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VBM Domobar Super Analogic Heat Exchange Espresso Machine – 110V, Switchable Direct Connect / Tank

MSRP: $2,399.00
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The VBM Domobar Super Analogic got a new upgrade to the previous VBM Domobar Super HX model! NOW has LED lights that appear on the interface when there is a low water level in the tank. Additionally, unlike the previous VBM Domobar Super HX that has a vibratory pump, this new version has a rotary vane pump, which makes the espresso machine much quieter in use.

The VBM Domobar Super Analogic can operate using a water tank/reservoir or direct plumbing to a water line. The espresso machine comes with a stainless steel braided hose to plumb the machine into the water line. Read more about water treatment options and basic plumbing installation requirements!

Finally, VBM has the classic and best E61 grouphead in the industry thanks to its robustness and structure!

Body Panels and External Aesthetics

Vibiemme Domobar Super espresso machines look as great as they perform – the machines have a high class, high quality look that you can be proud to showcase in even the finest of designer kitchens and offices. The body panels can be changed out to several different colors to make the machine fit in well with your kitchen design. All external components, such as the Faema E61 brew group aesthetics and overall quality of the machine.

Faema E61 Grouphead

One of the best and most loved, commercial grade group heads of the market is the Faema E61 grouphead, which is the group head of the Vibiemme Domobar Super espresso machine. It is the heaviest group heads in its class, providing temperature stability that is difficult to match. Temperature stability is a vital element in producing espresso with the finest flavor profile.

Heat Exchanger

  • Copper, insulation – The boiler is copper, which retains heat better than stainless steel. Typically copper boilers are more susceptible to limescale when you compare to stainless steel boilers. Therefore, we highly recommend using a water softener. The manufacturer wraps the boiler with insulation for maximum heat retention.
  • Pull a shot & steam milk at the same time – Steam is always readily available. Hence, there is no wait time going from coffee to steam mode. Works well if entertaining a small group of people.

Brass Portafilters

Each Vibiemme Domobar Super espresso machine comes with two, high quality, commercial grade brass portafilters. One of the portafilters is designed for single shots, with a single spout and a single shot filter basket. The other portafilter is designed for double shots, with double spouts and a double filter basket.

  • Rotary Pump
    • Quiet operation – Rotary pumps are necessary for direct connect capable machines since vibration pumps cannot handle the incoming water pressure. The main benefit that you will experience is that they are a lot quieter.
  • Steam Wand/Hot Water Wand
    • Multi-directional – Allows for more movement and flexibility. The wands connect to the valves on an angle to the side for even more flexibility. As a result, there is less risk of burning oneself from the exposed grouphead. Furthermore, the steam performance is very efficient, which will result in making excellent espresso!
    • 2-hole steam tip – Allows for a slow gradual build-up of microfoam.
    • Rotational knobs – Allows for easier control of the intensity.
  • Pressure Gauge
    • Double scale – indicating the pump operating pressure and steam pressure.
  • Classic VBM E61 Grouphead
    • True VBM E61 – A thermosiphonic circulation 58mm grouphead in chromed brass. Has a manual lever to the right for coffee dispensing.
    • Constantly heated – Hot water circulates from the heat exchanger through the grouphead and back to keep the grouphead and your portafilter nice and hot. As a result the grouphead temperature constant and stable when you compare to other groupheads that have a built-in heating element.
    • Pre-infusion – Lever next to the grouphead activates a microswitch that turns on the pump to pump water through the coffee grinds. Pulling the lever halfway up will open the valve to allow water into the grouphead without activating the pump. Please note that true pre-infusion requires the direct water connection whereby the water pressure from the waterline creates true pre-infusion.
  • Tank/Reservoir System
    • NEW: Water tank level sensor – An empty tank symbol and red LED light shows up on the Digital Interface when it is time to refill your tank.
  • Quality Design
    • NEW OPTIONAL colored side panels – The VBM Domobar Super NOW has a variety of side panel designs that you can stylize your machine with. Check out the different colored side panels we have to offer!
    • Synthetic drip tray – The drip tray on this espresso machine is glowing! Less risk of scratches on this material, unlike on metal drip trays. Additionally, the drip tray has a float that tracks the water levels. Dishwasher-safe.
    • Ergonomic knobs and levers – Contributes to accurate water dispersion and adds some personality to the VBM Domobar Super!
    • Front and feet – Stainless steel and polished to a mirror finish.
  • Accessories Included
    • Instruction manual – Available in Spanish, Dutch, English, French, and Italian.
    • Plastic tamper – Manufacturers will normally include a tamper like this to keep the overall selling price of the machine low. We recommend upgrading to a better 58mm tamper.
    • Coffee scoop – A simple plastic scoop if you are using pre-ground coffee.
    • Cleaning brush –A simple brush for cleaning the grouphead. Ergonomically designed with an angle for easier usage.
    • Single filter holder – Holds approximately 7 grams.
    • Blind filter basket – For backflushing. 58mm in diameter.
    • Double filter holder – Holds approximately 14 grams.
    • Stainless steel braided hose – For the option to direct plumb in your espresso machine.

Espresso Machine Warning:

  • ELECTRICAL WARNING: To avoid electrical damage to this espresso machine which is not considered a manufacturer's defect, please acquire and install a single-outlet surge suppressor rated at 1080 joules or higher. the lack of the recommended surge suppressor, the espresso machine can be damaged at the power switch, the electronics, the heating element, the pressurstat or the wiring inside.
  • WATER WARNING: To increase the useful life of and not damage your espresso machine, please use softened water. Softened water is water without calcium and without magnesium, but still has other minerals for espresso extraction. Do not use distilled water, purified water, nor reverse osmosis water as these types of water create oxidation with the metals and cause the same damaging effects as limescale.
  • DESCALING WARNING: We do not recommend descaling unless there is an issue with the espresso machine. The reason is that too much descaling can eat away at the metals and gaskets inside an espresso machine.


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  • 5
    Solid machine

    Posted by Chris on 9th Jul 2018

    I can't believe I've had mine for a month already. I connected mine directly to the plumbing and have been making espressos nearly every day since. I would probably rate it a little lower if I had to fill the tank manually--the tank is very inconvenient to access, especially if you plan to use the top surface as a cup/glass warmer, as intended, or if you need to locate the machine under a cupboard, as I did. But with the flexibility to directly connect a water line and drain line, none of those possible shortcomings are a problem. It came with the necessary hoses and adapters to make the switch, which was much appreciated, and it can be easily switched back if needed. I had to do a little bit of manual adjustment of the overpressure relief valve when I first hooked it up to get shots into an appropriate pressure range but with a machine this well built, I just took this little bit of setup as part of the experience of perfecting the drinks it's capable of producing. Now that I've settled on my routine, I'm getting consistent, delicious results every time.

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