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Why is it taking so long to get the Barratza Sette in?

From what we've been told, they are waiting for it to go through the NSF safety approval process. They can't run it through production until they get the approval rating process completed. - Joe

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La Marzocco Linea Mini vs Vesuvius Espresso Machine Comparison

Here is a comparison of the main feature differences between the La Marzocco Linea Mini and the Vesuvius Espresso Machine. Full for disclosure, I, Joe Kolb (Owner), have the Vesuvius as my main personal home machine. Both machines have stainless steel insulated steam and brew boilersBoth are 15 amp onlyThe Vesuvius has a built in programmable timer that [...]

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Rocket R58 v2 vs Profitec Pro 700 Espresso Machine Comparison

Both are dual boiler with PIDBoth have rotary pumpsBoth have E61 brew groupsBoth the Rocket R58 and the Profitec Pro 700 have settings on the PID that allow you to turn off the steam boiler if so desired.The Profitec Pro 700 uses water line pressure so you can pre-infusion when direct connected. To preinfuse, you [...]

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Comparison of Izzo Alex Duetto 4 and Quick Mill Vetrano 2B Evo Espresso Machines

Comparison between Izzo Alex Duetto 4 and Quick Mill Vetrano 2B Evo Espresso Machines:> Both machines have high quality stainless steel construction. The Duetto 4 has curved body styling, the Vetrano has a more traditional rectangular design.> Both machines have water reservoirs with electronic low water sensors vs the mechanical water level designs some machines [...]

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Izzo Alex Duetto 3 vs. ECM Germany Technika Profi IV Espesso Machine Comparison

Comparison between Izzo Alex Duetto 3 and ECM Germany Technika Profi IV Espresso Machines:> The biggest, most important difference between the Alex Duetto 3 and the ECM Germany Technika Profi IV is the boiler configuration. The Alex Duetto 3 is a double boiler, while the Technika Profi is a heat exchanger. With the Alex Duetto [...]

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1 Group Comparison - Rocket Boxer vs Appia II vs La Spaziale S2 vs La Pavoni PUB Espresso Machines

How does the Rocket Boxer 1 Group Compare to Similar Espresso Machines in it's Class?Features of the Rocket Boxer 1 Group: Thermosiphon System: Advanced heating system that works to maintain temperature stability in the group head for an optimal espresso shot every time. So water is continuously circulated from the boiler up [...]

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Why Do Espresso Machines or Grinders Get Damaged During Shipping?

Q: My machine arrived and didn't work correctly, was it inspected before it was sent?A: Yes, All machines are tested before they are shipped and go through a rigorous checklist to ensure everything is working as expected. It is very costly for the manufacturer, distributor and retailer to resolve defective product issues, so a lot [...]

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Orchestrale Nota vs Rocket Giotto (or Cellini) Premium Plus with PID Espresso Machines

Comparison between the Orchestrale Nota and the Rocket Giotto (or Cellini) Premium Plus with PID Espresso Machines.> The Orchestrale Nota is very unique looking machines, compared to the Premium Plus that has a more traditional/common looking design. The tempered glass side panels versions make it even more unique.> The Nota is switchable between tank and [...]

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Rocket Appartamento vs Rocket Cellini (or Giotto) Premium Plus v3 Espresso Machines

What is the difference between the Rocket Cellini (or Giotto) Premium Plus v3 and the Rocket Appartamento?Comparing the Rocket Cellini Premium Plus to the Rocket Appartamento:> The Premium Plus has a insulated boiler. The Appartamento does not. A non-insulated boiler will heat the entire machine up. This can make it hot to touch externally and internal components longevity can [...]

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Quick Mill Alexia Evo vs ECM Germany Classika Espresso Machines

What is the difference between the Quick Mill Alexia Evo and the ECM Germany Classika Espresso Machines?Both machines are pretty similar. Both have single boilers, e61 group heads, and PIDs with shot timers. Both have a compact design and are well built. [...]

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