Faema Groundbreaker OD Blue Tooth Grinder Auto Tamp
Faema Groundbreaker Blue Tooth OD Grinder + Plus Auto Tamp
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The auto tamp completes the automation to keep the espresso shot consistent by removing barista potential variation in tamp pressure.
The Groundbreaker is the innovative new espresso grinder from Faema. It features a built-in auto tamp system, new zero retention, annite-static grounds chute that produces superior distribution and eliminates clumping.
A 4.3″ touchscreen provides a simple and customizable user interface, while allowing extensive control of grind, dose and tamp settings.
The on-board Bluetooth and Perfect Grind System work to link the grinder to Faema's newest advanced espresso machines to constantly monitor espresso flow rates and makes minor adjustments to grind and dose settings to maintain optimal espresso extraction.
The Groundbreaker is available with an integrated automatic tamper that improves bar efficiency and provides consistent tamping pressure that is also customizable.
The grinder also features a sleek and compact body of powder coated aluminum and is available in black or white finishes to pair perfectly with the latest E71 series espresso machines.
• 360-Watt, 1400 rpm motor
• 64 mm flat burrs
• Stepless micrometric screw adjuster for grind calibration
• 2 independently programmable and 1 continuous dose buttons
• Digital display interface
• 2.6 lbs bean hopper
• Hands-free portafilter holder (adjustable)
• Die-cast chrome and painted body
This groundbreaking grinder brings the latest in grinder technology from Faema.
The ultimate grinding system with its built in hydraulic tamp provides everything you need for the prefect espresso from is pression burrs and low limit retention chamber for quick grind adjustment change performance to its consistent tamp pressure shot after shot.
Use it with one of the Faema blue tooth compatible machines or as a stand alone grinder The groundbreaker provides everything a barista wants to help find their coffees sweet spot.
The 4.3” touchscreen display is easy to use and completely customizable: you can adjust Groundbreaker’s grind to achieve the desired result every time.
Baristas can choose and configure the programs thanks to a selection of customized settings. Titanium coated burrs made for high precession and long lasting service
Can be used with new wave light roast coffees, can be used with or without blue tooth self-adjusting. With super smart Italian styling, the new high performance Groundbreaker touch screen coffee grinder–doser has a host of innovative barista friendly features which create a consistent grind experience for maximum consistency, freshness, taste and aroma.
Much of the magic is invisible to the naked eye. For example, the ventilation system keeps the temperature of the grinder, and coffee at a more constant temperature to ensure an uncompromising quality even through busy periods.
A perfect partner to the Faema E71, E71e, Prestige + & President traditional espresso machine as part of the integrated Barista Drive System,
Bluetooth connectivity which also makes it the grinder of choice for use with PGS enabled machines. “Any professional barista will know that if you start out with poor quality grinds then you are never going to deliver great tasting espresso however good the coffee machine is that you are using. “
At a time when operators are under increasing pressure to deliver to the customer a consistent standard, investing in a quality grinder such as the new Groundbreaker has never been more important.” This Self adjusting blue tooth grinder will keep your shot times in your coffees sweet spot. Your customers will know they can enjoy their favored espresso shot after shot, day after day, while keeping your staff fixed on great customer service.
As the Beverage Standards Association (BSA) reveals that in recent ‘mystery shopper’ audits, 54% of operators failed to meet acceptable coffee quality standards,
Ranald Paterson, honorary president of the BSA, welcomes the technological advances that manufacturers such as Faema are making in order to drive up (in cup quality).
Why blue tooth grinders are becoming more popular Over half those assessed failed on the above criteria alone, with 47% due to under extraction whilst over extraction accounted for 7% of those who didn’t reach the desired BSA standards.
Daniel Clarke, business development manager for Faema/ Cimbali who carried out some of the assessments on behalf of the BSA, said: “Some operators find the management of the grinder problematic and the issue is compounded by staff who are inexperienced and do not know how or when adjustments need to be made "The result can be coffee that it is either under extracted and very weak or over extracted and bitter.
The issue is customers don’t usually complain about poor quality coffee they just don’t come back for more.” According to the data, over 20% of operators were extracting at between 8-13 seconds, a significant shortfall from the BSA’s recommended extraction time of 20-30 seconds. “
At the extreme, we experienced sites with extraction times as low as 7 seconds”, said Paterson. The assessments were conducted on self-nominated premises and the critical criteria on which the analysis of small espresso coffee was based is as follows:
Required liquid volume: - 25-30ml, including good crema; Acceptable extraction time: - 20-30 secs; Temperature of drink: - 65°C best, 63-67°C acceptable. “
Training will help improve standards by filling knowledge and skill gaps.
Operators also need to work with suppliers and draw on their expertise to help get the best from their coffee, equipment, milk, water etc. “Additionally, we welcome the technological advances that manufacturers like Cimbali are making, for example with their new Perfect Grinding System, in order to drive up in cup quality.”
Faema PGS grinder works with the listed models E71 & E71e & coffee machines. Effectively they ‘talk to each other’, adjusting the grind through the working day to guarantee a consistent in cup quality. “It doesn’t matter if the staff are completely new that day, the ‘fail safe’ technology will still deliver that perfect espresso according to the pre-set parameters," explained Clarke. The assessments were conducted on self-nominated premises and the critical criteria on which the analysis of small espresso coffee was based is as follows:
Required liquid volume: - 25-30ml, including good crema;
Acceptable extraction time: - 20-30 secs; Temperature of drink: - 65°C best, 63-67°C acceptable Micrometric screw adjustment of grind setting.
Display also showing the already grinded doses’ counter. Height-adjustable fork. Die-cast polished aluminum- Silver finish. Titanium coated burrs for longer life
Production per Hr. 28 Lb. GS (Perfect Grinding System)
Grinding burrs diameter (mm) 64 Output / s (g - these data refer to grinding for an Italian 4 espresso coffee) Hopper capacity (kg) 1.6 .Width (mm) 220 Depth (mm) 442 Height (mm) 620
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