As the year draws to a close, looking back on the past 12 months of vaporizer releases and their popularity, a few are bound to stand head and shoulders above the rest. To recognize the achievements of these awesome units, we’ve created this post that highlights the best units in 2014. Let’s get into it to see who made the exclusive list!
2014's Top Portable Vaporizers
#3) The Arizer Solo
In the 3rd spot we have the Solo, a portable unit that has earned itself a great name among connoisseurs for its solid build quality and amazing vapor quality. Part of what helps this unit deliver an amazing experience is its temperature range. You can choose one of 7 temperature settings that allow you to vaporize between 50 Celsius and 210 Celsius, which goes a long way in satisfying connoisseurs of varying vapor preferences. The Solo also uses glass to make sure the pathway is pure to keep the vapor true to the flavor of your botanical. The unit’s body is made of aluminum to make for a very robust unit that you can rely on to last for a long time. To improve on the unit’s portability, you can also purchase a ZEUS Armor Hard Case to keep all the unit’s accessories safe and secure!
#2) The ZEUS Thunder
The ZEUS Thunder came into the scene as the debut unit from ZEUS Arsenal – the makers of the Bolt Grinder and Vortex Grinder. This unit broke into the scene and quickly earned a great name from reviewers like the folks at Gizmodo and developed a loyal following from people who loved that that the unit could handle dry botanical, waxes, and oils. Of course, it doesn’t vaporize dry botanical, but the ability to carry around loaded Z-Core E’s when you’re out on the go is super convenient way to enjoy your botanical while you’re away from the house. The Thunder's black PVD coating makes it sleek, sexy and an awesome companion to any connoisseur who likes to enjoy extracts while on the move.
#1) The Ascent
The Ascent was released to an insane amount of anticipation – and for good reason. This unit was the very first to feature an all glass vapor pathway that could be retracted into the unit to keep the glass safe from breakage. This makes for pure tasting vapor that’s smooth and satisfying and was only second to the Solo in the portable category. The software was also a first of its kind and brought to users the ability to customize their vaporizing session with pre-set and times cycles. This means you can set the unit to cycle through temperatures that you’d usually manually input at certain times in your session, then just sit back and let the unit do all the work as you enjoy an experience that’s personally tailored to your preferences. When you look at all the Ascent has to offer in its portable, cellphone-like package, it’s easy to see why so many people love it.
When you look at the list, it’s clear that the bar has been set high. It takes more than a new paint job to impress a connoisseur and the functionality and quality of these units has earned each of these units their place in the top 3 list. That isn’t to say these units is all 2014 had to offer – there were many new additions to the world of portable vaporizers that look like they might take 2015 by storm! Some of these units may not sit in the top 3 next year, but we look forward to seeing the growth and progress that will surely come with the next 365 days. One thing we can say for sure is the future of vaporizing looks bright!