With 40 precisely calibrated grind settings - ranging from the coarse grind used for a French press to an ultra-fine espresso grind - the Virtuoso makes quick work of transforming whole roasted coffee beans into uniform grounds. It is fitted with Italian-made conical burrs that ensure commercial-grade consistency for optimal flavor extraction every time you brew. Italian-made, high-carbon-steel conical burrs grind 2 grams of coffee per second and provide a uniform grind for optimal flavor extraction. Efficient, high-power motor for cooler and quieter operation. Pulse button or constant blend control. Adjustable timer. High-capacity 8-oz. hopper. Anti-static 5-oz. storage bin. Heavyweight, cast-metal base provides a stable foundation and reduces vibration.