Capresso Infinity Vs Baratza Encore

There's no comparison of coffee prepared with freshly ground coffee beans. The taste offered by coffee beans takes your coffee to the next level. But many of you think that is this possible. The answer is in your favour.

 All you've to do is just to look for a burr grinder which will grind your coffee beans into a consistent size. Later on, you'll be eligible for getting a delicious cup of coffee anytime, anywhere.

Name

Capresso Infinity

Baratza Encore

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Model​​​​​​

Capresso 560.01 Infinity Conical Burr

Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder

Color

Black

Black

Dimensions

4.7 x 6.3 x 13.8 in

14.6 x 9.6 x 7.8 inches

Weight

6.83 lbs

4 pounds

Material Type

Black Plastic

Stainless Steel Grinder

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Look, there are numerous models of coffee grinders available in the market, but in this review, our eyes will be upon two of the very popular and top leading coffee grinders: Capresso Infinity, and Baratza Encore.

  So if you are also confused asking these two products, then don't just worry as we'll clear your confusion, right here at this article.

Know About Capresso Infinity

This Capresso Infinity is an entry-level conical burr grinder which comes with a user-friendly and elegant design that grinds coffee beans at your home. The design of this gadget is simply amazing that looks wow at your kitchen counter. Moreover, the compact design doesn't take much space at your counter.

 Capresso Infinity is available in three different colour options: black, brushed silver, and stainless steel. Most of the people like black colour, while you've to spend a little more for the stainless steel and brushed silver colour. 

This Capresso Infinity is a 100-watt conical burr grinder that comes with 16 different grind settings for almost every type of coffee.

While the bean container has a capacity of 8.5 ounces and the ground container has a capacity of 4 ounces. Looking into specs, this unit weighs 3 pounds and measures 5 x 7.8 x 10.5 inches.

Pros

Cons

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    The most impressive thing about this coffee burr grinder is its price.
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    The build quality of the unit is very nice, makes it highly durable.
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    The coffee it grinds is of very good consistency.
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    It is very simple to use.
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    It features an automatic timer which is helpful.
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    Cleaning of this device is quite difficult.
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    It is not considered suitable for naked espresso.
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    At coarser setting, we didn't like the coffee consistency.

Know About Baratza Encore

This Baratza Encore is a sleek black coloured conical burr espresso and coffee grinder which looks extremely beautiful at your kitchen counter. The curve design and organic appearance of this unit can uplift the view of your kitchen.

coffee grinder model by Baratza is highly appreciated by the coffee experts as the best entry-level coffee grinder for home users. This appliance is equipped with a proficient DC motor which doesn't heat the coffee beans while grinding. This means you can also use this coffee grinder for a cold brew.

This Baratza Encore uses 230 Volts of voltage and has a total of 40 different grind settings. And this is the biggest pooja point of this coffee grinder.

  While The Bean Hopper Comes With The Capacity Of 8 Ounces And That Of Grounds Bin Is 5 Ounces. Looking At Specs, This Unit Weighs 6.83 Pounds And Measures To Be Of 6.3 X 4.7 X 13.8 Inches.

Pros

Cons

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    It Has 40 Different Grind Settings That Give A Large Variety And Options.
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    It Features Pulse Button Or On/Off Switches Grind Modes.
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    It Is Built With A Powerful Motor That Has Low RPM.
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    The Overall Quality Of This Conical Burr Grinder Is Impressive.
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    Fewer Beans Get Stuck In The Grinder, So Fewer Beans Get Wasted.
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    The Capacity Of The Bean Hopper Is Little Less.
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    It Doesn't Feature Any Portafilter Dosing Control.
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    It Us An Entry Level Code Grinder For Home Use, So Not Recommended For Commercial Purposes.

Comparison​

1.)Design

On a very clear note, both the coffee grinder models have a pleasing appearance that looks simply wow, when kept at your kitchen counter. Moreover, it is compactly designed that takes minimal counter space.

Both the devices have black colour exterior along with transparent hopper that looks well. Being transparent, you can view the coffee beans from outside. As said, Capresso Infinity is available in three different colours (black, stainless steel, and brushed silver), whereas Baratza Encore is available only in black colour.

Overall, there's nothing serious we can spot among these two models, but Capresso Infinity provides you more options with different colours. Due to this, we can give a few more points to this model.


2.) Build Quality

Honestly speaking, both the coffee grinder models are identical and comparable when it comes over build quality. Both the models have above average build quality, but we don't have to forget the price tag.

Build quality is determined by the components of any device, whether it is made of metal parts or plastic parts. Again we would say, considering the price, both the models are best on their own.

Overall, we didn't find any big difference under this category; thereby, both the models are winners here.

3.) Storage

We would like to tell you that both the coffee grinders include a hopper where you can store coffee beans before grinding. But the interesting part is that both the models don't have a hopper of the same capacity. Talking about Capresso Infinity, it has an 8.8-ounce hopper and a 4-ounce grounds bin.

Whereas, Baratza Encore has an 8-ounce hopper and a 5-ounce. But if you want more space for your Baratza Encore, there are some extension units available in the market which can be set on top of the hopper. The extension unit can increase the storage capacity for about 9 ounces.

Overall, storage is something which depends over user's preferences and needs. So if you want a compact machine, then Capresso Infinity is a winner. But, if you want a fashionable device where you get an option to add extra space, then Baratza Encore is a winner.


4.) Auto-Shutoff Option

This is the segment where you'll find a clear-cut difference between the Capresso Infinity and the Baratza Encore. Auto Shut-Off is a very useful feature that will use coffee beans on its own, grind it, and then will automatically turn the unit off.

But unfortunately, the Baratza Encore doesn't feature any Auto Shut-Off option. But if you want to add this feature to your machine, you can purchase an accessory called Baratza Esatto.

While the Capresso Infinity comes with an automated timer which you can set before grinding. But unfortunately, you need to spend some time with your gadget to use it properly.

 So the grinder will work till the time you've set (hopefully correct), and then will be switched off automatically without getting any attention.

Overall, you've to pay a little extra to add this Auto shut off feature with Baratza Encore, but you get the same in Capresso Infinity by default.

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