Does this work with E.S.E. pods? I believe the other saeco single shot works with pods but is for pressurized portafilters. Is this the correct basket to use on a non pressurized portafilter and use pods? Thanks!!!
A shopper on Dec 13, 2013
Best Answer:No, unfortunately you cannot use ESE pods with a non pressurized portatfilter, and this Saeco Single Filter Basket Replacement for Non-Pressurized Portafilters is for freshly ground coffee only. To use ESE pods you will need to use the standard pressurized portafilter with the single basket and pod gasket that came with your machine.
Oh shoot, okay thank you. Do you know if Seattle coffee gear has any 53mm non pressurized filter baskets for ESE pods? I actually have a different machine that is a 53mm portafilter and am trying to avoid buying a whole new portafilter for it... Thanks!
Unfortunately baskets and portafilters are brand and machine specific, and so there is not one "pod" basket that will allow this conversion. You also need to get the correct portafilter for your machine, and just choosing to purchase a different portafilter- even another 53mm portafilter- will not necessarily work with your machine. Some machines require a brew head upgrade for pods, and not all machines are pod compatible. If the unit was purchased without the ability to use pods, it is unlikely that you can use pods in it, unfortunately.
Best Answer:Unfortunately we do not have a Food Network Espresso machine here to give it a try, and baskets are size specific by both depth and width of the lip. Without being able to test this Saeco Single Filter Basket Replacement for non-pressurized portafilters, I can't say that it's a fit for your machine because even if you knew it was 53mm across, the edge of the basket might still not be a match. I'm sorry!
awesome product that fits the original handleReview by Abhi
After depressurising the factory supplied handle on my Via Venezia, I wasn't able to use the supplied single basket anymore. It would leak at brewhead gasket.
Then I bought this product and got it shipped to NZ and my first pull worked as expected without any leaks. I am so happy now that I can pull single shots when I need it :) (Posted on 8/13/2013)
This one works perfect! (included saeco single basket doesnt work)Review by Dale G
I have upgraded my Saeco machine with a non-pressurized portafilter. The included double basket works fine, but for some reason the included single basket does not work well at all. I believe the included single basket is designed to work with a pressurized portafilter. I took a chance and bought this and it works flawless with a non-pressurized portafilter. (Posted on 7/12/2013)
works perfectly as advertisedReview by Boneman
the aftermarket portafilter is a fantastic add on, but does not work well with the original basket from the pressurized portafilter that came with your Saeco. do yourself a favor and get this piece of industrial art
Easy To Use, Easy To Clean, Great Taste, Commercial Grade
(Posted on 5/22/2012)
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