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Ergonomic, affordable, convection, cooling vapor path - all things sure to make the Pulsar Flow vaporizer a popular device. The Pulsar Flow is an affordable high quality portable dry herb convection vaporizer. Available in multiple color options with a few unique features under the hood we expect this will be a stong mid price range contender. Although we have not had the chance to test this unit yet we will let you know about its details and features.
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Intended to be one of Pulsars next big sellers the Flow has been built with quality in mind. The herb chamber is lined with quartz to help deliver strong tasting vapor while the housing is made of durable materials.
An internal 1600 mAh battery powers the Flow. The 1600 mAh battery is better than your average mid range device's power supply. Considering the Flow comes in at around the $100 mark a 1600 mAh battery is pretty impressive.
Located on the top of the Pulsar Flow vaporizer is a long magnetic oven lid that doubles as the vapor filter and cooling path. This lid is made of a durable metal. Overall the build quality and components used make the price seem very reasonable.
Convection units require a stronger battery to be effective. The Flow is powered by a 1600 mAh battery as we mentioned above and it looks like it is a sufficient power source to do the job well. A modest 40 second heat time is needed to allow the convection heating method to do its job before you can achieve a good pull. Convection heating is the most efficient way to vaporizer dry herbs and helps to deliver better tasting not burnt vapor. View more convection vaporizers here.
Taking a page out of the playbook of popular vaporizer brand 'Firefly' is the long groove like vapor path. As the vapor leaves the heating chamber and heads towards your mouth it is forced to flow in and out of the embossed cooling filter pattern. Honestly, the Flow looks like a less sophisticated version of the popular Firefly 2 vaporizer (seen here).
The long vapor path assuming it works on par with the Firefly 2 will require a quick wipe down after several uses. If the vapor path works even only half as good as the Firefly 2 it will remove a good amount of unwanted vapor particles from entering your body.
Temperature for the Flow ranges from 356 to 428 with haptic feedback. The one button design makes switching between the temperatures simple and leaves less room for wear and tear on the unit.
We already commented on the fact that the Pulsar Flow uses an impressive 1600 mAh battery. We expect that this will get you between 10 to 20 sessions. We will again need to confirm this once we have seen this device in action. The small compact nature of the Flow makes it one of the smaller convection vaporizers available. The rounded shape could be comfy or awkward depending on which way you have it positioned in your pocket.
Available in a few variations you can get the Flow in all black, silver and black, carbon fiber, and also with a hint of nature with wood grain and silver.
The shape of the unit is similar to that of the Loto Lux which is another high end vaporizer that has recently been released. This teardrop design is comfortable to hold in the hand. The mouthpiece is ergonomic and feels natural to draw from. So we're told. The overall design and functionality of the Pulsar Flow is simplewith just one button. There is a row of five LED lights to indicate temperature settings located on the one side.
We suggest you purchase the Flow from Vape-Smart here. If you and a friend both make your purchase at the same time you will receive an additional 10% savings.
We have so many vaporizers to choose from these days it can be a bit overwhelming to find the right one for you, or to even know what your options are. You will find links to all the different types of vaporizer and vaporizers by price on this page and in our menu bar system. On this page we will touch on the best selling vaporizers for dry herbs and vaporizers for wax concentrates. The top selling vaporizers and the best performing vaporizers are not always the most expensive, there are many hidden gems out there and here we will touch on some of the industries top selling devices.
The PAX brand is one of the top brands in the industry and they have recenlty dropped there prices for the popular PAX 2 and the PAX 3. The PAX 3 is one of the best selling vaporizers on vaporsmooth right now.
The Utillian 721 vaporizer is one of the most affordable convection vaporizers that is able to compete with some of the industries top devices in terms of vapor quality. The Utillian 721 is one of the best selling vaporizers on vaporsmooth right now.
The Dipper from DipStick Vapes is another vaporizer that receives great press but is still relatively unknown to many locations. The Dipper converts from a shatter dab pen into a oven packing dab pen with the flip of the mouthpiece. The dipper also has an accessory called the DipWhip which you can learn more about in the full review using the link above.
The Hydrology 9 is a portable water vaporizer that was released in May of 2017. The Hydrology9 is clearly a head turner and looks to be a product from the future. The Hydrology9 is portable (not pocket sized) dry herb vaporizer. Learn more about it here. The Hydrology is one of the best selling vaporizers on vaporsmooth right now.
The AirVape XS is comes from AirVape Apollo. The AirVape is a steady climber in that it continues to get more and more popular showing that there devices are not just a quick phase. Learn more and watch the AirVape commercial in the full review in the link above.
The Utillian 420 is on the top of the cheap vaporizer list for a device that you can get for under 100 dollars. The Utillian 420 costs just $89 and is built using aluminum and delivers vapor through a glass mouthpiece. You can read more on the Utillian 420 here. The Utillian 420 is one of the best selling vaporizers for people on a tight budget on vaporsmooth right now.
Apollo AirVape a relatively new company in the world of portable vaporizers that has only been in the industry for a few short years but is making big waves. The AirVape brand of portable vaporizers has created an image that all companies strive for. The AirVape XS2 is a potential new portable dry herb vaporizer that may be released somewhere in the second half of 2017. AirVape has created an image where customers now that they get a great deal on a great product. Affordable luxury is one of the main sayings that you here when people discuss the products produced by Apollo AirVape. The AirVape XS has been a huge hit for the company and it is expected that they are working on the AirVape XS2 with new upgrades and features.
AirVape is fueled by a passionate group of vape enthusiasts that want to give people the product they deserve and a price they can afford. Portable vaporizers are a luxury item, especially if you want one that performs well and holds its value. AirVape XS is already the second version of the popular dry herb vaporizer from Apollo AirVape and was a hidden industry gem for quite a while. AirVape also created a special edition version to the popular AirVape. The AirVape XS Special edition was produced in limited quantities and comes ins a very attractive black and gold color combo with some solid accessories. The AirVape XS SE comes with a credit card sized power charger and a Xs shell that is said to be smell proof and water resistant. Among the many other perks and cool accessories that come with the special edition pack is a AirVape VIP card that gives the customer 3 free repairs in case anything goes wrong far down the line and also discounts on some of the industries top vaporizer super stores. The AirVape XS 2 is expected to be another premium device that is backed by a solid company.
A few things that are missing from the AirVape XS is bluetooth connectivity, so this very well could be one of the big upgrades that will come into play with the AirVape XS2 if and when we see it come to market. Potentially the new AirVape will come in an even wider range of color options. The XS and XS SE together came in Blue, Gray, Red Gold, Rose Gold, and Black and Gold. Newly released vaporizers also have on demand heating and other cool features like heat sink features. On demand heating allows you to conserve your battery life while a heat sink keeps your draws a bit cooler than would otherwise be. We are excited to see what new features come with the AirVape XS2 and will update this page when that time comes. For now we are excited to see the highly anticipated release of the AirVape OM - you can read our initial review of the AirVape OM here.
The G Pen Elite - A portable dry herb vaporizer that is made with quality components that costs a fraction of the competition to buy. The G Pen is made by Grenco Science, a company that is known for making quality affordable products and working with some of the industries top celebrities like Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa. We have an article more directed towards the collaborations with Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa that you can read, but for this article we will be focusing on the G Pen Elite. Grenco Science has a wide selection of portable vaping devices that span across all niches of vaping. If you are looking for one of the top concentrate, liquid or dry herb devices for a great price Grenco Science has you covered.
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If you are looking for a portable dry herb vaporizer that is super easy to use, with not many parts that can get broken or go wrong, the G Pen Elite vaporizer falls into this category. The G Pen Elite really only has 2 parts that you need to worry about, the device base and the mouthpiece. The device base or main part has a temperature and battery display screen that is actually in a pretty practical location, right by the base of the unit. Also on the main part of the vaporizer is a USB connection that you can use to charge the device, and lastly a power button.
The mouthpiece is the second part of the vaporizer which doubles as an oven lid and air path. The G Pen Elite has a very comfortable mouthpiece that feels a bit nicer than other vape designs. Getting the mouthpiece of can be a bit tricky for the first few times you use the device, but really you just have to get used to it - to take off the mouthpiece you simply push it forward to create a bit of a crease underneath then you can use your fingernails to tug it off.
To use your G Pen Elite you will need to first make sure it is charged and you will need to put some ground up herbs in the oven. A good amount of herb to put in your oven is about .25g maybe .35 if you want to go on the heavier side. This amount of herb will give it some breathable room to vape more consistently. Now that you have the oven packed and the device is charged you can proceed to clicking the power button found on the face of the device 5 times to turn it on. When you press the power button 5 times the device will enter into stand by mode. If you would like to choose the temperature before it starts heating up you can use the other two buttons located on the side of the vaporizer. To start heating up the G Pen Elite you press and hold the power button for a second or two. The device will heat up pretty quickly - in about 30 seconds, than you can begin to draw from it. The first hit will help to circulate the air through your herbs, in between your draws you should wait 10 to 15 seconds to allow the oven to get hot hot again, since as you pull air through it you are cooling it down kinda like a temperature tug of war.
The draw resistance on the G Pen Elite is not to bad, you don't have to inhale to hard compared to some vapes. If you notice the draw resistance getting a bit tougher with use than it means you need to clean out the mouthpiece as the air filter can get a bit clogged. Each session with the G Pen Elite with a descent size packing will get you about 10 draws maybe a few more on lower temperatures.
The G Pen Elite is a compact portable vaporizer, when you first look at the device with nothing to compare its size to you would think that it is quite a bit larger than what it is in real life. The G Pen Elite kinda looks like a smaller shaver/groomer and also how you charge it through the bottom resembles a shaver as well. The size of the G Pen Elite is actually pretty close to that of the PAX 3 and overall surface space seems to be about equal. The battery life will get you about 1 hour of usage time and takes couple hours to charge.
Overall the build quality and performance of the G Pen Elite is above average and really quite impressive for the cost of the unit. Last checked the price to get a G Pen Elite was under $150 which makes this one of the best portable dry herb vaporizers for its price. To learn more or to pickup a G Pen Elite for yourself you can head over to the official Grenco Science G Pen website here.
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The long awaited upgrade to one of the best portable vaporizers has recently been released. The Arizer Solo 2 is the follow up to the Arizer Solo and the Arizer Solo NE. The Arizer Solo vaporizers are known for delivering flavorful draws and having very long lasting battery life. The Arizer Solo 2 is a solid upgrade from the first version and we will touch on all the new aspects of the device in our review here today.
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In relation to the original Arizer Solo the new model is greener in an economical sense and uses a smaller carbon foot print. The new Arizer Solo 2 has a display screen that shows you the remaining battery life of the charge and also displays the devices current temperature. The Arizer Solo 2 has a stronger battery that lasts longer and charges quicker than the original. IThe temperate controls have been improved and now can be controlled through 1 degree temperature adjust-ability.
The Arizer 2 Solo is a bit smaller than the first model but having said that it is still a pretty large portable device. By no means is it as compact as the PAX 3, Firefly 2, or DaVinci IQ. It is actually more comparable in size to the new Hydrology 9 water vaporizer. The larger size can be attributed to the powerful battery that the Arizer Solo 2 includes.
In the box when you get your Arizer Solo 2 you will find a package of lavender which you use with the aroma cup and can use the device for enhancing a rooms smell and also for aromatherapy purposes. Also in the box you will find a package of screens that you will want to use if you don't want to get any material shooting into your mouth. The Arizer Solo 2 comes with 2 different size mouthpieces, a shorter one and a longer one. The longer mouthpiece gives the vapor a bit more time to cool down before entering your mouth. When ordering the Arizer Solo 2 you are able to choose your plug style, the options available are Australia, Europe, North American and United Kingdom. In the package you get some stem caps and a carrying case for the device and its accessories.
To load the Arizer 2 Solo you can simply grab one of your stems (mouthpieces) and like you would with a one hitter just twist it into some ground up herb. You don't necassarily need to grind up your herb with the Arizer Solo 2, you can actually just stick a nug in it and vape away. But what grinding your herb will do is help to produce more vapor as its looser and more surface area of your herb is getting heated. If you stick a full nug in and vape that way you will get a bit more flavor.
To power on the Arizer 2 Solo you will need to hold down the top side of the ring button and the center button at the same time. You will see a count down for the length of time you need to hold these two buttons for (3 seconds). One the countdown reaches 0 the device will display hello with a happy face letting you know that it has turned on successfully.
Once the Arizer 2 Solo is on you can adjust the temperature by tapping or holding the upper side and lower side of the ring button around the power button. Holding the ring button down will jump through the temperature faster while tapping it will allow you to increase and decrease the temperature by single digits. When you have chosen your desired temperature, the device will be working to reach that temperature, it may take about a minute to reach your desired temperature when starting from the off position or 20 to 30 seconds if you are changing it while on. To start vaping you just need to place the mouthpiece into the oven slot and begin to inhale. You are able to set the automatic shut off time to a longer or shorter default setting, the factory default is set to 10 minutes. You can also power the Arizer Solo 2 off be holding the center button for 3 seconds.
The mouthpiece stems that work with the Arizer 2 Solo are pretty wide, its like your vaping through the big slurpee straws you'd get at 7 eleven. The larger airflow mouthpiece means you can get big hits, once your material starts to get a bit warmer and starts to heat up your draws will get easier to pull. The draw resistance in comparison to the Arizer original is much improved and feel more natural with this unit.
The Arizer 2 Solo is a very easy device to maintain, because your herb simply sits in the mouthpiece the device doesn't really get dirty at all. The most that would happen is a few remnants of your herb land in the oven and you just tip the unit upside down and tap it out. To clean the stems (mouthpiece) you can rinse them off or your best option is to use isopropyl alcohol.
The Arizer Solo 2 has a big built in battery that lasts a long time. One of the most praised features of the Arizer Solo original was the strong battery that it supported. The Arizer Solo 2 has made improvements on an already great feature. You are able to get upwards of 200 minutes of use from the Arizer which equals 20 ten minutes sessions. The time it takes to charge the Solo 2 is a bit longer than your typical portable vaporizer but for the length of time it will last once fully charged is worth the wait. As mentioned earlier the Arizer cannot be charged via USB and must use a wall type outlet.
Arizer is known for making top quality devices. The Arizer Solo original, the Arizer V Tower, the Arizer Extreme Q, and the Arizer Air are all very well made products that you don't hear to many customers talking about defective or easily breakable products.
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Many people are unaware of the difference between vape pen and a hookah pen. A vape pen or portable vaporizer is generally the term used for a cannabis vaporizer, whether it be to vape dry herb, wax or liquid. A hookah pen is the term used to describe something similar to an e-cig. Hookah pens can be enjoyed with or without nicotine and are popular for the easy to use flavor enjoyment.
A Vaporizer pen whether it be used with cannabis, tobacco, herbs or liquids are under constant use. Because they are under a high degree of use a vaporizer pen must be durable and well maintained, with parts getting worn and perhaps needing replaced, the material you choose to use such as cannabis and nicotine or e-liquids need to be re-stocked. A hookah pen is more designed to be used for recreational outings and even in social happenings. As a hookah pen is not under constant use in the same degree that an vape pen is, there is usually no need to worry about replacing its components. A hookah pen can be completely disposable, and as soon as it runs out of juice, it can be thrown away. In recent years we are now seeing more premium hookah pens that can be reused more similar to that of a vape pen. In this sense a vape pen can encompass all sorts and styles of vaping.
Another main difference between vape pen and hookah pen is the disposable nature of a hookah pen combined with the lack of tobacco/nicotine means they are a great deal cheaper than e-cigs.
In the case of disposable hookah pens vs the traditional vape pen, a difference is in the way that they operate. Vape pens will come with either one button to turn on when you want the device to heat up, or also can have multiple temperature settings, while a disposable hookah pen may have no such button and be activated through the suction of the user. This makes disposable hookah pens a great choice when going on something like an extended camping trip where electricity/power is scarce.
In comparison of a hookah pen and a traditional desktop hookah, there is also a difference. Desktop hookahs are considered to be luxury premium items. It can take a user up to 5 to 15 minutes or so to prepare it, while a hookah pen is ready on demand. The desktop hookah can last for many hours though at a time. Desktop hookahs are also designed to be used with shisha and tobacco while disposable hookah pens are typically not.
Hookah pens are similar to e-cigs and e-cigs are the modern day hookah pen. Since e-cigs can be used with or without tobacco/nicotine they have taken a large part of the market from the pen hookah market. However due to the long lasting nature of a hookah pen, the many different flavors, the usability without power, and the more open age range due to not containing nicotine typically the hookah pen is still a very popular item.
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Finding the best portable dry herb vaporizer can be a difficult task if you don’t know what to look for, especially since every day we see more and more investments in the cannabis industry that lead to new technologies that are constantly developed. In such a fast-changing and yet a very new scene, one can easily lose them self and later doubt the choice they made. That is why we have decided to help you understand what you should pay attention too when choosing one, along with some examples of best portable dry herb vaporizers.
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A dry herb vaporizer is a convenient, portable way to benefit from marijuana without inhaling dangerous smoke. It is a perfect solution to use with dry herbs and it is extremely compact so it can fit inside your pocket. You can use your portable dry herb vaporizer with many different materials, from dry herbs used for vapor therapy to medical marijuana, as well as dry leaf tobacco.
The PAX line of vaporizers has recently seen a huge price drop. PAX is one of the worlds most popular and well known vaporizer brands and regarded as one of the best portable dry herb vaporizers. The model 3 has a app that works with your phone or tablet to help monitor and control your device. The PAX 3 heats up very fast and is one of the most compact portable vaporizers on the market. You can visit the official PAX website here.
The Firefly 2 is a premium compact portable vaporizer that uses on demand convection vape technology. The Firefly 2 is one of the most popular vaporizers on the market and has app connectivity.
The Hydrology 9 is a new innovative water filtration vaporizer that has been designed to give a nice clean and smooth hit. This device has features not seen in any other portable vaporizer such as patent pending water filtration, micro chip heat sensors, lava lamp and party mode with LED lights. Built into the oven lid is an internal stir stick that you can use to mix up your material while vaping. The Hydrology 9 is the ultimate bong. Click on the link above to read a more in depth review o this cool looking futuristic portable water vaporizer.
The Utillian 721 is a vaporizer that is growing in popularity. The Utillian uses convection heating to evenly vape your material and lower the chances that your material will combust. The Utillian 721 has been compared to the industries most recognized devices such as the Mighty and Crafty.
The Mighty and Crafty from Storz and Bickel are long time favorites in the world of portable dry herb vaporizers. The reason these are currently not at the top of our list is that they have stayed the same while the industry has been growing and evolving around them. New devices have very strong build quality and vapor performance while the cost of new devices has come down. Devices such as the Utillian 721 above can be purchased at a fraction of the cost of the Mighty and Crafty vaporizers.
Portable vaporizers are getting more advanced and are now being designed with integrated software, bluetooth and app connectivity. You are better able to monitor your use and take doses more carefully to get your desired effect. We have an article that discusses in more detail where smart vaporizers are heading and some reviews on the best new smart vaporizers.
Using a vaporizer may provide long-term benefits for your health in relation to using combustion methods.
Vaporizing is cost effective in the long run as it optimizes your sessions
It emits a much weaker odor than combustion
Smoke produced by vaporizing is less noticeable
The experience is more smooth and taste is more prominent
It is a cool technology that comes in many different styles and colors, with new products being released constantly - Choosing the best portable dry herb vaporizer should be fun.
You need to consider a lot of important things when you're trying to choose the right portable dry herb vaporizer for your needs. First, you should know to make a distinction between a conduction and convection vaporizers.
Conduction dry herb vaporizer has a heating element that is in direct contact with the herbs you use, causing the vapor to be produced in a fast manner since your material is so close to the heat. Conduction heating is important for most medical marijuana products for vaporizers, so you will have bigger cannabis selection if you choose conduction vaporizers.
Convection portable vaporizer has a heating element that is not touching your herbs, which means that the air gets hot inside the chamber where it warms the material. This provides you with a steady stream of vapor.
Now that you know the basic difference between conduction and convection you can consider other things that can help you make an informed decision for your purchase.
Chamber size is important because it determines how long you can use your vaporizer before you need to refill it. Depending on your needs you may want a smaller chamber so you can limit yourself and vape micro doses instead of large quantities.
Battery longevity differs from model to model and can be recharged in different ways, like USB cords and wall adapters, or DC adapters for car charging. Battery life continues to improve and I imagine in a few years vaporizers will have batteries that will last far longer than we need in between charges. For now it is still an important aspect to think about when choosing between the best portable dry herb vaporizers.
Size is usually in direct correlation with chamber size and battery power and bigger models are better in those departments but are not as discreet and easy to carry as smaller ones. The PAX 3 is one of the devices that challenges this and has both a compact design with a powerful battery.
Warranty length is a good sign of vaporizer quality and the best portable dry herb vaporizer should come with one of the industries top warranties.
The vaporizer industry is always coming out with new devices. If you would like to see some of the new concept devices and new highly anticipated vaporizers that will soon be available to be purchased you can read our article on new vaporizers coming soon here.