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An automated machine used to brew coffee such as drip coffee-makers, espresso machines, or pod-based machines.

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DeLonghi Magnifica Xs (ecam22110sb) brewing too long/overflowing the cup

After reading the post at DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM3500 brews for too long I have replaced the flowmeter and the flow regulator. Unfortunately this didn't seem to help. One strange this I noticed is ...
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No water coming through

I descaled my lavazza fantasia coffee machine and now no water is coming through. I have checked water tank. I have run steamer. I have run lungo option w8th no pod. I have checked for any blockages......
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Delonghi Specialista not brewing anymore

The filter of my Delonghi Specialista coffee machine was clogged when I used it last and the machine stopped working since. The gauge went in the red when it happened and then dropped suddenly. The ...
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What's wrong with the coffee machine? What does the light bulb indicate?

What's wrong with the coffee machine? What does the light bulb indicate?
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My lavazo amodo coffee pod drawer is stuck in how can i unfree it

Hi i want to know how to unstick my lavazo amodo mio pod drawer please ive tried descaling it with vinigar to no success
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Coffe for cocktails?

What coffe is suitable for cocktail use? How strong should I make it? I only have an "ordinary" coffe machine (I don't know the english name), but its similar to this: In this set-up you ...
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Melted gasket on moka pot. How do I clean it?

I was running a water cycle through my moka pot and completely forgot it on the stove. When I came back in the kitchen after 30-45 minutes it smelled of burnt rubber and I found that the gasket had ...
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Do (some) vintage GE Immersible Coffeemakers contain PCBs?

I recently acquired a brand new vintage General Electric Immersible Coffeemaker. When I opened the box, I found that the carafe is plastic. The paperwork was printed 1974. What are the chances the ...
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Poured water into Pre-ground coffee funnel – De'Longhi Magnifica S

accidentally I poured water into the duct where pre-ground coffee goes. I unplugged the machine from electricity and cleaned the inner parts according to the manual. I don't see any obvious damage, ...
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My DeLonghi coffee machine is broken. I probably need a sealing ring

I have a DeLonghi coffee maker. Recently the water has been leaking past the water tank. I looked up on the internet what the possible causes could be. Here I found that then probably the sealing ring ...
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Is it safe to use a glass bodum coffee maker on a heating pad?

I have a Bonavita drip coffee maker, very similar to this one with a glass carafe. I've broken the carafe and for reasons, am having problems getting a replacement. Currently, I'm using a Chemex 8 cup,...
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Easy To Clean New Machine

I bought a Breville Barista Express machine about 3 years ago now, and I've been thinking about replacing it soon. I loved the quality and the cafe-style coffee, but I find the pieces of the machine ...
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Gasket in Rancilio "Miss" Silvia completely dried up and difficult to remove; is my machine totalled?

I have a very old (probably 1990's) Rancilio "Miss" Salvia. It was given to me by my uncle and I never bothered to service it until now. I feel ashamed obviously. I put descaler through it ...
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Manual / inconvenient / minimalist method to make coffee (aim is to reduce consumption)

I have a fully automatic machine (bean to cup coffee, around 1600 $) and have problems with excessive coffee consumption. As a solution I have thought, it must be more difficult / less comfortable to ...
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original taste of coffee

Coffee is a sensitive object. Storing coffee in the wrong place and in the wrong way will change its original taste and freshness. Some people may often buy coffee in large quantities to stock up for ...
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What are low-maintenance and plastic-free options for making coffee?

We threw out our drip machine because we’re trying to ditch plastic. Got a Paderno moka pot, and didn’t take long for rust to cover the bottom. Probably because we like to prep the coffee the night ...
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Inconsistent milk consistency from frother

I have an automatic milk frother similar to this one. The issue I'm having is that the milk froth that is produces is completely inconsistent. I'm looking for microfoam consistency that you normally ...
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DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM3500 brews for too long

My machine is a DeLonghi Magnifica ESAM3500 , though this may apply to other models as well. It all started after I ran a descaling cycle on an otherwise faultless machine. Symptoms: Coffee would ...
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Delonghi Magnifica ESAM3500: Undocumented Wash Menu Option

I've had this machine for about 3 years and I just noticed a Menu entry called "Wash" That when selected prompt you to "ADD DETERGENT": This option is not documented anywhere in ...
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ISO Automatic French Press (grind fresh coffee, boil water)

My husband loves French Press coffee but mornings often get too busy to boil water, grind coffee, etc. I'd love to buy him an automatic machine but can't seem to find one that does French Press. I ...
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Is coffee grinder adjustability worth the higher price?

There are a number of bean grinders out there and some include a feature to set grinding grain (steps between coarse and fine) while others have no such setting and make a finer grind bb grinding ...
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What benefits does a Moccamaster offer compared to a generic coffee maker?

I am currently using a moka pot and a Hario hand grinder to make my morning brew. I try to buy freshly roasted ground beans but sometimes I still end up buying some bags from the supermarket. I drink ...
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Why does my coffee machine trip the electrical circuit during or shortly after brewing?

My Delonghi Magnifica ESAM 4200.s trips the electrical circuit. When I reset the trip switch it continues it’s process. This happens every time whichever plug socket I use, even in a different house. ...
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Why are Costa or Starbucks lattes so good?

I’m a coffee addict and I have been always having Starbucks as well Costa. I just love their lattes , but it become too expensive over time, so I am on a road to discover how to make coffee like them. ...
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Inconsistent Espresso

I've got a Lelit Anita with PID (PL42TEMD). The machine is new, about 3 weeks old now. It's used for 2 people to make coffee in the morning. Ok, settings are 93 degrees on the PID, grind around 3 (a ...
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My Keurig is making a grinding noise, but isn’t pouring water

I don’t know what’s wrong, it is making this noise like grinding, no water is coming out, the water is however heating up, and the needle is working at punching a hole through the K-Cup. The only ...
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What type of coffee maker is this?

I got a stove top coffee maker, from my grandfather (not antique, he bought it recently). I am not sure what type it is. I claims to be a percolator, but functions more like a moka pot. They have ...
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Scratches on the upper chamber of newly mochapot!

I have just got my mocha pot for the first time by enthusiasm but look what i have found! Deep scratches, not one or two, a lot! It almost looks like someone did this intentionally while producing. ...
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Anyone using La Pavoni EDL Eurobar Deluxe? Comments? Reviews?

Hello Dear Coffee Experts, I am in advance very grateful for any advise you can provide me. I am testing an espresso coffee machine from one of my colleagues who just upgraded his. He bought a Lelit ...
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Looking for a good pod coffee maker

I'm an occasional avid coffee drinker. That is, I don't drink much (at most 1 cup a day, sometimes a few days with 0 cups) but when I do I want it to be (really) good. I just want a good cup of ...
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Fix my Breville coffee machine filter holder

Ok, so basically 6 years ago I bought a Breville Venezia espresso coffee maker. I am really happy with the machine, as it still works after 6 years of relatively frequent use. But recently out of the ...
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Why does a coffee pad machine make such a smooth delicious coffee?

In an amateur capacity I have been interested in (as everyone here surely is also) trying to make the perfect cup of coffee/espresso. I have tried all kinds of coffee making process, Moka pot coffee, ...
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What is this scum in my coffee

Hello, Lately my coffee seems to have a film on the top. The picture makes it look a lot worse then it is. It is more translucent in the cup. This happens once the coffee gets cold. When its hot it ...
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smart coffee maker multiple bean reservoirs

Is there a smart coffee maker (perhaps google assistant compatible?) that has multiple bean reservoirs. Large water reservoir would be a nice to have. automatic coffee maker would be nice if it were ...
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Is the recall of Solimo coffee capsules a serious issue?

We have a Nescafe Dolce Gusto coffee machine and we usually buy Solimo branded capsules to it. This week I got an email from the shop, saying: Solimo Dolce Gusto* compatible Cafè Au Lait pods- UTZ ...
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Capsule coffee machine for home for one person: is it worth it to go for an expensive one?

I'm choosing capsule coffee machine for home. There is a lot of options with different prices. I would like to know if it's worth it to go for a more expensive one ? Will coffee taste better ? What ...
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Conversion of Krups Nespresso Machine to Ground Coffee?

I have inherited a Krups Nespresso machine model F893. The machine has a detachable filter basket, where you sit the Nespresso capsule. Manual here (for reference): manual I am wondering if I can ...
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How to clean Delonghi Caffe Corso's pre-ground coffee funnel?

I inadvertently put whole beans where ground coffee goes. Will this harm machine’s operation? How can I easily remove the beans, please? Thank you.
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How can I repair a leaking drip coffee brewer?

My drip coffee brewer's container has been cracked and it is leaking. I know super glue is toxic. How can I repair it?
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Coffee machine for a small business

We have gone through a couple different coffee machines, here at work, none of which are sufficient. We started with a normal brew machine (doesn't make enough) and worked our way up to a percolator (...
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What kind of coffee machine can process powdered coffee?

I have a drink I like to make using powdered coffee, a coffee grind finer than espresso. but when I try to make it in an espresso machine, the powder expands, and only the first few drips come out. (...
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How to get an even drip without Mr. Coffee filtration disks

I’ve been trying to figure out why our coffee has been very weak despite double the amount of grounds used compared to the old coffee maker we had. We received a new coffee maker at Christmas. Both ...
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Lavazza Amodo Mio - steams

When I try to make a cup of coffee my Lavazza machine steams and splutters all over the place/through the water vent (not the milk frother). I have tried cleaning it. What else can I do?
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How to make lungo with Lavazza AModo mio?

We bought a new Lavazza A Modo Mio recently, and can’t seem to program it to make a larger cup. It says to hold the button down for 3 seconds and keep holding until cup is full. All it does give small ...
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How can I make coffee without a machine?

I love coffee. As I am a student and living in a hostel I do not have any machine and I can not afford to go out for coffee everyday. I still want to make coffee, so how I can make smooth coffee ...
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How to verify grinder switch works

I just read today in my Jura A7 manual: CAUTION If you adjust the consistency of grind when the grinder is not operating, the grinder adjustment switch could be damaged. Only adjust the ...
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Keurig K155 intermittent water level detection failure

I have a Keurig K155 that I use at my office and have been using it without fail for almost three years now. Lately, it keeps telling me to fill the water reservoir even though it is not empty. ...
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Any idea on auto clean coffee filter mechanism?

Do you have any idea on how to design a filter for fine substances left over after the brewing process (e.g. ground coffee or tea) without human intervention? This filter will be used in a vending ...
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Is it a good idea to keep a coffeemaker if I only occasionally drink coffee?

Say just two or three cups of coffee per week. Is cleaning these a trouble?
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Whats the main difference between the coffees named "Kopi O Kosong", "Kopi" and "Kopi Peng"?

How we will differentiate between the coffee that either is it Kopi O Kosong, Kopi or Kopi Peng as all are a form of black coffee?
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