This unit is among the least expensive burr grinders available, yet it still provides a grinding experience you will find enjoyable.

The model 560.01 is one of Capresso’s cheap models, and users will find it produces more noise than the model 565, yet it is still among the quietest grinders available.

Like the other conical burr grinders reviewed here, this unit provides better results than other styles of burr grinders. While it has fewer settings than the more expensive models, it still provides 16 different settings. This unit has a setting for all types of coffee brewing methods, and even grinds for Turkish. Users will find it easy to determine their sweet spot with this model so they can repeatedly produce the flavor they want in their coffee.

The unit features commercial quality conical burrs that provide a finished grind that offers optimal flavor in your cup of coffee. The bean container has an 8.5-ounce capacity, with the grounds container holding 4 ounces.

The unit features a built-in timer, is easily cleaned. It is small enough you can leave it on the countertop or store it in a small cabinet. It has a lot of possibilities, so users are not limited on what they can do with the grinder. The dial is clearly marked so you can easily select the fineness setting.

The model is good as it provides an even grind for a smooth tasting coffee. It’s quiet, so grinding your morning coffee does not interfere with your conversation with others in the kitchen.

The Bad

  • Builds up static
  • Leaves a small mess on your counter requiring frequent cleanup after use

The Great

  • Grind is uniform and consistent for all brewing methods
  • Top burr easy to remove for easier cleaning of the chamber when using the brush the manufacturer includes.
  • Die-cast zinc housing is heavy-duty and easy to clean
  • Low noise level
  • Reasonable price when compared to other units available. For the price, it offers superior grinding.
  • High-quality parts increase the durability.

While the unit costs more than some others, the initial investment pays off with a longer life. The unit is dependable, easy to use and does an excellent job. For the cost, it is probably the best grinder available.