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Pulsar APX V2 Review

Kit & Accessories

  • Pulsar APX V2
  • Replacement mouthpiece insert
  • Cleaning brush + packing tool
  • USB charging cable

Compatibility: The Pulsar APX V2 is only compatible with dry herb. If you want wax compatibility, then try out the Pulsar APX Wax.

Design & Features

General Design: The APX V2 has a slim design that looks and feels a little like a cigarette lighter. It’s quite comfortable to hold and the power button is well-placed high up on the device, so it’s easy to access. Temperature selection is indicated by labels that light up when they are selected. This is a very useful design feature, especially when you consider that many sub-$100 weed vapes don’t label their preset temperatures as clearly. The loading procedure is fast and easy, and the APX V2 is pretty simple to use in general, just as you would expect from a budget vaporizer.

Portability: At just about four inches tall, and with a very slim profile, the APX V2 slips into pockets with ease. You could probably fit two or three in there and you—or anyone else—would barely notice. So, portability is definitely not an issue here.

Cleaning and Maintenance

This is a pretty low maintenance vaporizer, which means that cleaning is quick and easy. The included cleaning brush is all that you need to wipe out the chamber once a session is complete.

How to use

  1. Remove the mouthpiece to expose the herb chamber, fill it with herb, and then replace the mouthpiece.
  2. Press the power button five times to turn on the device.
  3. Hold down the power button for three seconds to cycle through the temperature settings and release it once it lands on the setting you want.
  4. Once the vaporizer has finished heating, inhale from the mouthpiece.

You can check out a copy of the official user manual right here.

Temperature Settings: 356°F | 374°F | 392°F | 410°F | 428°F

Performance & Vapor Quality

Vaporizer Performance: The APX V2 heats up in about thirty seconds, which is pretty good for a vaporizer of this size.

Vapor Quality: At the lower temperature settings, the vapor quality is good, not amazing, but not terrible either. However, at higher settings, the vapor tends to get hot, harsh, and uncomfortable. That’s because the short mouthpiece is located right above the herb chamber, so the vapor doesn’t have the time to get cool before it hits you. I would recommend that you stick to the lower temperature settings when using the APX V2. Draw resistance is pretty low, so the vaping experience feels nice and smooth.

Battery Performance: The APX V2 has a 1600 mAh battery that lasts for ninety minutes and charges up in ninety minutes. Both those numbers are pretty good for a budget vaporizer. Or any vaporizer really.

Pulsar APX V2 is a pretty solid and affordable weed vaporizer that’s a good choice for newbie vapers. Learn more about it in the review.