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Any non Espresso brew method from Drip Filter, Syphon or Vacuum, Plunger, Ibrik, Stovetop, Mocha Pot, Aeropress, Cold Press, Percolator, Presso or any other mad scientist process that doesn't have a pump and boiler combined.
Entry level (sub $500) domestic appliances that you would expect to find in the kitchen section of whitegoods stores. You can get a pretty good coffee from machines in this category if you use fresh coffee and dose/tamp well.
Pointy End ($1500-$3000) will find machines that are capable of making espresso at the same time that you are texturing milk. This end of the market also tends to get some real design flair and lot and lots of shiny stainless. Mostly the machines in this category are direct descendants of Cafe class machines.
Extreme Machines ($3000+) is the very serious end of the home espresso machine market. Some of the machines you will find in here would be comfortable in just about any cafe on the planet and most will have similar installation requirements (plumbing, maintenance etc). Most CoffeeSnobs drool over the very pretty toys in this category.
Glad you mentioned how to adjust settings to stop notifications coming through late at night. Phone kept going off last night with further replies to this thread. It was a bit like going to bed with far too much caffeine in the system!
I've now had two months with this machine, and I'm loving it. It's notable for its fantastic temperature stability. I don't use a cooling flush and my espresso shots are fantastic. Currently using Bankistan beans from Marlowe's Way and...
It's a great machine, eh Matt.
Took less than a 100gm of beans to dial in my new K3P to my new ECM T. Pulling beautiful shots now with 100% consistency. Agree about the milk texturing, but now getting there. I also grabbed some stainless polish...
Have had a double boiler for almost 18 months now and reasonably happy with it apart from a few quibbles.
Recently,however, the pump operation has become erratic ( when drawing hot water or making a shot). It's chattering and...
Thanks for thanks everyone, I'm really happy that everyone likes it.
I think its great way to view the forum while out and about... I still like a real keyboard for typing something like this (longish) reply but for a quick update or a near...
On a 10 meter x 6 meter bench you should be able to install an 18 group machine with 20 robur grinders behind it but I doubt the cost will fit your budget.
[/COLOR]I think that maybe your bench is a little smaller than that?
The quickest and...
True that mine was a Kushler Nail inserted down the length of my femur smack down the middle of the bone right through the marrow and it stayed there for 3 yrs!
Did a pretty good job over all
Hope you heal well JoeB
Where are you located?
I'd recommend speaking to your local coffee roaster as a staring point
Because whatever machine you get it's going to need to be serviced occasionally, and its best to have someone local who knows what they're doing to...