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Capresso EC PRO Espresso & Cappuccino Machine

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Regular Price: $300.00

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Short on counter space, but love the idea of making a latte or cappuccino in your very own home? Let us introduce you to our new little friend – the Capresso EC PRO!
Capresso EC PRO Espresso & Cappuccino Machine

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Short on counter space, but love the idea of making a latte or cappuccino in your very own home? Let us introduce you to our new little friend – the Capresso EC PRO! Small in size, but not short on essentials, this machine has everything you need to brew a satisfying shot of espresso or delightful latte.

Features & Functionality of the Capresso EC PRO

  • Pump Boiler System: Keeps water at optimal temperature for when you are ready to brew.
  • Cup Warmer: Use the integrated cup warmer to heat your cups prior to brewing.
  • Powerful Frother: Create rich and foamy milk based drinks with this impressive frother.
  • Removable Water Tank: The 42 oz. water tank is portable for easy filling.
  • Portafilter Options: This machine comes with two separate portafilters. Users can enjoy making espresso with the standard double spout, while curious home baristas can hone their skill with the naked version.
Pros
  • Small Footprint - Being short on space shouldn’t stop you from creating the coffee you love! While small in stature, this machine features all the essentials for creating your perfect drink.
  • Easy to Use - Sticking to the essentials and offering easy to understand indicator lights, simple espresso/steam selector dial, as well as on/off and espresso/steam switch makes this machine easy to operate no matter your skill level!
  • Accessories - This machine comes with two portafilter options plus a combined tamper and coffee scoop.
Cons
  • Slow Warmer - If you like pre-heated cups, be sure to allow your machine ample time to heat.
  • Steam Wand Clearance - Purge your steam wand in a cup or milk frother, as this machine lacks excess clearance .
Ease of Use 4
Ease of Care and Maintenance 4
Overall Value for the Money 4
How Does it Compare? This machine has comparable functionality to the EC100, but with a more modern, sleeker look.
Model Number 118.05
Manufacturer Capresso
Width 8 inches
Depth 11 inches
Height 11.5 inches
Product Weight (lbs.) 13.0000
Watts 1050W
Volts 120V
Programmability No
Case Material Stainless Steel/Plastic
Cup Clearance 3 inches
Reservoir Size 42 ounces
Steam Wand Type Traditional Only
Cup Warmer Yes
Available Portafilters Bottomless, Pressurized
Warm Up: Brew Time 1 minute 15 seconds
Warm Up: Steam Time 45 seconds
Boiler Design Single Boiler
Water Sources Reservoir/Internal Tank
Auto Shut Off No
Auto On No
Material Stainless Steel

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Capresso EC PRO Espresso & Cappuccino Machine
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Reece T asked: Hi,
I'm wondering how this little machine compares to the gaggia classic?
This definitely caught my eye when browsing the site for an espresso machine - as did the gaggia.
Mar 19, 2014
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Teri KStaff: Unfortunately we don't offer the Gaggia machines and so I can't make a comparison for you. Sorry I can't be of greater assistance on this! Mar 19, 2014
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Brian V asked: What is the boiler made from? Brass, Stainless steel, copper? Feb 5, 2014
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Teri KStaff: The boiler of the Capresso EC PRO is made of aluminum. Feb 7, 2014
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A shopper asked: Just a random question, where is the machine manufactured? And would you recommend this machine for a first timer :) ? Feb 5, 2014
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Teri KStaff: This Capresso EC PRO is made in China. It is a machine we have only been carrying for a short period of time, but it does a nice job and the non pressurized bottomless portafilter that is included gives you room to grow in your skill set, while the standard pressurized portafilter makes getting good shots easy, even for a first time user! Feb 7, 2014
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t c asked: can you use a non pressurized portafilter with this ? Jan 31, 2014
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Teri KStaff: This Capresso EC PRO machine actually comes standard with two portafilters, a pressurized as well as a non pressurized bottomless option. Feb 1, 2014
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MINERVA T asked: What tamper size is best fir this machine? A 50mm or 51mm? Jan 12, 2014
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Teri KStaff: I have had success using a 50mm tamper with this Capresso EC Pro Espresso & Cappuccino machine. Jan 13, 2014
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MINERVA T: Thank you Teri! I really love this little machine. The plastic tamper/scoop that came with it is good enough when coffee grind is extra fine. But I like to practice tamping using a heavier tamper. :) Jan 13, 2014

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Warranty Information for the Capresso EC PRO

What it Covers:

Jura and Capresso espresso machines, coffee makers, grinders and milk frothers

Length:

- 1 Year (Refurbished Jura-branded equipment, all Capresso-branded equipment)

- 2 Years (New Jura-branded superautomatic espresso machines)

Who Supports the Warranty: Jura
Warranty Contact Information: 800-767-3554
Notes: Capresso-branded equipment is often replaced rather than repaired during the warranty period, whereas Jura-branded superautomatics have a repair process managed directly by the company (located on the East Coast of the US).
Eligible for SCG Extended Warranty? No
Can SCG Repair? No

Caring for the Capresso EC PRO

  • Descale every two to three months. We recommend using Dezcal.
  • Clean the brew gasket with a cleaning brush daily.
  • Wipe frothing wand with a damp cloth after each use.
  • Soap out water tank and drip tray every few days.

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This is a simple and small machine. It makes good crema.The double spout and bottomless portafilters are heavy and well made. There's no hot water dispenser so I get it from the group head. Also the warmer takes time to warm up, which is not an issue with me, so I fill the cup with hot water from either the group head or steam from the steam wand. The tamper is okay if you grind extra fine. I recommend getting a heavier tamper. I use the Barraza Encore grinder with this machine which I do not have to calibrate. The taste of the espresso from this machine is comparable to the branded coffee shops.

(Posted on 1/14/14)

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