Compak - F8 - Fresh On-Demand Espresso Grinder - 83mm (Matt Black)

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    £1,975.00
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    Delivery Information

    Delivery

    We offer UK and international shipping Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.
    Orders usually take between 1-2 days within the UK, but may take up to 3 days to get to you. Orders of espresso machines and grinders may take 2-3 days longer, due to the additional bench testing service we provide. For the full particulars, please see our terms and conditions.
     

    Returns

    Returned items must be unused and be returned in original packaging with any enclosed documentation and in perfect resalable condition. Once the goods have been received back and checked, as per our terms and conditions, we will issue a full refund or exchange on receipt.
     
    For full details on our range of shipping services please click here

    Burr size

    83mm Flat Steel

    Controls

    Digital adjustment wheel & touch screen LED

    Adjustment

    Stepless / Micrometric

    Warranty

    2 years back to base warranty

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    Compak F8 - A premium grinder for volume locations

    Compak F8 - A premium grinder for volume locations

    The F8 is near the top of the range, with a string of features across burr size, digital adjustment and touch screen LED.

    Add to that a seriously fast grind time and an adjustment style to rival Eureka or VA.

    A competitor to the Mythos One or the Mahlkonig range? We think so...

    Total & Partial Shot counter

    Precise digital adjustment wheel

    Adjustable portafilter fork

    3 Modes: Pre-selection - Automatic - Instant

    Super fast grinding: 7g in 1.6 sec

    Hopper size: 1.9KG

    • Description

      In stock now - available for next day shipping.

      Who are Compak?

      Compak are from Barcelona. They make amazing quality grinders that are very robust, east to use, offer intuitive controls and are housed in a very sleek design, all contributing towards what is an amazing brand.

      Their two ranges are the E (Essential range) which are built around the traditional collar adjustment. We sell the E5 on this range. Then they offer the F (Fresh range), which are controlled from a side adjustment wheel providing a digital reading of grind setting. We sell this model - the F8 and the F8 DBW (Dose by Weight), which is the equivalent of the Mahlkonig E80 grinder, but with Grind by Weight technology inbuilt.

      What is the F8?

      The F8 (Fresh on-demand) is a commercial grinder with 83mm flat burrs. It offers a digital wheel for grind adjustment that is very fast, precise and easy to use. This data, alongside other key variables such as a shot timer, multi-dose buttons, shot counter and lock mode are all accessed via the digital panel on top of the unit.

      Why would I choose this grinder?

      If you are looking for a premium espresso grinder that can handle volume, does not overheat, looks stylish and is very precise, this could be the perfect grinder for you.

      Key product facts:

        • It has a powerful, but slower RPM motor that allows fast grinding at low heat.

        • It has 83mm burrs that allow super fast grinding.

        • It has a side fitted micrometric grind adjustment wheel that is very precise and easy to use. Probably the closest and most effective alongside the Mythos grind adjustment mechanism.

        • It has an adjustable portafilter fork that will move to fit any option / brand.

        • It has an easy to use front facing control pad offering timed / pre-programmed, manual or continuous dosing. Plus shot counter and language control.

      How does it compare to the Mythos One?

      It is also more traditional in terms of style / layout (hopper style and controls). It's arguably better built, with a very finished feel. It has bigger burrs, so faster grinding. It has a 1290rpm motor over the Mythos's 1400rpm, meaning less rotations and lower heat being generated. It has the same 'style' of grind adjustment mechanism, on the side instead of the front face.

      Burrs:

      Compak offer a choice of burrs. You can either have standard steel burrs, or pay extra for Red Speed Lucidate Burrs:

      These burrs offer lower friction & lower temperature. Even after 3000 Kg of coffee, the burrs will perform as if it were their first day of use thanks to the low coefficient of friction and specially hardened material.

      You can choose your burr option in the dropdown on this listing.

      Warranty Info:

      Compak grinders come with a standard 1 year back to base parts warranty. *See our terms and conditions for further information

      Unsure if this grinder is a good match with your espresso machine? see our Grinder Guide

      For more information on specification and features, feel free to contact us.

    • Technical Info

      Burr Size: 83mm

      Burr Type: Steel burrs.

      Hopper size: 1.9KG

      Adjustment: Stepless Micrometrical

      Speed: 7g in 1.6 sec

      Finish: Matt Black

      Power: Standard UK 13amp plug / 500w (220-240v)

      Speed: 1290rpm

      Motor Output: 610w

      Weight: 13kg

      Dimensions HWD: 66cm x 21.5cm x 40cm

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    • Delivery & Returns

      Delivery

      We offer UK and international shipping Monday to Friday, excluding bank holidays.
      Orders usually take between 1-2 days within the UK, but may take up to 3 days to get to you. Orders of espresso machines and grinders may take 2-3 days longer, due to the additional bench testing service we provide. For the full particulars, please see our terms and conditions.
       

      Returns

      Returned items must be unused and be returned in original packaging with any enclosed documentation and in perfect resalable condition. Once the goods have been received back and checked, as per our terms and conditions, we will issue a full refund or exchange on receipt.
       
      For full details on our range of shipping services please click here
    • Reviews

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    Compak Coffee Grinders

    Compak Coffee Grinders

    Compak from Barcelona are somewhat out the limelight in comparison to the big hitters of the grinding world. Understated, but confident.

    The brand has a strong focus on build quality, supported by well considered aesthetics and amazing grind quality.