Arizer Solo 2 Review – Large device, Big flavor, Huge performance

9.4 Total Score
Arizer Solo 2 Review Bottom Line

The Arizer Solo 2 is a dry herb vaporizer that performs when it comes to flavor and cloud production, but is too big to be a true on-the-go portable. The awesome vapor quality and generous battery life mean that the Solo 2 can be enjoyed alone or with friends---plus it’s easy to load and operate, so you won’t get impatient. The Solo 2 is made from durable, high quality materials and is easy to clean. If you want a high quality, low maintenance, at home vape then the Arizer Solo 2 is a solid option.

Arizer Solo 2 Background

The Arizer Solo 2 ($249.95 from Vape-Smart, use coupon code TVG10 for 10% off) improves on the original Solo with a more powerful battery, upgraded screen interface, and accelerated heating times.

The large size and protruding aroma tube mean that the Solo 2 is best for at home use. The length of the aroma tube and the fact that it is made from borosilicate glass helps to cool down the vapor and keep it pure tasting—but disqualify it from pocket-friendly status.

The simplified interface, and ergonomic shape of the Solo 2 make it a more user friendly device than its predecessor. Check out our Arizer Solo 2 Review to get the details on its kit, design, performance, and to see how it compares to some of the Best Dry Herb Vaporizers on the market.

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The Arizer Solo 2 with the longer borosilicate glass mouthpiece, and the LCD display.

Arizer Solo 2 Kit

The Arizer Solo 2 Kit includes:

  • Arizer Solo 2 dry herb vaporizer
  • One 90 mm aroma tube + one 110 mm aroma tube
  • Two silicone stem caps + glass aroma dish
  • Stainless steel stirring tool + filter screens
  • Wall charger + carry case
  • Bonus: Lavender sample for use w/ aroma dish

The kit is extensive but a quality grinder like the SLX will ensure that you get the best performance from the Solo 2. The SLX can hold a lot of herb, is easy to use and has a non-stick coating so it’s easy to turn and empty when you’ve finished grinding.

Arizer Solo 2 Kit
The kit of the Solo 2 includes two different aroma tubes (long & short) and an aromatherapy dish which enables the device to double as a diffuser. The kit also includes the wall charger, case, and an oven tool.

Key Features of the Arizer Solo 2

The Solo 2 is a feature rich weed vape, check out our faves:

  • Compatible with dry herb and botanical aromatics
  • Borosilicate aroma tubes cool down and preserve vapor flavor
  • Simple interface allows granular temperature control
  • Herb stays pure since it only comes in contact w/ the glass aroma tube (never rubber or plastic, etc.)
  • Impressive vapor quality
  • Doubles as aromatherapy device
  • Sells for $249.99 from Vape-Smart, use coupon code TVG10 for 10% off.
Arizer Solo 2 aromatherphy
The Arizer Solo 2 functioning as an aromatherapy diffuser using the included aromatherapy dish and included lavender sample.

Arizer Solo 2 Design

Arizer claims that the Solo 2 functions as a portable but the truth is that it is simply too large for that! The aroma tubes stick out too far and the device is too large to carry with you.

Basically, no matter which way you slice it–you won’t be throwing this in your pocket for a few sneaky hits during a night out on the town. But, it could be a good thing to put in your 10-gallon pack for a hiking trip in the forest.

The Solo 2 is ergonomic so it feels good when you hold it and the interface is intuitive. The Arizer Solo 2 also requires minimal cleaning and maintenance. The build materials are all high quality and, despite the size, the Solo 2 is pretty light.

Arizer Solo 2 Review
The Arizer Solo 2 has an improved interface and the aroma tubes and aroma dish are easily inserted and removed.

Using the Arizer Solo 2

  1. Fill the bottom of one of the glass tubes with herb and stick it in the herb chamber.
  2. Turn on the Solo 2 by holding down the menu button.
  3. Select the temperature in 1° or 10° increments by tapping or holding down the up-down buttons respectively.
  4. Once the selected temp is reached, you’re good to go.

You can select the length of each session from 5 to 15 minutes if you want even more customization, or if you need a little help keeping track.

Arizer Solo 2 vape
The glass aroma tube is filled with herb before being inserted into the herb chamber.

Arizer Solo 2 Performance and Vapor Quality

The Arizer Solo 2 produces cool, flavorful vapor and nice cloud production for a dry herb vape. The improved airflow, precise temperature controls, and aroma tubes made from borosilicate glass each contribute to the impressive quality of the vapor.

The temperature controls allow you to adjust the temperature until it hits the sweet spot of flavor, for me it was about 374° F. The long airpath of either aroma tube helps to cool down the vapor.

The improved airflow allows you to take bigger, longer hits so that you can really appreciate the vapor quality. If you want maximum efficiency from your herb (and who doesn’t?) then start on a lower temperature then slowly increase it during your session.

dry herbArizer Solo 2 Aroma Tube vaporizer
The glass aroma tube of the Arizer Solo 2 helps to cool down the vapor and preserve its flavor. Plus, it’s super easy to fill!

The borosilicate material each tube is made of is useful because it is more resistant to sudden temperature changes and extremely high temps than regular glass. That makes it extremely applicable for dry herb vapes as it is more durable and long lasting and ensures that the vapor remains cool.

Battery and Charging

  • Battery duration – ~3 hours = 20-30 hits
  • Charge time – 90 minutes
  • Pass through charging – Yes

Arizer Solo 2 VS The Competition

There are other high quality vaporizers to consider in this price range, here are some to look out for:

The Arizer Solo 2 vs Hydrology 9

The Hydrology 9 is similar in size to the Solo 2 and has a water filtration feature. That helps flavor quality but slows down prep time—making use a little bit of a ceremony.

Arizer Solo 2 vs Ghost MV1

The Ghost MV1 is another big vape (a large portable) with a glass mouthpiece, but it has on demand heating and can use both herb and concentrates. Check out our full comparison of the Solo 2 vs the Ghost MV1.

As long as portability is not an issue, the Arizer Solo 2 can hang with the best dry herb vaporizers out there. If you need something high quality, but a little on the smaller end, check out the Pax 3 or the DaVinci IQ.

Ghost MV1 VS Arizer Solo 2 compared
Side by side: the Arizer Solo 2 (L) and the Ghost MV1 (R) have much in common: large size, glass mouthpiece and great flavor. The MV1 is on demand, the Solo II is a session vape.

Final Thoughts on the Arizer Solo 2

The Arizer Solo 2 ($249.99 from Vape-Smart) is a powerful vaporizer that gives you flavorful vapor and nice vapor production and you can enjoy for a long time thanks to its lengthy battery life.

Since the aroma tube holds the herb, it is really easy to load, empty, and clean, making it a pretty low maintenance vaporizer. You can enjoy the Solo 2 by yourself or you can bring a group of like-minded friends over and share the love.

The Arizer Solo 2 can also function as an aromatherapy device to provide a different kind of relaxation, not even the Best Dry Herb Vaporizers can do that. This function also allows it to hide in plain sight.

If you want a stay at home vaporizer that can give you terrific flavor and huge clouds then you want the Arizer Solo 2. It’s available for $249.99 from Vape-Smart where you can use coupon code TVG10 to get a 10% discount.

Arizer Solo 2 Vaporizer

The Arizer Solo 2 delivers cool, pure vapor in an easy to use package

$249.99

5 Comments
  1. I am still waiting on my arizer solo 2. I recently bought it and didn’t receive confirmation or a phone call or anything. I emailed one of your service they said it happens sometimes and they would send it, still didn’t! Im ready to file a claim and go to another provider. You guys are my favorite but I wont be scammed out of money. My address is 3 cutler court Savannah ga. I ordered the black version with the xl grinder as a gift. If you all will send one I will be fine. A email with confirmation and a tracking number is the only thing I want to see honestly.

  2. […] this year, two exceptional vaporizers were released into the vape world: the Arizer Solo 2 and the Hydrology 9. Known for their sleek designs, agreeable prices, and quality vapor, these dry […]

  3. I own a Solo II and I agree it’s a fine vaporizer. I can’t recommend it, however, because mine died in less than 60 days. Still waiting for ‘repair or replace’. Have owned four Arizer vapes and other only one is still working.

  4. I own the MV1. While you may get 70 pulls on a battery only a dozen or so are at full power. 2 to 3 crucibles in you are turning up the power to get results. I also own the og solo. I find it interesting that you did not compare the draw to either its predecessor or the MV1.

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