Manufactured in Europe, the Virtuoso +’s 40 mm conical burrs grind coffee at 1.5 to 2.4g/sec. depending on the setting. But what really sets the Virtuoso+ burrs apart is that the burrs provide a uniform grind, with a distinct lack of fines across its grinding range. So the Virtuoso+ burrs are exceptional for espresso, drip, manual brewing methods and French press. These conical burrs are durable and will remain sharp for many years. The burrs have a precision mounting system to ensure a stable platform for accurate grinding.
The Virtuoso+ utilizes a simple and efficient direct drive gear reduction transmission to move power from the DC motor to the rotating cone burr. A thermal overload cutout protects the motor from overheating due to excessive use - remember, these grinders are designed to grind a dose at a time for home use!
Turn the hopper and with 40 settings you can quickly adjust from fine for espresso to coarse for French press. The grind range is from 200 to 1200 microns.
To maximize freshness, the Virtuoso+ minimizes the ground coffee left in the grinder.
The Virtuoso+ is a great multi-purpose grinder for many styles of brewing from espresso, to drip, to French press
A powerful, high torque DC motor effortlessly drives the burrs. This motor turns slowly resulting in cool, quiet operation and permits long grinding duty-cycles. The circuitry is equipped with an automatically resetting thermal cutoff switch.
The motor is controlled by a 40 second digital timer adjustable to the tenth of a second, that allows repeatable dosing.
An innovative burr calibration system ensures that each grinder has the full range of grind. If necessary, the grinders can be user calibrated.
With unique speed control, the Virtuoso+ uses a combination of gear and electronic speed reduction to control the rotation of the burr to 500 RPM. This slow speed reduces heat, noise, and static generation in the grinder. It also ensures that the beans feed smoothly into the burrs.
ESATTO: An accessory that transforms your Virtuoso into a grind by weight Grinder. Set the weight you want, the Esatto does the rest, weighing the ground coffee to within +/- 0.2g, while grinding, and stopping automatically
HOPPER EXTENDER: An extension that can add 9 oz. of capacity to the existing 8 oz. bean hopper. Several extenders can be added to get to the capacity you need.
PORTAHOLDER: A replacement for the grounds bin that holds the espresso portafilter for hands-free grinding directly. It also makes for easy clean up
SPECIFICATIONS FEATURES Safety Listings Speed to Grind 1.5g to 2.4g/sec Power Rating (North America) 110V AC 50/60Hz. 1Amp Bean Hopper Capacity 8oz (227g) Power Rating (other) 230V AC 50/60Hz. 0.5Amp Grounds Bin Capacity 5oz. (142g) Design & Engineering Seattle, WA, USA Weight 8lbs. (3.6kg) Burr Manufacturing Liechtenstein Dimensions (w X h X d) 12 X 35 X 16cm Manufacturing & Assembly Taiwan
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