Davinci IQ Vaporizer – Most Comprehensive Review

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Davinci IQ Vaporizer

Features:

 

Herb

10 Year Warranty

Ceramic Heating Chamber

Smart Path Technology

Precise Digital Temperature

51 LED Dot Display

Replaceable 18650 Battery

Best Price
 

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The DaVinci Vaporizer Company (Organicix, LLC) is one the top companies that manufacture the best portable vaporizer products and accessories on the market. The company’s headquarters are in Las Vegas, Nevada. According to the company’s CEO Cort Smith, the company produces some of the most advanced digital vaporizers on the market. All their vaporizers are designed to be perfectly portable and discreet.

Before entering into the world of weed, Mr. Smith (DaVinci’s CEO) designed amusement park rides and bungee towers in Asia. It is through this work that he established business connections in China. This made it easier for him to create a company that manufactures DaVinci products. Smith says that it took them two years and seven iterations to perfect the product engineering for DaVinci.

Because half of the team was in China and half in the States, Smith had to find terms that worked in both Chinese and English. That’s how the company came up with unique terms for its vaporizers. Smith says all their vaporizers are customized to meet the needs of their customers. The company offers free shipping, order tracking and a ten-year warranty on all their orders. When you use a DaVinci vaporizer, you are truly vaping intelligently.

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DaVinci Product Line

This was the initial product manufactured by DaVinci. It was first released in March 2012. The DaVinci is a great portable vaporizer for both dry herbs and essential oils. Its unique temperature control is what truly sets it apart from other portable vaporizers in the same class. Its vapor quality is truly impressive, especially when the device is set to the right temperatures. The DaVinci is packaged is a sturdy, impressive box that gives the user a truly good impression of the unit from the start.

The unit is quite discreet and lightweight. It measures about 4 inches tall and 2.5 inches wide. It comes with a two-year warranty that covers all attached parts, the structural integrity of the unit, heating chamber, electronics, and craftsmanship. Its battery also carries a ninety-day warranty because they are subject to degradation and reduced run times.

DaVinci Ascent Vaporizer

The DaVinci Ascent Vaporizer is one of the most preferred vaporizers on the market. It is the second generation of portable vaporizers manufactured by Organicix, LLC. It was first released in August 2013. The DaVinci Ascent is highly applauded for its ability to vaporize both dry herbs and essential oils. The vaporizer comes in four different finishes, skulls, carbon fiber, burl wood and stealth. The company allows a customer to customize the device to meet their unique requirements at an additional $50.

The DaVinci Ascent Vaporizer comes with a full glass vapor path that gives you the cleanest vaping experience possible. The glass stem pulls out from the unit itself for ease of use and enhanced portability. With a three- hour battery life, the unit gives you a longer lasting charge for more vaping pressure. Once powered, the vaporizer heats up and when the set temperature is reached you are ready to go. Just like its predecessor, the DaVinci Ascent Vaporizer comes with a two-year warranty that covers all attached parts, the structural integrity of the unit, heating chamber, electronics, and craftsmanship.

DaVinci IQ Vaporizer

The DaVinci IQ Vaporizer is one of the most intelligent you may ever come across. First, the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer is very small in size, it measures 3.74 inches height has small dimensions of 1.65 inches V, 3.54 inches H, by 0.94 D. The unit comes four different colors; stealth black, gun metal silver, copper, and blue. The device closely resembles the Galaxy S6 Smartphone by Samsung. This makes for a very unique, stealth-like and discreet design. These and other features make the unit one of the highly rated vaporizers on the market.

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Davinci IQ Design

Aesthetics

One of the biggest and most notable achievements of DaVinci on the IQ is the overall style. The IQ comes with a great and elegant design. It looks good, feels good and easily slips into your pocket. Its sleek and slim design makes it easy to conceal the unit in your hands and your pocket. The loading dock has a mirrored finish that glides your herb extracts into the oven to go along with its unique lighted LED display that lets you know what you need at a glance.

The materials used to make the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer are what a vape connoisseur is looking for: completely metal exterior, with a ceramic zirconia mouthpiece and vapor path and a ceramic oven. These materials are perfect for producing unadulterated vapor flavor; they are quite durable and easy to clean. Overall, the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer is aesthetically pleasing and attractive.

Size and Portability

One of the most amazing about the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer is that it is very small. Being a handheld device, it stands 3.74 inches height and has small dimensions of 1.65 inches Width by 3.5 inches Height by 0.94inches Deep, making it an extremely portable vaporizer. The DaVinci IQ weighs about 145 grams. It feels solid and durable in the hand.

The unit can be concealed in the palm of your hand, making it competitive with the Pax 3 in terms of stealth. The vaporizer is designed to resemble the Samsung S6 Smartphone. It is lightweight as well as slim and sleek, making it easy to carry outdoors.

Discreetness

The DaVinci is small, really small. It measures about 3.74 inches tall and weighs about 5 ounces. The vaporizer is made of a lighter, but sturdy and durable anodized aluminum shell. Needless to say, it is a very compact vaporizer that can be concealed in your hand. The unit lays very well in the palm and it is easy to control. If you really need to keep a low profile, choose a low-temperature setting and you should be able to stay as discreet as any other portable vaporizer would keep you.

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Materials Used

The DaVinci IQ is a wonderfully constructed vaporizer, using high quality materials and immaculate attention to detail. The heating chamber and vapor pathway are made from ceramic, though not just any ceramic. DaVinci uses a unique form of ceramic known as Ceramic Zirconia, which is essentially optimized ceramic so you can expect a great flavor and long life out of it.

The external shell is made of an anodized aluminum alloy that is nicely crafted using a sand-blasted technique that gives a unique edge over any other types of design. The herbal chamber is removable and placed near the Zirconia Air Path diffuser that is specially built to regulate air flow and create the best vaporization. Overall, the build quality of vaporizer is top notch. Not only does it feel totally solid, materials used are exactly what a vape connoisseur is looking for.

Technology

Just like the Firefly 2 and the Pax 3, the DaVinci IQ vaporizer uses an advanced vaping technology. First, the device comes with an optional Bluetooth Smartphone App for iPhone and Android. The app lets you name your device, change settings easily and view a graph of your temperature during Smart Path Mode. The application also allows you to adjust temperature range of the existing Smart Path to create customized paths.

The DaVinci IQ uses 4 innovative Smart Paths to take your vaping to the next level. Each Smart Path Correspond to a different temp setting. A Smart Path lasts for ten minutes and begins from a lower temp range and slowly increases heat to produce consistent vapor while vaporizing the various active ingredients.

Apart from the innovative Smart Paths, the DaVinci IQ vaporizer also boasts an extremely precise temperature control sensor. The temp control sensor allows you to choose your temperature range freely between 121 and 221 degree Celsius. Every single temp change yields a different flavor, vapor density and above all effects. The higher the temperature range, the higher the effects will be.

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Davinci IQ Heating

Heating Chamber – Oven

The DaVinci IQ Vaporizer comes with two separate internal chambers: the oven complete with the Zirconia and the newly designed flavor chamber. The Flavor Chamber is basically a removable chamber between the oven and the mouthpiece that you can add herbs into. These extracts can pass on flavor to the vapor. When unloaded, the oven catches reclaim on the zirconia-ceramic walls. Ceramic Zirconia is one of the strongest and most durable of the fine ceramics. It has a higher melting point than glass and is twenty times stronger. It is commonly used in dental crowns and expensive Japanese knives.

When fully packed, the DaVinci IQ oven holds 0.3 to 0.4 grams of herbs, depending on how fine or coarse the grind. When the oven is half packed, it holds about 0.15 to 0.2 grams of herb extracts. For most efficient vaporization, you need to ensure that the oven is tightly packed since the herb is vaporized through conduction.

At the bottom of the oven, there is a pearl that helps with heat distribution, which results in better vapor quality. The pearl also ensures that all the loaded material is used as it heats the material from the bottom. This along with the 360 conduction produce great result overall.

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Temperature

The DaVinci IQ offers a complete temperature spectrum ranging from 250F to 430 F. The device will attain your desired temperature range in about 45 seconds on average. The unit comes with three main heating options. First, you can opt to select from the four customizable smart paths or you can use precision mode to choose an exact temperature. While still setting the heating option, you can switch on the Boost mode to ramp the oven temperature.

The Smart Paths run from 350 to 430 F with the lowest path ranging from 350 to 370 F, the second path 370 to 390 F, etc. Each and every path is designed to gradually attain the maximum temp about halfway through the session and maintain the same temperature range for the remainder. The precision mode enables you to select a precise temperature and the device will maintain for the entire 10-minute session. To turn the Precision Mode on, click the top button once and then press the up and down button to choose your desired temperature.

 

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Vapor Path

The entire vapor path on the DaVinci IQ vaporizer is made of ceramic zirconia. Air in the bowl gets pulled directly from the outside via the oven lid, gets channeled in the isolated vapor path and then finishes by coming out via the mouthpiece. The IQ’s vapor path is cosmetically great and only gets dirty after using it for an extended period and that does not affect the performance of the vaporizer. The vapor path is also easy to clean. All you need to do is wipe it with isopropyl alcohol and a paper towel. Cleaning the vapor path takes roughly ten to twenty seconds.

 

Mouthpiece

The DaVinci IQ comes with two ceramic zirconia mouthpieces: a raised and a recessed flat mouthpiece. The flat mouthpiece allows you to conceal the device comfortably in your hand. Most users say that the raised mouthpiece is more comfortable than the flat mouthpiece. These two mouthpieces are easy to swap in and out. Both mouthpieces are durable and also easy to clean.

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Davinci IQ Battery

Charging

The DaVinci IQ vaporizer comes with a 3500 mAh 18650 battery. The battery can be replaced or charged outside the device. On the rear side of the vaporizer, there is a micro USB charging port. All you need to do is to plug in the device for a zap and you will be ready to vape large clouds in no time. Note that from a dead battery, you will need extra time to have your battery fully charged if you are using a USB charging port via laptop for instance. However, if you use a 2 amp wall adapter, then the charge time to a full battery will reduce by up to 40 percent.

Battery Life

As stated earlier, the DaVinci IQ vaporizer uses a 3500 mAh 18650 battery that is believed to be 17% more efficient when compared to the 3000 mAh battery found in the Pax 2. The battery will last anywhere between 50 to 80 minutes of use on average. That means you can get an average of five to 6 vape sessions on a full charge. This is enough battery life for a full day’s worth of activities.

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Davinci IQ User Manual

How To Use the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer

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The DaVinci IQ is simple and easy to use. Before using your vaporizer, you may want to upload the IQ app. This is not necessary, but it is highly recommendable. The process is fast and it will give more control over the temperature settings. Here are the critical steps to follow when using the vaporizer.

1. Open the bottom lid – It is usually easy to pull off. Put your favorite dry herb into the circular heating chamber. It is important you use the coarse dry herb rather than the fine dry herbs to avoid unnecessary problems while vaping.

2. Pack the material loosely in the heating chamber and avoid over packing it. Packing your material this way helps to enjoy a more smooth and intense hit.

3. After loading it, place the bottom lid back to its position. You should feel it fit into place with a satisfying snap.

4. Take the vaporizer and place your index fingers on the control buttons on the sides of the unit. Press the control button five times to power up the unit in a smart path mode. Click once to choose the heating modes. Without removing your fingers from the buttons, put the mouthpiece to your lips and start drawing the air in. pull the air softly and effortlessly to get the best hit. For a perfect draw, just imagine you are smoking a pipe.

5. As you continue hitting it, you will notice a change in flavor after a few draws. Once you begin to taste burnt popcorn, it is almost finished and you have to reload the bowl soon. By opening up the unit and giving the oven a little stir you will be able to enjoy a few more draws.

6. As you continue using your DaVinci IQ, ensure you are charging the other extra battery. If you charge one when using the other, you will never have to end your vaping session prematurely because the battery has run out.

7. After using your unit, always clean it properly according to the instructions provided by the manufacturer. Cleaning the Davinci IQ is easy and straightforward. The cleaning is even easier if you do it immediately after your vaping sessions. If you do not clean your unit, the heating chamber and vapor path can get sticky and dirty reducing the performance of your vaporizer.

User Impressions

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First, the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer is very small in size; it closely resembles the Galaxy S6 Smartphone by Samsung. This makes for a very unique, stealth-like and discreet design. The IQ comes with a great and elegant design. It looks good, feels good and easily slips into your pocket. It is small in size with an ergonomic shape that feels great in both your hands and pocket. Despite its small size, the IQ gives you a bigger battery life of up to 80 minutes of vaping time. The combination of high quality construction and a smooth look and feel makes this vaporizer perfect for everyday use.

Davinci IQ Maintenance

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Cleaning and Warranty

The Davinci IQ is one of the easiest vapes to clean. All you need to do is to take a paper towel with some isopropyl alcohol on it and wipe out the bowl. Do not forget to clean the vapor path, mouthpiece and bottom lid.
The DaVinci IQ Vaporizer comes with a ten-year warranty that covers all attached parts, the structural integrity of the unit, heating chamber, electronics, and craftsmanship.

DaVinci IQ Vaporizer Comparison to Other Models in Its Class

DaVinci IQ vs. Pax 3

These are two of the best vaporizers you can buy today. Both vaporizers cost around the same price of $274.99. They both rely on conduction heating with some really amazing aspects. The major difference between these two brands is the charging system and battery system. The Davinci IQ, uses a replaceable 3500 mAh and provides 50 to 70 minutes of use per battery and takes about 240 minutes to charge from dead within the unit. The Pax 3, which use a non-replaceable internal 3500 mAh battery provides about 100 minutes of average use on a full charge and takes about 100 minutes to reach a 100% charge.

DaVinci IQ vs. Firefly 2

Firefly 2 is a pure convection vape, meaning that vaporizes your herbs or concentrates solely with super-heated air. Davinci IQ is a pure conduction vape, meaning it uses radiant heat from the wall of the oven to vaporize your herb. Davinci IQ retails at around $275 while Firefly 2 retails at around $330. The battery charge time for Davinci IQ is 3.5 hours while Firefly 2 battery charge time is 45 minutes

DaVinci IQ vs. Crafty Vaporizer

Both DaVinci IQ and Crafty are well-made and sturdy types of vaporizers. Their sizes are comfortable in the hands and are both easy to clean and maintain. Just like Crafty, DaVinci IQ is paired with a smartphone app. The DaVinci IQ vaporizer has a very good battery life of up to 80 minutes when fully charged, while the Crafty vaporizer is known to have a weak battery due to the fact that convection heating is far more demanding on the battery. The battery life on the Crafty is 45 minutes. The DaVinci IQ costs $274.99 while the Crafty retails at $279.00.

DaVinci IQ vs. Mighty

Both the DaVinci and Mighty are portable vaporizers. They are extremely durable and well made. Mighty retails at $349.00 USD, while the DaVinci costs about $274.99 USD. The vapor path in Mighty is made of plastic, while the vapor path is DaVinci IQ is made of ceramic zirconia. The battery life of the mighty when fully charged is 90 minutes, while that of the DaVinci IQ is 80 minutes. The Mighty heats the materials via convection and hot air conduction, while the DaVinci IQ heats the material via the conduction technique.

Summary

Pros of DaVinci IQ:

• It is small and has a great shape
• It has a removable battery which is great for many people
• The Smartphone app makes it easy to increase temp range
• Great and fast vapor production
• Easy to load and fun to use
• Long warranty
• Micro USB pass-through charging

Cons of DaVinci IQ:

• Somewhat difficult to clean after extended and heavy use
• Ball on the door could get lost

Why the DaVinci IQ Vaporizer Is the Best Choice

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The DaVinci IQ Vaporizer is great portable vaporizer for dry herb. It comes with a fresh design and whole bunch of new features. Its small, compact design and shape make it one of the most discreet and portable vaporizers on the market today. It boasts a sturdy and durable construction that makes it worth price. The DaVinci IQ Vaporizer comes with a ten-year warranty that covers all attached parts, the structural integrity of the unit, heating chamber, electronics, and craftsmanship.

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