Elektra Micro Casa a Leva ART S1CO Chrome / Brass Lever Espresso Machine

Elektra Micro Casa a Leva ART S1CO Chrome / Brass Lever Espresso Machine


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Warranty: Two Year Parts/Labor Warranty Limited to Manufacturers Defects

Key Features:

  • Bakelite handles.
  • Brass eagle situated on dome.
  • Large, round base (10" diameter).
  • Water level sight glass indicates level of water in boiler.
  • Pressure gauge shows steam pressure in boiler and needle in green zone indicates optimal time to extract espresso. Standard pressure ranges anywhere between 0.8 - 1.3 bar.
  • Spring piston-operated - lever starts in upward position
  • Piston grouphead.
  • Durable brass boiler that provides exceptionally dry steam for creating micro foam.
  • Armor-plated, 800 watt heating element.
  • Internal pressure regulator automatically regulates the temperature.
  • Built-in safety thermostat prevents meltdown if left without water - please note that you can still damage the heating element if the machine is run dry (without water).
  • This machine is for home use only.

 Italian craftsmanship exudes talent and skill from every pore, which is superbly reflected in the design of the Elektra Art-S1CO Micro Casa Lever home espresso machine. It boasts a sturdy structure with manual lever control features that give you ultimate control when pulling and perfecting your espresso and milk based espresso drinks.

Beautiful, Durable Construction


The lines are well-defined with a sleek yet powerful design. It has an exterior crafted with chrome and brass and has a sturdy lever with a Bakelite handle for enhanced durability. It features the signature Elektra eagle etched on the top of the dome. Needless to say, the emblem imparts an aura of attractiveness to the machine. The boiler is of durable brass that provide temperature stability. One glance and you can recognize its superior quality and robustness!

Compact, Portable Design

Weighing 22 pounds, the espresso machine is lightweight so you can easily take it along with you if necessary, unlike other bulky and cumbersome espresso machine models that make portability difficult. Moreover, its compact structure allows it to fit nicely on small counters.

Quiet Operation

The machine is a valuable addition to your kitchen and is manual lever design emits minimal noise. Unlike many of its counterparts, including semi-automatics, automatics, and superautomatics, there is significantly less noise with this type of machine.

Safety/Pressure Relief and Water Level Features

Safety features include a built-in thermostat and pressure relief valve on top of the boiler. The former regulates temperature to avoid overheating that might prove to be detrimental to the machine’s longevity and performance, while the valve prevents excessive pressure accumulation inside the machine. It automatically senses the pressure and subsequently releases it. A water level site glass allows you to monitor water level, preventing catastrophic damage if the machine were run without water.

Internal Pressure Guage


The Elektra ART-S1CO espresso machine has an internal pressure gauge the helps with temperature regulation. This feature is important as you have to know exactly when to extract the espresso – the needle should move to the green zone when it’s in the right zone.

Easy assembly & usage

Tired of poring over complicated user manuals for modern gadgets? Some espresso machines can be tough to put together as there are several parts and the construction itself is not too user-friendly, but this machine simplifies the issue as its is easy to assemble – the setup is complete in just a few minutes. Once you know how to attach the steam wand, you are all set!

Manual Lever with Spring Piston


There is a spring piston incorporated for convenience, and it imparts a steady pump pressure each time it is pulled. Just read the detailed instructions provided and you can start using the espresso maker right after it is delivered.

Dry Steam that is Great for Frothing

You need to achieve proper consistency when it comes to steaming and frothing – these parameters are integral to the taste and flavor of espresso drinks; anything goes wrong and you might end up with bitter or bland coffee. The boiler creates dry steam, making it great for making micro foam for milk based drinks.


The Elektra Art Micro Casa Lever comes with 2 year parts/labor warranty. 


  • Power: 110 volts only, 60 Hz, 15 Amp.
  • Boiler capacity: 61 ounce (1.8 liters) approximate.
  • Measurements: 19" H x 10" W x 10" D (49cm H x 26cm W x 26cm D).
  • Weight: 22 lbs.
  • Filter basket size: 49-50mm.
  • Fabricated in Treviso, Italy.

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  1. Due to the smaller portafilter size, this machine is not pod-capabale.
  2. The exterior color, which includes a clear coat finish, will naturally change as each each Elektra machine ages. This would not be covered under warranty as color changes are not considered manufacturer's defects.
  3. Some assembly is required - we remove the steam wand to prevent damage in transit. Therefore, you will need a crescent wrench to place it back on.
  4. Cup seen in the picture above is not included.
  5. Warranty Note: It is very important to use 'softened water' in these machines, as well as all espresso machines. Hard water will cause these machines to malfunction, and Elektra will not cover the parts warranty due to hard water. In addition, it is extremely important to run the a leva and Semiautomatica machines with water at least 25% full in the sight glass. Running these models with a water level lower than this can cause heating element damage which will not be covered under warranty as this is not a manufacturer's defect. If you return the unit with a damaged heating element, you will be charged for the repair, and the repair charge will be deducted from the credit.
  6. There is a safety feature on this machine when water is not pumped into the boiler on initial startup. If this isn't done the safety kicks off and the machine will have to be reset. On the bottom of the machine underneath the yellow cap there is a reset button for the safety thermostat. If you purchased the machine from us and are still having issues, you can email us for instructions.
  9. This machine was featured in the Boston Globe. Boston Globe (Sept 23, 2004) ranked the microcasa a leva with 'pulled the best shots'.


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Returns Policy
We have a 60 day return policy (Starting November 24th, 2017) on espresso machines and grinders designed for home use (exceptions below). If you return within 30 days, you get a full refund minus shipping costs. If you return after 30 days, you get a store credit. Unlike our competitors – this is a 60 day trial period. Most competitors only allow 30 day returns if the product hasn’t been used. Many competitors will also charge expensive restocking fees if you read the fine print. The customer will receive a refund if the item is returned in like new condition, with all accessories that came with it, with all original, undamaged packaging, clean and packaged according to the specifications we provide. If the product is returned in this condition you will receive a full refund (or store credit if over 30 days) minus all shipping costs. We reserve the right to charge a restocking fee as outlined in our terms and conditions if the product is not returned as specified above.

There are the following exceptions to the 60 day return period: La Cimbali Junior Casa, Vesuvius by Ambient, Quick Mill Andreja Profiles, Vibiemme Double Domobar V4, Rocket R60, Rancilio Epoca, parts, accessories and all products listed under the commercial business section, here For these exceptions all sales are final. See our terms and conditions for additional details.

Free shipping with most orders - you must be located in the lower 48 continuous states and there is a minimum order amount of $29. An exception to this is commercial espresso machines and espresso machines that require shipment on a pallet via Less Than a Truckload. This is sometimes included free, but contact us for details.

In stock items that ship via UPS usually ship within 1 to 2 business days. Heavier products such as commercial espresso machines are shipped via freight truck strapped to a pallet and it generally takes 1 to 3 business days to benchtest and arrange shipment. Transit times depend on the distance being shipped, but this map provides a general idea of shipment times in business days for items shipped via UPS. Freight truck shipment usually takes 3 to 8 business days depending on distance.

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IMPORTANT: Water quality is a very important aspect of your espresso machine longevity. Water that is too hard will cause limescale buildup, which is the number one reason for operating problems. Too pure water, such as ultra pure RO water or distilled water can cause the machine to overfill, since the water level probe needs some minerals in the water to detect water. Use softened water that is about 50ppm in hardness. More info

PLEASE NOTE: Most machines and grinders are inspected for damage after being shipped from overseas. This means most boxes will have signs of being opened even though they are brand new products. This is done to ensure that the equipment made the international shipment in good condition and working order.

COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT NOTE: Most commercial equipment ships on a pallet and has to be bench tested prior to shipment. For this reason, commercial equipment usually ships out three to five business days after the order is received. Some commercial equipment is also special order and/or has limited availability, so please check with us prior to placing an order. Check terms and conditions page for terms relating to commercial equipment.