Review – SLS CP

(1 customer review)

Description

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The Basics About This Device

Lately we’ve been testing some of the newcomers to the Heat-Not-Burn industry. SLS is one such newcomer. The company was founded in 2017 and entered the HnB industry in 2019. Though SLS is young compared to some of the other HnB manufacturers, SLS has a strong device to help them enter the market. That device is SLS CP.

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SLS CP is an integrated, multi-use device that offers self-cleaning and a locking mechanism. Officially CP can support 10 continuous cycles, but our test users got 12. Aesthetically, CP is quite interesting as it looks and feels very similar to an IQOS 2.4 or 3.0 holder

HIGHLIGHTS
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 10, but our test users got 12
Charging Time1 hour, 27 minutes
Price$33USD
DurabilityGood
Life Expectancy1 year
MaintenanceGood
ColorsBlack, white, red, navy

Our Thoughts on This Device

Now we know that 12 cycles isn’t that great compared to other devices that can support 40 or more, but the thing that really impressed us about SLS CP isn’t the number of uses or the features of the device, but the quality. It is obviously well-made. And for only $33USD, it is well worth it.

Now that being said, we wouldn’t recommend this device to frequent HnB users. Instead, SLS CP is better suited to casual users, new users, those who want an easy-to-use device, or someone who wants an inexpensive, but reliable backup device. For these types of users, SLS CP would work well!

The only complaints we had were that the device smells a bit on the first use. We’d recommend letting it run once or twice without a HeatStick, just to burn off that newly-released-from-the-factory smell. We also would love to see SLS graduate to a pin-style heated blade rather than the flat blade. We weren’t really able to get a good picture of this, but CP has the same style blade as IQOS devices do; long and flat. This tends to be more fragile than what we’re calling a pin-style blade, which kind of look like a thick needle that punctures the tobacco in the HeatStick. Not a big deal, we didn’t find the CP blade to be too fragile, but as HnB device designs naturally evolve over time, we’ve found that more and more companies are putting in the pin-style blades as they tend to be more sturdy.

Keep in mind this is the first device that SLS has put out so it’s not yet on the same level as devices like HiTaste, but there’s definitely promise for the brand.


Unboxing & How to Use

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In your SLS CP kit you will find; the device, the manual, a warranty card, a USB cable, a cleaning brush, and cleaning sticks.

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Once you’ve unboxed your CP kit, you’ll want to unlock your device by clicking the control button 5 times in rapid succession. When locked or unlocked the LED indicator light will flash red, green, and blue. Now that the device is unlocked you can check the charge. To do this, click the control button once. The color of the LED indicator light will show the percent of charge remaining. If blue the device is at full charge, green means medium charge, and red indicates little to no charge remaining. If needed, you can charge your device by connecting it to the USB cable, then a power source. Charging takes approximately 1 hour and 27 minutes, which is a very reasonable time! During charging the LED indicator light will flash either red or green. When the devices reaches full charge the light will turn solid blue.

Now that the device is charged, you can begin the heating process by pressing and holding the control button. The device will vibrate and the LED indicator light will begin flashing. The heating process will take approximately 25 seconds. The full cycle lasts for 4 minutes, 28 seconds or 13 puffs.

SLS CP is multi-use so once the cycle has ended, you can remove the used HeatStick by pushing up the HeatStick eject button, put in a new HeatStick, then begin another cycle. Our test users got 12 consecutive cycles before the device needed charging.

To keep the device in good condition you should clean it regularly. SLS CP has a built-in cleaning mechanism. To activate it, click the control button 3 times in rapid succession. The device will vibrate and the LED indicator light will flash blue. Self-cleaning lasts 1 minute and 30 seconds.

You’ll also want to manually clean the device. To do this, gently insert the cleaning sticks or cleaning brush into the HeatSticks heating chamber and brush or wipe away any grime. Be careful not to use force around the blade.

HOW TO USE
How To Turn ON/OffUnlock, press and hold control button
Temperature Adjustment?No
Heating Time?25 seconds
Indication that the Heating Process has StartedVibrate and LED flashes
Indication that Device is Ready to UseVibrate and LED solid
Length of Cycle4 minutes, 28 seconds or 13 puffs
Indication that Device is Powering OffVibrate and LED off
How to Shut Off DevicePress and hold control button
Number of Cycles (aka number of HeatSticks before needing to recharge device)Officially 10, but our test users got 12
How to Check Battery StatusClick control button once
Locking featureYes - click control button 5 times in rapid succession
Locking feature indicationLED light flashes red, green, and blue
Indicate when Device Needs Cleaning?No
How Often Should You Clean the Device?Once per week
Self-Cleaning FunctionYes -

Blue = Full charge
Green = Medium charge
Red = Little/no charge
Length of Self-Cleaning1 minute, 30 seconds
How to Manually Clean DeviceGently insert cleaning brush or cleaning sticks into HeatSticks heating chamber, wipe away grime and residue
TroubleshootingSee 'SLS CP Manual' button below

HeatSticks Overview

The SLS brand does not product their own HeatSticks. Instead, their devices are designed to work with other branded HeatSticks, such as HEETS, Marlboro for IQOS, and Fiit HeatSticks.


SLS CP Manual


Warranty

SLS CP comes with a 6 month warranty that covers any manufacturer defect. If the product is damaged as a result of misuse, it will not be covered by the warranty.


Special Offer

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SLS has a special offer for all Heat180 community members! The first 20 retail users who mention this Heat180 review can enjoy a 50% discount if they sign up for the ECOAO website.

SLS would also like to remind wholesalers and retailers that SLS will give an additional 5% of products in relation to the total quantity of their first order. For example, if you order 100 SLS CP kits, you will be given 5 more kits at no additional cost.

SPECS
DeviceSLS CP
Kit Price$33USD
Diameters107 mm length x 56 mm circumference
Weight28g
Weight with Packaging114g
MaterialUnknown
Battery TypeLi-ion 650 mAh
Power InputUSB Cable
Charging Time1 hour, 27 minutes
Time it Takes for Device to Heat25 seconds
Maximum Blade Temperature191°C/ 375°F
Temperature AdjustmentNo
How Many Cycles Before Device Needs ChargingOfficially 10, but our test users got 12
How Long Does a Cycle Last4 minutes, 28 seconds or 13 puffs
HeatSticksHEETS and Marlboro for IQOS
Built-In Cleaning MechanismYes
Can Kit Accessories be Purchased SeparatelyNo
Colors AvailableBlack, white, red, navy
Comparable ToIQOS 3.0 Multi
UNBOXING
In the KitDevice
Manual
Warranty Card
USB Cable
Cleaning Brush
Cleaning Sticks
Manual LanguagesEN, ZHO, KO, JA
Warranty Terms6 months for manufacturer
defect
FIRST IMPRESSION
How Does It Look?Stylish and strong
How Does It Feel?Sturdier than expected
Easy To Use?Yes
Easy To Clean?Yes
MANUFACTURER OVERVIEW
Release Date2019
ManufacturerShenzhen Changneng Huike Technology Co. Ltd.
Location of ManufacturerShenzhen, China
Year in Business2017
Manufacturer WebsiteHere
Impression of Manufacturer's WebsiteGood, but we'd like a bit more information
Manufacturer Contact Information for Customer ServiceName: Carrie Chan
Email: carrie@vanguardsmoke.com
Phone: +86 13697418246
Whatsapp: +86 13697418246

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Email: info@slsmok.com
Phone: +86 0755 27307260
Manufacturer Contact Information for WholesalersName: Carrie Chan
Email: carrie@vanguardsmoke.com
Phone: +86 13697418246
Whatsapp: +86 13697418246

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Email: sales@slsmok.com
Phone: +86 o755 27307762
Countries the Manufacturer is Wholesaling toThe Middle East, Korea, Europe, and Japan Market
Countries the Manufacturer Would Like to Wholesale toCurrently, the manufacture wants to focus on expanding influence in the Japanese market
Full Product Line that the Manufacturer OffersCurrently, CP is the only product SLS offers, but SLS will be launching a new device before the end of 2019
Where to Buy SLS CP and other SLS products?Here
Shipping and delivery timeVaries based on region

1 review for Review – SLS CP

  1. George from the heat180 community

    For the price this is a good device that is similar to IQOS 3.0 Multi.

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