Frequently Asked Questions • Nhaler

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I use a personal vaporizer?

Personal Vaporizers (PVs) are the newest smoking alternative to hit the market and are gradually taking over the country. PVs offer the same sensation as a regular cigarette without all the poisons and tar. PVs are also, over time, much less expensive than smoking normally. And aside from personal benefits, PVs do not produce any second-hand smoke as the vapor it creates is odorless - the vapor is a water-based mist. Current medical opinion is that e-cigarette use is less harmful than smoking. E-cigarettes do not contain any tobacco, and there is no combustion or ignition. There is no second-hand smoke.

Is it prohibited indoors?

An e-cigarette has no tobacco, no ignition, no combustion and no smoke - so it is not covered by any smoking legislation. An ecig can be legally used in a no-smoking area. However: any property owner, or local authority, or transport provider can prohibit ecig use on their own property or vehicles. You may need to check first.

How do PVs work? What is vapor?

PVs are a non-flammable product that use a small rechargeable battery, an atomizing heater coil, a replaceable cartridge containing water, propylene glycol, and tobacco or other flavors, and a mouthpiece. Active tobacco alkaloid is optional. Instead of inhaling smoke from a cigarette, you will simply inhale a puff from your PV. This action provides you with the same sensation a traditional smoker gets. PVs will satisfy your cravings and the process actually releases a mist to simulate smoke.

Do PVs taste the same as my cigarette?

One of the best things about PVs is that they come in multiple flavors! At Nhaler, we offer several tobacco flavors as well as a huge assortment you would never be able to try otherwise! From grape to rootbeer float, the choices are endless when it comes to Nhaler Eliquids! But if you're looking solely for an authentic tobacco taste, it all comes down to personal preference, and we have a range of tobaccos to try.

Are PVs hard to use?

When you purchase an Nhaler product, you can rest assured you will receive everything you need to get started, along with links to videos explaining exactly how to use your new PV. Your PV will normally come in two or three pieces depending on the model you buy. The long tube is the battery, and it mimics the look of the end of a cigarette. The second piece is the cartomizer, which looks like the filter, and simply screws into the battery. The cartomizer is the section that holds the flavored liquid. It doesn't take long to get the hang of it - you'll be vaping successfully in a few minutes. After a day or two you'll be an old hand. After a week you'll be trying to convert family and friends - we all did that when we found a whole new lifestyle!

Do PVs look any different than a regular cigarette?

Ecigs come in all shapes and sizes but the easiest way to get started is to purchase an N100 model - it's designed to help you switch as easily as possible. There are all sizes and shapes because everyone's taste varies - what you like, another won't - and so on. His & hers tend to be different. We all have different tastes - so the best way is to start with a known good solution and take it from there. That way, you'll know where you stand. Do you prefer Blueberry flavor to Tobacco? Maybe you'd like a neat and petite ecig with smart colors; or a chunky black and steel model? Only you can decide. Then once you have an appreciation of the choices available, you can add accessories such as a PCC charger, or a passthru battery. You'll find differences in color, size, and format. Some PVs come in white and tan, just like a normal cigarette, but are also available in multiple colors such as black, blue and even pink! There are big ones, small ones, heavy ones, light ones. Up to you.

Can I upgrade easily?

We make sure you have a clear upgrade path if you need longer battery life or the latest tank carto - our model ranges are carefully designed to allow you to mix 'n match or move up in performance if you want to. Because the connector threads are the same throughout each range, you can transfer many parts across as needed. It also allows you to have home, work and travel solutions using the same range: what you prefer in front of the TV might not be the same as in the car. You can build a collection to cover all options and all spares requirements.

Why are they different sizes?

Most newcomers to vaping want a solution that looks and feels like a regular cigarette. We call these models 'minis'. They work extremely well for their designed purpose: to replace a cigarette, to introduce newcomers to the concept of e-cigarette use, and for long-term use by light smokers.

The next size up are the 'mid-size' models, which are about cigar size. They are bigger in order that they can have bigger batteries. A bigger battery always gives better performance. These models last much longer between charges.

Next and last of the three size ranges of electronic cigarettes come the APVs. These have multiple advanced features for advanced vapers. These models tend to be much larger than a cigarette, in fact they don't look anything like one.


Nhaler are the premier supplier of Advanced Personal Vaporizers (APVs or 'mods'). These uprated devices come in a wide variety of sizes and shapes for enhanced battery life, digital readout, variable voltage, and many other features for the discerning vaper. They can be expensive - but the best is not cheap.