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Baratza Preciso Coffee Grinder

The new Preciso, the Virtuoso improved! Including a Micro Adjustment system like the Vario.

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The Preciso is a beautifully designed conical burr coffee grinder that works as hard as you do to create the perfect espresso experience. It doesn’t stop there of course; the Preciso has also received high marks from coffee experts as an exceptional grinder for the increasingly popular manual brew methods. The specially designed burrs give a precise grind with minimal fines for a flavorful, balanced extraction.

The Preciso is true to its name — a precision grinder with a micro-adjust system that can be dialed in like a commercial grinder. This, coupled with a coffee throughput that is 1 gram/second faster than other 40mm conical burr grinders, makes the Preciso exceptional for espresso. In addition to featuring Baratza’s popular 40-grind adjustment options, the Preciso adds a second micro-adjustment level that further divides each of the 40 steps into 11 distinct settings. This means you have significantly more control over your espresso grind.

The Preciso features the quality internal parts and external elements you’ve come to expect from Baratza. It also comes equipped with our innovative PortaHolder, allowing you to grind your espresso hands-free, directly into the portafilter for quick setup and cleanup.

Whether you are looking for an exceptional espresso grinder or a grinder to help you explore that extensive range of brew methods, the Preciso is the perfect grinder for you.

Burrs: Manufactured in Europe, the Preciso’s 40 mm conical burrs grind coffee at 1.5 to 2.4 g/sec. depending on the setting. But what really sets the Preciso burrs apart is that these burrs can do a very uniform grind, with a distinct lack of fines across its grinding range. So the Preciso burrs are exceptional for espresso, drip, manual brewing methods and Press Pot. 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.

Gearbox: In 2012, Baratza introduced the second generation Gearbox (GB 2.0). With GB 2.0, Baratza has significantly increased the strength and durability of the drive transmission while decreasing noise. In addition to a new drive shaft, motor mounting plate and bushings, this change includes a new drive gear made of 15% glass filled thermo plastic which is quieter than the prior metal gear, wears better and is more shock resistant. During the rigorous testing process, stainless steel screws were thrown into the burrs, and in every case the motor/gear/burrs stopped immediately, the (automatically-resettable) thermal cutout was triggered, and the gears were fine.

Grind Adjustment: Macro Adjust: Turn the hopper and with 40 settings you can quickly adjust from fine for espresso to coarse for French Press. Micro Adjust: A secondary micro adjust lever further divides each of the 40 Macro positions into 11 distinct steps. These steps (10 microns each) enable you to precisely dial in the grind for the perfect shot. The Preciso’s grind range is 200 to 1170 microns.

Grinds Left in Grinder: To maximize freshness, the Preciso minimizes the ground coffee left in the grinder.

Brewing Methods:The Preciso is exceptional for espresso and manual pour brewing methods.

Motor: 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.

Calibration: An innovative burr calibration system ensures that each grinder has the full range of grind. If necessary, the grinders can be user calibrated.

Speed Control: With unique speed control, the Preciso uses a combination of gear and electronic speed reduction to control the rotation of the burr to 500 RPM. The electronic speed controller is adjustable from 405 to 495 RPM in the event that specific user conditions require modification of the speed. This slow speed reduces heat, noise, and static generation in the grinder. It also ensures that the beans feed smoothly into the burrs.

Portaholder: The Preciso comes with the Portaholder which permits hands-free grinding into an espresso portafilter and makes clean up a snap. The regular 5 oz. grounds bin is also included.

Timer Switch: The Preciso has a sixty-second timer with segmented graphics, for easily repeatable grind times.

Cleaning: Burrs are easily removable with no tools, making cleaning very easy.

Accessories (which may be purchased separately):

Esatto: An accessory that transforms your Preciso 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.

SKU BaratzaPreciso
Weight 10.00 lbs
Housing Material Stainless Steel
ABS Plastic
Grinding Mechanism Conical Burr
Grinder Material High Grade - Stainless Steel
Timed Grind Yes
Automatic Doser Fill No
Doser Doserless
Grounds Bin
Dosing Mechanism Portafilter Push Switch
Grind Adjustor Macro + Micro
Anti-Static Device Yes
Ground Coffee Capacity(gr./oz.) 5 oz
Bean Hopper Capacity(gr./oz.) 8 oz
Warranty 1 year
Country of Manufacture Taiwan
Dimensions in millimetres (WxHxD) 127X317.5X177.8
Dimensions in inches (WxHxD) 5x12.5x7
Weight(KGS) 3.6
Power 110 V AC 50/60 Hz. 1 Amp
Burr Diameter 40mm
Grinder Speed 1.5 to 2.4 g/sec.
Burr Live

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