The Hydrology9 Vaporizer from Cloudious9 features a futuristic design that looks and feels good. Cloudious9 is known for forward looking designs, blending smooth lines and cool-toned materials with technology that feels intuitive.
And if you've been wanting to try a new flower vape that's easier on the lungs, this unique piece with a water filtration system may do the trick. Below, find out everything you need to know about the Hydrology9.
What is the Cloudious9 Hydrology9 Vaporizer?
The Hydrology9 is an electronic liquid filtration vaporizer for dry herb. Using an internal electronic heating system, vaporized flower passes through a leak-resistant water chamber that cools down the vapor before inhalation.
Its modular construction and attention to detail creates a smooth experience from initial set up to clean up. While not handheld, the Hydrology9 can still be considered a portable vaporizer — easy to pack up and place in a bag on the go.
What's in the box:
- Assembled vaporizer
- Charging cable and adapter
- Cleaning kit with brushes
- User manual
- Leather carrying case
How does the Hydrology9 work?
No complicated directions here — the Hydrology9 is an efficient, portable vaporizer from the start.
The vaporizer comes fully assembled, but you'll need to load it with water and — of course — your favorite flower. Giving it a quick rinse is always a good idea too.
First, put your ground flower into the chamber at the bottom of the device, it easily unscrews to reveal a bowl in the form of a perforated ceramic cup. There is also a hook on the bottom cap piece that can be used to stir up your flower mid-session for an even burn.
Next, unscrew the glass mouthpiece to fill up the glass chamber with water — up to 70% full — using the no-spill intake top that ensures you won't get water into any other part of the machine where it doesn't belong. The magnetic top cap pops on and off easily to reveal the mouthpiece.
There is one main circular operations button that controls the on/off switch and temperature. Press it three times fast for “on” or “off,” and once it is on, press the button once to cycle through the five temperature settings. Every time you press the button, it will go to the next temperature setting on a loop —the lights will flash to indicate which temperature setting is selected. When you're on the setting you want, just wait until the flashing color coded light turns solid green, indicating it is at temperature and ready to use.
The temperature presets range are represented by blue (lowest), yellow, orange, purple, and red (highest), and cover a span of 392 - 464°F. This temperature range makes for a delicious flavor experience, and the upper ranges are plenty strong.
The Hydrology9 will stay at the set temperature for two minutes and then enter a stand-by mode for one minute, indicated by a solid blue light, before cooling down to end the session. If left on, the auto shutoff will kick in after 10 minutes.
There are two extra light modes built into the Hydrology9: "lava lamp,” which cycles through colors, and “party mode,” which cycles through a light show while also keeping the set temperature for 10 minutes for extended sessions.
To activate lava lamp mode, hold the operations button down for three seconds when the machine is on but not in use. For party mode, hold the button down for three seconds after it has reached the set temperature indicated by the green light.
To check the battery level, hold and press the operations button while it is turned off. Green light is full battery, blue light is half battery, and red light is low battery. The included charger and adapter are all you'll need to charge the Hydrology9, which takes about an hour.
It is not recommended to use the device while it is charging.
How to clean the Hydrology9
The machine itself comes with a cleaning kit which includes high quality brushes and metal tools that can also be used for loading and packing the device. It's worth noting that many other companies sell similar high quality items as add ons.
Routine upkeep is as easy as shaking the Hydrology9 up with clean water and letting it dry completely before reassembling after each session — along with lightly brushing out the vaped flower.
For deep cleaning, use the included brushes in the heating chamber and air intake hole. There is also a screwdriver included for access to the interior air duct cover next to the heating chamber on the bottom. This area can be accessed and cleaned with the included pick tool as well as cleaned off with water or alcohol.
You should be cleaning your vaporizer after every couple of sessions, or when you notice lessened air flow.
What's the appeal?
This electronic aqua portable vaporizer is enticing for anyone who wants an ultra smooth vaping experience with a futuristic aesthetic. And who doesn't want to feel like they're living in the future? The Hydrology9 is simple and straightforward to use, with nothing overly complex about the operations, even though the overall feel is hi-tech.
The parts fit together satisfyingly, and the smooth cylindrical shape feels good in the hands. Its unique design would match any minimalist or space-age aesthetic. And being able to easily twist the hook inside the heating chamber is a small detail that enhances the overall experience and makes the best use of the flower.
At under $300, it's a high quality and fun piece to invest in.
Find the Hydrology9 at cloudious9.com.