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Capresso Infinity - Andy Sicignano's Review
Posted: October 10, 2008, 2:22pm
review rating: 8.0
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Capresso Infinity Grinder
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Arrow The Capresso Infinity has 67 Reviews
Arrow The Capresso Infinity has been rated 7.70 overall by our member reviewers
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These are some of the best-written reviews for this product, as judged by our members.
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Dan Hamilton 10.00
Stephanie & Marie Eeckhout/Bissonnette 9.00
Tim Cashin 9.00
C Becker 8.67
QK Law 8.67

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.8
Product Reviewed: Infinity Grinder
Manufacturer: Capresso Quality: 9
Average Price: Varies Usability: 9
Price Paid: $89.00 Cost vs. Value 9
Where Bought: Amazon Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 2 months Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
Similar Items Owned: KitchenAid Burr Grinder
Bottom Line: A best-buy
Positive Product Points

This grinder works flawlessly on medium to fine grinds.

Negative Product Points

The dial (# cups) is a timer.. not very accurate

Detailed Commentary

I bought this grinder a few months back to replace my mom's 50 year old KitchenAid burr grinder.  I really hate the idea of chopping up beans with blades, so I searched for a burr grinder.  The Capresso floated to the top of my survey based on price/performance.  So far, its worked flawlessly on medium to fine grinds.  The instructions strongly recommend cleaning the burrs every grind, but I'm much too lazy for that.  So far, it's not clogged. The hopper is large enough for my modest needs, although attaching the hopper to the body of the grinder is a little dicey.  The grind container is made of plastic, and so grinds do tend to stick because of static electricity.  This isn't a serious problem.  It has a dial to indicate number of cups to grind.  it actually is just a timer, and actual output varies with coarseness of grind selected.  It's a fairly attractive unit, so I have no problem leaving it out on the kitchen counter.

Buying Experience

Purchased through Amazon.  As usual, no issues.

Three Month Followup

I've been using this grinder pretty much daily for the past three months.  It has performed flawlessly.  About 90% of the time, I'm grinding for either a french press, or a for my 10cm filter, using fine - medium grind.  The other 10% of the time, I'm doing a fine grind for espresso.  The fine grind goes a bit slowly, but I can't complain about that either.  All in all, this has been a solid performer, and I have no regrets with the purchase.

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