Baratza Vario Burr Grinder with Metal PortaHolder

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  • – Ceramic Flat Burr
  • – Time-based Dosing
  • – Stepped Macro- and Micro-adjustments
  • – Grind Directly Into the Portafilter

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Overview

This commercial-grade Baratza Vario Burr Grinder with metal portaholder and LED display features an advanced panel display, 54mm ceramic flat burrs, a throughput of 1.6-2.2 grams per second and an innovative macro/micro grind adjustment with 230 settings. The Vario and the Vario-W are virtually identical in design and capabilities: small footprint, macro/micro adjustment, 54mm ceramic burrs and a broad range of grinds.

Features and Functionality

  • 54mm Ceramic Flat Burrs - These burrs stay sharper longer. Ceramic has a longer life than steel burrs and helps to keep the coffee cool by limiting the amount of heat transferred from the burrs to the grinds.
  • Grind on Demand with Electronic Dosing - Grinds only the coffee required for each shot. Eliminates the risk of stale ground coffee common in mechanical dosing units.
  • Innovative Dual Cam Grind Adjustment - The right-hand lever lets you choose what type of grind. The lever on the left lets you fine tune the grind within the range selected. More than 230 grind settings available.
  • Programming - Features three user-programmable grind weight buttons.
  • Super Quiet - Powerful motor turns slowly resulting in cool, quiet operation and permits extended grinding time. The circuitry is equipped with an automatic reset thermal switch.
  • Metal PortaHolder - Universally adjustable brackets for any portafilter. Allows for hands-free operation.
Pros
  • Commercial-Grade - With 230 settings, you may expect the Vario to be more of a beginner's machine. Not so. This grinder has the same high-quality design features as professional grinders.
  • Precision Grind Adjustment - You'll get a precise grind with the Baratza Vario.
  • Digital Display - The clear, easy-to-read display tells you the weight value that you're grinding.
Cons
  • Too Much of a Good Thing - A score of grinding options can equal frustration when changing grinds for a new batch of beans.
How Does it Compare? The Vario Burr Grinder uses a timing system to grind while the Vario W Burr Grinder weighs the ground coffee while grinding, then stops automatically when it reaches your desired weight.
Tips and Tricks Remember to have the grinder running when you change the grind settings.
Suitable Applications Coffee Press, Drip Coffee, Espresso, Fine Drip / Pour Over

Specs

Model Number 886
Manufacturer Baratza
Width 5.25 inches
Depth 7.00 inches
Height 14.25 inches
Product Weight (lbs.) 9.0000
Watts 180W
Volts 110V
Case Material Plastic
Bean Hopper Capacity 8 ounces
Dosing Options Programmable Dosing Functionality
Adjustment Configuration Stepped - Macro and Micro Settings
Grinder Style Burr - Flat Ceramic
Burr Diameter 54mm

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Warranty Information

What it Covers: Grinders

Length: 1 Year

Who Supports the Warranty: Baratza

Warranty Contact Information: 877-701-2021

Notes: Baratza has excellent troubleshooting resources on their website. If you're experiencing an issue with your grinder, definitely look here first.

Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? No

Can SCG Repair? Yes, read more about our repair services


Care and Maintenance

Clean burrs on a weekly to bi-weekly basis either with a cleaning brush or a burr grinder-specific cleaning product such as Grindz.

Remove and hand wash the bean hopper and lid with warm water and soap as needed.


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