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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.
If it's a never been in for warranty service before, chances are the group solenoid o-rings have perished which will have caused a leak and subsequent scale build up in the water passages flowing to the group. This causes poor/no water flow.
Over kill! Why not. We bought a new Mazzer Kony-e, took two years to run it in (@170gms a week!) worth the wait. We make as good a coffee as the very best local coffee places. Awsome grind, Awsome texture and taste. Using a giotto rocket.
HI GUYS purchased breville bes 900 2years ago back flushed every month with tablet today tried back flush machine tried but would not flush on auto cycle no water coming out of group head machine still working trying to pump water also no movement...