Mahlkönig X54 home grinder FAQ part 1 (general)
Mahlkönig X54 home grinder FAQ part 1 (general) General Some facts about the X54 § Developed in Switzerland in 2019/2020; start of production in Q1 of 2021 What is special about the X54 § The X54 is one of few grinders that combines real espresso fine grinding (ca. 200 um) and filter grinding (500um and above) in one machine with easily interchangeable front modules § The X54 offers four predefined recipes that can be adjusted to user requirements § The X54 uses 54mm flat special steel discs for gentle grinding and best taste § The X54 emits very low noise while grinding at less than 70 dB(A) How do I adjust the portafilter holder to the portafilter of my espresso machine? § Please follow the operating instructions, or: § Remove the portafilter module § Turn over the portafilter module and loosen the screw of the bottom portafilter support part with a standard screw driver. Once loose, adjust its height until the portafilter of the espresso machine fits tightly into the portafilter module. § Fasten the screw and remove the filter holder § Place the portafilter module back into the X54 grinder and fasten it securely § The portafilter holder should now fit tightly and allow for “hands free” grinding What is the capacity of the hopper of the X54? § Appr. 500g / 1.1lbs What is the weight of the X54? § Net weight: appr. 5kg / 11 lbs What is the grind speed of the X54? § Appr. 1 g/s (finest grinding for espresso) § Appr. 2.5-2.8 g/s (coarse grinding) Which factors does the grind speed of the X54 depend on? § Origin and type of coffee (e.g. arabica, robusta, etc. ), § Size and hardness of beans, degree of roasting and cooling method after roasting (i.e. moisture content of the bean) § Cleaning status of grinder § Other external influences (humidity, temperature, etc.).