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Linx Gaia Vaporizer Review: New Age Sleek Finish

The Linx Gaia vaporizer is a portable and versatile dry herb vaporizer that uses a variable temperature range from 200°F to 428°F and uses a quartz heating chamber. The Gaia consists of a three-button control with a clear OLED display screen allowing users to adjust their temperature level to their desired vaping style. With a powerful battery, the Gaia is not only boasting of accuracy and strength. It has a long battery life that can be recharged via USB. It is perfect for all sessions of vapor on the go.

It truly has a compact size and sleek design. The Gaia fits perfectly and comfortably in the palm of your hand. It’s perfect for those looking for a powerful and discreet vaporizer.

 

Design

The Linx Gaia is a very elegant unit and very well machined without any visual defects. Linx vaporizers are a well-known and well established company in the vaporizer market. This is simply because of their high quality parts and builds.

The unit looks very elegant and portable enough to fit in the palm of your hand. It weighs 146g and comes with a bright and large OLED display that serves as a perfect compliment to its temperature control. Gaia uses a glass tip that can be covered with a magnetic cap if not in use. The glass mouthpiece helps a lot. Some vapes give off a bad foul taste when it has a plastic mouthpiece. It burns the plastic and you end up inhaling toxins. You don’t need to worry about that with this.

Discreetness

The shape of this unit will have most people assuming you are using a mod e-liquid vape box. The unit can easily be pocketed in a bag if the opportunity arises. Because of its size, people will easily notice that you are using it.

 

Build

The exterior is elegant with a design that looks a lot like a box mod. From what we’ve seen from other vaporizers made by Linx, you can always count on their vaporizers to look good. The exterior is has an anodized aluminum finish. A big accomplishment for this vaporizer is the quartz heating chamber which happens to be the first time this will be done for a dry herb vaporizer.

The mouthpiece is designed to unscrew from the main body to open the quartz chamber. The base of the mouthpiece unscrews again to allow a good cleaning. It then unscrews again to replace the metal filter. They all unscrew and give you the feeling of a perfectly designed product. The device seems well built and has no visual defect. The mouthpiece seems to be a trademark of Linx and it is found on all their products which gives it an irreproachable finishing and a good operation.

 

100% Convection Heating

The quartz chamber helps produce excellent flavor and large clouds of vapor. Good taste is combined with minimal draw resistance for a prominent vaping experience. However, the conduction part of the heater helps to deliver big clouds. There is probably more conduction than convection. Convection delivers a better flavor than conduction but it is definitely a downside for the Linx Gaia. On the positive side, though, the chamber heats up the herbs, which means you can take a short or a long draw and still have a good feeling.

Update: The new Linx Gaia has been changed to 100% convection heating! It has a much better vapor flavor with no combustion.

Good Battery Life

When fully charged, the Gaia’s built-in battery provides approximately 2 hours (or 4 to 6 sessions) of non-stop usage. The charge lasts 3 to 4 hours (via USB). The micro-USB charger allows use during charging.

 

Functionality

The Linx Gaia has only 3 buttons. They are the main power button and the temperature control buttons. If you simultaneously press the power button 5 times, your device turns on and you can now control the temperature using the + and – buttons to increase and decrease the temperature level. Once the desired heating temperature level is set, you can press and hold the power button to start heating. However, it heats within 20 seconds of the selected temperature settings and once it reaches your preferred heating temperature, you can start taking draws.

 

Easy to Use

It is a very simple and easy to use vaporizer. It is also very easy to load the device, simply twist the mouthpiece to expose the heating chamber, fill with your herbs and use the packing tool included in the lower part of the device. The unit turns on in five clicks of the power button located above the OLED screen. Below the screen, there are two other buttons to adjust the temperature to the desired level. After the temperature has been set to the preferred level, the Gaia has a very fast heating time.

 

Temperature Parameters

The Linx Gaia allows a precise temperature control, which usually means that you can select the temperature according to your preferences in a 1-degree increment and decrement. Linx GAIA offers variable temperature control and you can choose between 200°F (93°C) and 428°F (220°C) using the OLED display and the temperature control button.

If you want to opt for a smooth and tasty vapor, you can choose a lower temperature setting ranging from 356°F to 392°F. However, if you want to take a harder shot, you should go to higher temperature settings.

 

Benefits

The GAIA Linx has a unique air insulation system that is responsible for cooling the unit using incoming air.

Other features of Linx GAIA include:

  • Dry herb compatibility
  • Variable temperature control
  • OLED screen display
  • Glass mouthpiece
  • It features a quartz herb chamber for excellent flavor and vapor clouds
  • An integrated magnetic packing tool

 

Linx GAIA Pros

  • Excellent overall performance
  • Perfect battery life
  • Elegant and discreet design
  • The quartz chamber heats the herb evenly
  • Variable temperature control
  • Lower price compared to competing models

 

Linx GAIA Cons

  • The battery takes a long time to fully charge
  • Automatic shutdown function of 4 minutes
  • The mouth sometimes becomes hot

 

How to Use the Linx Gaia

To use the Linx GAIA vaporizer, gently remove the cap from the mouthpiece and unscrew the quartz mouthpiece to load the Linx Gaia vaporizer. Then fill the quartz heating chamber with dry herbs using a magnetic tool hidden at the bottom of the unit. You can use this to slightly pack your dried herbs down. Therefore, once the desired temperature level is set, press and hold the power button to begin the heating process. When the Linx Gaia has successfully completed the heating process, you can start vaping.

 

We Recommend it!

The GAIA Linx is a very good vaporizer that boasts of the all-quartz heating chamber that helps deliver a smooth and flavorful experience despite the hybrid heating system that leans towards conduction. The Linx Gaia is an incredible value for its price, the device is not the most portable device but it is really small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. It is well designed with an OLED display that displays your battery life and temperature level, you can also set your desired temperature level according to your preferences. The device is easy to load and very easy to clean.

 

 

Whats Included in the box?
1 x Linx Gaia, with all quartz heating chamber
1 x Linx Gaia Mouthpiece Cap
1 x  Steel Tool
1 x Cleaning brush
1 x GAIA Funnel
1 x Linx 2-in-1 Lightning and Micro USB Charger (Use micro USB connector to charge Gaia)

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