Enjoy freshly ground coffee even when the power goes out. This hand powered grinder is a great entry level burr grinder. The ceramic conical burrs can be adjusted for a variety of brewing methods. Using an adjustable grinder that produces a consistent grind will have a dramatic affect on the taste of your coffee and will help you get the most out of your beans. The bottom line: invest in a burr grinder before upgrading to a new brewing device.