The Solo DF54 - The best budget friendly grinder ever?

The Solo DF54 - The best budget friendly grinder ever?

Elise Porter

The DF54 is the new kid on the block with the DF range. With it's bigger brother being the DF64 Gen 2, an insanely popular coffee grinder, heralded as champions at it's price point, the new DF54 grinder promises to elevate our brewing rituals to new heights. With a discerning eye for detail and a commitment to uncompromising quality, we delve into the nuances of it's design, technology, and performance.

Design and Construction:

  • Compact design with an aluminum body and powder-coating finish.

Grinding Technology:

  • Custom-made 54mm stainless steel flat burrs with minimal clumping and consistent particle size distribution.

Motor Power and Grind Speed:

  • AC 150W motor with a slower grind speed.

Retention and Grinding Consistency:

  • True zero retention (<0.1 gram) with a step-less adjustment system for precise grind size control.

Versatility and Brewing Capabilities:

  • Suitable for various brewing methods including filter coffee and espresso.

Customization and Modification:

  • Limited modification options.

Burrs and Dosing Options:

  • 54mm stainless steel flat burrs with dosing options into a 58mm transparent plastic cup.

Electrical Specifications and Warranty:

  • AC input of 100-120V or 220-240V, one-year warranty.

Size and Weight:

  • Dimensions: 17.8 cm (D) x 11.4 cm (W) x 30.5 cm (H) Weight: 4.5 kilograms

Price and Value:

  • Competitive pricing for its features and performance.