Wood panels are an additional cost (see drop down menu). Wood panels are special order and are shipping separately from the machine with a lead time of approximately 2 to 4 weeks. A simple installation will be required once they arrive. The machine is shipped with black side panels.
Watch this video from our supply partner Chris Coffee, for a good overview of this amazing machine.
No more settling for weak and bland espresso –with the La Spaziale Dream T espresso machine you can create the best professional-grade espresso beverages right at home. Despite being one of the most technologically advanced home machines on the market today, the user-friendly interface and easy-to-understand control mechanisms make operation effortless and it won’t be long before you master the operation of churning out amazing espresso shots every time.
The S1 Dream T has a shiny and durable covering on the exterior, made with a combination of sturdy, high-quality plexi side panels and stainless steel front and back panels. The stainless steel finish imparts hardiness to the design and boosts longevity since it is both stain and rust resistant. The S1 Dream T espresso machine is built to last for a long time despite continuous use. Wood side
On the front of the machine is a contemporary programmable touch pad display which allows you to modify and control the settings per your convenience. After you have selected to make a single or double shot, you are then able to make adjustments to the volume and temperature of the brew. There is also a convenient semi-automatic button that will allow you to control the brew manually. The manual button can be used for rinsing or preheating the portafilter, backflushing or cleaning the grouphead. The control panel has many great additional features including a customized profiles, built-in clock with programmable timer, programmable pre-infusion (optional add on), coffee dose counter and many more.
What sets this machine so far apart from the crowd is its ability to program and store up to 4 unique user profiles, which is perfect if everyone at home prefers their beverage with a specific flavor. Each user profile can be adjusted to different brew temperature, steam temperature, shot volume and hot water to make the ultimate customized drink. These settings are saved for future use.
Pre-infusion can make a huge difference in the aroma and crema of the brew. Pre-infusion consists of pre-moistening the tamped grounds before the extraction to create a consistent shot. Through the programmable display, you are able to turn on or off the pre-infusion and make adjustments from 1 to 8 seconds.
If you would like your machine to be piping hot and ready to deliver a delicious espresso first thing every morning, the Dream T has you covered. Using the display, you can program the machine to turn on or off on up to 3 different timers for each day!
The Dream T has a resettable coffee dose counter to keep track of the shots dispensed for maintenance, cost, etc.
Sit back, relax, and let your espresso machine do all of the work for you. You can set your machine to alert you every so many shots that it is due for service. The machine also has diagnostic prompts that will let you know if a problem has been identified.
Just like a smartphone, it has a memory card reader and writer as well. The SD card reader allows you to read and write profiles and programs and upload software downloaded from the website. The SD card reader can be accessed on front of machine.
The display panel allows you to define volumetric dosing, so you can get a perfect shot again and again. The temperature control works in tandem with the quality of an espresso shot, which is why the dosage feature allows you to tweak temperature settings along with the dosage settings. This gives you more control over the consistency of your espresso and makes it easier to make adjustments when you want to fine tune your desired espresso experience.
The S1 Dream T is crafted for professional-grade requirements—it has two individual boilers so you can brew espresso and froth milk simultaneously. The brew boiler is 0.45 liters in capacity and is heated by an 800 watt heating element. The steam boiler is 1.2 liters in capacity and is heated by an extremely useful feature for those who love lattes and cappuccinos. Here too, you can manage temperature for both processes to achieve ultimate flavor and texture perfection. To prevent internal components from overheating and for superior temperature control, the boilers are ultra-insulated with specially engineered insulating technology. To prevent catastrophic damage to the machine, an automatic boiler refill mechanism keeps the boilers at the ideal water level.
There is a separate water spigot for easy access to hot water for beverages like café Americanos and tea. The adjustable spigot is made of high quality stainless steel for long term operation and can be programmed through the display screen for set amounts or can be controlled manually by pushing the hot water button. Please note it is not recommended to withdraw amounts of water exceeding 6-8 ounces at once to reserve water in the boiler and ultimately protect the heating element.
Situated near the hot water spigot is a swiveling steam wand that can be easily moved into the ideal position at the individual’s preference. To ensure a safer operating experience, the steam wand is designed with a unique technology that keeps the exterior of the steam wand at a lower temperature than most competing steam wands. The steam wand tip is equipped with four 0.9mm holes that provide outstanding steaming performance. Time to learn latte art!
Loud espresso machines are a hindrance, so even though the La Spaziale S1 Dream T is equipped with a vibratory pump (which is usually considered more noisy than its rotary cousin), La Spaziale has specially developed it to be even LESS noisy than rotary pumps. This quiet performer makes this machine a popular choice for offices and homes where quietness is appreciated.
With a massive capacity 3 liter water tank that is accessible from the front of the machine, refilling is easy and is required less frequently. Make sure to use softened water, such as water labeled “Drinking Water” for optimal performance. No tap or distilled water.
To optimize temperature stability, it is important that heat is maintained through the entire espresso making process. A way you can maximize heat stability is by simply placing your cups on the large cup warming surface at the top of the espresso machine in between uses.
La Spaziale has added a lovely low lighting system next to the group to illuminate the work area in dim lighting. These LED lights are also pleasing aesthetically, and will be sure to elicit “oohs” and “ahs” from on-lookers. They can be turn on, off or on auto mode to be turned on when a shot is started.
The Dream T has numerous additional features when compared to the Mini Vivaldi II, including: built in programmable timer, control touchpad/digital readout, full PID control with more sensitive temperature sensors, programming options, shot timer, shot clock, and shot counter.
The Dream T has a steam knob vs the steam lever on the Mini Vivaldi II. Some people prefer the steam knob and other prefer the steam lever.
The Mini Vivaldi II has ETL certification approvals, the Dream T does not.
There are numerous additional features as well, including the ones listed below.
Does not come with printed manual. You can download one from the Support page.
a. Power Button
c. Menu/Ok Button
d. Up Arrow Button
e. Down Arrow Button
f. Double Shot Button
g. Manual Button
h. One Shot Button
i. Boiler Button
j. Hot Water Delivery Button
|Model||La Spaziale S1 Dream T 1 Group AV\Auto-Volumetric|
|Best Use||Office \ Home|
|Approvals||c ETL us Listed (Conforms to UL STD 197 Certified to CAN/CSA STD C22.2 NO. 109. ETL Sanitation Listed (Conforms to ANSI/NSF STD 4)|
|Automation||AV \ Auto-Volumetric|
|Boiler||Dual boiler (0.45 liter coffee boiler \ 1.2 liter steam boiler \ 1.65 liter total)|
|Cup Size||Traditional Cup|
|Output Capacity||20 Espressos Per Hour|
|PID Temperature Controller||Yes|
|Plumbing||Non-Plumbed \ Reservoir (2.4 liter)|
|Convenience / Functionality|
|Display||Digital glass interface for control of programs and operation of machine|
|Drain Tray||Non-plumbed OR Plumbed (additional cost)|
|Hot Water Spigot||1 Stainless steel hot water spigot|
|Controls||Volumetric Dosing Adjustable Through Touch Pad|
|Steam Arms||1 Stainless steel steam arm|
|Height||15.00 inches \ 38.1 centimeters|
|Width||16.50 inches \ 41.9 centimeters|
|Depth||16.50 inches \ 41.9 centimeters|
|Weight||62 pounds \ 28.2 kilograms|
|Amps \ Volts||15 or 20 Amps \ 110 Volts|
|Watts||1250 Watt steam boiler \ 800 Watt group boiler|
|Colors \ Options|
|Options||15 or 20 Amp mode. Pre Infusion Chamber. No Burn Steam Arm. Longer La Spaziale steam arm.|
|LS-01||All specifications are subject to change without notice.
This is a good video to watch before using your machine. It's not specifically about the La Spaziale S1 Dream, but the information in it is very helpful if you haven't used an espresso machine before.
This video is a quick overview on how to steam milk with an espresso machine. It's not specifically about the La Spaziale S1 Dream, but the information will be useful in getting started with your machine.
Dream T vs. Mini Vivaldi II, what is the difference?
The La Spaziale Dream is an upgraded version of the Vivaldi II. The Dream has more accurate temperature sensors, full PID, built in timer, better designed water entry to the boiler, shot timer, digital display, and a wide range of programming functionality. People who choose the Vivaldi II over the Dream usually do so because they prefer a machine with a simpler design.
How much does electricity cost to leave the La Spaziale Dream on 24/7?
The Dream has a built in timer so it is not necessary to leave it on 24/7, but if you did, customers have reported an increase in utility costs of about $10/month.
What grinder should be used with the La Spaziale Dream T?
Grinders that are commonly purchased with the Dream T include the following (we sell all of these): Fiorenzato F4 Electronic Grinder, Mazzer Mini Electronic Type A or B, Compak E8 Essential On Demand Grinder, Baratza Vario, Compak K3, and Macap M4.
Can the Dream T be used to make Latte Art?
Yes, the machine is fully capable of producing great Latte Art. It is important to remember that Latte Art is a practiced skill and will take time and practice to perfect the technique. Here is a video of Latte Art produced using a La Spaziale espresso machine.
What if I have hard water?
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