FreeMax Starre Pure
This week I am taking a look at the FreeMax Starre Pure tank atomiser.
The FreeMax Starre Pure comes in a nice box, with a clear window that lets you see the actual device.
Opening the box we find our new FreeMax Starre Pure tank atomiser and a spare coil (there are 2 in total, 1 is pre-installed)
Under the plastic atomiser tray there is a spare glass tank and enough spare o-rings to refit the entire device.
There is also a user guide that explains the entire device setup and use.
The coils are kanthal wire, wrapped in an organic cotton wick and surrounded with a ceramic ‘shield’.
The entire coil assembly sits in a stainless steel base.
These coils are rated at 0.5 ohms.
Here is a full view of the FreeMax Starre Pure, it is a 25mm diameter atomiser that is 63mm long and holds 4ml of liquid.
It has a standard 510 stainless steel threaded 510 connector.
The drip tip is plastic with a stainless steel surround.
It has a top air flow design (the air flow path can be seen in the user guide above), you can adjust this air flow from a very wide open for lung hits or as restricted as you like.
The drip tip is removeable and have a standard size, so you can replace it with any standard sized drip tip you like.
Filling if easy, unscrew the top cap and you can top fill this atomiser.
The entire tank assembly can be unscrewed, and it can also be disassembled for cleaning (or to replace the glass)
The bottom of the tank has a small vapour chamber with 2 square liquid ports to allow liquid to the coil head, and with 2 slots that allow air to pass down from the top slots to the tank base.
The base unscrews for coil head replacement, the coil head also unscrews from the base.
The FreeMax Starre Pure is a nice tank atomiser with a couple of interesting ideas in its design.
Although it uses (normal) Kanthal coils, the ceramic ‘shell’ of the coil head is supposed to keep the heat in the coil and reduce the heating of the tank structure. For the most part this works well but of course excessive use will still warm the tank up eventually.
The air flow path is from the top, down to the base and then up through the coil vertically to pick up vapour and then exit up through the drip tip. It is a complicated path and it forces the tank diameter up to the 25mm that the FreeMax Starre Pure has. I am seeing more and more atomisers use this top down air flow design and they work well but increase tank size (in most cases). I don’t know why this design of air flow is becoming popular (maybe the hope it will be seen as leak free etc for new regulations) but it works well even if it does increase tank sizes.
Vapour production and flavour are great, the small vapour chamber gives us good flavour whilst the vertical coil gives good vapour.
Nice to see a spare coil and a full set of o-rings included. The spare tank glass is always welcome in an atomiser kit.
I am very pleased with the Starre Pure atomiser, definately a good atomiser to get for anyone that prefers replacing coils rather than rebuilding them.
The FreeMax Starre Pure was provided to me, free of charge for review, by Heaven Gifts (an online, China based, retailer). I received no other incentives for this review.
The FreeMax Starre Pure is available from many retailers including Heaven Gifts, who charge $50 ($45 for the stainless steel version) for the device.
A set of 5 spare coils costs $13.70 with Heaven Gifts.
A link to the device at Heaven Gifts is here
They will even give you a discount of 10% on your order if you use the code ATIMBO