OBS Cube 80W Starter Kit
The OBS Cube 80W Starter Kit – what’s in the box? Okay, so it’s not literally a cube. For the other literalists out there, the name of this device is going to drive you crazy, but it’s actually a pretty cool-looking and innovative box mod (even though it’s not technically a cube). With 80 watts of power, a basic menu screen, and a conveniently built-in battery, there’s actually quite a lot in this box without being overwhelming. So let’s open this thing up, find out what’s going on inside, and kick it over to the reviews for a final judgement.
- Dimensions: 81.5 x 30.6 x 30.6 mm
- Battery: Integrated 3000mAh
- Wattage Output: 5 – 80W
- Resistance Range: 0.1 – 3.0ohm
- Screen: 0.96” LED Display
- Juice Capacity: 4.0mL
- Coil Ratings: 0.2ohm M1 Coil (rated for 50 – 80W), 0.2ohm M6 Coil (rated for 40 – 80W)
- OBS Cube Coil Family
- Dual Adjustable Airflow
- 810 Widebore Delrin Drip Tip
- Gold-Plated 510 Connection
- Quarter-Turn Threaded Top-Fill
- Very simple device
- Super quick firing
- Amazing, juicy flavor
- Super comfortable drip tip
- A lot of airflow, pretty quiet
- Good firing button
- Quick & easy top-fill
- Really nice coils
- Tank is decent overall
- Really attractive style & design
- High quality for an internal battery device
- Great shape, very ergonomic
- Super compact & small
- Noisy tank with a fair amount of whistling when airflow is wide open
- Can’t use tank to full capacity, given whistling
- Swappable drip tip
- Super sexy appearance
- Outstanding flavor
- Love the shape and form factor
- Super responsive firing
- Good battery life
- Simple, easy, & stripped down menu
- Top-fill can be tricky
- Puff counter resets when you turn it off
- Long charging time
- No temperature control
- Somewhat loud airflow
The OBS Cube, perhaps surprisingly, comes in at an exceptionally high score across all reviews. We even took the time to see if we could find at least one reviewer out there to throw some shade at this thing, but no real luck. Hell, even Jai Haze likes it – and it’s an internal battery device! Truly wild stuff out here, guys. Let’s get into it now, starting with the cons, as always.
The biggest issue with this device is probably going to be the airflow? I guess? While Jai made a big deal about the airflow sounding “like a donkey crying”, it’s safe to say that’s a bit hyperbolic. Mike put it a little more tactfully, admitting that the airflow is just a little bit on the loud side, even for a mesh coil. Which is to be expected, honestly. Furthermore, if you turn the airflow down about 25% you can eliminate a lot of the more egregious whistling sounds you may experience.
The device also has kind of a long charging time, which ties in with the con of it being an integrated battery device. Since you have the battery built in, you’re forced to put the whole thing out of commission for a while as it charges. This can definitely be annoying, but it’s not exactly an issue unique to this device. If you’re familiar with integrated batteries, you’re aware that you trade off the simplicity of design for being able to swap batteries in and out.
As for the menu, it’s pretty simple. While this is fine, it also means you don’t get any temperature control settings and the puff counter resets when you turn the device off. Again, this isn’t the end of the world, as most people interested in something like this aren’t going to be too upset about losing temp control or having a finicky puff counter. Either way, it certainly isn’t disqualifying.
On the pros side of things, however, there’s a lot to talk about, so let’s start with the tank. The tank puts out incredible flavor. With each included coil, you can use a great deal of the Cube’s wattage spectrum, getting excellent performance out of the whole tank. The drip tip is also super comfortable, but you can easily swap it out for one of your own, if you prefer, which is always nice. The airflow, while noisy, is also ample. You’ll get plenty of airflow to go with its 80W maximum output and will lose little to no performance if you choose to cut it down.
The mod is also great. The equilateral design of the box mod feels fantastic in the hand and, with sides measuring only 30mm, it fits completely inside your grip, making it nice and compact for travelling about. The flip side to the long charging time is that the battery also lasts a pretty good amount of time. With 3000mAh to work with, you should be able to make it through an entire day of heavy vaping with only one stop to charge in the middle of your day. For its size, that’s not bad at all. The firing button is also really nice and responsive, as is the firing speed itself.
The OBS Cube 80W Starter Kit is a fantastic option if you’re in the market for a starter kit. Keep in mind that it’s an internal battery mod designed to be compact and simple, and you’ll love the hell out of this thing. If you’re a big TC person or you need like… a “quiet” mesh sub-ohm tank, go ahead and pass. If you’re literally any other person considering vapes in this category, the OBS Cube should 100% make the cut.