For espresso with a well-balanced flavor, flavor must be drawn evenly from the entire coffee grinds. What is one of the best ways to prepare the grinds for an even extraction? Quite than starting with bursts of high pressure, the Breville Infuser Espresso Machine starts with steady, low pressure to gently expand the grinds. This helps fills in any cracks, gaps, or irregularities in the coffee puck before full pressure is applied, so even pressure is applied to all parts of the coffee puck and optimal flavor is extracted. The BES840XL has both automatic features, like temperature settings, and programmable features like volumetric Regulate. The key features that set it except other espresso machines in its price range are the pre-inFusion technology, the thermocoil heating system, and PID temperature Regulate technology. See chart below for details. Other helpful features include a cup warmer on the top of the machine and a feature that removes excess water from the filter basket after coffee extraction, so the used grounds form a dry puck for quicker cleanup. The machine goes into ‘Sleep Mode’ after 1 hour and automatically shuts off after 3 hours. There is extra-tall cup clearance for brewing directly into commute mugs. Other touches include an ‘Empty Me!’ indicator that permits you to know when the removable drip tray is full and a ‘Clean Me’ cleaning alert. The storage tray houses the included accessories. Lastly, all parts that come in contact with water and coffee are BPA free.
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Pre infusion function applies low water pressure at the start of the extraction to gently expand grinds for an even extraction; Water Tank Capacity: 61 ounce
1600 watts thermocoil heating system with integrated stainless steel water coil correctly controls water temperature; Settings: Single or Double Shot Volumetric Regulate & Manual Over ride. Dimensions : 13.7 x 11.5 x 13.2 inches
Auto purge function automatically adjusts water temperature after steam for optimal espresso extraction temperature; 15 bar Italian pump provides complete volumetric Regulate preset, manual over ride or re programmable volumes
Accessories: single & dual wall filter baskets, coffee scoop, stainless steel jug, cleaning disc & tablets, cleaning tool, water filter with holder. Please note: There’s a “Black Plastic” insert inside the stainless steel bowl of the portafilter, this is meant to reduce heat loss experienced when espresso hits cold metal also prevents any “splashing” from the dual wall pressurized filter baskets
PID temperature Regulate that delivers water at precisely the right temperature adjustable in 2 degree Celsius increments; Power 1700 Watts. Voltage: 110 to 120 Volts