- Dimensions: 93mm by 57mm by 23mm
- Dual High Amp 18650 Batteries – Not Included
- Wattage Output Range: 5-160W
- Voltage Output Range: 0-8.5V
- Temperature Control Range: 280-600F
- Min Atomizer Resistance: 0.05ohm
- Lightweight Zinc and Aluminum Alloy Construction
- Gorgeous Carbon Fiber Finish – Various Designs
- Vaporesso OMNI Board Chipset
- Support Nickel, Titanium, and Stainless Steel Heating Elements
- Temperature Coefficient of Resistance Adjustments (TCR)
- Customized Curvature of Temperature (CCT)
- Customized Curvature of Wattage (CCW)
- Intuitive 0.91″ OLED Display
- Highly Responsive Adjustment and Firing Mechanisms
- Magnetized Battery Cover
- Spring-Loaded 510 Connection
Vaporesso upgraded its previous Tarot and gave us the new Vaporesso Tarot Pro 160W TC mod. Although it can only output 160W max, unlike the 200W on the previous version, Tarot Pro is equipped with a new chipset, the Vaporesso OMNI Board. This addition to the Vaporesso Tarot Pro’s features aims to cater different vaping needs.
Looking closely on the overall design of this mod, Tarot Pro’s looks are very similar to the 200W version. It measures 93mm by 57mm by 23mm. The curvature and line accents of the original Tarot is also present on this version. The only difference that I can see is of course the branding of the mods and the addition of micro USB port.
The absence of the USB port from the older version did not give vapers an option to upgrade their firmware nor charge the mod internally. But with Tarot Pro, included the port in which you can do the firmware upgrade and charge the batteries, however I strongly discourage you to do the latter part since for me charging the batteries externally is faster and much safer.
The Vaporesso Tarot Pro 160W is capable of firing up to 160W and is powered by two 18650 batteries, and as I said you can charge the batteries inside the mod through the mini USB port but I do not
recommend doing that. This mod can handle a wide range of coil resistance, from a minimum of 0.05ohms to maximum of 5.0ohms.
Vaporesso Tarot Pro 160W supports the new OMNI Board chipset. It has the Bypass mode, Smart mode and Temperature Control mode that supports Nickel, Titanium, and Stainless Steel. It also has Customized Curvature of Temperature (CCT) and Customized Curvature of Wattage (CCW) wherein the user can set the ramp-up effect of heating the coils.
I am not a fan of switching modes, I always vape on Power Mode. The Smart Mode on this mod can be a helpful feature for starters though. First, it detects the wire that you are using and based on ohm resistance, then suggests the ideal wattage perfect for a specific build. But still, manual configuration can be done to match each vapers’ preferences.
When I tested Vaporesso Tarot Pro 160W, I used my Geekvape ammit Tank that I have been using with my RX200s. It has Clapton wires 5 wraps and had it reading at 0.28ohms. I set my Tarot Pro to Smart Mode and immediately it suggested that the best wattage for my set-up was 43W. I gave it a shot, and the result that I got is just what I expected, it was underpowered. Not much vapor production, it lacked the taste I prefer and vapor was cold. I set the mod to 65W, same as what I have in my RX, and the results were great. I got dense clouds with warmer vapor and recognizable tastes.
I played around the Temperature Mode just to check if it still has issues with the TCR, and it still did. The users cannot adjust the values suggested by the TCR and I found it lacking the needed power. Same even in the previous 200W and one of the latest mod Attitude.
Overall, the Vaporesso Tarot Pro 160W was successful in addressing some of the downsides of the original Tarot 200W version but it missed the sweet spot on the TCR mode. Don’t get me wrong, this is still a very good device but it can be a lot better without those flaws that can easily be fixed by a firmware upgrade.
- Mini USB Port. This is one of the good additions to this version since nowadays, everything is upgradeable. It is nice to know that we might get an update for this firmware and maybe they will be able to correct the TCR settings.
- Smart Mode. Although I found really underpowered, this will be helpful for non-advanced users. It will still give you the decent power you need to get nice cold vapour and some vapers want that.
- Non-adjustable TCR mode. It has been an issue with the older version, they already upgraded the chipset and they did not address that problem.
- I am not sure why they brought down the maximum wattage output for the newer version. Most companies usually increase the power not cut down the power. Like Laisimo from SnowWolf mini 75W to Mini Plus 80W. I usually do not vape on high wattages, depending on the wires that I will vape on but this is just a big question mark for me.
What’s in the Box?
- 1pc Tarot Pro 160W Mod
- 1pc MicroUSB Cable
- 1pc Instruction Manual