Tag Archive for automatic espresso machine

New Product Round-Up!

We’ve been doing a lot of product testing and wanted to update you on gear we have decided to carry and that is now in stock: Modern Stainless Steel Knock Box Replacement Bar At long last, RSVP is now carrying…

Crew Review: Crossland CC1

We asked Gail and Josh to take us through the technical aspects, features and functionality of the new Crossland CC1 espresso machine. Josh gives us a tour under the hood and Gail talks about pros, cons and demonstrates making a…

Introducing the Crossland Coffee CC1

Always on the lookout for new gear, we were excited by the prospect of a new entry-level machine being shepherded through development and into production by Bill Crossland, who previously designed the La Marzocco GS/3. Over the past year, we…

How-To: Programming the Saeco Sirena

Our refurbished Sirenas are incredibly popular because they have some great functionality for the price — including automatic, programmable buttons. The key with the two programmable buttons is that you have minimums below which you cannot program them: The single…

Gear Testing: Krups XP5280 & Krups XP1020

Our next round of Krups testing features two espresso machines — one is a pump driven model and the other is steam driven. XP5280 We were pleasantly surprised by this little automatic — it has a unique portafilter design, pre-infusion…

Crew Reviews: Nuova Simonelli Musica & Oscar

We’ve got a couple new kids on the block! Nuova Simonelli, purveyors of world-class espresso machines (and the models used in the World Barista Championship competitions) has two semi-professional machines designed for exuberant home espresso lovers or smaller commercial applications.…