With all the tech-savvy portable vaporizers on the market, it’s easy to forget that a mere ten years ago, a lot of us were passing around Volcano bags, blowing vapor rings from V-Towers, and generally getting high af off desktop vaporizers. While this idea now seems nostalgic at best, and antiquated at worst, there’s a lot to be said for those pricey, high quality flower vaporizers, as well as the brands who make them.
It seems that in the transition from big expensive vapes to small portable vaporizers and vape pens, we’ve lost a lot of product quality, which in turn has soured many weed-users on the concept of vaporizing weed altogether. Even as a cannabis journalist, deep down I was one of those soured, combustion only stoners just days prior to writing this article.
The Air II, the first portable flower vaporizer from industry vets Arizer, re-opened my mind to the benefits of the intake method, as well as the perks of having a high-quality flower vaporizer in the mix. Clearly (a follow up to) the first portable device from a brand known for epic desktop setups, it’s a genre-bending product in that it’s both a portable and an at home vaporizer. Neither of which I knew how badly I needed.
Whether you’re in the market for a new vape, or just curious as to what all the buzz is about, here’s our take on the Arizer Air II.
What is the Arizer Air II?
The Arizer Air II is a portable convection vaporizer from the brand Arizer, well respected industry vets known for their no nonsense, high quality products. While Arizer initially rose to notoriety over 12 years ago for their desktop setups like the V-Tower and Extreme, they evolved with the times, and now have five portable vaporizers in their roster. The Air II is a follow up to the popular Air, which when it was released in 2011, was the brand’s first portable vaporizer.
Blurring the line between a high end, at-home vaporizer and a portable vape for on-the-go …