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Capresso Infinity - Scott Halsted's Review
Posted: March 19, 2005, 5:37pm
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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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Tim Cashin 10.00
Dan Hamilton 10.00
Stephanie & Marie Eeckhout/Bissonnette 9.00
C Becker 8.67
QK Law 8.67

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 8.2
Product Reviewed: Infinity
Manufacturer: Capresso Quality: 9
Average Price: Varies Usability: 8
Price Paid: $90.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: ebay Aesthetics 8
Owned for: 1 month Overall 8
Writer's Expertise: I like coffee Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Uniform grind, excellent for drip (& mokabrew) machines
Positive Product Points

Uniform grind.
Adjustability.
No static cling.
Easy to clean.

Negative Product Points

One bean always gets caught on top of the auger.
A few grams of coffee is trapped at the base of the burr.
On/off only via timer, or rotating the bin thru the coarser settings

Detailed Commentary

I have two of these - one plastic (office), the other brushed chrome (home). Both do an excellent job, tho' i must admit that  old Krups whizzers were my only basis for comparison.  I prefer the heft of the zinc casting, but the plastic unit is slightly  quieter - the casing may absorb some of the higher frequency noise. Build quality seems to be reasonably high; motor sounds like it has decent bearings.  I typically set the grind for the middle of the 'fine' range for my Moka Brew; low end of 'mid' for drip. On/off control is limited to the mechanical timer, and the bin interlock - sufficient for my needs (i don't do expresso). Only real downside appears to be the amount (several grams) of ground coffee that gets captured at the base of the burr.

Buying Experience

Painless

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