Beside synthesisers and photography, I’m also a coffee enthusiast. I recently purchased an Eureka Mignon Specialità coffee grinder and an Ascaso Dream PID model Pulida (polished aluminium). Since I had some hard times to get the first espresso correctly dialed-in, I made myself a 3D printed single dose adapter for the Eureka Mignon.
My Espresso Setup
After focusing completely on brewed coffee, I thought it is time to go back to try Espresso. About 15 years ago I owned a Gaggia Classic with the according coffee mill. I checked the marked and locally available machines and came across the brand Ascaso which was offered by a local coffee roaster: Vulcanroastery.com
The Ascaso Dream PID ticks a lot of boxes and was almost unbeatable with all its features and the stunning design. Together with the Eureka Mignon Specialità, it is a nice, for my needs, fully satisfying setup.
3D printed adapter – single dose for Eureka Mignon
The single dose adapter consists out of two parts. One part sits on top of the grinder instead of the original coffee bean hopper. The other part is removable from the first part and is used as a container to dose the coffee on a weight scale. Once the weighing is completed, the container can be put upside down on top of the first part. The beans will fall into the coffee mill and the dose container covers the filling hole to ensure that no beans pop out during grinding.