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Welcome back everyone hope your having a fantastic day today’s segment is Your Questions Answered by Me and it’s regarding a common issue for all vapers and stoners alike.

I want to share with you a few tips that have helped me save time, money and energy when it comes to these cart battery’s. Now that there many ways to consume cannabis the most common way has become prefilled oil carts, they are super simple and effective on many levels.

To operate one of these carts you need a battery, common battery’s are 510 threaded battery’s and many people including you have thrown away dollars by not following a few simple steps because no one ever told you.

Every battery is virtually the same if made to it’s specifications size or MAH so why do they keep “breaking” or “dying”. In this segment I’ll share with you the few tips that have allowed me to extend the life of the cart battery I use by years and in return I save lots of money now you can too.

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1. Introduction

In the world of cannabis consumption, vape cartridges have become increasingly popular due to their convenience and discreetness. However, one common issue that many users face is their cart batteries not working as expected.

Whether you are a seasoned cannabis enthusiast or a newcomer to vaping, this article will explore the common mistakes people make when their cart batteries fail, and provide insights on troubleshooting and maintaining these essential components of your cannabis vaping experience.

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2. Understanding Batteries and Cannabis Vape Cartridges

Before we delve into the common issues and their solutions, it’s crucial to understand the key components involved in this process.

  • Cannabis Vape Cartridges: These are small, pre-filled containers that hold concentrated cannabis oil. They are available in various strains and flavors, making them a popular choice among users.
  • Batteries: The battery, or vape pen, is the power source that heats the cartridge to vaporize the oil. It typically consists of a rechargeable battery and a button for activation.
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3. Common Mistakes When Batteries Fail

a. Connection Issues

One of the most frequent problems users face with cart batteries is a poor connection between the cartridge and battery. This issue can result in no vapor production or an inconsistent experience. Common mistakes related to this problem include:

  • Improper Installation: Users may not fully insert the cartridge into the battery, causing a poor connection.
  • Dirty Contacts: Over time, the contact points on both the battery and the cartridge can accumulate residue, affecting the electrical connection.

b. Battery Compatibility

Not all cart batteries are created equal. They come in different shapes, sizes, and power levels. Choosing the wrong battery for your cartridge can lead to various problems. Common mistakes include:

  • Incompatible Thread Types: Different cartridges have different threading, and using a battery with the wrong thread type won’t provide a proper fit.
  • Incorrect Voltage: Using a battery with the wrong voltage setting can result in overheating or not heating the cartridge enough for vaporization.

c. Voltage Settings

Voltage settings play a crucial role in the vaping experience. If you set the voltage too high or too low, you might encounter problems. Common mistakes include:

  • Overheating: High voltage settings can cause the oil to burn, leading to a harsh taste and a burnt coil.
  • Low Vapor Production: If the voltage is too low, the cartridge may not heat up enough to produce vapor.

d. Battery Maintenance

Proper maintenance of your cart battery is essential to ensure its longevity and performance. Common mistakes include:

  • Failure to Charge: Neglecting to recharge your battery can lead to sudden power loss and interrupted vaping sessions.
  • Storage in Extreme Temperatures: Exposing your battery to extreme heat or cold can degrade its performance and battery life.
  • First Charge Out Of The Box: It’s really important to charge the battery right out of the box till it’s full before you start using it. If a retailer tells you they charged it already, don’t purchase it. These batteries have a factory default when imported, charging it in advance and letting them sit till it’s purchased isn’t a good thing.
  • No Car Charging Or Overnight Charging: Never plug these batteries into your car to charge or overnight when you go to bed. These batteries can’t handle what your car puts out and they do not have overcharge protection like a smart phone does. Both of these activities will destroy your battery sooner.
  • Battery Sizes, Casings And Weight: When purchasing these batteries take note of the size in “MAH” and feel the weight, exporters have found creative ways to deceive importers. If a battery says 650mah and feels lighter than paper then that battery is crap, don’t purchase it. The larger the capacity the heavier it should be. Over the years I have seen exporters put weights inside the casing and a smaller battery cell to deceive importers and have them pay higher prices per unit. This is sadly common deceptive activities especially if your always looking for a cheaper price on bigger sized batteries.
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4. Troubleshooting Battery Problems

a. Connection Fixes

  • Proper Installation: Ensure the cartridge is fully inserted into the battery, making a secure connection.
  • Clean Contacts: Regularly clean the contact points with a cotton swab and isopropyl alcohol to prevent residue buildup.

b. Compatibility Solutions

  • Check Thread Types: Confirm the thread type of your cartridge and battery, and ensure they match.
  • Voltage Adjustment: Opt for batteries with adjustable voltage settings to better suit different cartridges.

c. Voltage Adjustment

  • Experiment Safely: Start with the lowest voltage setting and gradually increase until you find the optimal level for your cartridge.
  • Read Instructions: Follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding voltage settings for specific cartridges.

d. Proper Battery Care

  • Regular Charging: Make it a habit to charge your battery when it’s running low to avoid sudden power loss.
  • Store in Optimal Conditions: Keep your battery in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures.
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5. In Conclusion

Ensuring your batteries work seamlessly with your cannabis vape cartridges is essential for a satisfying and consistent vaping experience. By avoiding common mistakes and following the troubleshooting tips provided in this article, you can save yourself from frustrating moments and enjoy the full benefits of vaping your favorite cannabis extracts.

Remember, a well-maintained battery and a properly matched cartridge can make all the difference in your journey to cannabis enjoyment.


My battery blinks when I try to use it. What does this mean?

A blinking light on your cart battery often indicates a connection issue. Ensure the cartridge is properly inserted, and the contact points are clean. If the problem persists, check the battery’s compatibility with the cartridge.

It’s also common for it to blink when you over tighten the cart to the battery, try loosening it a bit and try again.

Why does my cart taste burnt?

A burnt taste can result from using a high voltage setting that overheats the oil. Lower the voltage and ensure your cartridge is suitable for the chosen battery.

Can I clean the contact points with water instead of isopropyl alcohol?

It’s recommended to use isopropyl alcohol as it evaporates quickly and doesn’t leave residue. Water may not be as effective and can potentially damage the electronics.

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