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DeLonghi Dedica KG521M

DeLonghi Dedica KG521M

MPNs: KG521.M and KG521M
2.6 from 8 reviews · View Statistics

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    Will
    WillGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
    • 4 reviews
    • 1 like

    Won’t grind for expresso

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    If you are looking for a grinder to grind for an expresso machine this isn’t your grinder. The expresso setting does grind anywhere near fine enough for an expresso machine.

    Course grind for a French press is fine but you can get the same result with a cheaper grinder.

    Also can’t grind directly into a standard sized portafilter. You need to grind into the container first which is annoying.

    Purchased at David Jones for $179.00.

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    Sean
    SeanManly
    • 3 reviews
    • Verified

    Espresso grind is not fine enough

    published

    I have a Breville Grinder Pro that I've been using and am able to get a good espresso with it. I bought this for the office and the grind on the espresso setting is still quite coarse and is unsuitable for making espresso. I instead have been using it with my Aeropress with reasonable results.
    Apparently from reading other reviews online, the espresso grind is not suitable for a prosumer unpressurized portafilter. HOWEVER, even with my pressurized basket I am still getting unfavorable results--brown foam (instead of dark liquid) coming out of my machine immediately after pre-infusion and until completion of the pull.
    It would be helpful if Delonghi could respond with some trick or way to adjust the fine-ness of the grind.

    Date PurchasedJune 2018
    M.B.
    M.B.
    • 4 reviews
    • 4 likes
    • Verified

    Don’t buy it if you like a good espresso!

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    DeLonghi Coffee Grinder KG 521

    With this DeLonghi grinder KG 521 I’m not able to grind coffee beans fine enough to get good espresso.
    My previous DeLonghi grinder KG 100 was excellent.
    I did expect equal quality or better.
    I wrote to customer support, however I never received a reply.

    Date PurchasedMar 2018
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    Details

    CategoryCoffee Grinders / Roasters
    Price (RRP) $179.00
    TypeAutomatic
    Grinding MechanismConical Burr
    Coffee Bean Capacity350 g
    Number of Grind Settings18 settings
    Power150 W
    Dimensions 382 x 240 x 154 mm
    Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)
    ManualDownload manual
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    • GTIN13: 8004399331303
    • MPN: KG521.M and KG521M

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