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OverviewBack to Top
Great java starts with the Cuisinart CBM-18. This meticulous unit has 18 grind settings, from very fine to coarse, to meet your varied needs; you can also decide how many cups you’d like to grind! Conical burrs safeguard the integrity of your beans, while delivering uniform fineness for optimal coffee extraction. The CMB-18 also comes equipped with an 8oz bean hopper and a timer that acts as a countdown for the grinding process. The machine will automatically shut-off once grinding is complete. For freshly ground coffee and espresso, you can’t go wrong with the affordable Cuisinart CBM-18!
Features and Benefits
- Intuitive controls and programming
- Easy-to-read backlit LCD display
- Removable ground coffee bin
- Integrated power cord storage
- Attractive, space-saving design
SpecsBack to Top
|Dimension - Width (Inches)||7.68|
|Dimension - Height (Inches)||10.85|
|Dimension - Depth (Inches)||6|
|Grind Selection||French press to light espresso|
|Burr Material||Stainless Steel|
|Bean Hopper Material||Plastic|
|Ground Coffee Container Material||Plastic|
|Bean Hopper Capacity (Oz)||8|
|Number Of Grind Settings||18|
|Grind Setting Controls||Stepped|
|Easy Access To Burrs||No|
|Cleaning Products For Burrs||Urnex Grindz|
|Country Of Manufacture||China|
Q & ABack to Top
I've had this grinder for about 3 years and use it mostly for French press. I've been very happy with its performance for my needs. I was grinding some beans for my morning coffee yesterday and the grinder started making a horrible, high pitched noise. It turns out, there was a small rock in the...
Answer by Maggie
Thanks for your post. I do apologize, we don't have a lot of information regarding the Cuisinart grinders because they do all of their own technical support in house. They can be reached at 1-800-726-0190
I have a Breville double boiler, looking for a new grinder as this Cuisinart cant seem to grind fine enough. I am considering the Breville smart grind. Any recommendations?
Answer by mjackson
The Brevilel is ok not great for espresso. Try the Baratza Vario , my favorite, or the Baratza Preciso or the Rancilio Rocky as good alternatives.
Answer by BeanFiend
what do you think about the Breville Smart Grinder
Is this grinder truly incapable of grinding fine enough for espresso? My wife purchased one from an online discount retailer who will not accept returns once the item was used. I have had to drastically overfill the portafilter on my Gaggia Color and tamp with nearly my body weight to reach...
Answer by A
Phillip, This grinder does a good job for things like drip coffee and French Press. It cannot grind fine enough nor consistent enough to really make a quality espresso.
Answer by Philip
Chris, Thanks for the response. I thought I may have got a lemon, but it appears it was only wishful thinking!