The menu on this device is all sorts of crazy. If you read the Operation section above and got confused, don’t worry, it’s a bit weird to navigate around. It’s consistent, but I feel like some better shortcuts could have been utilized. I have ranted many times about devices using superfluous and unintuitive shortcuts, but the 511 suffers from underutilization.Battery Door/Tray: The battery door is the entire “textured” piece of the device. It is held in place by three magnets: one on top and two on the bottom sides. The magnets hold the door into place well, but the way it is configured can cause the door to detach if grabbing the device by it and giving a little shake. I like the concept behind the door, but I feel like it could be implemented better. The battery orientation is clearly marked on both sides of the battery tray and batteries are super easy to install/uninstall and stay securely in the device.Performance: The Sansto 511 falls utterly and amazingly short in the performance category. Power mode tends to feel a bit on the weak side and power delivery is inconsistent at best. The 511 varies wildly when reading atomizer resistance and will read as much as .07ohms high at times. This usually requires detaching and reattaching the atomizer. If you turn the power off and on again, you tend to get a variance as well. Maybe the device feels weak at times because of how it is reading the resistance, but it’s quite unacceptable. If I could comment on TC I would probably find it to be a failure as well, however, I was never able to use the device in TC mode as the device would never actually enter TC mode. So…um…yeah…FAIL!I contacted Sansto about my issues and was asked to send a video of the resistance variance. They never responded back afterwards and I never received any assistance with TC.Final ThoughtsProsLightweightRugged/Durable lookFits up to 26mm attysBattery trayConsFeels cheapMy high-set 510 pinOld screen designOdd function shortcutsUnderutilized shortcutsBattery door implementationPower ModeTC Mode The Sansto 511 fails in every aspect that matters to a vape device. It regularly reads variances in resistance that may or may not attribute to its weak feeling hit, Power mode feels weak (possibly due to the previous comment), and TC mode just doesn’t work at all. This device performs as well as it feels: cheaply. It hits in Power Mode, so I guess you can say it’s not a total loss, but I would not recommend anyone to purchase this device. I kind of feel bad doing a giveaway, but there may be someone that doesn’t mind trying it out for free. Also, my device may be plagued with certain issues that the other isn’t.PurchasingJust Don’tGIVEAWAYSansto was kind enough to provide me with both the Meteor and Armour versions of the 511. I have been using the Meteor, so I’ll be giving away the Armour style one. To enter, comment about something vape related that you consider to be a huge failure.This one is going to be USA only since shipping will be coming out of my pocket. Must be of legal vaping age where you live to enter (I will be checking). Giveaway will run from the time this is posted through Monday, July 16, 11:59pm. Please be an active member of the ECR community. Giveaway accounts will be dismissed and comment history will be checked.Good Luck!Thank you……for your attention ECR. I hope you all have a great rest of your week!I want to give another shoutout to Sansto for giving me the opportunity to provide this community with this review. If you want to check them out, you can follow them on their Facebook or Instagram pages.AboutI say this is an Average Vaper Review because I am coming at this from the perspective of someone who has been vaping for a while (8 years), but doesn’t get too in-depth with the technical aspects of the products. I’m evaluating these products as to how well they work out the box, their ease of use, and whether or not they hold up over the course of use. I don’t have the skill set to produce thorough testings of the electronics and I defer that to those better suited. This review is purely my experience using the items I received.Link to a list of my Reviews. Upcoming reviewsVaping w/ Oen & Cthulhu Mod Zathog RDA (Review and 2 x Giveaway)Smok Mag Baby Kit (Sponsored by HealthCabin.net)VooPoo PandaVooPoo Rune RDA (Review and Giveaway)Benecig Killer 260WGeekvape Aegis Legend KitDigiflavor Drop SoloGeekvape Zeus Dual RTAGeekvape Ammit MTL RDAStageVape Venus RDAGeekvape Loop RDAWake Mod Co Little Foot RDAOBS Bat 218W TC Kit (not sure if I’ll ever get to this one at this point) Also, if you want to keep up with me, you can follow me on Instagram.

Submitted July 12, 2018 at 07:41PM by darkDeluge
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