Thank you for choosing this coffee machine. To get the very best out of your new coffee machine it is advisable to read these instructions before using the appliance. This is the only way to ensure optimum results and maximum safety. Using for the first time Before using the machine for the first time, wash all the acces- sories in warm soapy water and rinse.
How to prepare espresso coffee Filling the water tank To remove the water tank lift the lid (fig.1) and simply pull upwards (fig 2) and fill the tank at the sink (fig 3). Do not exceed the MAX level on the water tank. The tank may also be filled with- out removing it, simply by pouring water into it directly from a jug.
How to prepare espresso coffee 1. After carrying out the preheating of the machine as described in the preceding section, in order to make just one cup of espresso coffee, insert the 1-cup filter (the smaller of the two provided) into the filter holder (Fig. 8) and fill it with one level measuring spoon of ground coffee (fig.
How to prepare coffee using pods 1. Preheat the machine as described in the ‘Preheating the Coffee Machine’ section, attaching the coffee filter holder with 1 cup or pod filter to the unit.This procedure ensures that the coffee is delivered at a hotter temperature and that the seal of the hold- er is more effective.
Turn the steam knob at least a half turn anticlockwise (fig. 19). Steam is given off by the cappuccino maker, giving the milk a creamy frothy appearance.To obtain a creamier froth, dip the cap- puccino maker into the milk and rotate the container with slow movements from the bottom upwards.
Cleaning and maintenance Before performing any cleaning or maintenance operations, turn the machine off, unplug it from the power socket and allow it to cool down. Cleaning the filter holder About every 200 coffees, clean the filter holder of ground coffee as follows: •...
• Replace the espresso boiler outlet, making sure the gasket is cor- rectly positioned. Failure to clean as described above invalidates the guarantee. Other cleaning operations 1. Do not use solvents or detergents when cleaning the coffee maker. Use a soft, damp cloth. 2.
Problem solving PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES Espresso coffee no longer • • comes out. • • Espresso coffee drips from • the edges of the filter holder, instead of from its • holes. • The espresso coffee is • cold. • •...
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES The coffee crema is dark • (the coffee comes out • slowly from the spout). • • The coffee has an acidic • taste. The milk does not froth • when making a cappucci- • SOLUTION The ground coffee is too •...
Safety Warnings • This machine has been built to make coffee and to reheat bev- erages; please be careful to avoid burns from the sprays of hot water or steam and avoid any improper use. • When the appliance is in use, do not touch any of the machine’s hot surfaces.
Electrical requirements Before using this appliance ensure that the voltage indicated on the product corresponds with the main voltage in your home, if you are in any doubt about your supply contact your local electricity company. The flexible mains lead is supplied connected to a B.S. 1363 fused plug having a fuse of 13 amp capacity.