Product Comparison: Baratza Virtuoso vs Rancilio ROCKY


Baratza Virtuoso Coffee Grinder
Baratza Virtuoso Coffee Grinder
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Rancilio ROCKY HSD-ROC-SS Espresso Coffee Grinder with Doser Chamber
Rancilio ROCKY HSD-ROC-SS Espresso Coffee Grinder with Doser Chamber
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Brand Baratza Rancilio
Model Virtuoso ROCKY
Origin USA -
About the Product Grinding for espresso? Let the Virtuoso’s professional-grade 40mm conical burrs perform their magic for a consistent, fine grind. How about a French Press? The Virtuoso can handle that too, with a particle size uniformity that gives you consistency from cup to cup. In fact, the Virtuoso is so consistent at both the coarse and fine ends of the grind range that we consider it to be in a class all by itself — and so do many of the micro- and specialty-roasters who swear by it. Perfect companion to the Rancilio Silvia espresso machine. The Rocky SS is a doser burr coffee grinder with 50mm plate grinding burrs found in entry-level commercial grinders. Capable of grinding up to 7.7lbs per hour the Rocky SS will be sure to keep up with your needs. The Rocky SS features a dosing chamber which holds freshly ground coffee. At the pull of a handle, just like the pros, about 7 grams of coffee are dispensed directly into the porta filter. The Rocky SS features a plastic fork to hold your porta filter in place. The motor of the Rocky SS is a 140-watt direct drive motor that is extremely powerful. Spinning at 1725 RPM's. This powerful grinder is quiet during operation. Rocky SS features simple controls. Change the grind setting with a simple unlock of the lever and a quick spin of the bean hopper. It can grind coffee to a fine powder or course grind in seconds. The tinted bean hopper of the Rocky SS keeps just over 1/2 a pound of whole bean coffee fresh and ready to grind on-demand.
Grind Settings 40 -
Bean Hopper Capacity 8 oz. 10.4 oz.
Color Black Stainless Steel/Black
Depth 6.3 in. 9.8 in.
Height 13.8 in. 13.8 in.
Material Metal/Plastic Plastic/metal
Width 4.7 in. 4.7 in.
Weight 8 lbs. 19.2 lbs.
Grinder Type Burr grinder Burr grinder
Dishwasher-Safe Parts No No
Safety Lock System Yes No
Grounds Bin Yes Yes
BPA-Free Yes Yes
Extras Speed control Doser chamber for professional style
Wattage 180 watts 140 watts
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year(s) -
Certifications UL, CSA, CE, EK 1-UL

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