With a burr grinder, it passes through once and you can regulate the coarseness.I had one of those old Braun units for years without any issues. I'm not sure if there's a difference but they would be better described as a chopper than a true grinder.
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Got this one when we first started buying beans many years ago. It refuses to die, unlike all the freaking coffee makers we've had in the same period. Basically it either chops the beans too big or reduces them to powder unless you stop at exactly the right time.