How do I charge the battery and how long does it take?

Your Fuego Electric Lighter battery comes partially charged; however, it is recommended to fully charge the battery before initial use. Charge the battery by inserting the smaller end of the charging cable into the battery port located on the battery and plug the USB lighter into any live USB port with the included Micro USB charging cable. Charging time may take anywhere from one to three hours depending on usage and port strength.

How do I know it is fully charged?

When plugged in there will be a small red light underneath the battery port. This light will turn off when the battery is plugged in and fully charged.

How long does the battery last?

This is dependent on use; however, the electric lighter battery carries 2500 mAh capacity so you should be able to light several cigars before having to charge it again. We recommend charging the battery after use in order to keep your Fuego Lighter charged and ready to go.

How do I assemble my Fuego Lighter?

Screw the burner plate onto the battery base in a clockwise direction until it is hand tight. See our Instructional Video Tutorials.

How to turn On/OFF the lighter?

Turn the lighter ON by pressing the Fuego fire button located on the battery five times continuously. If done correctly the Fuego button will light up red.

Turn the lighter OFF by pressing the Fuego button located on the battery five times continuously. If done correctly the Fuego button will not light up. We always recommend to do so when youre done using it.

How do I use my Fuego Lighter?

Generally, it is a three-step process.

1. Press the Fuego button five (5) times continuously in order to turn the device on. The Fuego button will flash to indicate action. The Fuego button will not light up when pressed if the battery is off.

2. When on, press and hold the Fuego button down until the burner plate is red hot. Hold the Fuego button down throughout the entire cigar lighting process.

3. GENTLY touch the end of the cigar to red hot burner plate and begin to puff as you would traditionally light a cigar with open flame. DO NOT push down or use excessive pressure or force on the burner plate as this could damage the burner plate. Note: Some larger cigars will naturally even out perfectly and come to a full burn as they are smoked.

WARNING! During and after this process components will be very hot! Use with caution and treat as an open flame to avoid fire or injury.

See our Tutorial Videos for more information.

How do I achieve the perfect light, every time?

To achieve a perfect light every time, keep the cigar end flush with the red hot burner plate and puff until the cigar is adequately smoking. Check the lit end of cigar for adequate cherry. If not adequately lit, repeat this process.

See the Relighting Cigars page for more tips.

How to clean the burner plate?

Use caution when cleaning burner plates as the product may be hot. DO NOT clean the burner plate unless the battery is turned off, the burner plate is completely cooled, and any debris within the burner plate has been extinguished. Unscrew burner plate from the battery in a counter-clockwise direction. Gently shake burner to help dislodge larger debris or ash. Use a soft bristle brush and a very gently sweep burner plate. DO NOT apply force when cleaning as this could damage the burner plate.

How long does the heating coil last and when should I replace it?

Burner plates will eventually have to be replaced from natural wear and tear but when depends on how frequently they are used and under what conditions. If your burner plate is not heating quickly, flickers are bent or misshapen, or is not heating to full capacity; it is time to replace your burner plate. We recommend having extra Heating Coils on hand in order to refresh your Fuego Lighter experience when you feel necessary.

Is the Fuego a weatherproof lighter?

The lighter is not completely weatherproof, after all, it is electric lighter but it can be used in significantly harsher conditions than compared to a traditional butane lighter.

Is Fuego windproof lighter?

Yes, this lighter is windproof and Weather Proof. Enjoy your cigar anytime, anywhere!