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Capresso Infinity - Gabe Glendale's Review
Posted: November 27, 2010, 2:01pm
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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: 3.2
Product Reviewed: Capresso Infinity
Manufacturer: Unknown Quality: 7
Average Price: Varies Usability: 2
Price Paid: $89.00 Cost vs. Value 0
Where Bought: Kitchen Kapres Aesthetics 7
Owned for: 1 week Overall 0
Writer's Expertise: I love coffee Would Buy Again: No
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Bottom Line: Not for espresso - save for a better one.
Positive Product Points

Entry level grinder, for pressurize baskets only or non-espresso coffee makers. With a low end Krupps it's probably reasonable, as others pointed out on this forum. Price seems OK, if you can settle with substandard performance.

Negative Product Points

If you own a medium to high end machine, it's a waste of time and money. You'd feel 100 bucks well spend when you leave the store, but a week later it's a 100% wasted money, effort and precious beans, you will be on the market again. The grind in setting 3 is just not fine enough, 1 chokes the machine. 2 is still not appropriate, and you ended up with not being able to control your grinds.

Detailed Commentary

I'm evaluating the Infinity for espresso machines. It's the lowest price entry level grinder you will find, thus barley making good crema on my Baratza, if I happen to hit step 2.5 (in between 2 and 3) on the grinder and master the tamp. The grind particle distribution is way to wide, with powder fine and much bigger particles mixed. It leaves a lot of fine powdery residue on the bottom of the cup. It's probably the result of the upper burr only held down by the bean hopper, and being able to move sideways and up and down during operation.

Buying Experience

Kitchen Kapers - I found the local store staff courteous and helpful.

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