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    My Kony arrived today and what a day it has been.

    Upgrade from a Mazzer Mini and if anyone is wondering if there is a difference in taste - absolutely! I havent got it dialled in and dosed exactly yet (19g yielding 23 sec shot) but boy is the flavor jumping out of the cup or what!

    Talk about a clean cup and fruit (currently enjoying some lightly home roasted Ipanema Yellow Catuai)! Like nothing Ive had before at home so far with the Mini. The espresso is definitely in a different league once again as this is my 4th grinder.

    Will post more later, meanwhile here are some pics. Enjoy fellow CSers.






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    Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

    What can I say, Im somewhat Jealous. My Super Jolly has red led display envy.

    Im curious, what do the metal prongs in the hopper do?

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    • #3
      Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

      Originally posted by 71696C6C796843717D722A2B1C0 link=1256552531/1#1 date=1256554352
      Im curious, what do the metal prongs in the hopper do?  
      There is a magnet on it that hangs over the beans/throat of the grind chamber. Not sure if thats how it was meant to go as there was no mention/details of it in the instruction manual. Muppet Man, its probably not necessary really as I have a destoner that I use after each roast as you know. So this would show up any metals in the beans.

      Oh, thanks to Chris from Talk Coffee for supply, even though he was on holiday  

      Javabeen.

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      • #4
        Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

        Someone just needs to invent a rock magnet.

        Btw metal in the grinder sounds really bad. I found this out just last week. High pitched scream like someone stabbing a pig. Fortunately it didnt get into the finer part of the burrs and do any damage.

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        • #5
          Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

          More chrome than usual on the Kony
          Congrats on the new grinder

          KK

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            Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

            Thanks KK.

            Originally posted by 03272E2E2D2D1703273B2527480 link=1256552531/4#4 date=1256557587
            More chrome than usual on the Kony  
            Not sure what youre implying, but for me its more about function and this meets my needs. Conical with electronic dosing is the path Ive wanted to go down and now the journey begins. So far, very good  

            JB.

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            • #7
              Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

              Originally posted by 7A7166717275757E100 link=1256552531/5#5 date=1256558145
              Thanks KK.

              Originally posted by 03272E2E2D2D1703273B2527480 link=1256552531/4#4 date=1256557587
              More chrome than usual on the Kony  
              Not sure what youre implying, but for me its more about function and this meets my needs. Conical with electronic dosing is the path Ive wanted to go down and now the journey begins. So far, very good  

              JB.
              Not implying anything, its a great grinder
              The Kony has a chrome band on the top section Unlike my Major and other Mazzers

              KK

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              • #8
                Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

                Originally posted by 757E697E7D7A7A711F0 link=1256552531/2#2 date=1256556475
                Oh, thanks to Chris from Talk Coffee for supply, even though he was on holiday
                Any time Javabean...Its amazing what can be achieved from 14,000k away with the use of technology 8-)

                Glad youre happy with the Kony-e. I believe that theyre massively underrated by some of the rock stars. I like them enough that I have ordered another one

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                • #9
                  Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

                  Beautiful jb.... [smiley=thumbsup.gif]

                  Cant wait til Im able to grab one for myself. Definitely the goods in my opinion... 8-)

                  Mal.

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                  • #10
                    Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

                    Beautiful setup there. Whats going to happen to the poor old mini...decaf duties? ;D

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                    • #11
                      Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

                      Originally posted by 4F7F646A6579687F5E6469680D0 link=1256552531/9#9 date=1256637764
                      Beautiful setup there. Whats going to happen to the poor old mini...decaf duties?
                      ;D ;D ;D ;D No decaf at my place. Guess Im one of the lucky ones that isnt affected by caffeine.

                      Keep any eye out on the Coffee Hardware For Sale section for those interested :

                      Originally posted by 0924202C214D0 link=1256552531/8#8 date=1256632419
                      Cant wait til Im able to grab one for myself. Definitely the goods in my opinion... Cool
                      Id have to agree Mal. Im finding the grinder to be very consistent from shot to shot and much more defined flavors in the cup.

                      The timed doser is behaving with accuracy, assuming you have sufficient beans in the hopper. It varies by 1 gram on the last dose that is in the hopper ie At the current grind setting, Im getting 22g in 10.30 sec with 2 or more doses in the hopper. The dose drops to 21g when there is only 1 dose left in the hopper. Guess 1g is staying in the chute/grinder.

                      Still getting great shots today. More acidity and less fruit as I have moved onto a different batch of the same bean that is only 3 days old. Yesterdays were so yummy 300g were consumed between me and a friend ;D

                      Funny how Ive yet to get a bad shot that isnt drinkable using the Kony. There is no bitterness to be tasted at all if you have quality roasted beans

                      Ill keep updating this thread when I can and give some sort of review down the track seeing as I cant find much info here for the Kony. Stay tuned as Ive heard the break in period is around 100 shots. Im about 25% of the way there  ;D

                      Javabeen

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                      • #12
                        Re: Mazzer Kony Electronic has landed

                        Originally posted by 696275626166666D030 link=1256552531/10#10 date=1256640872
                        Ill keep updating this thread when I can and give some sort of review down the track seeing as I cant find much info here for the Kony. Stay tuned as Ive heard the break in period is around 100 shots. Im about 25% of the way there  ;D
                        Excellent jb... 8-)

                        Will certainly look forward to your ongoing impressions mate but Im already sold on the prospect of grabbing one..... Still good to read about your experience with the beastie though ;D

                        Mal.

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                          Round it goes. I'm sure I'm not the first, post up peoples...
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                            9999

                            Mine made it round the other day too.
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