Storz & Bickel has been a long standing industry standard with it's Volcano vaporizer. Made in Germany, their new ultra-portable vaporizers outputs some of the best vapor quality found in a portable device anywhere!
The Crafty has convection and conduction combination heating system. It has an efficient heating source that passes hot air through the chamber into the bowl where the herb is placed. The hot air vaporizes the THC & CBD compounds at a precise temperature via convection heating, while at the same time the bowl itself heats up creating a conduction heating system.
Control & Operation:
The Crafty has a temperature range up to 210°C (410°F). To adjust the temperature setting you will have to download an app available on iPhone or Android. The Crafty vaporizer is operated with a single button function. Press and hold for 2 seconds to turn the unit on and off. Double tap the button to enter Boost Mode. You can set the second temperature to cash out the bowl towards the end of the session. This way you don't have to open the app every time to make the adjustment. The Crafty is preset to 180°C (356°F) and Boost Mode is set at 195°C (383°F). To load the Crafty, twist off the top cap and fill the bowl up to the top of the stainless steel rim and replace the cap. Once the unit is on and up to temperature, flip out the straw and being to draw.
With a single lithium-ion battery built into the Crafty, you'll get approximately 45 minutes of use, or 4-5 sessions. It charges using a standard USB cable. The Crafty also has pass-through charging available in case you need to vape when the battery is dead. Without user-swappable batteries, this is a must have feature for a true vaporist. Reaching temperature takes about a minute and the user will be notified with a small double vibration.
Feel & Design:
The Crafty is about 2/3 the size of the Mighty because it has one battery instead of two. It has the same heat sink design to keep it comfortable in the palm of your hand. Again, not the best-looking piece, but it has an extremely high-quality vapor output; by volume and flavor. The industrial look and feel are rounded out by its only available color; black.
Cleaning the Crafty, like the Mighty, is both incredibly easy and incredibly difficult. Day to day care is very simple. The mouthpiece twists off and you can use the brush that Storz & Bickel supply in the box to easily clean out the bowl and screens (top and bottom) right after every session. After a couple weeks of use the mouthpiece will need a thorough ISO bath. It separates into three plastic pieces and 2 O-Rings. This part of the unit gets filled with resin and inhibits the vapor path if it's not occasionally maintained.
The Crafty comes with a manufacturer's warranty of 2 years and it must be purchased from an Authorized Dealer like The Herb Cafe.
The Crafty comes with a smaller price tag, compared to the Mighty, but you also sacrifice half the battery. It's also considerably smaller in size and that makes it much more portable.
What’s In The Box:
Crafty Vaporizer, USB cable, Crafty filling aid & grinder, liquid pad, normal screen, coarse screen, seal rings (O-Rings), brush