The journey to great coffee at home starts with a good grinder. We offer several models, and examine how to choose the right one for you in a previous post. The Sette series offers the best grind quality and user experience for espresso available in our lineup, however each of the three Sette models brings
About the Acaia Sette Updater App The 270Wi is Baratza’s first grinder utilizing Bluetooth which enables the customer to update to the latest firmware with their smartphone over the air, if need be (see below). Updating the firmware on the Sette 270Wi, or finishing the conversion of a W to a Wi, requires the use
by Pierce Jens, Manager of Customer Support & Service YES you can! Converting your 270W into a Wi! The process REQUIRES the use of an Apple phone or tablet*. When can I do it? The display must be replaced, and the part will be available for purchase in the US, and available internationally summer 2018.
by Pierce Jens & Alex Choppin At SCA Expo 2016, Baratza introduced the revolutionary Sette 270W. We brought our innovative mechanical engineering of coffee grinders to the table in partnership with Acaia’s long history of load-cell (scale) expertise. Together, we produced a coffee grinder capable of grinding by weight directly into a portafilter – a first
Seattle, our home town, is the location for #CoffeeExpo2018 – Score! This allows our growing Baratza team to attend and be immersed in the wonderful madness that is EXPO and the annual pinnacle gathering of our Specialty Coffee community. Come see us in Booth #2219. We have an updated Sette 270W – the ‘Wi‘ and we’re
by Alex Choppin, Baratza Support and Coffee Specialist. So you’ve started your journey down the rabbit hole of coffee. By now, you’ve probably heard that the first, biggest improvement you can make for great coffee at home is a good burr grinder. Our grinders serve a variety of needs: all-purpose workhorses like the Encore and
In the fall of 2016, we released the much-anticipated Sette 270 and 270W: the two flagship grinders of Baratza’s new design aesthetic. This series introduced a revolutionary design to home espresso grinders, and enabled incredible functionality for home users. The path we threaded through design, testing, and release taught us a great deal about building
We’re excited to release our base model of the Sette Series, the Sette 30 AP! It is built with the AP burr, designed for our high end Sette 270/270W grinders, which produces an exceptional espresso grind. It’s an inexpensive grinder at $249 to get started on an espresso journey, suitable for basic and advanced espresso
For the last 4 years, Baratza has been working on the development and launch of the Sette family of grinders. As we have said many times, the design and build of the Sette grinders is based on many revolutionary and innovative technologies, including the grinding mechanism, the convertible device holder, and the Acaia grind by
It happened, in case you didn’t hear… Our certifications have been received and we are in full Sette production mode at our manufacturing facility in Taiwan. By next week, we’ll have shipped out 2,200 Sette 270 and 270W grinders in the US and Canada! It’s been wild at our operations HQ doing the shipping, with
When we designed the Sette Series, we conceived a totally new, built-in, convertible holder that allows you to grind directly into your portafilter (PF), the supplied grounds bin, or most of the popular brewing devices (Hario, Clever, Able Kone, Aeropress). The feedback about this convertible holder has been extremely positive and it is unique amongst
We have important information to share about the availability of the Sette 270 and 270W grinders! Designing grinders can be huge fun, especially when you get the wonderful support and feedback we’ve had for the Sette Series. However, as anyone who has ever brought anything to market knows, dealing with manufacturing requires certifications, approvals, production,
This week we head to Dublin for World of Coffee! Kyra Kennedy, Kyle Anderson and Joyce Klassen will be on hand to talk to you about our full range of grinders. We’re excited to be able to show the new Sette Series, and know there is already a lot of interest from the International community
Last week we ‘did’ the SCAA in Atlanta! It was a huge show for us and the event was brilliant from so many perspectives: – Most of the Baratza team was on hand to meet, share and soak up the energy of the specialty coffee industry and get a sense of the role (albeit small)
It’s Italian for 7. The grinder shape is like a 7. It’s the 7th coffee grinder we’ve designed with unique features (Maestro, Virtuoso, Vario, Preciso, Vario-W, Forte, and Sette). And we pronounce it “Set-ay” (like Café). And there you have it!
A first for home espresso grinding – dosing by weight directly into a portafilter! Yes, you read that right! We’ve been working with the renowned smart coffee scale company, Acaia, to design a grinder that gives you the ability to precisely and accurately grind by weight directly into a portafilter. This grinder is called the
Part II – 3/16/16 One of the totally new pieces to the Sette is the revolutionary grinding mechanism. We have been working with Etzinger engineering, a conical burr manufacturer in Lichtenstein for many years. Christian Etzinger was an aeronautical engineer before getting into burr design. Check out this clip of the grind mechanism. This technology
Part I The secret is out that we are up to something new! You’ll know from our history that we’ve always been pushing the envelope of providing high quality, high precision coffee grinders for the home and café. With each new grinder we’ve upped the game in delivering consistent, uniformly ground coffee, knowing that the
We feel gratified to share that Baratza grew at a rate of 66% last year Internationally, and over 30% in the US, per year, for the last 5+ years! The ongoing interest and demand for Specialty Coffee, and quality grinders to grind it, has fueled this growth. Keeping up with this demand has presented exciting
Most small, consumer appliances are designed to wear out, or stop being useful in a very short time. These appliances are difficult and expensive to repair, so consumers are trained to dump and replace. This is often called planned obsolescence, and it not only wastes consumer’s money it also uses up valuable resources, chokes our landfills, and has big environmental implications.
Sarah Dooley, Baratza Quality Control & Educator The Forte Series is packed full of amazing accessories and features! If you plan on using the PortaHolder you will appreciate our built in software feature that converts weight to time dosing- the Smart Dose. For accuracy of dose, it is best to dial in your coffees while
The Forté AP (All Purpose) and BG (Brew Grinder) new commerical grinders have been shipping out to our customers across North Amercia. Inventory has been limited, but we’re filling your backorders as fast we can! In the meantime, we thought you might like to hear some feedback about the Fortés, from a few roasters, in their own words
Monday, April 25th, 2011 Wow, what a week it’s been! Our new weight-based grinding products, the Esatto and Vario-E were announced last Tuesday (4/19). We knew that this would cause a stir and we were right! The Twitter world has been a chorus of chatter! Our phone and email conversations just got WAY longer –
Thursday, April 21st, 2011 We’ve been at it again – we can’t stop! We love to innovate and give our customers improved products and functionality everywhere we can. Not just innovate for the sake of fun or wow factor. Of course we love those aspects, but we’re truly about giving you an improved coffee grinding