Machine runs quietly and efficiently with a powerful DC motor. Ceramic burrs ensure no static electricity and no mess on the counter. The Vario model produces a high-quality, wide range of grinds. The built-in scale eliminates the need to measure your beans. Cleaning is simple.
Sits at a high price point, almost double the cost of some models.
The Encore produces quality medium to coarse grinds, perfect for French press, drip, and pour-over coffee. The simple design, and no-fuss setup make this machine extremely user friendly. At this low price point, we were impressed with the weight and quality feel of the materials. As far as grinders go, this one is on the quiet side.
Sometimes makes a mess on the counter.
This heavy, well-built coffee grinder stays easily in place on the counter. Includes countdown timer and auto-shutoff features. Grind quality is consistent from fine to coarse and everything in between. We found the Virtuoso to be fast and considerably quiet. Grinder is easy to use with clearly marked grind settings.
Included instructions are vague, but detailed help is available online.
Durable and reliable machine. We loved the digital controls and back-lit LED display. You have the option to grind into the included grounds bin, or directly into your portafilter. Consistently produces quality grinds from fine to coarse in roughly 30 seconds. This machine has Bluetooth capabilities, and apps designed to monitor each grind session.
Machine runs quite loud.
The hopper and the burrs are easy to remove and clean. The machine grinds quickly, producing fine, fluffy grinds with no clumps. It takes only 6 seconds to grind the perfect double shot of espresso. We found there was little to no grind retention. The modern, sleek design will bring a new aesthetic to your countertop.
Grinder is for espresso only and not ideal for medium or coarse grinds.
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