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MAGIMIX L EXPRESSO Instructions For Use Manual

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L' expresso
L' expresso Program
L'expresso Program Automatic
Instructions for use


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  • Page 1 L’ expresso • L’ expresso Program L’expresso Program Automatic Instructions for use...
  • Page 2 Thank you for your loyalty and for the confidence you have shown in our brand. You have just acquired a Magimix Expresso and we hope that it will give you entire satisfaction. This appliance has been designed to produce genuine espresso coffee.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Pages Description Before you use your appliance for the first time - Installation - Setting the water hardness level How to brew espresso coffee ? - Preparing the machine - Switching it on - Manual/automatic switch-off Extra functions - Steam function - Hot water function Aftercare - Cleaning...
  • Page 4: Description

    DESCRIPTION Storage compartment lid Cup heater tray Control panel Function selector Indicator lights Coffee leveller Filter holder Hot water Water level /steam pipe indicator Drip tray with Filter removable grid locking device Water inlet Removable water tank Storage compartment Supplied with 2 “Extracrem” filters: - small filter: 1 cup espresso coffee pod (paper) or 1 cup espresso ground coffee.
  • Page 5 Control panels for each model • L’expresso Hot water button Coffee control button Steam On/off button button • L’expresso Program Descaling button Coffee control button Hot water button Steam On/off button button • L’expresso Program Automatic Water volume adjuster Hot water Coffee control button and descaling button Steam...
  • Page 6: Installation

    BEFORE YOU USE YOUR APPLIANCE FOR THE FIRST TIME Every single Magimix appliance is tested before it leaves the factory, which is why you may find traces of water when you unpack your coffee maker. This is perfectly normal. Before you use it for the first time, or if the machine has been left idle for a long period, rinse out the water circuit to eliminate any residual water in the system.
  • Page 7: Setting The Water Hardness Level

    • Place a fairly wide container under the pipe, press , and turn the selector function to Allow the equivalent of a bowlful of water to flow through. To halt the flow, turn the function selector back to • Insert the empty filter holder (filter locking device at the back) in the extractor head, opposite the arrow, and turn it towards the right.
  • Page 8: How To Brew Espresso Coffee

    HOW TO BREW ESPRESSO COFFEE? Preparing your appliance • Fill the tank with freshly-drawn water. • Press : The power indicator light will come on and stay on, while indicator will start to flash. NB : If the function selector has not been turned to , both the indicators will flash.
  • Page 9: Switching It On

    • Coffee pod The 1 cup filter can cater for most types of espresso pods on the market. Place the pod in the special filter. As the shape of the paper may vary according to the brand, make sure that the pod is positioned in the centre of the filter.
  • Page 10: Manual/Automatic Switch-Off

    : all the indicator lights will go out. • Automatic : For safety and energy-saving reasons, your Magimix Expresso is fitted with an automatic switch-off device. It automatically turns itself off two hours after it was last used.
  • Page 11: Extra Functions

    EXTRA FUNCTIONS The pipe is used to froth milk for cappuccinos and hot chocolate, as well as to heat liquids. You can also use it to obtain hot water for making teas, tisanes or infusions. Steam function Never use the steam to heat flammable liquids such as strong alcohol. •...
  • Page 12: Hot Water Function

    • To bring down the temperature more rapidly and to rinse the pipe, place an empty container under the pipe, press and turn the selector to . As soon as water starts to flow continuously from the pipe, turn the selector back to , then press .
  • Page 13: Descaling

    • The pipe : always rinse and wipe clean after use, as described on p. 12. • Regularly, or if the pipe becomes blocked, unscrew it in an anticlockwise direction and clear it with a needle. • The extractor head : the ground coffee sometimes sticks to the seal and the grid of the extractor head.
  • Page 14: Descaling The Expresso Model

    Descaling the Expresso model : How often? Water Water consumption Hardness level 100 cups / month 200 cups / month Very soft or soft Every 6 months Every 3 months Average hardness or hard Every 4 months Every 2 months Very hard Every 2 months Once a month...
  • Page 15: Descaling The Expresso Program And Program Automatic Models

    Descaling the Expresso Program & Program Automatic models : Your coffeemaker automatically warns you when it is time for it to be descaled : How often? indicator light comes on. How long ? Approx. 30 min.. How ? Your appliance has an automatic descaling programme that is both simple and effective.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Problems Solutions • Turn the selector back to flash and none of the functions work • Descale your appliance. Cf. pp. 13-15. is flashing • Appliance switched off, press 5 sec. on is flashing Press again on . To quit, press on Your espresso has an unpleasant taste •...
  • Page 17 30 min. before switching your coffeemaker back on. If you cannot identify the cause of your problem, consult your retailer or contact our customer care department, which will give you the address of a Magimix-approved after-sales service. You must never attempt to dismantle your appliance.
  • Page 18: Recipes

    RECIPES Different types of espresso coffee The Espresso Brewing a perfect espresso is quite an art, but also a real pleasure for all the senses. Its colour, midway between russet and hazelnut, is extremely appetizing, while its creamy, golden top invites us to plunge our lips into the heart of the coffee and revel in its full flavour and richness.
  • Page 19: Coffees Of The World

    The Cappuccino The famous drink associating espresso coffee with frothy milk. Serves 2 • 2 cups hot, strong espresso coffee • 15-25 cl cold whole milk • Cocoa powder Brew 2 cups of espresso in two cappuccino cups (10-15 cl.). Froth the milk using the pipe (Cf.
  • Page 20 Mexican coffee Serves 4 • 50 cl hot espresso coffee • 10 cl single cream • 2 tablespoons melted chocolate • 2 tablespoons sugar • Nutmeg, cinnamon Whip the cream with the melted chocolate, sugar, pinch of cinnamon and pinch of nutmeg. Pour the hot coffee into the mixture and stir.
  • Page 21: Safety Instructions

    Never use the appliance if the power cord has been damaged. In order to avoid all risk of danger, any damaged cord must be replaced either by the manufacturer, by a Magimix-approved after-sales service or by a similarly qualified person.
  • Page 22: Electrical Instructions

    ELECTRICAL INSTRUCTIONS WARNING : Always replace the fuse cover of the fitted plug, never use the plug with the fuse cover omitted. If a replacement fuse cover is required, ensure it is the same as the one visible on the pin face of the plug (i.e.
  • Page 23 We reserve the right to alter at any time without notice the technical specifications of this appliance. None of the information contained in this document is of a contractual nature. Modifications may be made at any time. © All rights reserved for all countries by : Magimix.