Keeping warm during the winter is a must for your health and well-being. However, many people do not realize that it is also important to protect you from cold temperatures. One way to do this is by wearing a heated vest. However, if you use it improperly, you can cause damage to the heated vest as well as yourself. Sometimes, incorrect use of a heated vest can lead to burns.
What to do before turning on the heated vest?
To get the most out of your heated vest, find out below a few things that you should be aware of before you start using it:
- The battery should be fully charged before first use or after a long period of no use.
- Charge the batteries in your heated vest by connecting them to a supplied charger. When the red light is lit, the charging is ongoing.
- Charging of heated vest can take up to 4 hours, and the red light will turn off when it is done charging. The green light turns on to let you know it is ready to be worn.
- We recommend that you get acclimated with the product before you start using it to provide the maximum benefit possible.
How to turn on the heated vest?
There are several heated vests in the market. All have different functionalities and working methods. However, the basic principle of a battery-heated vest is the same.
Here is how to turn on the heated vest:
- Use the battery cable to connect it with the battery before inserting it. Before closing the zipper, make sure that you’ve tightened it.
- If you want the vest to heat up faster, press and hold the button on the chest of your vest for 3 seconds until you see the red light blinking slowly.
- This process takes about 5 minutes. It can be done once more to go directly into one of the three modes, which will reduce the “heat boost effect.” Different light colors indicate three different modes of heat.
- Single press the button to switch heating levels between High, Medium, and Low.
- To turn the vest off, hold down the button for 3 seconds and disconnect it.
How to take care of heated vest batteries?
The battery in your device may explode or be damaged if exposed to high temperatures, fire, or left unattended while charging. Please do not place the battery anywhere where an open flame could reach it. Please keep out of high temperatures and do not dispose of this battery.
Remember not to crush or disassemble your heated gloves. Any broken components should be recycled legally and following local laws and regulations. Make sure anyone who uses the gloves isn’t directly around children or those who do not have heat-sensitive bodies. Here are detailed instructions to keep a battery safe.
Tips to get the most out of your vest
- The electric heated vest is typically worn as a mid-layer aside from other pieces of clothing. Thanks to its stretchy and lightweight body, it is incredibly versatile by quickly going from office attire to a warm and wicking outer layer.
- Turning on the heat when you first feel cold is a good preventative measure. However, if you are frequently cold, please make sure to adjust the temperature accordingly to prevent harm from occurring.
- Please be sure to remove the battery before washing the heated vest. We recommend following the manual instructions carefully for the best lifespan of your gear.
- Battery care is essential. The most important thing to remember is that a single battery can’t sustain a charge for too long without needing a break or being plugged into external power. You can have an extra battery. Moreover, you should always store them at room temperature to get the most out of your gadgets!
- Most vests designed for professional athletes or similar often offer a range of options. With this in mind, the system is designed to work between 10 degrees Celsius and -20 degrees Celsius.
- Here is how to wash heated vests.