Flowermate has been one of the leading names when it comes to portable dry herb vaporizers and the Flowermate Uno is one device that helped pave the way for the Flowermate brand to achieve its current popularity. In classic Flowernate fashion, the Flowermate Uno uses and harnesses the power of convection heating to cleanly vaporize your favorite botanical blends. It’s not surprising for the brand to put out some of the most innovative convection portable dry herb vaporizers as they are one of the first few companies to offer portable vaporizers that use a full-convection setup. On that note, you can expect the Flowermate Uno to yield some of the best vapors from a device that offers a small and compact form factor. This convection heating technology is paired with a precision temperature control that accurately heats your ground botanical plant matter depending on your needs and preferences. This way you get to enjoy targeted results whether you’re in t for the curative benefits or the psychoactive upshots your herbs have to offer. To make the vapors smoother and easier on the lungs and on the throat, the folks working on the Flowermate Uno included an optional water pipe adapter thar lets you use the Flowermate Uno in conjunction with your bong. This way you get to introduce the benefits of water filtration and moisture conditioning into your daily rituals. The Flowermate Uno is backed by a decent 1800mAh battery that may offer a small capacity but brings to the table a whole new level of portability. All this and more are wrapped in a device that’s housed in a durable body making the Flowermate Uno a device that’s worth carrying.
That said, as good as the Flowermate Uno may look in paper, it may not have the features to satisfy every consumer. The Flowermate Uno’s precision temperature control setting makes it a device more suited for advanced and experienced consumers. Beginners and vape newcomers can even be intimidated by having to operate a device that requires some level of understanding when it comes to heating and how your herbs and wax concentrates react to certain levels of heat. Furthermore, the use of a convection oven can make some consumers shy away from the complications and confusion of involving hot air into the equation. So, if you find yourself in the same situation and are on the fence about splashing some cash in the Flowermate Uno, this detailed review is for you. We will talk about some of the more relevant features of the Flowermate Uno that can be a deciding factor when you’re making a purchase whether it’s your first vaporizer or an addition to your growing collection. Here, you’ll also get to see some real-life pros and cons of using the Flowermate Uno as a daily driver or as an occasional vaporizer so make sure you stay tuned. That said, without any further ado, let’s jump right into this review.
First, let’s start with the kind of temperature flexibility the Flowermate Uno has to offer. Unlike any average portable dry herb vaporizer, the Flowermate Uno is outfitted with precision temperature settings that allows you to enjoy full control of how your herbs and wax concentrates are heated. Cheaper portable dry herb vaporizers are typically outfitted with preset temperature levels that have been predetermined by the manufacturer. While these kinds of vaporizers appeal to beginners and make for a great entry-level vaporizer, they limit your options and are usually equipped with just 3 or 4 settings you can choose from. With the Flowermate Uno’s precision temperature control, you’re free to select anywhere from 140° F to 446° F giving you a good spread of temperature levels to choose from. The lower temperature levels make for a great place to start for beginners as they typically extract some of the more sensitive active ingredients from the herbs including the terpenes, the flavonoids, and other trichomes that give your herbs and your wax concentrates its unique flavor and aroma. The higher temperature levels make for a great selection if you’re after the more potent cannabinoids from your materials like the THC and THC-A active ingredients. We liked having to stick around 410° F to 420° F as it offers a good balance between slightly smooth vapor production that still has a hint of potency. Gives you just the right amount of body buzz without having to keep you planted on your couch. That said, keeping in the lower settings give you vapors that induce rest and relaxation while hitting the higher temperature levels make you indulge in vapors that facilitate deep sleep and meditation.
As we’ve briefly covered above, having precision temperature control can work for you or against you. If you’re an experienced consumer, or even if you’re a beginner who has done his homework, having to wield a potable vaporizer that has precision temperature settings could be a little less intimidating. You’ll know the boundaries where you can push your vaporizer so it can still vaporize you herbs without reaching the point of combustion. Nevertheless, if you’re someone who does not have any kind of experience using a vaporizer at all, you’d best be looking at devices that have preset temperature settings like the Flowermate Slick. That said, the Flowermate Uno makes for a great device for anyone who’s not afraid to explore and can handle a bit of a learning curve when using a vaporizer.
Now here’s something we don’t see on the daily. The Flowermate Uno comes with a water pipe adapter right out of the box. This means that without having to purchase any additional accessories, you can enjoy some of the features the Flowermate Uno has to offer. That said, the inclusive water pipe adapter works with bongs and water pipes of various sizes. These include water pipes with 10mm, 14mm, and 18mm openings. In short, the Flowermate Uno can be used with almost all water pipes on the market and chances are, yours is compatible with it. Using a water pipe makes dabbing and vaping your favorite herbs easier and a lot safer because the water in the water pipe helps in purifying the vapor and sifting a decent amount of irritants and impurities in the vapor. Moreover, connecting the Flowermate Uno to a water pipe helps smoothen the vapor by cooling it down. That said, those having a hard time inhaling harsh vapors produced when heating your herbs and your wax concentrates at a high setting can use their water pipes to help douse the heat and cool down the vapors. This feature is important for many users as most connoisseurs and medical marijuana consumers benefit from cleaner and smoother vapor production.
That said, the only drawback we see in this feature is that if don’t have any water pipes lying around, you might have to throw in more money just so you can experience and maximize this feature the Flowermate Uno has to offer. Otherwise, it makes for a great investment because you can use it in conjunction with other smoking and vaping paraphernalia you already have in your arsenal.
If you’re been reading some of our reviews, you’ll know how much we love removable batteries. There’s just so much value to it. one of which is that having removable and replaceable batteries can help you with taking care of your device. Portable vaporizers that use integrated batteries or ones that are already built-in inside the unit suffer from battery failure. That’s because rechargeable batteries have a certain lifespan based on how much recharge cycle the battery has given. The constant cycle or discharging and recharging the battery takes a toll on almost all rechargeable batteries and when this happens, the battery tends to hold less charge until it becomes useless. Because the battery is built-in on the device, you will have to replace the entire unit when this happens. With a vaporizer that offers a removable battery, all you need to do is to remove the battery and you’ll have a device that still functions which makes for a practical way of maintaining your vaporizer without having to replace everything when the battery goes out.
It also helps when you have an external battery charger because you’re not putting too much stress on the internal components of your vaporizer because you’re using an external device to recharge the battery. There’s less chances that the battery and its components will be exposed to unnecessary heat when charging helping you prolong the lifespan of the unit. That said, pretty much like the aforementioned water pipe adapter, you will have to make some extra purchases like a set of spare batteries and an external battery charger so you can maximize the features the Flowermate Uno brings to your sessions.
Overall, it’s a great device for beginners who are willing to undergo a slight learning curve and for experienced consumers who are willing to shell in a few more dough to enjoy the full potential of using the Flowermate Uno as a daily driver.
1 x Flowermate UNO Vaporizer
1 x Charging Dock
2 x Chamber Screens
5 x Mouthpiece Screens
1 x Packing Tool
1 x Micro-USB Cable
1 x Cleaning Brush
1 x Water Pipe Adapter
1 x User Manual