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Baratza Vario-W Flat Ceramic Burr Coffee Grinder



Flat Ceramic Burr Espresso and Multipurpose Weight Based Coffee Grinder

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Baratza Vario-W Flat Ceramic Burr Coffee Grinder



Product Overview

Tune into accuracy with the professional Vario-W from Baratza. Pre-weighing your beans may be a thing of the past with this real time weight-based grinder.  This machine is known for its consistency and reliability. Ideal performance is a guarantee at home, in the office or in your small cafe!

The LED display and bold print on the machine make it user friendly so you can dial in the perfect grind size. The real-time weight-based grind allows you to take a dosing approach to brewing your perfect cup instead of the time-based approach. The high-quality professional grade ceramic flat burrs give you the perfect grind for the accuracy you need in each dose, giving you 230 macro and micro adjustments to choose from, making this all you need to grind your favorite specialty coffee.

Functions & Features

  • Grind by weight with fully integrated built in scale.
  • 54 mm professional ceramic flat burrs for precise grinding.
  • Burrs remain sharp twice as long as the highest quality steel burrs.
  • Grinds 1.6 grams/second for Espresso and 2.2 grams/second for Press.
  • Broad range of grind settings (230 microns – 1150 microns)
  • Front mounted control panel with LED display.
  • 3 programmable buttons to allow grind weight setting to within (+/- 0.1 gram).
  • Simple START button automatically delivers accurate dosing.
  • Macro and micro adjustments for fine tuning the grind.
  • Macro adjustments move from fine to coarse with 10 different settings.
  • Secondary micro adjustments allow for 23 additional grind steps for fine tuning.
  • Minimizes ground coffee remaining in the grinder.
  • Exceptional for both espresso and manual brewing methods.
  • Powerful high torque DC motor effortlessly drives the burrs.
  • Motor turns slowly resulting in cool and quiet operation for long grinding cycles.
  • Circuitry equipped with automatically resetting thermal cutoff switch.
  • Calibrated at the factory to ensure an accurate range of grind.
  • Burrs can be calibrated simply using the special calibration tool included with the grinder.
  • Includes Shut-off Hopper and 5 oz Bin.
  • Burrs easily removable without tools for easy cleaning.


Model Number:  986

UPC:  838823009869

Manufacturer:  Baratza

Manufactured:  Imported

Hopper Material: Smoked Plastic

Burr Diameter:  54mm Ceramic

Grind Range:  230 – 1150 microns

Steps of Adjustment:  10 macro ×

Fine-tune Adjustment:  23 micro = 230

Speed to Grind:  1.6g/sec.—2.2g/sec.

Hopper Capacity:  10 ounces (285 g)

Grounds Bin Capacity: 6 oz (170g)

Power Specifications:  100-120VAC 50/60 Hz, 130W

Safety Listing:  UL/CSA/CE/EK

Product Dimensions:  7.1 x 5.1 x 14.2 Inches

Product Weight:  9 lbs.

Limited Warranty:  1 Year



Support & Resources

Product User Manual:  Operating Manual PDF

Quick Reference Guide:  Quick Reference PDF

Product Videos:  

How to: Troubleshooting & Recalibrating Vario, Vario W

How to: Unclogging Forte, Vario, Vario-W  

Baratza Vario-W Overview  same video above

Baratza warranty & product support:  provided by Baratza

Phone:  1-877-701-2021

Email:  support@baratza.com

Baratza Product Support

Baratza Troubleshooting

Additional information

Weight14 lbs
Dimensions16 × 14 × 8 in


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