Sutra S-TypeLast update: October 3, 2018
Every now and then a product comes along that you can tell is innovative just by looking at it. This is definitely the case with the Sutra S-Type. Sutra’s long streak of creating new and unique devices continues with this sleek, yet curvy vaporizer. But the unique design isn’t the only factor that will have you running for your wallet, the S-Type also boasts desktop-like vapor performance in a compact package.
Sutra S-Type Review
With adjustable temperature settings controlled with a single button, you will be blowing massive clouds in no time. The simplicity of its design guarantees you will be able to operate the S-Type with very little practice and it even has the power headroom to vaporize concentrates. Take the time to try out a new style and be amazed at the versatile and reliable performance of the Sutra S-Type.
Unlike some of the more fashion-conscious devices out there, the beauty of the S-Type isn’t just skin-deep. It boasts some of the best construction in the business. The outer shell is composed of a polycarbonate material that is incredibly heat-resistant and durable. This means the S-Type gets the best of both worlds: having the conductive qualities of glass while being nearly unbreakable. Inside, you can expect the best as well, because the S-Type utilizes a ceramic oven so you can actually taste whatever material you end up using. Combining a solid construction with the versatility of a dual-use vaporizer rocketed the S-Type to the top of many reputable “Best Of” lists as soon as it came out. This comes as little surprise because Sutra built the S-Type with quality and longevity in mind.
When you first catch a glimpse of the S-Type, you aren’t really sure what you are looking at. It’s a curvy vase-like device that certainly doesn’t scream “high-tech dual-use vaporizer”. In fact, it doesn’t really come across as anything but decorative. And that’s a good thing. The inconspicuous design of the S-Type is one of its defining features and will keep all but the most nosy of neighbors out of your business. The S-Type packs a ton of quality into a small 5-inch profile, as you no doubt have noticed already. But there are still some secrets to be found. For instance, the engineers over at Sutra made the silicone-rubber mouthpiece a magnet, ensuring loading and unloading the device is as easy as possible. Long-time vapers will tell you that prying off an unwilling lid to a cheap vaporizer can be much more trouble than it’s worth over time. There are no such issues with the Sutra S-Type.
A well-built vaporizer will ultimately be judged on one thing: it’s ability to produce quality vapor. Luckily the Sutra S-Type passes that test with ease. This device has a powerful battery that evenly heats its ceramic core oven in no more than 30 seconds. You can even use the S-Type when you are charging it, thanks to pass-through technology. The battery, itself, will last anywhere between 3 and 6 hours, depending on the heat setting primarily used. Plus, there is an automatic shutoff function included to preserve power and keep you from damaging your device. That means there’s almost no way one person can go through a single charge in a day by themselves. It would take a concerted effort to even weaken this battery in 24 hours. So, if you are concerned with battery longevity, simply make it a habit to charge your S-Type every night.
4 Levels of Temperature Control
Power without control is chaos, that’s why the S-Type has 4 different levels of heat available with just the press of a single button. Each setting will work better with a specific type of herb. For instance, if you have very dry materials, you will want to vaporize them on a lower setting to avoid combustion. If your materials are on the wet and sticky side, you can amp up the power and get the same vapor clouds you will come to expect from the S-Type.
For dried herbs :
- Low: 390°F
- Medium: 420°F
- High: 450°F
For wax or concentrate :
- Fixed to maximum temperature of 480°F
Keep in mind that this heat setting will likely burn herbs if used to vaporize them.
Sutra S-Type Video
Take a tour of the S-Type in this video, it will clarify all your questions. If you are curious about how each heat setting functions, a portion of the video focuses on the vapor production of all 4 levels. It’s also a good idea to take in some of the tips and tricks offered by this very seasoned vaper.
What’s in the Box?
- 1x Sutra S-Type Vaporizer
- 1x Dual-Cell 7.4v 2600 mAh Li-ion Battery
- 1x Charger
- 1x Cleaning Brush
- 1x Instruction Manual
I came away really impressed with the Sutra S-Type. For being a lesser-known company, Sutra really knows how to put together a solid vape. This thing definitely has the power to satisfy anyone who likes high-density vapor and the large battery is also a welcome feature. The magnetic mouthpiece and curvy design make the S-Type stand out from similar products but it’s certainly not gimmicky. This could be a workhorse vaporizer if you have a need for it. For those who like practicality married with style, the polycarbonate covering is a perfect choice. It’s unlikely this will ever get hot in your hands. Sutra always finds a way to stand out and the S-Type is no exception.
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