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Acaia Orbit grind settings

The Acaia Orbit can grind coffee between a range of 0 – 1400 microns.

Acaia Orbit grind size chart

The setting for this grinder is shown in two parts: Rotations, number and tick. For example, 1+3.2 would be read as 1 rotation, 3rd number, 2nd tick.

Acaia Orbit grind size chartRotations from zero0. PotPour OverSiphonFilter Coffee MachineFrench PressCuppingCold BrewCold DripSteep-and-release0200400600800100012001400μmExtra FineFineMedium FineMediumMedium CoarseCoarseExtra Coarse
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Acaia Orbit grind size table

The table below displays our recommended micron ranges for each brew method and their corresponding settings for the Acaia Orbit.

Acaia Orbit grind settings
Brew methodRotations from zero
Turkish0.6 – 2.9
Espresso2.5 – 5.0
V605.4 – 9.3
Aeropress4.3 – 1+2.8
Moka Pot4.9 – 8.8
Pour Over5.5 – 1+2.4
Siphon5.1 – 1+0.6
Filter Coffee Machine4.1 – 1+2.0
French Press9.3 – 1+7.3
Cupping6.2 – 1+1.3
Cold Brew1+0.7 – 1+8.7
Cold Drip1+1.0 – 1+6.9
Steep-and-release6.1 – 1+1.0

Where does this information come from?

For the past five years, we’ve gathered data on coffee grinders to develop our coffee grind size chart. The data for these charts comes from our research and the feedback we receive from coffee lovers.