The German manufactured Coffee Grinder is aluminium diecast housed with a silver lacquer. The Conical grinder and slow speed motor prevent the coffee from losing it's aroma and overheating of the beans. The grind settings of 1-24 can change the coffee from very fine to coarse. Fine adjustment for Graef espresso machines in combination with MaCafe. The electronic shot timer can be set for 1 or 2 cups. The grinder also has a simple on/off switch and cable rewind. Both the rubber base and base plate are removable.2 years warranty.