Compare our Decent Espresso Machines

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DE1

A home espresso machine that makes coffee as well as any high end professional machine. Features rock-solid temperature control, pressure profiling, and a simple, intuitive tablet interface. Top-quality parts, clever engineering, and embedded training videos make it easy to learn how to outdo your local cafe.

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DE1+ and DE1PRO+

The most advanced espresso machine ever made. Features revolutionary in-basket temperature profiling mode. The only machine in the world that features flow profiling and the ability to detect the end of preinfusion. Many, many other abilities that no other espresso machine has. PRO option lets you plumb your machine, make faster espressos and upgrades internals for longer life.

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DE1CAFE

Fast, reliable, and made for constant use. Provides very high powered steam. The modular design scales with your business and reduces downtime. Requires two 220V electrical plugs.

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On all our espresso machines:

DE1

DE1+

DE1PRO+

DE1CAFE

High resolution touch tablet included
Emulation of many classic espresso machines
Free tech support directly from us
Worldwide 'happiness guaranteed' policy
Save and load as many espresso recipes as you like
Cool touch steam wand
Make your own pressure profiles
Highly accurate brew temperature
Water mixing technology, instant water temperature changes
All metal (no plastic) chassis
Porcelain water tank and drip tray
Small size, portable and optional wheeled suitcase
Instant steam immediately after the shot ends
Innovative half-as-much-water high power steam
Real-time pressure-in-the-puck readings
110V or 220V220V only
Power plug for your country
Our own wood-handled bottomless portafilter
Microscope-precise 18 gram basket
Cleaning kit with 'blind basket'
Timed end of espresso shots
Brew pressure up to 10 bar
Tea water
Open source and 3rd party apps
Mirrored back splash panel
Longevity10,000 shots10,000 shots200,000 shots200,000 shots
What tablet software is included?BaristaBarista and CreatorBarista and CreatorBarista and Creator and Cafe


On the DE1+, DE1PRO+, DE1CAFE:

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DE1+

DE1PRO+

DE1CAFE

Automatic pre-infusion end detection
Gentle vs fast pressure ramp up control
Flow profiling adjusts pressure for constant flow despite puck erosion
Temperature profiling allows the water temperature to change during a shot
Automatic channel healing
Flow vs pressure priority modes
Pre-infusion flow rate control, including slow or changing rates
Control over pre-infusion pressure, flow, volume, and duration.
Live charts of pressure, flow and in-basket temperature
Make your own pressure, flow and temperature profiles
Volumetric (water quantity based) shot stopping
Brew pressure up to 12 bar
Make your own pressure, flow and temperature profiles
'Slow infusion system' option (inspired by Slayer)
Volume and temperature control of tea water
Full emulation of classic espresso machines


On the DE1PRO+, DE1CAFE :

DE1

DE1+

DE1PRO+

DE1CAFE

Built for constant use
Plumbing kit connects to pressurized water mains.
Catering kit draws water out of a water tank.
Second HDMI output to show customers your tablet display
Chromecast support to show customers your tablet display
Water pumpsstandardstandardlong lived with ceramic partshigher powered, with long life ceramic parts
Valvesstandardstandardheavy dutyheavy duty
Internal coolingstandardstandardheavy dutyheavy duty
Steam heaterstandardstandardhigher powered on 220V modelvery high power dedicated 220V steam heater


On the DE1CAFE :

DE1

DE1+

DE1PRO+

DE1CAFE

Espresso shot startup time30 seconds30 seconds15 seconds3 seconds
Steam wand stylenormalnormalnormalprofessional
Time to steam 150ml (6oz)45 seconds45 seconds30 seconds15 seconds
Electrical consumptionlowlowmediumhigh
Electrical requirementone 110V or 220V plugone 110V or 220V plugone 110V or 220V plugtwo 220V plugs
Steam during espresso brew
Optional foot pedal control
Optional tablet-free operation

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