Breeze Senior Member Joined: 3 Dec 2006 Posts: 753 Location: St. Croix, V.I. Expertise: Pro Roaster
Espresso: Pasquini Livia S Grinder: Mazzer Mini/Rocky Drip: TechniVorm/Krups MB Roaster: Toper 1 kilo
Posted Thu Jan 29, 2009, 5:13am Subject: Re: Virtuoso driving me nuts!
From time to time my Rocky refuses to feed beans. I give it a good boink on the counter and we're back in business. My Mazzer, on the other hand will chase the last bean jumping and grind to perfection.
The baratza site says: In September 2006 we added a variable speed circuit that enabled us to reduce the burr rotation speed from 630 to 410. If your Virtuoso has a round electrical cord, it has the variable speed circuit.
There are also instructions on changing the Virtuoso grind speed, if you have the variable speed version. Check out the Virtuoso FAQ on the baratza web site.
espressobecky Senior Member Joined: 12 Nov 2002 Posts: 681 Location: Northern BC Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Izzo Alex Duetto Grinder: Mazzer Major, Baratza... Vac Pot: Hario TCA-3 Drip: French Press, Chemex Roaster: Behmor 1600
Posted Sun Feb 1, 2009, 12:17pm Subject: Re: Virtuoso driving me nuts!
I emailed Baratza and got a similar reply about being able to adjust the rotation speed if it has a round cord (which fortunately mine does). He also sent me a pdf file with instructions. It seems to be working better now. Not perfect, but definitely less frustrating.
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