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Varia VS3 Grinder

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The Varia VS3 Grinder is a compact single-dose grinder with single-button operation and zero retention technology. Made from space-grade high-Nitrogen steel with upgradable conical burrs, this is a grinder built to evolve with your skill level, and last long enough to do so too.

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The VS3 (varia stepless 38mm) Electric Grinder is a versatile single-dosing all purpose grinder that comes with upgradable 38mm stainless steel conical burrs. The precision stepless grind adjustment allows you to achieve virtually endless particle sizes, from espresso-fine to cold-brew-coarse. 

With a focus on zero-retention grinding and single-button operation, the VS3 is an attractive option for anyone looking for an entry-level grinder that will evolve with you as you progress on your journey from newbie barista to espresso expert.

Features & Benefits

Varia’s flagship grinder and winner of the 2022 good design award at SCA Japan, the VS3 is a precise, durable grinder built to facilitate experimentation and growth. This grinder utilizes a sloped geometry with a 76.5° acute angle to allow for ideal zero retention conditions. This slight forward angle also makes for a more enjoyable user experience when adding coffee to the hopper and adjusting grind settings.

The VS3 comes with a bellows and anti-popcorning insert to ensure you’re able to clear all the grounds from the chamber every time, as well as an RDT sprayer, which, when combined with all these other features, results in an impressive retention of less than 0.1 grams per 10 gram dose.  

The moment you pick the VS3 up, you know this is a high-quality piece of machinery built to last—it weighs 8 lbs, which takes you by surprise given how small it is. 

The conical burrs are also upgradable for anyone interested in even higher levels of performance. 

The VS3’s bean hopper (with magnetically attaching hopper lid) functions as the stepless grind adjustment mechanism. Turning the hopper results in 0.01mm vertical burr shifts, meaning a near-endless spectrum of grind sizes for extraordinarily precise dialing in. 

The full stainless steel gearbox construction in the VS3 runs at 170 RPM. Such a low RPM may mean longer grind times, but it also means less heat buildup, so you won’t scorch your beans. Grind speed for 18 gram doses on espresso and filter settings are 34 and 25 seconds, respectively. 

This grinder is extremely compact. With a footprint of just 5.8 x 3.5 inches and a height just below 13”, you’ll have no problem fitting the VS3 on even the most crowded of countertops.

Why You Should Get It

The VS3 is an excellent grinder choice for any single-dose brewer looking for the versatility to upgrade and experiment with various burr configurations—or someone for whom counter space is at a premium.

This is also a grinder designed with aesthetics in mind—it looks like a piece of sophisticated lab equipment one might find on a futuristic spaceship. And yet, its surface is entirely unblemished with unnecessary switches, knobs, and screens. A single chrome button (which is an absolute dream to push) controls 100% of the operations.

  • Zero-Retention Technology

    The Varia VS3 achieves an impressive 0.1 per 10 grams retention rate thanks to its sloped geometry with a 76.5° angle. This is further supported by the included bellows, anti-popcorning insert, and RDT sprayer.

  • Space-Grade Construction

    Made from space-grade high-Nitrogen steel with a pebbled exterior texture, the Varia VS3 grinder is built to last.

  • Upgradable Burrs

    The VS3 is a grinder that grows with you as you progress through your journey as a home barista. The burrs are easy to replace with one of three upgrade options, each of which improves grinding outcome in ways that elevate your extraction experience.

  • Single-Button Operation

    There is only one button on the VS3 grinder. You push it to begin grinding and push it again to stop. You’d be hard-pressed to find a grinder easier to use.



Property Value
App Connectivity No
Recommended Application Home/Residential
NSF Certified No
Type of Controls Push Button
Frame Material Space Grade Aluminum Alloy
Grinder Features Single Dosing, RDT Safe, Customizable Burrs, Anti-Popcorning Insert
Grinder Setting Controls / Adjustment Type Stepless
Burr Diameter (mm) 38mm
Grinder Burr Type Conical Steel
Dispensing Method Doserless
Ground Coffee Container Material Aluminum
Recommended Grind Selection All Grinds
Bean Hopper Capacity (Oz) 30g
Removable Bean Hopper No
Grinding Method Burr
Property Value
Housing Material Space Alloy Aluminum
Maintenance Alerts No
Depth (Inches) 5.8
Height (Inches) 12.2
Weight (Lbs) 7.7
Width (Inches) 3.5
RPM (Burrs) 170
Number of Grinder Settings Infinite
Warranty Service Provider Email
Warranty Service Provider Whole Latte Love
Warranty Service Provider Phone Number 585-924-7170
Manufacturers Warranty Period 1-Year Parts and Labor
Volt 120V
Watts 100W
Power Cord Storage No

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