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Mazzer Mini Electronic - Joe Sumaquial's Review
Posted: December 14, 2010, 11:01am
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Mazzer Mini Electronic
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Teemu Pihlatie 9.27
L Homac 9.00
Dave Hendry 8.50
Chas Rimpo 8.42
Randy Harville 8.00

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Ratings and Stats Overall Rating: 9.4
Manufacturer: Luigi Mazzer SRL Quality: 10
Average Price: $995.00 Usability: 10
Price Paid: $300.00 Cost vs. Value 8
Where Bought: Used Aesthetics 10
Owned for: 1 week Overall 9
Writer's Expertise: Just starting Would Buy Again: Yes
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Bottom Line: Bottom line is that this grinder excels! I don't foresee myself getting any other grinder for my own personal use!
Positive Product Points
  1. Stepless Grinder
  2. Doserless
  3. Large hopper
  4. Adjustable dosing of 1 cup and 2 cups
  5. Consistent grind
  6. Built like a tank, very sturdy!
Negative Product Points

Price. If I hadn't gotten such a sweet deal on a used one, I supposed I would not have bought one full price, at least not at this time.

Detailed Commentary

I was able to get this Mazzer Mini E Type A slightly used at a steal (currently retailing for about $900). I have been able to get such good results compared to my previous grinder, which is basically a non-espresso grinder (Cuisinart burr grinder)! Getting great crema and able to really fine tune my shots.

The fine grinds do not stick to the chute much but sometimes clump a little when in the portafilter. Like most doserless grinders, there can be spray of grounds away from the portafilter. I have been using a cut plastic yogurt cup that just fits inside the lip of my portafilter and this directs ALL the ground coffee into the portafilter without a mess (I saw this trick in a YouTube video). Now I grind with little mess!

The included hopper is tall. I have a short one on order so it will fit under my kitchen cabinet.

Buying Experience

Bought used from a friend.

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