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INTRODUCTION & SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................................................. 3
Finish and Packaging ......................................................................................................................................................... 4
QUALITY CONTROL .................................................................................................................................................................. 4
GENERAL OPERATION ............................................................................................................................................................. 5
Noise Levels ........................................................................................................................................................................ 5
Ease of use .......................................................................................................................................................................... 5
Grind adjustment ................................................................................................................................................................ 6
Dosing................................................................................................................................................................................. 7
Single Dosing...................................................................................................................................................................... 7
Grind Retention................................................................................................................................................................... 7
Dose Accuracy .................................................................................................................................................................... 8
GRIND QUALITY ...................................................................................................................................................................... 8
GRINDER MAINTENANCE ......................................................................................................................................................... 9
WHAT COULD BE IMPROVED .................................................................................................................................................. 10
"Pulse Off" setting auto reset............................................................................................................................................ 10
Electronics Bypass ............................................................................................................................................................ 10
Hex Head Machine Screws ............................................................................................................................................... 10
Protective clear plastic disk around start button .............................................................................................................. 11
Supply with or without hopper (option) ............................................................................................................................ 11
Clearer numerals for grind settings.................................................................................................................................. 12
Longer non commercial warranty..................................................................................................................................... 12
Better on/off switch ........................................................................................................................................................... 12
DIMENSIONS(WITH MAZZER MINI HOPPER) ........................................................................................................................... 12
CONCLUSION ......................................................................................................................................................................... 12
CEADO E92 (71MM CONICAL BURRS) ........................................................................................................................... 13
Finish and Packaging ....................................................................................................................................................... 13
QUALITY CONTROL ................................................................................................................................................................ 13
GENERAL OPERATION ........................................................................................................................................................... 13
Noise Levels ...................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Ease of use ........................................................................................................................................................................ 13
Grind adjustment .............................................................................................................................................................. 13
Dosing............................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Single Dosing.................................................................................................................................................................... 13
Grind Retention................................................................................................................................................................. 14
Dose Accuracy .................................................................................................................................................................. 15
GRIND QUALITY .................................................................................................................................................................... 15
GRINDER MAINTENANCE ....................................................................................................................................................... 15
DIMENSIONS .......................................................................................................................................................................... 15
INITIAL CONCLUSIONS ........................................................................................................................................................... 16
So E37S (83mm flat) or E92 (71mm conical), are you buying either of them and why? .................................................. 16
CEADO E92 MODIFICATION ................................................................................................................................................... 17
THE PROCEDURE FOR SINGLE DOSING THE CEADO E92.......................................................................................................... 18
Single Dosing Grind Quality (post modification) ............................................................................................................. 20
CONCLUSION ......................................................................................................................................................................... 20
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Introduction & Specifications
Ceado manufacture a number of grinders at various
price points. This review is limited to the two high
end "on demand grinders". Bella Barista are looking
to fill a gap in the top end of their range and these
two grinders were selected as potential candidates.
The E37S is an 83mm flat burr grinder and the E92
a 71mm conical grinder. These particular
commercial grinders were selected, because of their
potential suitability for the home environment. Both
grinders are particularly short in the body and not
very deep, for the burr size, making them good
candidates for the average kitchen.
I want to make an important point right at the
beginning, these are very expensive grinders
and as such my review may be harsh in areas
where I feel Ceado might do better. Please be
aware all grinders have good and bad points,
because this is not really a sales review, you will
read both good and bad. This may conflict with other
opinion on the web, if it does, it's because I am
independent, have no owners goggles and I can
send them both back. In addition Bella Barista would
not wish to stock any high end grinder not meeting
their standards at a sensible price.
Interestingly, Ceado aim these grinders firmly at the
commercial market. I remember reading somewhere
(I forget where), they had a panel of Baristas to
help in their design, but I think they should have
spread the net wider and included home users
as well. In my opinion a potential misjudgement, as
the domestic market for good quality grinders is
quite large and the perspective of domestic
customers would have helped in both environments.
not a sales review, I am trying to limit the review to
information I think you really need to know to help
you make a decision. I also cover the suitability, or
not, of these commercial grinders in the domestic
environment.
If you want to read the marketing "information", a
quick search on the web will give you all the
background and videos.
Specifications
Voltage
Power
Burr Life
Rpm
Gross
weight
Dimensions
Burrs
Hopper
capacity
Note
Dispensing
E37S
E92
220-240 V • 50-60 hz
400 W
900 W
600kg approx
1000kg approx
1400 rpm
240 rpm
14,5 Kg
20,0 Kg
210dx280wx
550h mm
Ø 83 (flat)
1600 g
Additional voltage models available
Timed, on demand/Doserless
Note: Both grinders have only been evaluated
for Espresso use over a 4 week period of the
review.
Many people modify commercial grinders to try
and make them work better in the home
environment. These modifications can
sometimes improve a grinder which is not
suitable for home use in it's standard form. The
Ceado grinders being reviewed, have not been
modified in any way and are working as intended
by the manufacturer. Well in the end I couldn't
help myself and did a minor mod on the E92.
Quite a bit of the usual information you may see on
other web reviews is omitted from this review. This is
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CEADO E37S (83mm flat burrs)
This grinder is particularly small in the body and not
very deep. It does come with a ridiculous sized
hopper which almost doubles the grinders height to
around 550mm. Using the Mazzer Mini small
hopper, it comes out at a far more kitchen
friendly 43.5cm, with a depth of only 290mm (right
to the tip of the grounds catcher tray). To put this
excellent sizing into perspective the Mazzer Mini E
(a generally accepted kitchen friendly grinder) with
it's small hopper is actually more than 3cm taller and
with it's grounds catcher tray, 50mm deeper!
The graphic below shows the footprint of the
grinders and grounds catcher tray (not the exact
shape). The dark blue is the Mazzer Mini E and the
light blue is the Ceado. E37S (with Mazzer short
hopper).
cushioning for the grinder. I actually dislike this
packaging method (it's OK for the hopper only) and
prefer shaped Polystyrene Foam in 2 halves to
encase the grinder body. I think the cardboard
method leaves the grinders slightly more prone to
shipping damage and rubs marks in the finish.
The exterior finish can best be described as
commercial, it's OK, but it's not the best I have seen
and certainly does not reflect the much higher
quality of the internals. If we remember this is a
grinder aimed at the commercial market, this is not
surprising. One area where I think they could
improve things is on the polished Aluminium
areas, these could definitively do with an extra
buffing step to remove the machine polishing
lines. Paintwork should be of higher quality with
less minor defects.
Quality control
Looking over the grinder I could see that the rear
screw for removing the top burr and adjustment
assembly looked as if the screwdriver (factory
assembly) had slipped very slightly....more on
this later.
One of the screws for adjusting the grinding
range of the slide lever adjuster, had a slightly
chewed head (see photo). Please remember this is
a new grinder
It is clear that the Ceado E37S although wider is a
little smaller and not as deep...surprising on a
commercial grinder with such large 83mm flat burrs
(a Mini E is 64mm). The "small for type"
dimensions were a key factor in selecting these
2 Ceado grinders.
Finish and Packaging
The grinders come in a Sturdy cardboard box and
the main packaging is shaped corrugated cardboard
sections, folded to provide some rudimentary
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Another minor issue was the piezo electric
beeper, an audible indication whenever a function is
pressed. On the E37S it sounded like a weak cats
"meow", on the E92 it sounded normal. If I had only
had the E37S for test I might have thought this was
how it was meant to sound, although I have heard
enough beepers to know the one on my E37S is
not right.
them. That's up to you to decide, because you will
be the one spending a lot of money on an E37S. I
just want to make sure Ceado read this and properly
take notice of it.
This is all basic quality control, it shouldn't happen
on grinders of this price. Will it affect the grinders
operation...no, but it's sloppy work and I don't like
sloppy work. All employees assembling their
grinders should have quality uppermost. If they chew
up a screw head, they should remove it and put a
fresh one in...NOT cover it up with the rubber collar
and forget about it.
Ceado claim this is a very quiet grinder and I have to
agree with them. In fact I can confidently say this is
by far the quietest grinder I have ever used (and I
have used a lot).
It's exactly the same with the beeper, it's clear the
grinder had been factory tested, as there was coffee
inside it. I personally could never let a grinder go out
of the factory with a bad beeper. Yes, it works...but
it's not perfect!
The rear bolt head on burr chamber cover
slightly marked (probably imperceptible to the
average customer). The key question is why is it
marked, as if the screw driver slipped (spun a little in
the head)....the answer; because it did slip! It slipped
because that last bolt was a tighter all the way in
than any of the others, tight from pretty much the
moment it entered the hole in the lower burr
housing. The reason for this is the basic design of
the burr carrier, but it's actually a good thing (I will
cover this later). The person assembling or
checking the grinder should have put a fresh
bolt in (these things are inexpensive).
So Ceado, improve your quality control please, it
will cost you very little, in fact it's pretty much
free and will benefit you in 3 areas.
•
Improved product quality
•
Reduced costs
•
Better feedback to designers, resulting in
improved design
Now I could say this slipped though and the
faults were minor, it doesn't affect the operation of
the grinder, probably just this grinder is affected and
they usually never get problems like this reported to
General Operation
Noise Levels
Ease of use
This is a very easy grinder to use and the
programming is simple. It's perhaps not as
comprehensive in terms of the display compared to
some other grinders, but it works almost exactly as it
needs to. There are 3 modes of operation, with
grinding initiated by pressing the portafilter against a
metal push button..
•
Press and hold for a timed grind, release to
pause ("Pulse Off")
•
Press for a timed grind ("Pulse On")
•
Manual, press to start, release to stop, no
timing.
The only slight annoyance in a home setting is the
first setting, "Pulse Off". I realise they had a panel of
baristas who fed back on the design, so this one
surprises me a bit, as even in the commercial
setting, I would imagine this would be annoying.
When the "press and hold to grind setting" is used
"Pulse off", it decrements the time and finishes the
dose when the timer expires. If you release the grind
button it pauses and the remaining time to grind is
shown. An excerpt from the user guide is below.
If this button is released during distribution of a shot, the
motor stops, the system goes into pause
status and the display shows the time remaining to
complete the shot and the message
“WORKING”. In addition, to highlight the fact that the
distributed shot has not been completed, the
LED for the shot selected flashes. At this point, to
complete the dose just press the start button
(7 Fig. 1) again with the filter-holder and keep it pressed
until the shot is completed.
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The grinder will sit in this "paused mode" until
it's switched off, or the particular shot button is
pressed to reset the timer. If you have not noticed,
when you next grind, you will not get a correct dose
and have to part dose the remaining portion of the
grind. Then remember to press the particular shot
button again to reset the dose.... very annoying!
Now there is one small option missing from this
function and for me personally it is a minor
annoyance. A self reset of the grind timer, so if
it's left in this paused mode, it will automatically
reset the shot timer after a set period of time. If
possible this should be added as an additional
option, where you cans set the duration in seconds
for this reset. 0 means no reset (same as current), or
up to 99s.
Removing the rubber collar reveals the lever
operated grind adjustment mechanism. Two small
machine screws allow the lever to be set to any
desired position for that level of grind e.g. middle
position for a general espresso grind . The only thing
to remember (as I don't think this is covered in the
user guide), is always to choose 2 holes that are
diametrically opposite to each other (shown in
green), for the best operation of the adjustment
system. The red arrows show where not to have the
screws, even though a hole for one exists (this tip is
not in the user guide).
There are enough screw holes so that this is always
possible. And allows you to set the grind adjustment
range wherever you need it.
In the commercial or domestic environment, this
means:
•
No more spoilt doses, because you didn't
check before using (highly likely problem in
the commercial environment)
•
Less potential wasted coffee from incorrect
dosing
•
Less wear on the keypad in resetting the
time
•
Speedier operation
It also means that in the domestic environment, a
short purge of the grinder does not have the irritation
of having to remember to reset the timer.
Most of the other functions are pretty standard and
there is a handy shortcut way to change the grind
timers, without having to go through a long winded
menu system.
Grind adjustment
The grind adjustment mechanism is nice, I like it a
lot. It's easy to use and fairly clear, although
highlighting the numbers on the rubber collar in
white for better visibility would be good. I have
seriously considered one of those white tyre pens to
highlight the numbers myself!
The lever is fairly easy to move, when I saw the
video I was a bit worried that it might be too easy to
move, but no...it's exactly right. It's also very clear to
see where you are.
One important point to make here, the grinder has a
range of adjustment, the lever moves from about
8pm to 4pm. This means it can be set for the full
espresso range (or drip, carafe etc..). To move
from espresso to carafe, you undo the screws, move
the lever position to the right, replace the screws
and coarsen the grind by moving the lever to the left.
Check the grind and repeat this process until the
desired grind level is achieved. It's a grinder best set
to the type of grinding you need, but it does give a
very high level of control over the grind. This
limiting of range would be a normal feature of
many commercial grinders.
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Dosing
The grinder itself is easy to use, the dosing system
works well and is fairly accurate with only a small
dose variance. Even when the level of beans in the
hopper is fairly low e.g. just visible at the neck of the
grinder, it doses well, with little "pop-corning". This
surprised me a little as the grinder has a smooth
domed nut and no auger.
There is a static/clump adjustment screw, where you
can adjust the balance between more static and less
clumps or vice versa. There is no magic here, it's a
metal flap to the burr chamber, on a hinge and a
rubber sprung flap mechanism that presses on
the metal flap with a pressure you can adjust.
More pressure = less static and slightly more
clumps, less pressure means less clumps, but more
static. I have left mine in the factory setting, as it
seems to work well enough. There are some small
clumps, but these resolve without any requirement
to stir the grinds and mostly fall apart when touched
or the portafilter is shaken.
In a coffee shop, when grinding directly into the
portafilter, you probably won't mind a small amount
of ground coffee dropping into the catcher tray
below. However, if your a clean freak like me, you
won't want ANY ground coffee dropping anywhere at
all. This can be easily prevented with the use of a
portafilter ring.
The 2 short Videos (links below), show this working.
Coffee tipped into the hopper won't stale very fast at
all and can happily be there all day or longer. The
grinder then is very easy to live with, with a 1.5 -2
sec purge to clear out stale coffee (espresso
setting), before pulling a shot. This purge is only
required for the first of a series of shots.
The burr chamber space holding ground coffee for
the sweeper arms to push out, is very small and the
arms move rapidly. Too light a tension on the anti
clumping system, trying to limit the retained grounds
below 2g, can cause ground coffee to exit the
dosing chute in a fine jet, missing the portafilter. The
anti clumping system should be set to it's minimum
tension, just before this begins to happen. If it does
exit in a fine jet sometimes, increase the
pressure on the anti clumping system (turn
adjuster anticlockwise) until this ceases to
happen.
With single dosing you need to allow for the purge,
and weigh out more beans than you need, then
hope the purge is gram accurate and then grind into
the portafilter. With the grinder being used in this
way, dosing is not so accurate to time and it can be
very awkward because you have to weigh
everything, including the purge. For me life is too
short for all this hassle and it never made much
difference in shot quality. My confession is, I used to
single dose for many years and even bought scales
for doing this. Finally I came to my senses some
years ago and stopped doing it, filling the hopper
with enough beans for the day is fine..
Grind Retention
This is the amount of coffee trapped in the lower
burr chamber, it has been ground, but remains in the
grinder. Retained grinds are normally removed by
"purging", grinding a small amount of coffee that is
thrown away, before grinding into the portafilter.
There is 2 types of retention for most grinders:
http://youtu.be/ugjNM6qSS48
http://youtu.be/QD4SDKu9y40
Single Dosing
The practice of putting a measured amount of beans
into the grinder, and grinding until no more coffee
comes out. Many people like to single dose and
although this grinder will support single dosing, the
following areas should be considered.
•
The single dosing retention
•
The normal use retention
Single dosing retention is what ground coffee is
left in the lower burr chamber after repeated pulsing
of the grind switch and brushing of the exit chute.
For the E37S it's approximately 2 - 3g, on an
unmodified grinder, with the anti static/clumping
mechanism in place...This is low for the class of
grinder.
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In the photo below after single dosing, bushing the
chute and pulsing the chamber until empty
approximately 2 g of coffee is retained (verified by
removal and weighing). This volume occupies
around 38% of the burr chamber.
Dose Accuracy
This was very good and consistent, even when very
few beans remained in the hopper. I didn't notice
much difference when pulling the last full double
shot from the grinder.
On my scales, accuracy was to within 0.5g per dose,
but this might change depending on how tight you
set the anti static/clumping system?
Grind Quality
The grind quality is excellent and even, with a tight
particle distribution around the desired grind size
and limited fines. This is backed up by the quality of
the pour on a consistent basis and the taste and
appearance of the espresso shot.
The normal use retention figure is when the
grinder is always used with some beans in the
hopper (or throat of the grinder). For the E37S it's
approximately 5.5g - 7g. This may sound a lot, but
it's actually very low for a grinder with such large
83mm burrs.
Anti clumping/static systems does account for a lot
of this retention e.g. some Mazzers use a metal grid
to control static, this can account for significant
retention and when removed often reduces retention
by 60% or more when single dosing.
Unfortunately removal of these devices, normally
gives other undesirable problems and does not
significantly reduce retention when using the
grinder normally e.g. with beans in the hopper
and not single dosing.
In normal use, the E37S only requires up to a 2
second grind purge (espresso setting) if it's been left
more than 20-30m, because the burr chamber space
is small with well designed sweeper arms. This will
usefully remove most, if not all of the retained grinds
within the burr chamber, ensuring the coffee in the
portafilter is fresh ground. I say up to 2 seconds,
because I have the grinder set really fine for my
Vesuvius espresso machine, much finer than for a
normal machine. You will find the retained figures
and purge figures a little lower for a standard
espresso grind.
Pucks (the coffee in the portafilter after the
shot), drain well and show little to no evidence of
what I call "silting" even with extended 2 bar 12
second preinfusion times. Silting is a phenomenon
that I have found occurs more with cheaper grinders
and is worse when using machines with have
extended preinfusion like the Vesuvius. In addition a
larger space above the puck to the shower screen
seems to make it worse, which is why a lot of people
with very cheap grinders find themselves having to
overfill the portafilter basket.
It's the situation where the fines in the coffee grind
don't allow the water to soak through evenly and
well. I also believe this shows the coffee in the
portafilter may not be extracting evenly throughout
the puck. I have inserted a photo of sand at the
beach to try and illustrate the phenomenon, because
none of my grinders do this on the coffee I am
currently using.
Coffee pucks rarely look as bad as this, but may
have some slight marks that are similar. The coffee
puck drains well and is easy to knock out.
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The actual espresso crema is an even rich colour
with the extraction being very even throughout the
pour, gradually changing from dark to light. There is
nice dark flecking, with no sign of uneven extraction.
Taste is excellent for both single origin coffees and
blends (which can be tricky), flavours come through
clearly and are not muddy in any way. It has often
been said that flat burrs have thin body compared to
conical burrs, this was certainly not my experience
with the E37S. The body in the shot was good and
the overall taste experience, excellent.
Grinder Maintenance
The E37S has a nice method of mounting the burrs,
it's excellent quality and possibly a better design
than other companies doing similar things.
The burr chamber is split into 2 major housings
holding the burrs. These are held together with 3
substantial cross head machine screws. The screws
hold the housing together, but they do not act to
locate the burrs relative to each other. This would
create too much play and with wear, eventually the
burrs would fail to line up accurately. There is raised
sleeve in the top burr carrier that engages with a
collar on the lower burr carrier, to ensure the burrs
are absolutely aligned in the horizontal plane. The
top housing has almost no play in any direction,
making up to 2 of the machine screws a slightly tight
fit, because as tolerances are so close. On my
grinder 2 of the screws went in easy, but the back
screw (which had the slight damage on the
head), was the tight one. With the tolerance this
close, it's almost unavoidable to have 1 tight
screw. I would imagine this is true of the
majority of E37S grinders. It doesn't matter,
because that stainless steel machine screw will soon
make up the few 1000ths of an inch, by wearing the
softer aluminium upper burr carrier hole enough to
become easy to fit over time. For me the important
thing will be to remember to always fit the front ones
first, take up the slack, then fit the rear one and
tighten alternately finishing with the rear. The key
point is, the sleeve and collar on the burr
carriers are what align the burrs, not the 3
machine screws
The burr assembly and motor are rubber mounted
and effectively form a single unit independent of the
case. This also reduces the potential for burr
misalignment, as the minimum number of aligned
components are in the grind path, variance in the
case will not affect burr alignment and neither will
heat or impact.
The adjustment of the burrs themselves is via
movement of the top burr assembly within a
threaded collar. The threads are extremely fine, but
well out of the way of the coffee, so they don't get
contaminated with grinds. In addition, the burr
chamber can be accessed without having to
unthread the burrs and the grind settings are not
disturbed.
Apart from one or two little things, this is probably
the best motor/burr assembly method I have ever
seen from an engineering point of view. It's simple,
robust and has a minimum potential for variation in
burr alignment.
Cleaning is a procedure that only takes a few
minutes. Remove 3 machine screws, vacuum out
the chamber, clean with a brush, close the chamber
up and replace 3 screws. All your grind settings
remain unchanged and with NO chance of cross
threading a burr carrier as in some other grinders.
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What could be improved
This grinder is good, but nothing is perfect and there
are some improvements Ceado should consider.
•
"Pulse Off" setting of start button, to auto
reset grind time
•
Electronics bypass
•
Hex socket machine screws to be used, not
crosshead
•
Protective clear plastic disk around start
button
•
Supply with or without hopper
•
Clearer numerals for grind settings
•
Longer non commercial warranty
•
Better on/off switch
This bypass is quite a simple idea. They use a 3
position switch on the grinder. Off/Manual/Auto. In
the manual position the switch allows the grind
button to connect directly with the SSR (Solid State
Relay) used to apply power to the motor and
grinding starts when the portafilter activated button
is pressed and stops when it is released.
The Auto Position operates as the on switch does
now and utilises the full electronic functions of the
grinder.
This change would be extremely easy for Ceado to
make to their grinders and it's difficult to understand
why they have not done this before, as reliability in
the commercial environment would be improved.
Hex Head Machine Screws
The design decision to have the current "Phillips
type" screws, probably assumes all users have
screwdrivers with a perfect fit
"Pulse Off" setting auto reset
The "pulse off" setting is a great setting, it allows you
to set up timed dosing and stop the dose at any
point by moving the portafilter from the grind button.
The dose can then be continued by pressing the
grind button again. This useful function should
have an auto reset (configurable) if grinding is
not continued after some seconds. Without such
a reset function, it's easy to leave the counter in the
partly ground state and give a reduced dose to the
next person using the grinder. In a busy cafe or
coffee bar, I would think it unlikely any barista would
check the grind time in case they needed to reset
the dose. It's a minor annoyance, but for me, with
the grinder costing this much, it's something that
Ceado could usefully address.
Electronics Bypass
Ceado some years ago had some bad feedback on
web sites about the quality of the electronics. Ceado
told me this has been addressed, even so, the lack
of a bypass mechanism for the timed dosing
electronics seems like a serious omission for 2
reasons.
This is a "Pozi", "Phillips" or "Crosshead" type
machine screw.
My point here is, there are so many different types
and with the variance in the screw drivers people
use, a correct fit is rarely achieved by end users.
This can cause the head of the screw to "cam out"
and a good fit is hard to achieve from that point. In
fact the original design of Phillips head screws was
so that they would "cam out" with excess torque, as
torque limiting power tools did not exist when they
were invented.
1. If you have had some bad PR about your
electronics in the past, I would have thought
a bypass would be a priority.
2. If you buy a grinder for the commercial
environment, you want 0 down time. So
minimising the impact of failure is important.
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The Hex socket machine screw, shown below, is a
far better choice. There is only one shape of hex
socket (a hexagon), it comes in different sizes and
an incorrect size fit is immediately obvious. This is a
fairly standard type, but they come in many head
shape variants including countersunk.
The slotted head machine screws used in the
grind adjustment mechanism (see earlier photo of
damaged head), should also be replaced with hex
socket machine screws.
This would give a better more positive fit and an
Allen key could be provided specifically for the
smaller grind adjustment range machine screws.
TORX is even more resistant to cam out and
probably the best choice for the large machine
screws, but not everyone has access to TORX bits.
Protective clear plastic disk around start
button
This photo of the start button, from Ceados own
Video, shows a lot of scratches. In the home
environment this would irritate me and in the
commercial environment, it's always nice to have the
grinder looking smart.
Clearly it's from the portafilter hitting the painted
finish, when busy Baristas are using the grinder. I
would have thought a simple round piece of clear
sticky back plastic, with a small hole in it for the
press button would stop all this. A few minutes spent
on the Internet and I found these 40mm clear
adhesive discs (they also come in a range of
diameters).
They need to be hole punched with a correctly sized
central hole and the customer supplied with 5 or 10
in a strip.. Even at the cost I could buy them for, this
would only cost Ceado approximately 12p for 10
discs. If they are a bit thin, a second disc can be
applied over the first.
Supply with or without hopper (option)
To be completely fair here, Ceado do not aim their
grinders at the domestic market, even though I think
the E37S grinder fits the "high end" domestic market
well. The standard hopper is "majestic", it's really
big, so much so, it almost doubles the size of the
grinder. When this was mentioned to Ceado, they
did say that the hopper from the smaller grinder
could be used...but that's pretty big as well. A nice
small hopper to use with the E37S is the Mazzer
Mini E small hopper. Fits perfectly and makes the
grinder nice and small.
Ceado don't want to manufacture a very small
hopper (unless it's in large volumes), so they
should consider supplying the grinder, with, or
without a hopper (at a reduced price). Retailers
can add a small hopper if they want to and the
pricing for the customer would be the best possible.
No domestic customer wants to pay for a huge
hopper they will never use.
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Clearer numerals for grind settings
Perhaps I'm getting old, but the numbers on the
collar are hard to see, black on black, doesn't show
up well. Highlighting these in white would help a lot.
It's something I'm even considering doing myself as
a modification.
Dimensions(with Mazzer Mini hopper)
125mm
Longer non commercial warranty
WARRANTY
This product has been manufactured to a high quality
standard. This product is guaranteed against faulty
materials and workmanship for a period of three years
from the date of purchase when it is used according to the
instructions in this instruction and maintenance
manual. Please retain any receipt as proof of purchase.
435mm
The above text comes direct from their instruction
manual. I believe this is one of the longest
warranties in the industry, usually grinders only have
a 1 year warranty, rarely 2 years. Even so Ceado
could do better. The current warranty covers
commercial use. In the commercial environment a
grinder can easily grind from 600kg to 1500kg of
coffee in a year. In the domestic environment, it's
unlikely that the grinder will do more than 50kg
per year. Why not offer a 5 year warranty for
Domestic use and 3 year for commercial use?
310mm
210mm
290mm
deep
Better on/off switch
I could be completely wrong here, or very unfair
to Ceado. The on/off switch may be completely fit
for purpose, a switch may never have failed...but it
just feels a little flimsy for a commercial grinder. It's
the sort of switch I'd expect on the back of a hard
disk drive, not a commercial grinder. OK, it's only
switching a very small current, just to power the
electronics, so it doesn't need to be beefy, but it will
go through a lot of on/off cycles. Of course if they
decide to go for a 3 position switch with a bypass
option for the electronics, this switch would change
anyway.
Conclusion
The Ceado E37S is a very nice compact grinder, it
produces an excellent grind and is very easy to use.
Internally it all looks to be very high quality and grind
speeds for a normal espresso grind would be in the
region of 5.6 to 6s for an 18.5g double shot. This is
respectable and not too fast, something that's
beneficial in the home environment. I personally
believe grind quality can suffer when grinders grind
too quickly for the size of their burrs. The functions
on the grinder are good, but a few small additions
would make it perfect. It's also very quiet, a
perfect top end large flat burr home grinder that
is worth adding to your shortlist, as it has
superb grind quality.
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Ease of use
CEADO E92 (71mm Conical
Burrs)
This grinder is also particularly small in the body and
not very deep. It does come with a ridiculous sized
hopper for home use, which almost doubles the
grinders height to around 630mm high. Using the
Mazzer Mini small hopper, it comes out at a far
more kitchen friendly 51.5cm, with a depth of
only 290mm (right to the tip of the grounds catcher
tray). Again the Mazzer Mini E (a generally accepted
kitchen friendly grinder) is actually 50mm deeper
with it's grounds catcher tray! The fly in the
ointment here of course is, the Ceado E92S won't fit
under standard height kitchen cupboards, but it will
go in front of them and still allow you to open the
doors. I did briefly have a Compak K8Fresh which
was about the same height, but a lot bulkier. It was
so deep that you could not safely put in front of the
cupboards on a standard countertop. The front
rubber feet were only half on and the grinder body
overhung the standard depth worktop....but then a
Compak K8 fresh with it's 83mm flat burrs is
400mm deep at the base!
This is not such an easy grinder to use in the home.
The controls and software is exactly the same as the
E37S, the difficulties come in managing a large
conical grinder with a high degree of retention.
Grind adjustment
The grind adjustment mechanism is identical to the
E37S. It's easy to use (with the retention caveat)
and fairly clear. The lever is fairly easy to move,
when I saw the video I was a bit worried that it might
be too easy to move, but no...it's exactly right. It's
also very clear to see where you are.
Dosing
The grinder itself is very easy to use, nice and
simple and the dosing system works well and is
fairly accurate with only a small dose variance. Even
when the level of beans in the hopper is fairly low
e.g. just visible at the neck of the grinder, it doses
OK, with no real "pop-corning". This was no doubt
assisted by the little propeller on top which drives
the beans downwards into the burrs.
Finish and Packaging
This grinder also come in a Sturdy cardboard box
and the main packaging is identical to the E37S, so
the same issues apply
The exterior finish is identical to the E37S.
Quality control
This grinder has absolutely no quality control
faults of any kind!
General Operation
Noise Levels
Ceado claim this is a very quiet grinder and I have to
agree with them. In fact I can confidently say this is
even quieter than the E37S apart from the cooling
fan. This fan is just on all the time and I think fairly
obtrusive. I don't know why they didn't have it on
a timer, to shut off if no grinding takes place for
5 minutes. If using this in a domestic environment
you would be wishing CEADO had put in a "fan off"
switch for low volume use.
Like the Ceado E37S there is a hinged metal flap
from the burr chamber, but no adjustment screw, or
tensioning flap. The grinds have no evidence of
clumps or static.
Single Dosing
The practice of putting a measured amount of beans
into the grinder, and grinding until no more coffee
comes out. Many people like to single dose and
although you can single dose this grinder, it's not
recommended when left as standard.
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Coffee tipped into the hopper won't stale very fast at
all and can happily be there all day or longer. The
main problem is grind retention and the difficulty of
getting reliable shot, due to stale coffee in the burr
chamber, mixing with fresh coffee.
Grind Retention
The burr chamber space that holds the ground
coffee for the sweeper arms to push it out, is
small for this class of conical burr grinder. The
shape makes it deceptive, but with 4 (not the usual 2
or 3 sweeper arms) and a recess for the top burr
carrier, it's a fairly small chamber. Even so the
amount of coffee trapped in the lower burr chamber,
is approximately 25g!
In the commercial environment where the grinder is
in constant use, this sort of heavy purging will not be
required. The only time commercially where this 2
double shot phenomenon will be noticeable, is when
adjusting grind settings. You can use a LOT of
coffee dialling in the grind.
You may read on the internet much lower retained
grind figures than mine on totally unmodified
grinders. I don't know how people have come to this
conclusion. I have opened the burrs, removed the
remaining ground coffee and weighed it. I am also
not including any coffee in the pre-crush zone of the
burrs. Below is the photo of a full grind chamber and
after I removed most of the coffee
There is 2 types of retention for the E92 grinder:
•
The single dosing retention
•
The normal use retention
Unfortunately, because of the anti static/clumping
flap at the exit of the burr chamber, these are
identical at around 25g, because no matter how long
you run the grinder, the coffee in the burr chamber
does not come out. The photos on the right are after
running it for 15 seconds or more after the grinder
had no more beans to grind. The very slow grind
speed does not generate sufficient centrifugal force
to push all the grinds past the flap.
Single dosing retention is what ground coffee is
left in the lower burr chamber after repeated pulsing
of the grind switch and brushing of the exit chute.
The normal use retention figure is when the
grinder is always used with some beans in the
hopper (or throat of the grinder), no modification can
actually reduce this on any grinder.
The only way Ceado could improve this is to
have a manual opening lever for the anti
static/clumping system. So that at the end of
grinding a measured amount of beans (from a
single dose), the flap can be manually opened
and the grinder pulsed to remove as much of the
ground coffee as possible from the burr
chamber.
In normal domestic use, the E92 requires at least
two double shot purges (37g), before the full
change in a grind setting is realised, or mostly
100% fresh ground coffee is obtained.
I probably had just under 2 grams left in the
chamber on the right. So adding that to the 23.3
grams I removed I make it around 25g
For domestic use, unfortunately, when you purge,
you can't purge 25g, expecting to get all the 25g of
old coffee out, followed by fresh coffee after that. It
just not work that way. I would think you're lucky to
get 12g of old coffee out with the first 18.5g you
purge. With your second purge I would think 30% of
the grind is of stale coffee in the burr chamber.
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This means, that only after 37g have been purged is
your double shot, likely to contain very little stale
coffee. To put this in perspective, if you pull 5 double
shots a day, you will to have to purge around 185g
of coffee, which will go in the bin. In the home
environment, 5 doubles in one day will use around
280g of coffee....with 66% of the ground coffee
going into the bin!
Dimensions
The grinder is probably one of the smallest conical
grinders available with 71mm burrs
Dose Accuracy
125mm
This was very good and consistent, even when very
few beans remained in the hopper. I didn't notice
much difference even when pulling the last full
double shot from the grinder.
Grind Quality
515mm
The grind quality is excellent as long as you purge
sufficient coffee. You may read on the web owners
claims to only purge 5 or 10g. this is absolutely
incorrect. I started off using the grinder by purging a
full double shot 18.5g and I couldn't understand why
the shot time seemed to vary sometimes. It was fine
if I purged 18.5g, then ground another 18.5g for a
double, but if I did 2 doubles in a row, the second
double had a much slower pour.
I also found purging just 18.5g before grinding,
produced an inferior shot, both in taste and
appearance. I finally roasted up some really large
batches of the same coffee to the same roast, so I
had enough for a test...I grit my teeth and purged
37g before pulling my shot. It was a little better, than
the 83mm flat burrs.
390mm
210mm
290mm deep
In fact the only time I could say the grinder was a lot
better, was after 40g had gone through. Then the
grind was almost completely clear of old coffee and
the shot quality the best. So purging that amount
would give the absolute best quality achievable.
This for me in the domestic environment is a step
too far and I personally would not be prepared to
purge at least 37g and throw it away before I grind
my double shot. Especially as the quality is no better
or slightly worse (if enough coffee is not purged)
than the E37S with a 6-8g purge.
Grinder Maintenance
The E92 is identical in it's maintenance to the E37S,
with the only difference being the conical instead of
the flat burrs.
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It can be made even smaller by using a modified
hopper (next photo). This was made from the top
half of a tea brewing device. Now the grinder will
easily fit under standard height cupboards,
without any problems. I don't think you could
say that about any other powered 71mm conical.
Also if you look carefully you can see some blue
tape on a fixed metal post, indicated by an arrow.
This is tape holding on a small magnet to defeat the
magnetic safety switch and allow the grinder to work
without the standard hopper. This post makes the
grinder 440mm high and is the minimum height
of the grinder with a tiny modified hopper.
I personally wouldn't bother (would I?), it's just too
much hassle (or is it) to modify, single dose, pulse,
sweep, pulse etc.. every time I want a coffee. Of
course, you will read all the glowing comments on
the internet, perhaps even ones stating that this
review is completely incorrect. All I can say is please
remember I had both grinders and could compare
them side by side.
For the commercial environment it's intended
for, It's a superb grinder, the commercial user
would find hard to beat for; ease of use, great
warranty, performance and grind quality.
So E37S (83mm flat) or E92 (71mm conical),
are you buying either of them and why?
I have the option of buying either grinder, or sending
them both back. I currently own a Zenith 65E, a
grinder on a par with the Mazzer Super Jolly.
I did briefly have a K8 fresh on demand, but the size
was a problem, worse still the burrs were misaligned
and it didn't grind correctly. I have used or owned
Mazzer grinders (Mini, Mini E, Super Jolly), other
conicals and very large vertical flat burr grinders with
specialist burrs..
I found the E37S surprising, it's grind quality is
way better than my Zenith 65E. It's probably one
of the best large flat burr grinders in it's class,
delivering excellent quality in the cup. It's also
the most kitchen friendly of any large flat burr
grinder I have seen. I am buying the E37S, I
should...this is the one I should buy, if I had any
sense?
BUT!
Initial conclusions
I would have loved this grinder to be OK for the
home, I really wanted it to work. I have the option
of purchasing either grinder and my heart would
have loved what might be one of the better, if not
the best conical grinders available. However, for
me, I just cannot justify the grind quality gains
against the massive waste of coffee and the hassle
of dialling in the grind when coffees change. I think if
none of this matters to you, or you want to modify
the grinder (removal of anti static clumping device),
then perhaps it is the right grinder for you.
I felt that I had to give the E92 a fair shake
against the other conical grinders out there,
because it is a really nice design. I know I said I
was not going to modify the grinder, but I did!
A metal flap is the only grind control device the E92
has in the chute. It has some very slight resistance
caused by a piece of rubber that presses down on
the hinge and holds it in place. It's not resistance
designed into it, it just creates some by virtue of the
friction of holding it in place. If this flap is left, it's
amazing how the grinds back up in the burr
chamber...well you saw the photos on page 14.
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Ceado E92 Modification
Removal of this flap definitely eases the potential
compression of grinds in the lower burr chamber,
personally, I could see absolutely no adverse effects
after doing so. More importantly it allows you to get
much more of the coffee out of the lower burr
chamber after single dosing.
The grinder has one of the slowest grind speeds of
any conical burr commercial grinder at 240 rpm,
which does make it a slight hassle to use for single
dosing, as at these speeds the centrifugal force to
throw grinds out of the lower chamber by the burr
sweep arms is reduced. However, the slower speed
seems to help the grind quality, when there is not
the weight of a hopper full of beans behind it. So on
to the tests.
out, this is where the slow speed of the burrs does
not help. It might give great grind quality, but it can
take from 15 to 45 seconds to clear the burr
chamber of all the coffee except for that 4 - 5g. Note
at this time I was not using a cupped hand to tap
the top of the hopper I made and generate puffs
of air (see later).
Modification of a test machine of any kind is not
my usual practice when writing a review, as the
grinder is not being used as the manufacturer
intended. However, I had 3 reasons for wanting
to do this:
• I believe this Ceado Conical is absolutely
the smallest most kitchen friendly, powered
71mm conical burr grinder there is.
I cleaned out the burr chamber completely and
placed 20g of coffee in the neck of the hopper and
ran the grinder for around 20 seconds. I got 15.3g
back out. What's left was below.
•
The only way other big conicals work in the
home is like this, so I wanted to be fair
•
I really wanted the big conical Ceado to be
OK and to own a big conical grinder
Removal of this metal flap is a simple procedure.
There is a little rubber bar, shown by the red arrow.
It simply pulls out
After removal and weighing of all the ground coffee
including any left in the chute, the total weight of
4.7g was confirmed. I repeated this test 3 or 4 times
and got some variation, from 4.7 to 8g. The main
variation I did get was in the time to get all the coffee
Underneath the rubber bar is the metal flap to the
burr chamber, this just lifts out. I replaced the rubber
bar only, mainly so I didn't loose it and because it
seals the chamber. Sure enough it does help seal
the chamber and like a fool, I didn't notice the
gap in front of the rubber bar. Well I did, but I
thought the top burr carrier would seal it, it
doesn't (see later). Gently tapping the top of the
hopper I made with my cupped palm whilst the
grinder is running generates small puffs of air to
encourage the coffee out. After I used it for a
reasonable amount of single dosing, I opened the
burr chamber to check the retention was like.
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I was very surprised, the retention couldn't be
more than 1 or 2 grams. Virtually no coffee was
left in the burrs.
However, I did notice where ground coffee had been
escaping the burr chamber, in front of the rubber
bar. This was caused by the puffs of air to get all the
grinds out. So I made my final small modification. A
small piece of electricians tape across the gap. It's
important to avoid the rebate the top burr carrier sits
in!
In a few weeks I will check this and again in 3
I place 4g of beans in the small modified hopper and
grind them through, with the grinder set at 15s (or
longer) for a double. This extended time is to
ensure I get about 4g out and gently tapping the
top with the cupped palm of your whilst the
grinder is running is generates small puffs of air to
encourage the coffee out.
I add my weighed amount of coffee....18.5g and I am
looking to get all that 18.5g back out. This can take
from 15 to 30 seconds, depending on how "giving"
the grinder is feeling. It leaves a few g in the burrs
again (for me to purge out next time) and the 18.5g I
get back out is all fresh grind.
I have made a further modifications to reduce
retention in the burr chamber and the time taken to
remove all the coffee. It's 2g or less at the moment,
this is totally acceptable.
The minimum height of the grinder is 440mm,
because of the safety interlock post (2nd photo).
With the "puffer mod", shown in the picture, it rises
to 460mm. With a different black base piece, it could
probably be reduced again to 440mm. As the Ceado
rubber collar (57.5mm internal diameter) has
grooves in it, for the Ceado hopper bean flap, you
have to ensure that these are airtight. So my black
base is mounted on the bottom to a 57-58mm clear
plastic tube that enters the collar to a depth of
around 15mm to create an air tight seal.
months time, for any leakage, or lifting of the tape,
but I am not expecting any problems.
The procedure for single dosing the
Ceado E92
The single dosing procedure is not complicated, just
a lot more hassle than I am personally used to, but I
needed to do it, to assess:
•
Is the hassle worth it
•
Is the grind quality good, without loads of
wasted coffee
With just a few grams left in the burr chamber each
time, I really only need to purge around 4g if the
grinder is left for more than 30 minutes. This almost
guarantees the actual grind that follows will be 100%
fresh coffee.
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It's a 3 position collapsible camera lens hood (58mm
fitting) inverted with a cap on the smaller top hole.
This cap I will permanently glue, at the moment it's
taped on from inside. I have the lens hood collapsed
to the 2nd (middle position) so their is a bit of spring
back and simply lightly tap the top, with the grinder
running, but after the beans have gone through
the burrs. If you tap too hard it simply collapses to
the 3rd position and you have to reset it, this is
useful as you don't want, or need, to tap too hard.
The burrs rotate so slowly that you need patience,
not hard tapping to get all the coffee out, as it takes
a little while to move to the edge where it can be
puffed out. However, you can get almost all the
coffee out, leaving perhaps 1g (measured by
opening burr chamber and weighing what remains).
For me the new routine is:
•
4g in, 15s grind and puff out about 4g
•
19g in 15s grind and puff, then a further 15s
running the grinder and gently puffing the
rest out.
It's a bit of hassle and I only bothered for 2 reasons.
1. The grind quality is the best I've ever seen
on any grinder
2. It's really small for a 71mm conical, not just
height, which is important, but in a way more
important is depth. it's about 260mm deep to
the tips of the front foot pads and 285mm to
the tip of the grind catcher tray.
For me this means it can fit in front of my cupboards,
with plenty of worktop left in front of the grinder and
the doors easily open, handy because my
cupboards have a lower pelmet which reduces their
height at the very front. Without this pelmet, they
would actually be the same height as the bottom of
the door in the photo.
Note: I should add that having a significant weight
of beans (or not) in the hopper, makes no difference
at all to grind quality.
The grinder should not be used in the way I have
mentioned and defeating the safety interlock
system, is not endorsed by the
retailer/manufacturer. I am sure it will not
invalidate your warranty (why should it), but it's
definitely not going to meet the safety criteria the
manufacturer designed into the grinder.
© Bella Barista
Bella Barista, Nene Court, The Embankment, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 1LD
Tel: 01933 273275
e-mail: claudettep@towability.com
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Technology
CEADO GRINDER
REVIEW Solutions
Single Dosing Grind Quality (post
modification)
E92 or E37S...it's a really difficult one for me.
In a word, superb, the grinder comes into it's
own when used this way in the home. Pre
modification it was a hard to adjust, massive
retention, difficult to use grinder. Now, it's
simple to adjust grind, the effects of which are
seen immediately and the burrs are always empty,
so you can adjust the grind without needing to run
the grinder. The retention is minimal and the grind
always completely fresh.
Grind quality I can only describe as excellent, it
looks good, extracts well and the taste is fantastic.
It's the best grind quality of any grinder I have used
and I think it will get better as the burrs "run in" a
little more. Ceado claim it only needs 4-5kg to
season the burrs, but I suspect it's a little bit more
than that.
Conclusion
Removing the flap in the exit chute and single
dosing the E92 has a few advantages:
E37S
Cons
Not good at single
dosing
Pros
Very easy to use
No need to single dose
Cheaper
Great grind quality
Very small for 83mm
burr size
E92
Fantastic grind quality
More hassle to use
You have to single dose
in home environment
Much more Expensive
Very small for a 71mm
powered conical grinder
Very slow burr speed
(240 rpm)
Common sense would say get the E37S, the heart
says "ah so what, it's a little bit of extra hassle to
single dose, but it's a great 71mm conical burr
grinder".
•
The effect of grind adjustments are seen
almost immediately
•
only 5g of coffee is wasted for each double
shot pulled.
I think these losses are completely acceptable for
the improvement in grind quality.
The disadvantage is in time...as the whole grinding
process takes far longer, but I guess that doesn't
matter so much in the home environment. It would
probably add around 1 minute extra to my total time
to make a double shot of espresso.
If you decide to get one, then it's even more
important for Ceado to offer a "no hopper option",
because in the home you will have no use for a
hopper.
Well have a look at the photo on page 16, it's so
small for a "Titan" Class grinder. I really don't believe
there is any other powered 71mm conical burr
grinder this small...not only the height of the body,
but the depth of 290mm! Of course I'm buying the
E92, it's not the smart choice like the E37S, but I
don't think I'll ever find anything else so kitchen
friendly with such great grind quality. The heart
ruled the head on this one, a rare occurrence for
your reviewer!
Note: I have not given full technical information in
this review as this is all available from the rather nice
Ceado web site (link below).
http://www.ceado.com/en/product/21.html
Note: It was a hard choice and if I could have afforded to, I
would have liked to own both grinders.
© Bella Barista
Bella Barista, Nene Court, The Embankment, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 1LD
Tel: 01933 273275
e-mail: claudettep@towability.com
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