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The wee placard telling you what's actually new. Think that was cut off before.

Ah got you.

 

Boots, you got a link to that video we were looking at earlier. Shows some of the detail.


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Matt Perger confirmed Grind by Weight is an a unit that can be added to any grinder. Specifically saying: Emphasis on any grinder. Didn't give more deets than that.


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Interestingly just came across this post from HB from March last year. No sources to support the claim.

 

They just announced a new improvement to the EK that gives a finer adjustment for the knob. Apparently the knob itself is bigger, and there's 10 steps between each major setting. It will come stock on all new EK's, and there's a simple retrofit for older models soon to be available.

 

Did this happen, and is there a slightly newer EK, or I wonder if this idea evolved into the EK Barista, or if the possibility to retrofit still exists.


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Sure it will be an epic grinder but christ its fugly!

 

The mix of polished & satin steel, the red... the wooden tray... the feet! & did I mention the red...

 

If you tried to make it look like a 6th form project on a very limited budget you couldn't have done any worse!

 

If its a 'prototype' then it should have stayed at that & stayed in the factory till finished. if that in any way resembles the finished product its simply aesthetically awful!!!

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Interestingly just came across this post from HB from March last year. No sources to support the claim.

 

 

 

Did this happen, and is there a slightly newer EK, or I wonder if this idea evolved into the EK Barista, or if the possibility to retrofit still exists.

 

Yes, its simply a newer dial with more increments


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Ah I see. Wonder if this new system is retrofittable though, whether mahl intend it or not.


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Interestingly just came across this post from HB from March last year. No sources to support the claim.

 

 

 

Did this happen, and is there a slightly newer EK, or I wonder if this idea evolved into the EK Barista, or if the possibility to retrofit still exists.

I think they made the clockface on the front more detailed, could be that. I'm using a 3fe dial which does a very good job. I don't need it any more accurate than I have it as I'd be messing too much :)


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Ah I see. Wonder if this new system is retrofittable though, whether mahl intend it or not.

It's a sticker so it should be retrofittable.


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It's a sticker so it should be retrofittable.

I mean the new double knob on the barista.


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I mean the new double knob on the barista.

Fair enough, I don't think that's the same thing HB were talking about though. Could be wrong :)

 

I can't think of any reason which the new knob or portafilter mount would not be easy to retrofit to an existing ek providing they kept the sizes the same which I imaging they did. The actual grind looks the same just a different from and mounting stand.

 

I made a similar nozzle to the one on this new ek and it was a nightmare so I'm keen to see what they've done to combat static etc...

 

My guess is they quickly knocked something up at the last minute to take too the show :)


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I am scratching my head. How will you make a notes to dial set up. The big one goes up to 80 and small one is +-6.

This is fail :-(

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I am scratching my head. How will you make a notes to dial set up. The big one goes up to 80 and small one is +-6.

This is fail :-(

I imagine, 4.25, 7.68 for example?


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Big one has 80 notches and small one +-60.

So it could be 15+25 or 10-35???

Or just to make a note to big dial and small one is for bean age, weather,... :)

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As you rotate the small one the big one rotates slowly as well, at least that's how multiturn knobs work on multiturn pots. So you'd have say 60+5 (60 big turns and 5 small ones) or 21+4 (21full turns and 4 small ones) etc. The small knob is like a decimal number although only goes up to 6 so can be a bit confusing.

 

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Who wants Mazzer when they can get the real deal in Mahlkonig and Compak


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Hi,

 

anyone ever heard if it's possible to use an EG43 (originally intended for grinding cereal) for espresso?

 

Thank you,

Br

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Have a look at this. l The EK/EG series of grinders use the same motor and components with different burr sets depending on what the particular material/substance is being ground. The manual makes clear that burr sets should only be used for the designated substance - EG for cereals - EK for coffee. You could change the burr set on an EG therefore and insert some coffee burrs but you would also probably need to change the pre-breaker as well adding to the cost. A set of burrs for the EK cost around £350 plus VAT. If you can pick up an EG very cheaply it might be worth considering.


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