The Baratza Encore grinder brings advanced espresso grinding capability to your kitchen in an affordable, accessible model. It features a front pulse button for immediate grind control with a side mutil-directional on/off switch. The Encore sports updated 40mm hardened steel conical burrs along with 40 menu settings ranging from Fine to Coarse delivering a grind range of 250 to 1200 microns. These settings make this machine ideal for drip or French press preparations. There is even a gear speed reducer on the 450 rpm DC motor that ensures beans stay cool and static free while grinding.