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Baratza Vario Burr Coffee Grinder
Baratza Vario Burr Coffee Grinder


 
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The VARIO™ is Baratza’s entrée to the mezzo class of grinders. The mezzo class fills the niche between large professional grinders and home grinders. The VARIO’s™ small footprint, full range of grind, rapidly repeatable micro grind adjustment and quick grinding speed, places it at the top of its class.

Small on size, Big on Performance:

The VARIO™ has the performance of a large grinder without the need for all the counter space. Measuring only 5” wide and 7” deep the VARIO™ will fit on almost any counter. At only 14.5” tall, it also fits under all overhead cupboards. All functions are controlled from the front, so walls or equipment directly beside it is not a problem.

Any way you like it:

The broad range of grind (250 mm to 1200mm) and the narrow particle distribution (bi-model in espresso setting) are hallmarks of the professionalism of the VARIO™.

Fine tuning, with ease:

Macro and Micro adjustments are instantly and repeatedly achievable with the intuitive VARIO™ adjustment system. The VARIO™ has 230 distinct settings of grind to satisfy even the most demanding coffee connoisseur.

One touch is all it takes:

Three user programmable buttons allow for grind time setting within 0.1 second (about 0.2 gram). Simply press the START button, and the VARIO™ automatically delivers precise dosing.

Faster than a speeding…..

The VARIO™ grinds 1.5 grams/second at Espresso and 2.5 grams/second at Press. The speed of grind is truly Professional.

Harder than steel:

Manufactured in Germany by Mahlkönig, the VARIO’s™ 54mm Professional ceramic burrs produce accurate grinding, high throughput and remain sharp for up to twice the lifetime of the highest quality steel burrs.

A cool drive system:

The Vario™ employs a high torque DC motor and an ultra-quiet belt-drive transmission. The German timing belt provides important thermal isolation of motor and burrs, ensuring cooler coffee.

Look Ma!….. no hands:
Features
  • Mahlkönig 54mm ceramic flat burrs:
  • Stay sharper longer. Ceramic has a 1.5 -2.0X longer life than steel burrs.
  • Keeps the coffee cool by limiting the amount of heat transferred from the burrs to the grinds.
  • Grind on Demand with Electronic Dosing
  • Grinds only the coffee you require for each shot directly into your espresso porta filter.
  • Eliminates the risk of stale ground coffee common in mechanical dosing units.
  • 0.1 second adjustable steps (0.2 grams )
  • Three, user programmable grind time buttons
  • Innovative dual cam grind adjustment:
  • The right hand lever lets you choose what type of grind you’d like.
  • The lever on the left lets you fine tune the grind within the range you’ve selected for a perfect grind.
  • Over 230 grind settings available.
  • PortaHolder
  • Universally adjustable brackets for any portafilter.
  • Allows for hands free operation.
  • Super quiet operation using belt drive.
  • Powerful DC motor turns slowly resulting in cool, quiet operation and permits extended grinding time. The circuitry is equipped with an automatic reset thermal switch.
  • In the box:
  • Grinder, Hopper, Lid, Grounds bin, PortaHolder, and Instruction manual.

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