How Long Does A Dab Pen Battery Typically Last?

Nowadays, dab pens are the most popular device for consuming cannabis concentrates. They are convenient, versatile, and easy to useand they can last a surprisingly long time. But how long does a dab pen battery typically last? That depends on several factors.

The average life expectancy of a dab pen's battery is one of the main deciding factors when you choose what type of dab pen to buy. The first thing to keep in mind is that some major factors decide the lifespan of a dab pen. Such as:
  • Rate of vape consumption
  • The size of your dab pen battery
  • The resistance of your atomizer coil (ohms)
In this blog post, we shall look at all these factors one by one that contribute to deciding the average life of your dab pen's battery after it's fully charged.

Lets begin.

Rate of Vape Consumption:

Just like anything else the life of a dab pen's battery also depends on its consumption frequency. The more you use it the lesser will it last. So, while considering the lifespan of your dab pen's battery based on consumption, you must think about how often you will be vaping from it?

If you are an occasional vapor, you must be vaping from your dab pen on and off. Hence, the charging requirement of your device will also be minimal.

Conversely, if you're a heavy vaper, who's often seen pulling a drag or two from their vaping device, chances are you'll often need to charge your dab pen's battery. Like, say, a charging session at least once a week will become a must.

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The Size of Your Dab Pen Battery

The next factor that decides how long a dab pen's battery allows you to drag the e-liquid depends on its battery size.

In other words: How much power can it hold is the second major factor.

The power in a dab pen's battery is stored in milliamps. Normally you'll see the battery power mentioned on their label in milliamps per hour (mah). The higher the number of milliamps, the longer it will last.

Let us state an example to clarify this milliamps per hour thing.

For instance...

A dab pen featuring a 1300mah battery will last way longer than another device featuring a battery of 350mah.

Some vapers also estimate the number of puffs you'd be able to enjoy with a single charging session of the battery. However, you can't infer those estimates as a proper standard of measuring battery life because no two vapers will pull the vape in the same manner.

According to the said perceptions, a fully charged battery of a dab pen will allow you to relish 300 to 500 puffs on average.

Other than the battery's power, there's one extra important thing that can influence the life of the battery.

Yes. You guessed that right. It's the material you are using to enjoy your vape. Normally, waxy materials take a tad bit longer to evaporate as compared to regular e-liquids. This extra time can comprise of a second or two. So, that expanded time means extra output from the battery. When the battery of your dab pen will double the output, that means you'll also have to double the charging sessions.

The Resistance of Your Atomizer Coil (Ohms)

Wondering what is the ohm(s)? Before you feel overwhelmed with the word "Ohm(s)", calm down. We are not going to learn any physics laws here.

If you have seen a little horseshoe next to a small number on your vape kit, just know that it's the resistance of your atomizer coil kit which is measured in ohms.

Now let's make it easier.

Mostly the dab pens have chambers with an exposed coil(s). The winding of these coils creates resistance. The resistance is measured in ohms.

Here's what the resistance of coil indicates:

The range of battery output required to heat the wire
The variable voltage feature to get a good vape in case the heat settings required to heat the coils and vaporize the liquid are different

The Average Lifespan of a Dab Pen's Battery

A dab pen's battery can last somewhere from a few hours to a few days depending on all the factors we mentioned above. However, the average lifespan of the battery is one week as you'll most probably have to charge it once a week. Turning off your battery after each vaping session will help you enjoy your favorite e-liquid longer.

What is the Ideal Battery Power that One Should Consider while Buying a Dab Pen?

While considering the power of a dab pen's battery our main focus is to minimize charging sessions and make the most out of its milliamps power, we recommend no less than 650mah to 900mah battery power. Here, the rule of "the larger, the better" will apply.

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Tips for the Longevity of Your Dab Pen's Battery Life

Below we have enlisted some tips that will elongate the life of your dab pen.

  • Only charge your dab pen when its battery is below 25%. Avoid overcharging it.
  • Follow the cleaning routine of your dab pen religiously.
  • Always store your dab pen's battery at a suitable temperature. Keep it away from moisture.
  • Avoid dropping your device as it can affect the overall performance of your dab pen.

Last Words:

With that, we have come to the end of our post about the life expectancy of your dab pen's battery. However, a little care goes a long way no matter what device you are using. With regular care and proper maintenance, you can extend the life of your battery and enjoy more puffs with a single charge. But, to savor endless puffs with your dab pen, we recommend you change your dab pen's battery after one year, especially if you are a heavy vaper.


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