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Utopia Desktop Herbal & Oil Vaporizer

Discussion in 'Upcoming and Unreleased Plug-in Vaporizers' started by THC SCIENTIFIC, Jun 3, 2014.

  1. abhishek

    abhishek Well-Known Member

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    Sorry
    The ship already took off..please delete if possible
     
  2. THC SCIENTIFIC

    THC SCIENTIFIC To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before Manufacturer

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    We have an announcement come Monday and i think you guys will enjoy this.
     
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  3. Adobewan

    Adobewan Well-Known Member

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    Can't wait G!
     
  4. StormyPinkness

    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    I forgot @SamuraiSam had this, haven't heard from him about it since that video in August. Can't wait to actually see what the hell this thing looks like.
     
  5. DieHard

    DieHard Vertical transportation specialist.

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    Yes! I need some good news after all this Hurricane bullshit,
     
  6. subway13029

    subway13029 Well-Known Member

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    What hurricane?? The one that's been right on top of us all day damn day??
     
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  7. SamuraiSam

    SamuraiSam Well-Known Member

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    I made a large amount of videos but many of them show the heater core that is not publicly disclosable at this time.

    I didn't have a chance to share all my thoughts and feedback on the Odyssey with its creator nor the community, although I did try to ask some questions that I didn't get answers to during the last week of my employ. After being left in the dark, I put together a ~20 minute session with an EVO and the Odyssey before I shipped it back, that video does not show the heater, but since I no longer work for UP Tech I am not sure if my thoughts/feedback/critiques are welcome. Even though I don't believe it shares any confidential IP, I don't have a desire to create further animosity by posting a video/critiques that aren't welcome, hence my inactivity on this thread.

    I leave for work in Northern California tomorrow, and won't have internet access for several weeks or more. Unless I'm told it's okay by @THC SCIENTIFIC I will not be sharing any further feedback about the Odyssey. Sorry to leave you all hanging, I hope G's announcement come Monday is a good one.
     
  8. mutten840

    mutten840 Well-Known Member

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    @THC SCIENTIFIC Monday is here!!!!

    What is the announcement??? We are all waiting =)
     
  9. StormyPinkness

    StormyPinkness Rhymenocerous ʕ•ᴥ•ʔ

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    Good luck up north and thanks for all the help.
     
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  10. Up Tech Engineer

    Up Tech Engineer New Member Company Rep

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    Hey everybody I thought I should introduce myself as the new Engineer that will head up R&D and give some info on my background.

    I recently started supporting the engineering activities at Up Tech. Previously I worked at Vaporbrothers for over 10 years as their head engineer. Some of their products I helped develop have been the VB2, the VB2.5, and the introduction of the ceramic heater in their desktop VB1 vaporizer. Going back before that, I earned an engineering degree at UCLA.

    Shortly I will be heading up the Odyssey project and will take over its development, currently I am working on a control board for the heaters we have in the Odyssey and soon will move into final production phase planning.

    I am looking forward to any help I can bring and hope you will enjoy my addition.
     
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  11. THC SCIENTIFIC

    THC SCIENTIFIC To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before Manufacturer

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    Okay so since Ralph introduced himself as taking over the Odyssey I wanted to point out we had a list of people who signed up for beta testing. As of right now we are getting pricing structure done for the units and will be releasing an initial 10 pieces to beta test.

    We will have final information on what is expected of beta testers and how it will all work.

    Stay tuned for more information on when it will be ready and i am happy about Ralph taking over the Odyssey.
     
  12. subway13029

    subway13029 Well-Known Member

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    awesome..very excited to see where this goes.
     
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  13. PPN

    PPN Fleurs&Vapeur

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    Great news!

    Is the concentrate attachment ready for testing too?

    Can't wait for my first pint....if it's affordable enough.
     
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  14. THC SCIENTIFIC

    THC SCIENTIFIC To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before Manufacturer

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    Concentrate attachment was used many times now, we are just fine tuning things.
     
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  15. AVENTUS

    AVENTUS Active Member

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    Excited to see where this goes fellas !

    I don't have much need for an at home unit, but if it vapes herb and concentrate equally well with very very strict low temp temperature control, and has big free-flowing airflow, I would be hard pressed not to consider grabbing one.
     
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  16. SamuraiSam

    SamuraiSam Well-Known Member

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    I tested the attachment and experienced extremely negative results with poor vapor production and nearly all oils drawn straight down not vaporized. I suggested a Quartz frit be used in lieu of the spoon style attachment I tested, and had 1000x better success vaporizing with a Hercules coil than any glass attachment I was sent.

    After vaping over a hundred loads I am 100% convinced that the current "all in one" herb bowl and concentrate spoon insert is a cumbersome, easily dirtied, flavor compromising design that should be scrapped. I drew up ideas for alternate herb bowls that could reduce the very large amount of herb sucked downwards out of the bowl into the water and oil have high hopes that a fritted Quartz pad could act similarly as the Hercules wick to hold oils via capillary action instead of allowing them to drip down before vaping.
     
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  17. THC SCIENTIFIC

    THC SCIENTIFIC To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before Manufacturer

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    Sam,

    While I appreciate the feedback we have already been implementing changes to the Odyssey and are experiencing better results. I would prefer if you do not post the video as some of design has been changed or updated. I appreciate your concern for the privacy and respect for the integrity of our design and we hope have it ready for a public premiere soon. Thank you again for your discretion.



    Moving on to other things.


    Ralph has completed the initial software for our simple controller and will begin testing its functionality if a few days.

    The New bowl design we have will get tested and with our beta test program it will be put to its paces.
     
  18. herbivore21

    herbivore21 Well-Known Member

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    What you are saying about problems with all glass paths without some kind of screen/frit 100% chimes with my experiments designing vapes of my own. However, an effective quartz frit for the purpose of keeping the oil in place is likely to be very restrictive on the draw :2c:

    I have a number of solutions to this but cannot discuss the details due to IP issues that I won't go into any further - just like G implied, discretion is what this industry is all about! There are ways to solve this problem without resorting to metal coils though :) From what G says above, it looks like you guys may have made headway already. Have faith my friends! I hope the final model works out great for you guys :peace:
     
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  19. Morty

    Morty Well-Zoned Member

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    This thing has seriously peaked my interest, especially after seeing this video. Whoa boy! I currently own the entry level setup :lol: (VC OG, D020 & two W9 Tech Vaporizer Pens) & while they perform admirably I am saving up for a BIG upgrade to all my gear & this is easily on the short list for the heavy hitter home vape. And the fact that it's glass has me salivating :drool:. Can't wait till it's released & see what all the vet's here have to say about it & see how it compares to the Evo & Supreme V3. From the video above, it certainly looks like it will be able to hold it's own. So excited! Can't wait!
     
  20. THC SCIENTIFIC

    THC SCIENTIFIC To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before Manufacturer

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    its coming along just nice.

    Now its starting to look like our idea.

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  21. lazylathe

    lazylathe Almost there...

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    Looks like it is going to be a monster cloud producer!
    And flavor profiles!
     
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  22. natural farmer

    natural farmer Well-Known Member

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    Great way to make a fortune!!! :p

    Just put more glass (and more expensive glass) in the hands of stoners! :lol:
     
  23. mixchu69

    mixchu69 Well-Known Member

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    Looks like @ataxian worst nightmare.
     
  24. ataxian

    ataxian PALE BLUE DOT

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    R U PICKING ON ME?

    Is it that obvious I break glass a lot?
     
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  25. pghjd

    pghjd New Member

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    I'm gonna have to start saving up for this. :D
     

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