Baratza Vario-W

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Baratza Vario-W

559.00

The Baratza Vario-W has all the features of the Vario including small footprint, macro/micro adjustment, ceramic burrs, and a broad range of grind, but uses a weight-based dosing approach rather than a time-based approach.

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DESCRIPTION

Weight-based grinding for extreme accuracy makes it easier to make that perfect cup of coffee. Baratza’s groundbreaking Vario-W is a fully integrated real-time weight-based grinder. It has all the features of the Vario including small footprint, macro/micro adjustment, ceramic burrs, and a broad range of grind, but uses a weight-based dosing approach rather than a time-based approach.

This professional-grade grinder fits anywhere, from your kitchen to your office to your café. The Vario-W was initially designed for use in a manual brew bar in a café, eliminating the need to manually pre-weigh coffee beans. The built-in precision load cell provides accurate weighing, while grinding, to within 0.1 grams. Three user-programmable buttons make for repeatable, one- touch grinding.

The design is beautiful as well as functional. The Vario-W’s intuitive macro/micro adjustments offer 230 distinct and repeatable settings for any style of coffee.

The Vario-W’s unique 54mm ceramic flat burrs provide accurate, fast-grinding (averaging 2 g/sec) performance and remain sharp twice as long as the best steel burrs. The high-torque DC motor and belt drive transmission mean your beans are in for a smooth, cool ride. As always, it’s not just what’s inside that matters; the Vario-W’s smooth operation carries over from internal to external, with front-mounted, easy-access control units, a 5 oz. grounds coffee collection bin.

BURRS

The Vario-Series 54mm professional ceramic flat burrs produce accurate grinding, high throughput and remain sharp twice as long as the highest quality steel burrs. The Vario Series grinds 1.6 grams/second for espresso and 2.2 grams/second for Press. The broad range of grind (230 microns to 1150 microns) and the bi-modul particle distribution (presence of calculated fines) are the hallmarks of the superiority of the Series burrs.

DIGITAL CONTROL PANEL

The front-mounted control panel with LED display is easy and intuitive. Three programmable buttons allow the user to program in the desired weight (+/- 0.1). Simply press the START button and the Vario-W automatically delivers precise dosing.

GRIND ADJUSTMENT

The Vario-W offers macro and micro adjust for fine tuning with ease. The macro adjust moves from fine to coarse grinding in 10 distinct and repeatable settings. A secondary micro adjust arm further divides each of the 10 macro steps into 20 distinct settings. These steps enable you to dial in the exact grind for the perfect shot.

GRINDS LEFT IN GRINDER

To maximize freshness, the Vario-W minimizes the ground coffee left in the grinder.

BREWING METHODS

The Vario-W is exceptional for espresso and manual brewing methods.

MOTOR

A powerful, high torque DC motor effortlessly drives the burrs. This motor turns slowly resulting in cool, quiet operation and permits long grinding duty-cycles. The circuitry is equipped with an automatically resetting, thermal cutoff switch.

HOPPER

The hopper holds approximately 300g of coffee. An innovative bean shutoff feature in the collar permits no-mess, no-fuss hopper removal for changing out beans. Bean “waste” (below the stopper) averages a surprisingly low 10g, once the hopper has been shut off (all weights are bean density dependent).

CALIBRATION

The Vario-W is calibrated at the factory to ensure an accurate range of grind. If necessary, the Vario-W burrs can be easily calibrated using the special calibration tool that comes with the grinder.

CLEANING

Burrs are easily removable with no tools, making cleaning very easy.

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES

(which may be purchased separately)

HOPPER EXTENDER

An extension that can add 275g of capacity to the existing bean hopper. Several extenders can be added to get to the capacity you need.

STEEL BURRS

54mm flat steel burrs are available for the Vario-Series. The steel burrs are dedicated to grinding for all brew methods including espresso through manual brew and beyond. They have been designed to enhance the flavor in the cup with a broad range of grind range (230 microns to 1150 microns) and a narrow particle distribution (lack of fines), the hallmarks of the superiority with the Vario Series steel burrs.

Speed To Grind 1.6g/sec.—2.2g/sec.

Burrs 54 mm ceramic burrs

Bean Hopper Capacity 8 oz (230 g)

Grounds Bin Capacity 6.3 oz. (180 g)

Weight 9 lbs. (4.1 kg)

Dimensions WxHxD (cm) 13x36x18

Power Rating 220-240VAC 50/60 Hz, 130W, class I 
100-120VAC 50/60 Hz, 130W

No Load Burr Speed 1350 RPM

Safety Listing UL/CSA/CE/EK

Designed & Engineered Seattle, WA

Manufactured & Assembled Taiwan

Exploded View & Parts List Download PDF

Grinder Comparison Chart Download PDF

Particle Distribution Chart Download PDF

Steel vs Ceramic Burrs Download PDF