CoffeeLoversMag Senior Member Joined: 10 Jan 2013 Posts: 218 Location: Seattle Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Tue Jul 9, 2013, 5:05am Subject: Re: baratza vario vs mahlkonig vario
Vario has smooth operation with front-mounted and easy access control units while the Baraza has an exclusive Porta Holder for hands-free grinding into espresso machine porta filter. However, they are all good!
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greekespresso Senior Member Joined: 27 Jul 2011 Posts: 178 Location: Ptolemaida, Greece Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Rancilio Silvia V3, Gaggia... Grinder: Mahlkönig Vario Home, Anfim...
Posted Tue Jul 9, 2013, 5:27am Subject: Re: baratza vario vs mahlkonig vario
Dear Joseph, the Mahlkonig Vario Home comes with direct portafilter holder. To the best of my knowledge there is no difference between the two other than the "made in Germany" and that the fine calibration of the grinder voids the warranty in the case of Mahlkonig.
jmor119 Senior Member Joined: 10 Jan 2014 Posts: 2 Location: Auckland Expertise: I love coffee
Posted Sun Dec 14, 2014, 10:51am Subject: Re: baratza vario vs mahlkonig vario
There is actually one MAJOR difference between a Mahlkonig and a baratza, and that is support. My Mahlkonig vario broke down so I email Mahlkonig support (No Reply after a week), contacted there distributor again no reply.
Contacted baratza got a reply the next day.
Baratza also has all the part for order on their site. Mahlkonig does not.
Anyway I now need the one part Baratza does not sell and that is the 240v motor. If anyone knows where to source one please let me know
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