What is IQOS - Description, operation.
The IQOS system is a tobacco heating device which does not produce smoke or ash.
What does IQOS look like?
IQOS consists of the following elements:
- a heater,
- a portable charger,
- a cleaner,
- a USB cable,
- a grid charger,
- cleaner sticks - 10 pcs.
The device must be used with its dedicated heat sticks. A pack contains 20 heat sticks used for heating only.. They cannot be smoked in the traditional way - the tobacco inside them is so pressed that it may only be heated in the dedicated IQOS System.
The IQOS heater is small - no larger than a pen, including the heat stick.
How does IQOS work?
To heat up a heat stick, first charge the heater in the portable charger. The charger has a battery charged via the USB cable connected to the grid charger.
Contrary to traditional cigarettes, the IQOS heater heats up the tobacco instead of smoking it. Thanks to this, when using IQOS, the risk of igniting a fire was reduced, as there is no need to use an open flame. There’s also no unpleasant cigarette smoke. The consumer inhales aerosol produced in the process of heating the heat stick.
Before the next use, the battery needs to be re-charged. After that, pick a heat stick from the pack and place it in the heater, press and hold the button on the side and release it when the green diode flashes. When the flashing stops (after about 5 seconds), you can start inhaling. A single IQOS use is time-programmed for 6 minutes or 14 inhalations. When this time ends, the diode will turn orange. This means that there are about 30 seconds of use or 2 inhalations left. The device cannot be used continuously - you will need to re-charge the heater to use the next heat stick.
Clean the heater using a cleaner in the set, after you’ve used all of the 20 heat sticks.
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