Joyetech Exceed NC Kit Review
The Joyetech Exceed NC kit is the latest Vape Stick kit from Joyetech and it comes with the Exceed NC Battery Stick and the Notchcore Tank. It features an internal 2300mah battery and is a simple non-adjustable stick with 2 modes. It’s available in 2 colors, Black and White. So let’s dive in a little bit deeper and find out more about the Joyetech Exceed NC kit!
Joyetech Exceed NC Battery Specs & Features:
- Dimensions: 3-5/16″ x 7/8″ (Without Tank)
- 22mm Diameter
- 510 Threaded
- Built-in 2300mAh Battery
- Direct Output and Constant Voltage Output Modes
- Simple One Button Design
- Battery Life Indicator Light
- Micro USB Charging Port
- Dual Circuit Protection
- Over-Charging Protection
- Over-Current Protection
- Over-Discharging Protection
Notchcore Tank Specs & Features:
- Dimensions: 1-7/8″ x 7/8″ (Including Drip Tip and Threads)
- Diameter: 22mm
- 510 Threaded
- Gold Plated Atomizer Base
- 2.5ml e-Liquid Capacity
- Retractable Top Fill Design
- Glass Tank
- Dual Airflow Slots
- Bottom Adjustable Airflow Control Valve
- Evenly Heated Surface Area for Low Wattage Builds
- Utilizes Joye NotchCoil Horizontal SS304 Coil for Variable Wattage
- Includes (2) NotchCoil 0.45ohm with Cotton (20 – 25W) (Pre-installed)
- 510 Drip Tip Compatible
Joyetech Exceed NC Kit Packaging List:
- Joye Exceed NC Mod
- Joye NotchCore Tank
- Two NotchCoil SS304 0.45ohm with Cotton (Pre-installed)
- Replacement Glass
- Set of Spare Parts
- Micro USB Cable
Joyetech Exceed NC Battery Performance
The Exceed NC battery is a somewhat adjustable simple stick with a fire button. There is an LED inside the fire button that is only white or orange. It tells you the battery level by how fast it flashes, 60% or more battery and it stays lit, 30-59% and it flashes slowly, 10-29% it flashes moderately, and less than 10% it flashes quickly.
That needs to be better done IMO but at least it’s somewhat of a battery meter. If it flashes fast it is time to charge it. As far as adjustable goes it has 2 output modes like the Vandy Vape Berserker MTL kit. To switch modes turn the device off (5 clicks) then hold fire. It’ll switch back and forth. White is the direct output while orange is the consistent output mode. But I’ll go over that in a bit.
The stick itself is really nice. There is not much of a design it’s just a basic stick with some lines cut into it for a little style but nothing too gaudy. The coloring is beautiful as well and looks like a nice clear coat giving it a semi-gloss finish. It can handle a 22 mm atomizer without overhang which is the size of the notch core tank and makes it have an AIO (All-In-One) type of look to it. It feels well built and is all metal, but it’s also really light. The USB port is on the back but they don’t list an amp limit.
Joyetech Exceed NC Battery Performance Continued
Performance of the stick was subpar. I reviewed the iJust 3 and was very disappointed in it. The Cascade one plus and Voopoo Caliber performed great, however. Compared to those 3 the Exceed NC performs not very good. They list a resistance limit of .3 ohms minimum. I was able to fire a .2ohm however but my .15 ohm wouldn’t fire so the real limit is somewhere between .15 and .2 ohms. Which is fine for the tank since the included coils are .45 ohm SS304 notch coils.
With a .2 ohm coil, I got 57 watts of smooth output (17 amps, 3.366 volts), which is a step down from the Cascade one plus and Caliber Sticks. The output was the same for both modes. With a .63 ohm coil, I got 24 watts and 3.892 volts in direct output mode which again is a step below the others. In constant output mode, it couldn’t provide an actual output and just hunted voltage. It doesn’t really work well in constant output mode as it should make the mode useless and best used in direct output mode. Overall not a good performer.
Notchcore Tank Performance
I’m not going to get into detail about the tank itself since I’ve already reviewed it before but a few quick specs on it. Uses a 510 drip tip and comes with a black Delrin one, 2.5ml capacity. Uses a slide back to fill method. My main focus on this will be how does the tank perform with the Exceed NC battery.
It comes with 2 coils, but both are the same and only coil for the tank which is a notch coil made of SS304 and is rewickable as well. The silk kit I reviewed with this tank (which is what review to check out more on the tank) came with 5 coils. They are pretty cheap so can’t complain too much but including an extra pack of 4 would have been nice.
With that said I did really like the tank in the silk kit. It is a good tank for low watt DTL vaping and probably the best for that less than 30 watts. It was also a decent loose MTL tank with the air closed down and under 20 watts. However, with this kit, it just doesn’t seem to perform as it should. It’s not enough power to DTL and gets the full potential of the tank but too much power to MTL on.
Overall it’s a good tank but performs much better with an adjustable mod and doesn’t work well in this kit with the Exceed NC battery.
Joyetech Exceed NC Kit Pros & Cons
- Build Quality of mod and tank
- Size and Weight for portability
- Simple Sleek Design
- Battery Life (2300mah battery)
- AFC is easy to adjust and smooth
- Standard 510 tip
- Easy to refill
- Decent Battery Indicator
- Passthrough vaping
- Coils do not match the output of the battery.
- The weak muted flavor from coils
- Poor performance from the battery
Joyetech Exceed NC Kit Video Review
So with all that said, do I recommend the Joyetech Exceed NC kit or not? I don’t like to do a hard yes or no, but this is going to lean towards the no pretty heavily. The tank itself is still good and is on my list. However, the battery doesn’t perform well.
I started vaping in late 2011 to quit chewing tobacco. over the past few years i got a lot more into the hobby side and buying and collecting a lot of gear. Fed up with the lack of good fair reviews i decided to start doing reviews late 2016 and haven’t looked back. I enjoy providing people with technical reviews that are fair and unbiased and from a place of knowledge to help them spend their money wisely.