Burrs: Manufactured in Europe, the Virtuoso's forty mm conical burrs grind coffee at 1.5 to two.4 g/sec. based on the setting. But what genuinely sets the Virtuoso burrs aside is that these burrs can do a extremely uniform grind, with a distinct lack of fines throughout its grinding assortment. So the Virtuoso burrs are exceptional for espresso, drip, handbook brewing techniques and Push Pot. These conical burrs are tough and will continue to be sharp for numerous many years. The burrs have a precision mounting system to ensure a secure platform for accurate grinding.
Gearbox: In 2012, Baratza launched the 2nd technology Gearbox (GB two.). With GB two., Baratza has substantially improved the toughness and toughness of the push transmission even though decreasing noise.
Grind Adjustment: Turn the hopper and with forty configurations you can rapidly change from wonderful for espresso to coarse for French Push. The grind assortment is from 250 to 1200 microns.
Grinds Remaining in Grinder: To improve freshness, the Virtuoso minimizes the floor coffee left in the grinder.
Brewing Approach: The Virtuoso is a wonderful all all around grinder, from handbook brewing to espresso.
Motor: A strong, large torque DC motor effortlessly drives the burrs. This motor turns slowly resulting in amazing, tranquil operation and permits lengthy grinding obligation-cycles.
Calibration: An revolutionary burr calibration system guarantees that each and every grinder has the entire assortment of grind.
Velocity Control: With distinctive pace management, the Virtuoso uses a mixture of gear and digital pace reduction to management the rotation of the burr to five hundred RPM. The digital pace controller is adjustable from 405 to 495 RPM in the celebration that certain consumer circumstances demand modification of the pace.
Timer Switch: The Virtuoso has a 60-2nd timer with segmented graphics.
Let the Virtuoso's professional-grade 40mm conical burrs perform their magic for a consistent, fine grind. How about a French Press? The Virtuoso can handle that too, with a particle size uniformity that gives you consistency from cup to cup. In fact, the Virtuoso is so consistent at both the coarse and fine ends of the grind range that we consider it to be in a class all by itself - and so do many of the micro- and specialty-roasters who swear by it.
The secret to the Virtuoso's consistent, smooth grind is: an efficient DC motor keeps your beans cool, even during extended grind times, while a combination of electric and gear speed reducers slow the burr to 450 RPM, ensuring a smooth bean feed and reducing noise, heat and static buildup.
The Virtuoso's exterior is just as finely tuned as its interior - a convenient front-mounted pulse button allows for grinding directly into an espresso filter basket, while a 60-second timer means that it's easy to replicate the ideal grind time. With the Virtuoso, the look goes beyond merely functional.
A sculptured metal top and base give this grinder an expensive, elegant image that adds a sense of class and quality to kitchen counters and coffee shop workspaces alike.
Speed to Grind: 1.5 to 2.4 g/sec.; Bean Hopper Capacity: 8 oz (227g); Grounds Bin Capacity: 5 oz. (142 g); Weight: 8 lbs. (3.6kg); Dimensions WxHxD cm: 12x35x16 cm; Power Rating (North America): 110 V AC 50/60 Hz. 1 Amp; Power Rating (Other): 230 V AC 50/60 Hz. .5 Amps; Safety Listing: UL/CSA/CE/EK; Designed & Engineered: Seattle, WA, USA