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The ZAQ Mini Travel Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser is a small, handy, portable little essential oil diffuser. Its compact round shape fits almost anywhere, and it is optimal for taking it with you when you travel, go stay over at your boyfriend’s house, or go for a visit to the weekend cabin.
It actually comes in two variations…
… the ZAQ Mini “One”, and ZAQ Mini “Two” (also shown as ZAQ Mini II). The only difference between the two models is the design and shape of the top cover piece (shown in blue on the picture to the left). The style of the Mini One has more ringlets as compared to the Mini II, which has a more round, smooth top bowl piece (see picture below on the right, shown in pink). The pricing is totally comparable at maybe a difference of $2, from $20-$25 on Amazon.
Both version of the ZAQ Mini can run on either 4x AA batteries, or an optional wall plug-in chord. If you’re around small children that love to yank on any chord they can find in the house, the battery-operated mode might just be your life saver!!! This feature also makes the diffuser extremely portable for traveling.
What’s the best thing about this diffuser?
- The small size makes it very easy to fit onto a desk or bathroom vanity.
- You can operate it on batteries, which makes it extremely portable, but it still also has the option of a 5V DC wall plug-in.
- Even though it is little, it still comes with a full auto shut off function and rotating LED lights.
- Makes for a perfect gift for anyone!!
- Great aromatherapy oil diffuser to take with you on your travels.
How long does a full bin of water last?
This little diffuser fits 20 ml water only, which is great for just a little boost of fresh essential oil scent in a small bathroom, for example. Still, the ZAQ Mini Travel Aromatherapy Essential Oil Diffuser, battery-operated, will last for about ~3 hours until the water has run out. With the full wall plug-in, it can last up to 5 hours of use! It’s a very efficient way to use your essential oils!
Does it have an auto shut-off mechanism?
Yes, even though this unit is small and portable, it functions like one of the big guys! The auto shut-off mechanism will kick in as soon as the water in the unit has ran out, and shut this diffuser off.
How big of an area can it cover?
This diffuser is better used in smaller rooms because it in itself is also small. While it will operate in a regular-sized room, you’re better off to use it in smaller spaces, such as a small bathroom, office, or kids’ room. Put on a night stand right beside your bed, you won’t have a problem smelling the essential oils being diffused. It doesn’t seem to be strong enough to cover a whole large living room though, or a large yoga studio for example, so if those are your needs, have a look at some of the bigger models.
How much noise does it make?
Especially when operated on batteries, the noise is “no noise at all”. The ZAQ Mini is the perfect little essential oil diffuser for creating a luxurious ambiance on-the-go – including the quiet calm charm of such an ambiance.
Can I turn off or adjust the lights on it?
Yes. You can run this diffuser with or without lights, and if you do choose to have lights, select between the multi-light mode or single light mode. On the multi-light (“change”) mode, the lights will go from blue, green, to purple and then back again to blue.
How do I best clean and store it?
This little diffuser is extremely easy to clean! Start by taking off the top cover piece. Then, just dump it out like a glass of water. All you have to do after dumping out the excess water, is to wipe it out with a clean cloth or tissue paper. It’s recommended you wipe out the diffuser after every use – not only to avoid leftover oils build-up, but also to allow for a clean surface again for the next time you use it possibly with a new scent of an essential oil (and so it won’t be mixed into with any possible remainders from the previous use).
What’s the warranty or refund policy?
All ZAQ diffusers include a 1 Year Limited Warranty. You may contact ZAQ directly or reach out to the dealer where you purchased the essential oil diffuser for warranty claims.
One essential oil using mom wrote on Amazon:
“I love the fact that this is so portable. My twins are in the grab everything and pull stage, so anything with cords around them is a no-go.”
Some people found that the diffuser worked less good on batteries than it did with the wall plug. I would recommend starting with a fresh set of batteries to begin with, and certainly change the batteries often so that the unit always has enough power t o it! Even if you us the battery-operated mode only if you’re traveling, this still is a really handy little essential oil diffuser that can create a luxurious atmosphere anywhere you go!