Vapir’s Prima is a conduction vaporizer that is portable and built to last. It has a solid design and it is also very easy to use. You can load the chamber without issues and the battery can be removed. The vapor path is made of stainless steel and it can be also removed, which facilitates cleaning. The Vapir Prima also scores well in terms of battery life and at the moment, you can get it for a special price of $139.99 instead of the usual $229.99.
Design and size
The Prima is slightly wider than other popular potable vaporizers like the Pax 2, but it is still very easy to carry. You can keep it in your pocket and use it discreetly thanks to its practical size. It is 4 3/42 high, 1 1/4 wide and 1 1/4 deep with a weight of 167 grams. In spite of being heavier than the Pax 2 and the Grasshopper, the Prima is comfortable to use and you can fit in your hand and fit it in a pocket without issues.
Heating element and temperature
There are four temperature settings available and each of them offers a range instead of single temperature. The first setting goes from 350 to 360, the second one goes from 365 to 375, the third one ranges between 380 and 400F. These variety of ranges gives you more options to manage your vaping. The heat up times range between 40 second to one minute depending on the settings and the vaping material. The Prima gives you flexibility to vape concentrates or dry herbs. It uses a stainless heating element with a stainless steel vapor path that can be removed.
The chamber is quite large, which allows longer sessions even if you want to share with a group of friends. If preferred, you can place a concentrate pad at the bottom so that you only have to fill half of the chamber to suit a personal, shorter vaping session. Although the vaping material can get stuck in the screen that protects the vapor path, the Prima has a good selection of cleaning accessories. It is advisable to wipe out the screen between sessions to make the maintenance easier. Cleaning the vapor path is easy since it can be removed.
How to use the Prima
Ease of use is one of the advantages of the Prima. There is a power button on the front of the device and in order to turn it on, you just need to hold it down for three seconds. Once the three seconds have passed, you will be able to choose the temp by pressing the button once for each temp. The Prima can remember the options that you have previously selected and it will automatically start heating to the last temp you used. To turn off the vaporizer, you can hold down the button for three seconds.
When the temp setting is reached, the respective LED glows green. The vaporizer shuts off automatically after 5 minutes, but to avoid this, you can click the power button to extend the session for two additional minutes before it turns off. It is also possible to check the battery life of the vaporizer while it is switched off. All you need to do is to click the power button once. If the battery is full, you will see four full circles and if the battery is very low, you will see one empty red LED.
The battery life that you get from the Prima is quire impressive and the vaporizer uses its own battery (Li-Ion 3.6v, 3200mhA), which can be replaced. You get an external docking station that can be plugged in via USB. You need to remove the battery, connect the charging dock to the external battery pack and then place the battery in the charging station. The Prima can last around 5 bowls on a full charge, which is more than what you get on average from a vaporizer of its kind. The main downside is that the unit can take up to 100 minutes to charge completely and it is not possible to use it while it is charging.
When you get the Prima, you receive cleaning tools and other useful accessories, particularly if you are vaping concentrates. The set of cleaning tools is complete and it id designed to offer throughout cleaning for the unit. Thanks to the little scooper, you can easily charge the chamber.
Prima offers a 5-year warranty that covers manufacturing defects and the battery is protected by a 2-year warranty. This allows Vapir to stand out from other companies as usually batteries are not protected.
The Prima is definitely worth considering and it is particularly good if you are going to vape concentrates. It is portable, very easy to use and load and it offers all the features needed to guarantee that you enjoy a great vaping experience. The battery lasts for a long time and the extended warranty , as well as the fact that the battery is also covered, make the Prima a great choice.