VARIA VS3 Grinder (2nd Gen) (120V)

Regular price $399.00 CAD
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The Varia VS3 boasts precision, stepless adjustment, operated by turning the 30g hopper in the desired direction, achieving virtually endless particle sizes giving you full access to experiment with your brews. The Varia VS3 Grinder is the best choice for every home barista.

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    Please note that 1st Gen burrs are NOT compatible with 2nd Gen grinders and 2nd Gen burrs are NOT compatible with 1st Gen grinders

    With improvements to both the motor and burr chamber, the second generation of the Varia VS3, still boasts precision stepless grind adjustments using a fine pitched thread with 0.02mm (20 microns) of relative burr shift per adjustment increment. The stepless adjustment is operated by turning the 30g hopper in the desired direction and can achieve virtually endless particle sizes giving you full access to experimenting with your brews.

    Varia created the VS3 Grinder for optimal grinding that meets even the highest demands and is suitable for many preparation methods, from espresso to pour-over to French press. The Varia VS3 Grinder is the best choice for every home barista.

    Zero Retention Focus
    The Varia VS3 (Varia Stepless 38mm) Electric Grinder utilises a sloped geometry with a 76.5° acute angle. Using this geometry also allows for ideal zero retention conditions as well as a better workflow in relation to adding coffee to the hopper, making grind adjustments, and 180° access to the dosing cup. Purging will not be necessary when grinding different coffees with a retention of less than 0.1 over a 10g dose.

    A Refined User Experience
    A minimalistic approach to the user experience allows for an expression through fine details. Integrated magnets in the hopper lid securely connect it with the hopper as well connecting the dosing cupto the base. Non slip silicone feet are also installed on the base of the VS3 to keep it secure to your counter.

    CNC Machined Precision
    Die-cast space-grade aluminium alloy body and all critical parts are CNC machined (Computer numerical control machined) to 0.02mm precision tolerances providing absolute accuracy and stability when making adjustments and grinding. The main axle and driveshaft is supported by P5-grade angular contact bearings to achieve the most uniform particle size results.

    VS3 2nd Generation Motor
    New motor construction with full stainless steel gearbox construction. 190RPM grind speed ensuring speed for espresso and filter settings. Uncompromised consistency and precision.

    Improved Burr Chamber Assembly and Central Alignment
    Improved burr chamber assembly for ultimate alignment and concentricity of the driveshaft and burr set resulting in extreme consistency and precision. Unique to the VS3 the driveshaft is machined to a 0.015mm tolerance. All other critical parts machined to 0.02mm making for high accuracy and consistency. P5 class double layer ball bearings for smooth, stable and precise movement. Hard chamber premium springs for stability an damping of the burr under resistance load. Decreased vibrations and movements of the internal parts increasing consistency.

    • Burr Size / Type: 38mm conical 6 core
    • Base Material: High nitrogen 420 Stainless Steel
    • Burr Material Hardness: HRC58
    • Burr Life: 150kg
    • Maximum recommended continuous grind time: 30 minutes + 1 hour rest after grinding
    • Grind Setting: Stepless adjustment / (20 Micron) relative vertical burr shift or 0.02mm per increment
    • Retention (10g Dose): With RDT
    • Grind Speed: Espresso: 0.363g/second / Filter: 0.571g/second
    • Hopper Capacity: 30g
    • Grinder Construction Material: ADC12 die cast and machined aluminium
    • Motor: New Type 100W DC motor / 190RPM No load speed - Full Stainless Steel Gearbox
    • Voltage: 100-240V
    • Torque:
    • Dimensions: 147 x 90 x 310mm
    • Weight: 3.5kg
    • Included in the box:
      • 1 x VS3 Grinder (Stainless Steel Supernova Burr Installed)
      • 1 x User Manual
      • 1 x DC power adapter (Includes selected AC power cord and plug)
      • 1 x Magnetic dosing cup
      • 1 x Silicone bellows for hopper
      • 1 x 5mL RDT spray bottle
      • 1 x Cleaning brush
      • 1 x Spare parts pack
  • Use to precisely grind coffee, in single doses, for multiple brewing methods.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 90 reviews
j (Ontario, Canada)
best grinder for its price point

builder quality significantly improve versus gen 1, noise level is higher but the paint finish is much much better. Really love my grinder.


Exceed my expectations! Pretty decent piece of equipement for the price.

Anonymous (California, United States)
Amazing Grinder

This grinder is the best grinder for this price range. I recently had a fellow OPUS and it was messy, felt cheap, and was not satisfying to use. This grinder is the opposite. Extremely well built, clean, and is a pleasure to use.

Nico M. (Nevada, United States)
Varia vs3 gen 2

This grinder is amazing it work really good and make or coffee taste more better i try many grinder but this one is the great .


Great grinder

Jonny I. (Ontario, Canada)
Love this grinder!

Super easy to use and creates a delicious shot of espresso once you find the correct grind size for your bean!


Great grinder so far, love the stepless adjustment with minimal retention!! And looks nice too!!!

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