The Capresso Burr Grinder is a commercial grade coffee grinder manufactured by Swiss company Jura Elektroapparate AG, a pioneer in automatic espresso and coffee machines.Capresso Infinity Conical Burr Grinder

It is designed with steel burrs, which normally only come in commercial grinders, and it holds up to 8.5 ounces of coffee beans at a time. The steel conical burrs allows for effective grinding while rotating slowly, this reduces the heating of the ground coffee, and helps it preserve maximum flavor and aroma.

The grinder has 16 settings, four for each of it’s categories which are fine, extra fine, regular, and coarse. These options give you total control to make your perfect blend. The grinders are also very quiet compared to disk grinders, and are not as likely to clog. It has a built in timer that allows you to set the grind for five seconds to a minute without having to be physically pushing a button on the grinder. It also comes with a one year warranty so if there is a problem with it, you can send it back for a replacement.

The bean container needs to be locked in place for the grinder to work, while the coffee container remains sealed while grinding and holds four ounces of coffee grounds.
 
Cleaning the Capresso infinity grinder is quite simple, the bean container and burr lift off which gives easy access to clean the grinding chamber with the cleaning brush provided.

Features Overview

  • 100-watt conical burr grinder with 16 grind settings
  • Commercial-grade conical burrs ensure maximum coffee flavor
  • Bean container holds 8-1/2 ounces; grounds container holds 4 ounces
  • Built-in timer; easy to clean
  • Measures 7-2/3 by 5-2/5 by 10-4/5 inches;
  • 1-year limited warranty
  • Comes in black or brushed silver
  • Clean brush & measuring scoop included
  • Heavy duty zinc die cast housing

Like any product, the Capresso infinity grinder has it’s pros and cons;

Pros
The fineness settings: Not too many coffee grinders offer these type of grinding options that lets you choose how fine you want your coffee to be ground, which is great for people that are particular about the fineness or coarseness of their coffee.
The built in timer: This is a convenient feature for people who are on the run, you can set the timer to grind your coffee while you get prepared for work instead of waiting by the machine while it grinds.
The slow grinding speed: It reduces the heat build up and preserves the aroma and flavor of the coffee.
The safety lock system: The Infinity grinder does not work as long as the bean container is not locked in place, this is a good feature for people with kids, it helps prevent accidents.

 

Cons
Clogging: There are significant amounts of coffee left over in the grinding chamber when you are done grinding your beans.
The Grind: The infinity grinder is not good for making espresso, the burrs do not grind the coffee beans fine enough to make good espresso.
Static Problems: Sometimes when you pull out the coffee container, the coffee ground flies all over the place creating a mess in your kitchen.

 

Capresso Infinity Conical Burr GrinderĀ  Video Review

 

 

Our Conclusion
If you are looking for a good commercial grade coffee grinder for your home and do not wish to pay an exuberant amount of money, the Capresso grinder is the ideal coffee grinder for your home.

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