The Atmos Ruva will likely be one of the smallest and most compact vaporizers you come across. Fitting snugly into the palm of your hand, this little device by Atmos (the makers of a well-renowned lineup of mid-range vaporizers) is likely to surprise you. The first thing you will notice is the unique outer-covering and the simple, yet effective way in which they connect the mouthpiece. The pyramid-shaped cap is held in place with two large magnets that neither fall off easily nor resist removal - a necessary step if you want to pre-load this device and carry it around.
Atmos Ruva Review
Any device that is manufactured and designed by Atmos is worth a look if you are into mid-ranged vapes that specialize in reliability. Many of Atmos’ products end up on “Greatest Value” or “Best Of” lists by the end of the year and it looks like the Ruva is no exception. Quite frankly, their price point for the Ruva is one of the lowest in its specific realm of features and specifications. Being inexpensive is all well and good, except you don’t want your vaporizer to ever sacrifice vapor to get there. No worries with the Atmos Ruva. The vapor quality is top notch, spearheaded by its ability to get to high temperatures without overheating (more on that later). Flavor is retained due to the proximity of the material to your lungs and the airflow is quite nice for such a small vape. Sometimes, small vaporizers have difficulty both keeping your vapor cool and easy-to-draw when the chamber is so close to the mouthpiece. But, it appears the Ruva has side-stepped this issue with ease. That being said, there are vaporizers with better draw times, but there are very few of this size and quality that can compete.
Light as a Feather
This device is small and very light, that cannot be overstated. The Atmos Ruva was immediately one of the smallest devices for its price range upon release. There may be smaller units out there, but it’s not likely many of them are as high-quality as the offering by Atmos. It’s incredibly compact size is made possible by the highly refined manufacturing quality Atmos is famous for. Starting with the magnets and going down, every piece of the Ruva is designed for a compact unit. The magnets, themselves, are a great example of this. They are strong enough to avoid any mishaps in a pocket or a purse, but light and easy enough to remove that you won’t have any trouble with them on-the-go. The chamber is smaller, a necessary downfall of the compact vape, but it still holds enough for 4-5 hits, a small price to pay for elite portability.
Speaking of vapor quality, the Atmos Ruva is able to keep both its vapor and the device itself, free from overheating. There are a few different reasons for this but they all start with the fact that the Ruva is covered in a grippy and luxurious rubber coating. We’ve always been big fans of rubber coatings on portable units, it can be a great way to keep your device free from scratches and marks while making sure the smaller units don’t burn your hands. This extra bit of protection seems even more necessary once you see the temperatures the Ruva is capable of. That is, the Atmos Ruva can reach a range of 330°F to 430°F, more than enough for dry herb and with a great deal of customization to boot. You can pick any temperature in that range, which you should at least play around with because the ideal temperature for any device is dependent upon the user. Keep in mind that higher temperatures are better for intensity but worse for flavor and battery life and you should be able to find out where you stand on the issue fairly easily.
Compact and Powerful
Underneath the trapezoidal part on the top of the Ruva that functions as a mouthpiece is this device’s powerful heating chamber. For a unit so small, the power that can be reached simply by activating the unit is quite impressive. With that being said, you should be familiar with the operation of this device if you want to get the most out of it. Here is the process to activate the Atmos Ruva:
- Grind your dry herb as finely as possible.
- Load the Ruva by removing the mouthpiece and inserting approximately .5 grams of material in the chamber. Pack it tightly but not rigid.
- Replace the mouthpiece and press the Ruva’s power button three times to activate the oven.
- After your temperature has been achieved, the display screen states “Ready”, begin drawing vapor out of the mouthpiece.
- In 3 minutes, the Ruva will automatically shut off.
Atmos Ruva Video
Check out the review by LighterUSA, it showcase the design and usage of the Atmos Ruva. This can be a great way to visualize the size of this compact unit. Notice how the side-mounted buttons have helped create an even thinner profile for the Ruva than you might expect.
What’s in the Box?
- 1x Atmos Ruva Vaporizer
- 1x USB Charger
- 1x Cleaning Brush
- 1x Packing Tool
- 1x User Manual
It’s always a pleasure to come across a unit that provides both high-quality engineering and great value. The Atmos Ruva has both in spades and really hammers that home with its affordable price point. The Ruva is one of those special devices that works both for experienced and amateur users. Amateurs like it because it’s easy to use and doesn’t require a large down payment to participate. Experts are fans of this device, especially when it’s the type of user who prefers a good, value-oriented device over other units that inflate their price point based off of useless features of brand-name relevance. With the Atmos Ruva, you are instead encouraged to enjoy its simple method of vapor production and its incredibly high marks on portability. When you hold the Ruva in your hand, you will understand the hype once and for all.
Atmos Ruva Price Comparison
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Last update of prices: 11:45am on Jun 21, 2018 (EST)
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