K-Max vs. J-Max

What is the difference between K-Max and J-Max?

Customer A

Are K-Max and J-Max shared the same magnetic catch-cup?

Customer B

Why is that the adjustment design of K-Max and J-Max are dissimilar design but shared the same name of the external adjustment? 

Customer C

Both K-Max and J-Max grinders are overall grinders that could brew for several methods.

The Stainless steel burr design aka K burr of K-Max grinder and the Titanium-coated burr design of J-Max grinder is different.

The adjustment design of K-Max and J-Max grinder is the External adjustment.
The adjustment mechanism of K-Max grinder is the same aligned with K-Pro & K-Plus grinder as 90 clicks per rotation, 10 clicks per number, 22 microns per click.
On the other hand, J-Max grinder employs the new adjustment mechanism as 90 clicks per rotation, 10 clicks per number, 8.8 microns per click.

The Magnetic catch-cup of K-Max and J-Max grinder allows you to remove it in a flash with the capacity of 35~40g.

K-Max grinder is considered the overall grinder and J-Max grinder is ideal for espresso brewing.
J-Max grinder produces more fine particles compared to K-Max grinder.

The Cylinder case is pairing with K-Max and J-Max grinder.


J-Max vs. JX-Pro

Is J-Max and JX-Pro grinder shared the same burr design? But the difference in burr set is that the coating burr with J-Max grinder.

Customer A

Is the espresso grinder – J-Max grinder can also brew for pour-over?

Customer B

Both J-Max and JX-Pro grinders are overall grinders that could brew for several methods.

The Titanium-coated burr design of J-Max and the Stainless-steel burr design of JX-Pro grinders are different
The adjustment design of J-Max grinder is the External adjustment as 90 clicks per rotation, 10 clicks per number, 8.8 microns per click whereas there is the Top adjustment design of JX-Pro grinder is 40 clicks per rotation, 4 clicks per number, 12.5 microns per click.  

The Magnetic catch-cup of J-Max grinder allows you to remove it in a flash with the capacity of 35~40g.
The capacity of the Classic catch-cup design with JX-Pro grinder is 30~35g.

Both grinders are the overall grinders for several brew methods and are ideal for espresso brewing,
J-Max grinder allows more minor clicks to explore the sweet spot of the espresso compare to JX-Pro grinder.
J-Max grinder produces more fine particles compared to JX-Pro grinder.

J-Max: 0.0088mm < JX-Pro: 0.0125mm

The Cylinder case is pairing with J-Max grinder.
The Cylinder case or the Travel case of JX-Pro grinder could be select with extra bucks.


Q2 vs. JX

Why is that both Q2 grinder and JX grinder specified lists as pour-over?

Customer A

Is Q2 and JX grinder is the right grinder for me? My brew methods are Aeropress, Siphon and French press.

Customer B

Q2 and JX grinders are made for pour-over and it suits the brew methods like Pour-over, Aeropress, Siphon, Moka-pot, drip coffee and French press.

In short, the burr designs of Q2 and JX grinders are different.
However, it shared the same Internal adjustment design as 30 clicks per rotation, 3 clicks per number and 25 microns per click.
The capacity of the Classic catch-cup design with Q2 grinder is 15~20g whereas JX grinder is 30~35g.

Q2 grinder is considered a lightweight grinder for the coffee user who enjoys outdoor activities like camping.
JX grinder produces fewer fine particles compared to Q2 grinder.

Both Q2 and JX grinders could be pairing with the Cylinder case or the Travel case.
Both weighted less than a kg that could be a great essential for your travel companion and you.


JX-Pro vs. K-Pro vs. K-Plus

Pardon, I was intriguing about the difference between JX-Pro and K-series grinder (K-Pro & K-Plus grinder).

Customer A

Why is it that JX-Pro & K-Pro & K-Plus grinders are listed as overall grinders that could do espresso pour-over?

Customer B

The burr design and the adjustment design of JX-Pro and K-series grinder (K-Pro & K-Plus grinder) are different, even it is the same burr size of 48mm and the same stainless steel burr materials.

The Top adjustment design of JX-Pro grinder is 40 clicks per rotation, 40 clicks per number and 12.5 microns per click.
The External adjustment design of K-series grinders is 90 clicks per rotation, 10 clicks per number and 22 microns per click where you could set the desired grind setting freely.
K-series grinder produces even consistent grinding results and generates fewer fine particles.

The capacity of the Classic catch-cup design with JX-Pro and K-Pro grinders is 30~35g.
The Magnetic catch-cup of K-Plus grinder allows you to remove it in a flash with the capacity of 35~40g.
And the bottom of the catch-cup is changeable to a more espresso-friendly feature to fits the 1Zpresso Coffee Maker Stainless Steel Powder Container and the 51/58mm Baskets.

The Cylinder case is pairing with K-Pro grinder.
The Travel case is pairing with K-Plus grinder.
The Cylinder case or the Travel case of JX-Pro grinder could be select with extra bucks.
It is an ideal gift for friends and family.

Find the post below for further details on K-series grinders (K-Pro & K-Plus grinder).

K-Pro vs. K-Plus

What is the difference between K-Pro and K-Plus grinder?

Customer A

What are the extra feature that K-Plus have and K-Pro grinder doesn’t?

Customer B

Why is “Plus” worth more few extra bucks than “Pro”?

Customer C

The burr design and the adjustment design of K-Pro and K-Plus grinder are the same, ipso facto, so as the grinding result.

The burr design is the 48mm stainless steel burr.
The External adjustment design of K-series grinders is 90 clicks per rotation, 10 clicks per number and 22 microns per click.
It is considered an overall grinder – K-Pro nor K-Plus grinder and it could brew several methods.

The main difference is K-Plus grinder came with a Magnetic catch-cup (35~40g), which allows you to remove it in a flash.
And the bottom of the catch-cup is changeable to a more espresso-friendly feature to fits the 1Zpresso Coffee Maker Stainless Steel Powder Container and the 51/58mm Baskets.
On the other hand, the capacity of the Classic catch-cup design with K-Pro grinder is 30~35g.

The Cylinder case is pairing with K-Pro grinder.
The Travel case is pairing with K-Plus grinder.


JX vs. JX-Pro

Why is that JX grinder only marked pour-over?
But why is that JX-Pro grinder is able to brew several methods?

Customer A

Why is the price difference between JX and JX-Pro grinder?

Customer B

Is “Pro” worth more few extra bucks? If yes, why?

Customer also B

Let’s break it down individually.

Both JX grinder and JX-Pro grinder shared the same burr design, the grinding result shall be similar. 
However, the dissimilarity between these grinders is the adjustment design.

There is Top adjustment design of JX-Pro and the advantage of the adjustment is gives more click (40 > 30) as compared to the Internal adjustment design of JX grinder.

Total of 40 clicks per rotation, 4 clicks per number and 12.5 microns per click of JX-Pro grinder whereas 30 clicks per rotation, 3 clicks per number and 25 microns per click of JX grinder.

You could tell with the adjustment design of JX-Pro grinder allow you to dial in more and minor clicks for several brew methods, especially espresso.

JX grinder and JX-Pro grinder lying with the cups
Adjusting the internal adjustment design of JX grinder
JX Grinder with the burr set
JX-Pro Grinder with the burr set
Adjusting the top adjustment design of JX-Pro grinder