atytse Senior Member Joined: 9 Oct 2013 Posts: 26 Location: Beijing Expertise: Just starting
Posted Mon Nov 11, 2013, 8:46pm Subject: New to Baratza Vario, tips?
Hi friends, seem like we have many Vario owners in the forum. I just sold my Virtuoso and bought a Vario (in China, it's unfortunately very expensive), but have been very happy with the results so far. I think the espresso already tasted much better (pulled a shot at macro setting at 2 and micro at C).
Just wondering if you guys have any tips on best utilizing the machine. Does it require a calibration (I calibrated my virtuoso before)? But out of the box it's already doing an excellent job.
moosepucky Senior Member Joined: 6 Jun 2009 Posts: 155 Location: USA Expertise: I live coffee
Espresso: Pasquini Livia 90 auto Grinder: Super Jolly - Forte BG -... Vac Pot: Cona - Santos Drip: Bodum - Chemex - Hario -... Roaster: Hottop KN-8828-B
Posted Wed Nov 13, 2013, 6:15am Subject: Re: New to Baratza Vario, tips?
No adjustment will be necessary if it is grinding well for you.
2-c is a good location if it is giving you good pulls at that setting.
Mine runs at 3-h to give me the pull time I am after. They are all going to be different but as long as the grinder scale settings (macro/micro) are not set all the way in either direction you should not need to change anything
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