Rancilio Rocky Product User Manuals & Instructions PDF

The Rancilio Rocky Coffee Grinder is crafted with expertise and dedication to bring the joy of freshly ground coffee into your home. Designed for both espresso aficionados and brewing enthusiasts, the Rocky grinder combines durability, functionality, and unparalleled grind quality to elevate your coffee experience.

Product Resource Details


  • The machine is composed of a single structure for coffee grinding and dosage. The machine has a cast aluminium structure and plastic panelling.
  • The coffee beans are held in a hopper fitted with a lid. When the machine is turned on, the grinding device under the hopper is activated. The ground coffee is collected in the front container, from where the coffee doses may by taken by activating a hand lever.


The coffee grinder is tested by the manufacturer with an approximate grinding adjustment. It is recommended to re-adjust the grinding accoding to your requirements and the kind of coffee to be used.

  • With the motor off and the bean container empty, press adjustment button (4) and turn the container (1) in a clockwise direction until the grinders touch;
    Never press grinding adjustment stop button (4) when the machine is operating.
  • Now turn the container 6/7 notches in an anticlockwise direction and release button (4), ensuring that it is perfectly blocked;
  • Start up the motor using switch (2) and only for SD model also press button (3) to make sure that the grinders do not touch each other;
  • Should the grinder scrape against each other, immediately turn the machine off and turn the container 2/3 notches in an anti-clockwise direction.
  • Switch off the machine, open tank (1), pour a small quantity of coffee beans into it and grind using switch (2); then, for SD model, button (3).
  • Prepare a coffe, checking the delivery time, which should be between 25 and 30 seconds for the best grinding;
  • Check coffee quality and taste considering that coarse grinding produces light coffee without cream, whereas too fine grinding produces strong, dark cofee without cream;
  • If the coffee does not meet your requirements, adjust the grinding by turning the container in a clockwise direction for fine grindings and in an anticlockwise direction for coarse grindings (Fig.5);
  • Repeat this operation until you get the quality of coffee you wish.

The machine does not need new adjustments when using the same kind of coffee; if you change the kind of coffee, re-adjustments must be made to the grinding.


Founded by Roberto Rancilio in 1927, Rancilio has long been an authority in the espresso world. The brewers and grinders built by this brand present a great starting point for a home espresso set up. Their home machines are easy to get started on, but with some practice and care you’ll be producing café quality beverages from the comfort of your kitchen.

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