Mahlkonig EK43s

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Postby namelessone » Feb 11, 2018, 11:09 am

It looks like this is now released (at least in Germany) and shipping. I'm curious to hear about some impressions if anyone has got hold of one? From what I've seen It still seems quite big - not a lot more kitchen friendly than the full size version.

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Postby Terranova » Feb 11, 2018, 12:09 pm

Same story, same thing just a bit smaller. ... usgrinding



Postby bachampion » Feb 11, 2018, 8:34 pm

I wonder why the website specs states a lower powered motor.

Good to see it's the same.
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Postby BaristaBob » Feb 11, 2018, 8:54 pm

I would like to know how tall? If it won't fit under my kitchen cabinet it's a no-go!
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Postby namelessone » Feb 12, 2018, 5:56 pm

I'm also curious to know the dimensions without the hopper.


Postby malling » Feb 13, 2018, 12:27 pm

bachampion wrote:I wonder why the website specs states a lower powered motor.

Good to see it's the same.

It's Mahlkonig, not the first time you'll find conflicting specs on their website, it has happened before, for example Mahlkonig have had different specs on their brochures (pdf) and on the spec sheet. Even the users manual supplied with the grinder can have different specs than those supplied on the website.

I regularly purchase products from german websites and this is really not that uncommon.


Postby ryuemura » Feb 13, 2018, 6:46 pm

I wanted to know the height specs without the hopper too. Judging from the pics next to the Slayer, looks like it's roughly 16" tall without the hopper. Total height says it's 26".


Postby Cafeneo » replying to ryuemura » Feb 14, 2018, 3:33 pm

Good call. Getting 15.75" without hopper per Frank.

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Postby felyko » Feb 14, 2018, 3:34 pm

Cafeneo wrote:Good call. Getting 15.75" without hopper per Frank.

Still not short enough for most countertops in the US if you want to use the short hopper.


Postby BaristaBob » replying to felyko » Feb 14, 2018, 3:55 pm

Agreed, but can it be used without the the Compak...short funnel with weighted plunger?
Bob "hello darkness my old friend..."