PAX 3 Review-Smarter, Smoother and Faster than ever!

Just when people think PAX has reached their maximum capacity, the PAX labs release PAX 3 vaporizer– instigating several updates and responding to the criticism of the original two devices.

The vaporizers are becoming more and more popular after the health specialist has started to look for healthier ways to consume cannabis. If you were unsure about where to begin with, your vaping devices, you sure have come to the right place. Haze Smoke Shop will be looking at the ins and outs of arguably one of the best vaporizers in the market to see if they are worth the hype! 

Pax 3 Vaporizer Review

Overview of PAX Company

DO you know PAX devices have been around in the market for 11 years now? The company had transformed the industry before it became popular in public and hadn’t looked back! The company released the original Pax in 2007 that became popular among people who wanted to carry a pocket device.

Fast forward 11 years, and PAX has successfully released versions 2 and 3 in the market where the latest one, PAX 3, came out in November 2016. The newest model came out better than the predecessor. The updates have blown the rivals away!  Let’s now look at the most recent version of PAX 3 to see what it is all about.

PAX 3- the Ultimate Vape Device!

If you haven’t yet come across the PAX 3, where have you been living? PAX 3 is one of the most recent vaporizing devices from the PAX labs, and it has made a lot of name for itself in a short period. The PAX 3 has outshined its rivals with the list of features that you won’t find in other devices. The device is integrated with the latest features to bring you the experience that makes users shudder in disbelief.

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Design Update

The PAX 3 shares the same dimensions as the PAX 2, leading to easy confusion at first glance. Unlike the PAX 2, the PAX 3 comes in both polished and matte finishes.

Performance of PAX 3

Heat-up Time- PAX 3 has a quicker heat-up time than the predecessor. On average, it takes around 20 minutes to heat up. The device heats up in about 40 seconds under extreme conditions.

Preset Temperatures- the PAX 3 comes with four present temperatures and has a customized fifth setting to select their preferred setting from the app.

The four presets are as follows;

  • 360F- Low, light flavor with airy effects.
  • 380F- The best setting while you travel.
  • 400F- Dense vapors along with thick flavor.
  • 420F- hardest hit with dense vapors.

Quality of Vapor- PAX 3 sets the standard for the industry and lives up to its reputation. The vapor quality and flavor of herbs are best in a low-temperature setting. Towards the end of the session, the vapors become warm.

Battery Life – PAX 3 has a battery life that ranges between 90 minutes to full two hours depending on the temperature you use and how many times the users warms up or cools down the device. For instance, shorter sessions on high temperature will provide around 90 minutes of run time while the longer sessions with PAX 3 world give a run time close to two hours. And, if you are sharing. PAX 3 with several people, you can turn the one long session into two with a hot reload, making it the best option in the market!

Pax 3 Bluetooth App

The Bluetooth app is easy to once and lets the user customize the session according to their preference. The app lets the user customize the following;

The brightness and color of LED lights- could be turned down or turned up as well.

The intensity of the feedback vibration- could be turned down or even off.

Temperature- You can set the temperature using the app.

Heating Profiles

Heating profiles for PAX 3 define how fast will PAX 3 heat up and how long will it hold a temperature. The profiles allow users to customize the PAX 3 session according to the usage and preference!

Standard Mode heat-up the device to the set temperature and gives a boost while you are drawing!

Boost Mode allows users to use all the power PAX 3 offers. The device runs at full power while you are drawing or heating up. It gradually lowers down the heat instead of the cooling device right away! 

Efficiency is the most active one! You select a temperature and slowly raise the temperature during a session. The device can detect when you are drawing and raise the temperature accordingly. The longer is the session, the hotter the oven gets.

Stealth makes sure that it stays cool as long as you do not use it and brings it to full temperature while you are drawing. The mode prevents leaking, and also, the LED indicator at the front automatically dimmed in this mode.

Flavor profile offers a mixture of standard, stealth, and boost. It quickly cools down the device after the draw to preserve the herb’s flavor for the next draw.

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Additionally, the app lets the user choose from four different colors of profiles from the LEDs: Original (green), Blue, Prismatic, and Red. Without the app, the user limit to the standard heating profile use.

Kits & Accessories

The device is available as a “Device Only” or a “Complete Kit.”

The device only comes with the parts that one need to vape the dry herb and include the following;

  • Pax 3 Vaporizer
  • Oven Lid (Full Cover)
  • Flat Mouthpiece
  • 1 Raised Mouthpiece
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Magnetic Charging Dock

The complete Kit adds the following things to the device only kit;

  • Concentrate insert
  • Extra Lid (covers half oven)
  • Multi-tool
  • Three replacement screens

Mouthpiece Options– the device comes with a flat and a raised mouthpiece.

The flat mouthpiece is discreet and uses the furrows for directing the vapors towards the lip and by edges of PAX 3.

flat mouthpiece

The raised one is better than the flat one. The user’s lip touches only the silicone mouthpiece.


Oven Lids-PAX 3 comes with two types of dry herb oven lids: full-oven and half-oven.

The full oven lid can fit around 0.35g of dry herb in the oven.

oven lid

The half oven lid fits between 0.15g – 0.20g, which is more convenient and efficient.

half oven lid

Concentrate Insert– The PAX 3 complete kit comes with a concentrate kit, which is used to vaporize concentrate. Also, the concentrate lid comes with a low temperature.

Concentrate Insert

Charging Dock– the PAX 3 starts to charge as soon as you slide it over the magnetic charging dock. The magnetic charging dock has made recharge easier and convenient than before!

Charging Dock

Multi-tool– the PAX 3 multi-tool is a two-piece tool piece for loading and stirring. The metal tool can be used to empty and stir the oven, and the silicone can be used to tamp the oven’s content.

Pax 3 Multi-tool

How to Use?

  • Fill the chamber with ground herbs.
  • Press down in the center once to turn on the device.
  • Set the temperature using a smartphone app or using the device. 
  • Wait for the vaporizer to reach the temperature setting, which is indicated by the vibration and LED lights.
  • Inhale from the mouthpiece!

Cleaning & Maintenance

The cleaning and maintaining of PAX 3 require the user and maintenance kit to be involved in the process ,and it includes the following things;

  • The cleaning is required by the three main parts- the mouthpiece, oven, and the vapor path.
  • The process requires alcohol wipes, pipe cleaners, and other accessories.
  • The cleaning is not needed after every session but after 10-15 sessions.


According to the regular tradition of PAX Labs, the PAX 3 comes with a ten-year warranty. The warranty process is pretty much straightforward. The terms ask the users to send pictures or videos of the malfunctioning vaporizer. The response team on receiving photos or videos makes the process hassle-free.

Final thoughts

Pax 3 has maintained its reputation and offers excellent value by providing the latest PAX 3 for less than $200. One of the cool characteristics is a full and half oven- a go-to move for other devices. Another important update is the mouthpiece raised and isolating the mouth from the device that prevents burning lips.

Compared to the other popular portable vaporizers, the PAX 3 stands out as it is convenient and a low maintenance device. It heats up faster than most of the vaporizers available today.  PAX 3 definitely deserves to be counted in top tier vaporizers with its exceptional design and quality vapor production.  So, if you are into quality vaping, the PAX 3 is one of the best options out there!

Frequently Asked Questions about PAX 3

What is the PAX 3 vaporizer? 

The PAX 3 is a portable, dual-use vaporizer that can be used with both dry herb and concentrate materials. It features a sleek design, a powerful battery, a fast heat-up time, and four temperature settings. The PAX 3 also has a Bluetooth app that allows you to customize your vaping experience, such as changing the LED colors, adjusting the vibration feedback, and accessing the hidden games.

How do I use the PAX 3 vaporizer? 

To use the PAX 3 vaporizer, you need to first charge it fully using the magnetic USB charger. Then, you need to choose whether you want to use it with dry herb or concentrate. If you want to use it with dry herb, you need to pack the oven chamber with finely ground material and tamp it down lightly. If you want to use it with concentrate, you need to insert the concentrate insert into the oven chamber and load a small amount of material onto the bottom of the insert.

Next, you need to turn on the device by pressing the power button located in the center of the mouthpiece. You can then select your desired temperature setting by pressing the power button quickly or using the app. The device will vibrate and the LED lights will turn green when it is ready to use. You can then inhale from the mouthpiece and enjoy your vapor.

How do I clean the PAX 3 vaporizer? 

To clean the PAX 3 vaporizer, you need to first turn off the device and let it cool down completely. Then, you need to remove the mouthpiece and oven lid and use the metal tool or a pipe cleaner to push out any material from the vapor path. You can also use a cotton swab dipped in isopropyl alcohol to wipe down the oven chamber and the concentrate insert. Next, you need to soak the mouthpiece and oven lid in warm soapy water or isopropyl alcohol for about 10 minutes and then rinse them with water. Finally, you need to dry all the parts thoroughly and reassemble the device.

How do I know when my Pax 3 is fully charged?

You can check the battery level of your Pax 3 by gently shaking the device and looking at the LED lights on the front. When the device is charging, the lights will pulse white. When the device is fully charged, all four lights will glow solid white.

What is the difference between the Pax 3 Basic Kit and the Complete Kit?

The Pax 3 Basic Kit includes everything you need to vape dry herb: the Pax 3 device, a flat mouthpiece, a raised mouthpiece, a standard oven lid, a maintenance kit, and a magnetic charging dock. The Pax 3 Complete Kit adds some accessories that allow you to vape concentrates and optimize your experience: a concentrate insert, a half-pack oven lid, a multi-tool, and three oven screens.

How do I use the Pax app with my Pax 3?

The Pax app allows you to customize your vaping experience by adjusting the temperature, changing the LED colors, setting the vibration feedback, and accessing the hidden games. To use the Pax app with your Pax 3, you need to download it from the App Store or Google Play Store and pair your device via Bluetooth. To pair your device, make sure it is on and within range of your phone. Then, open the app and follow the instructions on the screen. Once paired, you can use the app to control your device and access its features.