The Wave is a step outside the box for Vaporesso. Unlike the signature design of the Tarot line-up, there is nothing about the Wave stylistically that screams “Vaporesso”. I like the look of the Tarot mods, but the black and red Wave review sample is kinda boring in comparison.
More favorably, the Wave is heavy, feels good in the hand, and the fit and finish are nice.
Regarding the Omni board functionality, all the functions are accessible without a PC, unlike the Evolv DNA board (not to say the two are necessarily comparable).
The Omni board allows a slew of vaping modes, including Smart Variable Wattage (Smart VW), Temperature Control (TC) with Ni/Ti/SS, Bypass, Constant Curve of Wattage (CCW) and Constant Curve of Temperature (CCT).
This won’t be a tutorial on using every setting of the Omni board with detailed button and menu functions, but should give you an idea of the different modes and uses:
Smart VW – The Omni board will measure the resistance of your coil and set the wattage to a suggested starting point.
TC (Ni/Ti/SS) – Good ol’ temperature control with nickel, titanium, or stainless steel wire.
Bypass mode – Bypass it allows you to, well, bypass the regulation of the board and vape with straight battery voltage. It’s almost like using a mech mod with protection.
CCW – CCW allows you to set up a vaping curve for the first 5 seconds. You can set the wattage to any value between 5-100 watts in 0.5-second intervals. One example: CCW can be used to heat your coil(s) quickly at higher wattage to reduce ramp time and then taper off to a lower setting.
CCT – The same as CCW but with temperature