Universal capability to accurately measure the amount of beans and extraction time to make coffee deliciously "acaia"
The quest for a way to drink delicious coffee seems to be a mission imposed on humanity,How to grind beansYou can drink good machines and delicious coffee anytimeThermomagThere are also approaches to drink a delicious coffee from various directions, such as being made.
"How to coffee" is also one of the important steps to drink good coffee, Starbucks Coffee JapanPublish the tips of how to make itAlthough it does, it is very time consuming to measure beans and measure time accurately. Digital scales that will help such labor-intensive work are "Acaia"is.
Acaia: The Minimalist Coffee Brewing Scale by Aaron Takao Fujiki - Kickstarter
This is acaia.
It can be used in conjunction with an application for smartphone.
The main body is waterproof, the buttons at the corner are touch-type ones so that the main body does not break down even if it is dirty with coffee powder.
To make delicious coffee, the amount of coffee beans and water becomes important. Acaia can accurately quantify their quantity in 0.1 gram error range. Measurement units can be displayed in grams and ounces.
The upper limit of the thing put on is 2 kilograms, and because the cushion made of silicone is attached to the foot part of acaia, the sense of stability is outstanding.
The acaia body also has a stopwatch function, it can measure extraction time etc. Numbers are displayed on the upper part of the LED display part.
Of course, you can also view the results of the stopwatch function and the weight measurement from the smartphone application, acaia and the smartphone will communicate using Bluetooth 4.0.
The application screen looks something like this. You can set a timer while you are making coffee, or you can check how much time has elapsed since you extracted it. Furthermore, it is planned to add notes on coffee beans and lecture function on how to make it.
The size of acaia is 160 mm in length × 160 mm in width × 32 mm in height, the weight is 462 grams.
There is a microUSB port on the side of the main unit, so charge the battery from here and use it. It seems that the battery can be used for about 3 to 5 days with Bluetooth connection.
Acaia is equipped with a high-performance microchip, which enables accurate weight measurement and the like.
There are five main body colors, this is Classic White and the color of the LED display is green. There is also Pure White which is both the main body and the color of the LED display in white as the limited model.
Sparkle Gold, LED display: white
Space Black, LED display: white
Aqua Blue, LED display: white
Rose Pink, LED display: white
This acaia is currentlyKickstarterWe are seeking investment, and we have already collected about 40,000 dollars (about 4.2 million yen) exceeding the target amount of 30,000 dollars (about 3.1 million yen), so commercialization is decisive. Acaia is able to get a set of Classic White and microUSB Cable & Charging Adapter & Insulation Mat with a contribution of $ 59 (about 6200 yen). A $ 20 (about 2100 yen) extra will be charged for delivery to non-US.
Also, Aqua Blue · Rose Pink · Pure White can get with a contribution of 69 dollars (about 7200 yen), only Pure White is produced for 100 units, and the number of remaining units is 38 at the time of writing the article I will. In addition, if you want to get Space Black you can get 99 dollars (about 10,000 yen) and if you want to get Sparkle Gold you can get each with a contribution of 119 dollars (about 12,000 yen), Sparkle Gold only 50 Only the production and the remaining number is 38 units.
The deadline is December 21 (Saturday) and it is until 2:14 pm.