Baratza Virtuoso Preciso Coffee Grinder

Based on Baratza's most popular grinder, the Preciso adds extra precision and control.

$299.00

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Overview

Virtuoso Preciso

Based on Baratza's most popular grinder, the Preciso adds extra precision and control to the great basic features of the Virtuoso. It retains the 40 grind adjustment steps of the Virtuoso, but a second micro adjustment lever further divides each of the 40 steps into 11 distinct settings. Smaller steps means you have more control over your espresso grind, enabling you to pull that perfect shot.

Operationally, the Preciso has the same timer and pulse button that the Virtuoso employs.

The Virtuoso is built ruggedly, yet with those classic Italian lines, making it a great addition to your kitchen. Solidly stable, the grinder is relatively quiet in part due to the lower motor speed, operating at a third of the RPM of many other competitors. The motor offers the power to smoothly handle all types of beans.

Grind settings can be quickly chosen and will remain stable, day after day. This is the device for the serious coffee drinker who seeks the commercial quality grinding performance of conical burrs.

The Virtuoso will help to keep your workstation clean with its enhanced anti-static design that keeps stray coffee grounds to a minimum. Easy to clean, the Virtuoso will maintain your coffee performance at a professional peak.

Details

  • 8 ounce bean hopper
  • Heavy duty commercial grade 40 mm conical burrs
  • Brushed satin, cast metal top and base
  • Variable timer switch with clear gradations for repeatable duration
  • Front mounted pulse button
  • Powerful DC motor (6.0 amp max)
  • Dimensions: 5" wide x 6" deep x 14" high
  • Weight: 8 pounds
  • Designed by Baratza
  • Confused about finding the proper grind? Check out this blog post with quick grinding guidelines.

Pros

  • Variety of grinds possible, with the ability to fine tune for espresso via the micro-adjustment lever.

  • Affordable espresso grinder.

  • Consistent grind size and distribution.

  • Simplicity of use. It's very easy to start using right out of the box.

  • Comes with portafilter holder and grounds basket.

  • Quieter than the Vario.

Cons

  • Fewer micro-adjustments than on the Vario or Forte grinders.

  • Lacks programmable settings.

  • Portafilter holder is a bit small for 58mm portafilters, requiring you to insert the portafilter at an angle.

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