Video Overview | Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder

Video Overview | Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder

Dec 10th 2014 Written by meredithlangley

Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder: Lauded for the excellent grind consistency produced by its conical burrs, the Mazzer Kony is the perfect choice for those that want conical burrs but don't need the production of a Robur.


Hey there, I'm Steve with Prima Coffee Equipment, and today we're talking about the Mazzer Kony. Now, this grinder is an espresso grinder. It's pretty similar to Mazzer's Major, with a few, pretty notable changes.

Mazzer Kony Electronic Conical Burr Espresso Grinder

Burr Size: 63 mm, Hopper Capacity: 2.9 lbs, Burr Speed: 500rpm

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For one, instead of large flat burrs, we're talking about a 63 mm conical burr. This is the first in Mazzer's line that has conical burrs. Just the same as any other-- it's stepless adjustments. You have an adjustment wheel you can turn left or right to go finer or coarser. We've got a 2.9 pound hopper, so a little bit smaller than the Major.

Now, this is the electronic version, so it doesn't have a doser, it instead has a cone with electronic timed dosing. You can stick your your port filter right under here. You can program in your doses for single or double shots of espresso, or run it in manual mode. The times are pretty easy to set up, all you have to do is hold the menu button for a few seconds until the screen flashes, select your dose. Then you can adjust these times in twentieth of a second, so you can see it goes up in increments of .05 every time. Just hold the menu button to save that setting.

Now, you can also grind in manual mode, with just the manual button here. The Kony is a pretty decent performer. Even though it has smaller burrs, and spins at only about 490 revolutions per minute, it still spits out almost five grams per second. I'm sorry, almost four grams per second, so you can do 20 grams in just over five seconds. It has six-and-a-half grams of retention in between shots, so you're still talking about a high volume sort of environment. You'll have a decent amount of coffee getting in there that you'll want to purge, if you're letting your grinder sit for too long.

It's a real performer. It's great in higher-volume cafe settings. Not too much larger than the Major or the Super Jolly. It's 25 and a half inches tall, comes in at about 44 pounds. A real great solution for anyone who wants to dial in their espresso the best that they can. The real benefit of conical burrs is that since they do spin slower and spit out a little bit more coffee with a little bit more torque per revolution, your grind chamber doesn't actually heat up as quickly as it would with a flat disk burr. You will have pretty consistent results that aren't as affected by heat over time, even if you are in a higher volume.

That's the Mazzer Kony. This finish is a pretty special edition that we have, this is the brushed aluminum. We also have it in gray and black, which is fairly distinct from our other Mazzer models - pretty great grinder. The lower end Conical Burr Espresso Grinder from Mazzer - the Kony.

Dec 10th 2014 meredithlangley

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