It looks like a kitchenaid, or cuisinart, or some other fancy coffee grinder. Broke after 6 months of grinding my morning coffee beans.
It is the quietest grinder i've ever used. Not completely silent but very quiet. Is this quieter than a tornado vortex, yes.
It's almost impossible to over-grind. The bowl is easily removed and can be cleaned.
It grinds the beans wonderfully. I am no coffee snob. Bought this so i could buy beans at costco and not use their grinder.
The longer you grind, the more packed and powder it becomes stuck to the base. The removable stainless steel cup has no way of sealing the grounds in. The grind of this one is very uneven unless you stop after a few seconds, tap on the grinder to drop... Read More
The negative is the lid design. It takes days for the water trapped between the lid to dry out.
This grinder is no more silent than anything else on the market. Is it quieter, no. If you want a quiet/silent grinder, this is not the product for you. Hate everything about it but am too lazy to return it and find something else.