IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed, including the following: 1. Read all instructions. 2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs. 3. To protect against fire, electric shock and injury to persons do not immerse cord, plugs, or appliance in water or other liquid.
CAUTION This appliance is for household use only. Any servicing, other than cleaning and user maintenance, should be performed by an authorized service center. Do not immerse machine in water. To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not disassemble the machine. There are no parts inside the machine serviceable by the user.
Congratulations on your purchase of a Saeco Intelia EVO Focus full automatic espresso machine! To fully benefi t from the support that Saeco off ers, please register your product at www.philips.com/welcome. This user manual applies to HD8751. The machine is suitable for preparing espresso coff ees using whole coff ee beans.
ENGLISH CONTENTS IMPORTANT..................... 4 Safety instructions .......................... 4 Warning ............................4 Caution ............................5 Compliance with standards ......................5 INSTALLATION ....................6 Product overview ..........................6 General description ......................... 7 PREPARING FOR USE ..................8 Machine packaging ......................... 8 Machine installation ........................8 USING THE MACHINE FOR THE FIRST TIME ............10 Circuit priming ..........................
• Do not make any modifi cations to the machine or its mains cord. Only have repairs carried out by a service centre authorized by Philips to avoid a hazard. • This machine is not intended for use by persons (including children)
ENGLISH ENGLISH • Never insert fi ngers or other objects into the coff ee grinder. Caution • The machine is for household use only. It is not intended for use in en- vironments such as staff kitchens of shops, offi ces, farms or other work environments.
ENGLISH ENGLISH General description 1. Grinder adjustment knob 2. Pre-ground coff ee compartment 3. Coff ee bean hopper 4. Coff ee bean hopper lid 5. Control panel 6. Dispensing spout 7. Cup holder grill 8. Full drip tray indicator 9. Drip tray 10.
ENGLISH PREPARING FOR USE Machine packaging The original packaging has been designed and constructed to protect the machine during transport. We recommend keeping the packaging material for possible future transport. Machine installation Remove the drip tray with grill from the packaging. Remove the machine from the packaging.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Remove the water tank. Rinse the water tank under fresh water. Fill the water tank with fresh water up to the MAX level and reinsert it into the machine. Make sure it is fully inserted. Caution: Never fi ll the water tank with warm, hot, sparkling water or any other liquid, as this may cause damage to the water tank and the machine.
ENGLISH Switch the power button to “I” to turn on the machine. The display shows the stand-by icon. To turn on the machine simply press the “ ” button. The display indi- cates that the circuit must be primed. USING THE MACHINE FOR THE FIRST TIME When using the machine for the fi rst time, the following activities need to happen: 1) You need to prime the circuit.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Press the “ ” button to start the cycle. The machine starts the auto- matic priming of the circuit by dispensing some water through the Pannarello. The bar under the icon shows the operation progress. When the pro- cess is complete, the machine stops dispensing automatically.
ENGLISH Manual rinse cycle During this process you activate the coff ee brewing cycle and fresh water fl ows through the steam/hot water circuit. This takes a few minutes. Place a container under the dispensing spout. Check that the machine shows this display. Select the pre-ground coff ee brewing function by pressing the”...
ENGLISH ENGLISH Press the “ ” button to start dispensing hot water. Dispense water until the no water icon appears. At the end, fi ll the water tank again up to the MAX level. Now the ma- chine is ready for brewing coff ee. You will see the display as shown at the left.
ENGLISH Measuring and programming water hardness Measuring water hardness is very important for defi ning the frequency in which the machine has to be descaled and to install the “INTENZA+” water fi lter (for more detail on the water fi lter see next chapter). To measure the water hardness follow the steps below: Immerse the water hardness test strip (supplied with the machine) in water for 1 second.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Press the “ ” button to exit the programming MENU. “INTENZA+” water fi lter installation We recommend you to install the “INTENZA+” water fi lter as this prevents lime scale to build up in your machine and preserves a more intense aroma to your espresso coff ee.
ENGLISH Put the fi lter into the empty water tank. Press it until it cannot move further down. Fill the water tank with fresh water and reinsert it into the machine. Dispense the entire water tank by using the hot water function (see chapter “Hot water dispensing”).
ENGLISH ENGLISH Select the “RESET” option. Press the “ ” button to confi rm. To exit, press the “ ” button. The machine is now programmed to manage a new fi lter. Note: If the fi lter is already installed and you want to remove - but not replace -it, select the “OFF”...
ENGLISH ADJUSTMENTS The machine allows for certain adjustments so that you can brew the best tasting coff ee possible. Saeco Adapting System Coff ee is a natural product and its characteristics may change according to its origin, blend and roast. The machine is equipped with a self-adjusting system that allows the use of all types of coff ee beans available on the market (not for caramelized beans).
ENGLISH ENGLISH Press and turn the grinder adjustment knob one notch at a time. You will taste the diff erence after brewing 2-3 cups of espresso. The reference marks inside the coff ee bean hopper indicate the grind setting. There are 5 diff erent grind settings to choose from: 1 - Coarse grind: lighter taste, for dark roasted coff ee blends 2 - Fine grind: bolder taste, for light roasted coff ee blends When you adjust the ceramic coff ee grinder to a fi ner setting, your coff ee...
ENGLISH Adjusting the dispensing spout The height of the dispensing spout can be adjusted to better fi t the dimensions of the cups that you wish to use. Move the dispensing spout up or down with your fi ngers to adjust its height as shown in the image.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Adjusting the coff ee lenght The machine allows you to adjust the amount of brewed coff ee according to your taste and the size of your cups. Each time the “ ” or “ ” button is pressed, the machine brews a pre-set amount of coff ee.
ENGLISH ESPRESSO AND COFFEE BREWING Before brewing coff ee, make sure that there are no warnings shown on the display, and that the water tank and coff ee bean hopper are fi lled. Espresso and coff ee brewing using coff ee beans Place 1 or 2 cups under the dispensing spout.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Espresso and coff ee brewing using pre-ground coff ee This function allows to use pre-ground and decaff einated coff ee. With the pre-ground coff ee function you can only brew one coff ee at a time. Press the “ ”...
ENGLISH STEAM DISPENSING /CAPPUCCINO BREWING Warning: Danger of scalding! Dispensing may be preceded by small jets of hot water. The hot water/steam wand may reach high temperatures. Never touch it with bare hands. Use the appropriate protective handle only. Fill 1/3 of a container with cold milk. Note: Use cold (~5°C / 41°F) milk with a protein content of at least 3% to ensure optimum results when preparing a cappuccino.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Caution: After frothing the milk, clean the Pannarello by dispensing a small amount of hot water into a container. For detailed cleaning instruc- tions please see the “Cleaning and Maintenance” chapter. Note: After dispensing steam, it is possible to brew an espresso or dispense hot water straight after.
ENGLISH The following icon may be displayed during the preheating time requi- red by the machine. Pour the desired amount of hot water. To stop the hot water dispen- sing press the “ ” button. CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE Daily cleaning of the machine Caution: Timely cleaning and maintenance of your machine is very important as it prolongs the life of your machine.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Empty and clean the coff ee residues drawer located in side of the ma- chine. Open the service door, remove the drawer and empty the coff ee residues. Empty and clean the drip tray. Perform this operation also when the full drip tray indicator is raised.
ENGLISH Daily cleaning of the Pannarello It is important that you clean the pannarello daily or after each use as it preserves hygiene and ensures perfect milk froth consistency. Each time after frothing milk you need to: Remove the external part of the Pannarello and wash it with fresh water. Weekly cleaning of the machine Clean the seat of the drip tray.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Remove the upper part of the Pannarello from the hot water/steam wand. Wash the upper part of the Pannarello with fresh water. Clean the hot water/steam wand with a wet cloth to remove milk residues. Put the upper part back in the hot water/steam wand (make sure it is completely inserted).
ENGLISH To remove the brew group, press the «PUSH» button and pull it by the handle. Thoroughly wash the brew group with fresh, lukewarm water and carefully clean the upper fi lter. Caution: Do not use detergent/soap to clean the brew group. Let the brew group air-dry thoroughly.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Make sure the hook to lock the brew group is in the correct position by fi rmly pressing the “PUSH” button until you hear a click. Check if the hook is at the top end position. If it is not, please try again. Insert the brew group in its seat again until it locks into place without pressing the “PUSH”...
ENGLISH Monthly lubrication of the brew group Lubricate the brew group after approximately 500 cups of coff ee or once a month. You can purchase Saeco grease separately the grease to lubricate the brew group. Please refer to the maintenance products page in this user manual for further details.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Insert the brew group in its seat until it locks into place. (see “Weekly Cleaning of the Brew Group” chapter). Insert the coff ee residues drawer. Close the service door and insert the coff ee ground drawer. Monthly cleaning of the brew group with “Coff ee Oil Remover” Besides weekly cleaning, we recommend running this cleaning cycle with the “Coff ee Oil Remover”...
ENGLISH Put a “Coff ee Oil Remover” tablet in the pre-ground coff ee com- partment. Press the “ ” button to select the pre-ground coff ee function, without adding ground coff ee. Press the “ ” button to start a coff ee brewing cycle. Wait until the machine automatically ends the dispensing process.
ENGLISH ENGLISH After rinsing the brew Group, insert it again in its seat until it locks into place (see “Weekly cleaning of the brew group” chapter). Insert the coff ee residues drawer and the coff ee ground drawer. Close the service door.
ENGLISH DESCALING The descaling process takes approx. 35 minutes. Lime scale builds up inside the machine during use. It needs to be remo- ved regularly as it may clog the water and coff ee circuit of your machine. The machine tells you when descaling is needed. If the machine display shows the CALC CLEAN icon, it means that you need to descale.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Remove the Pannarello from the hot water/steam wand. Remove the “INTENZA+” water fi lter from the water tank if it was instal- led. Press the “ ” button. Press the “ ” button until the following display is shown. Press the “...
ENGLISH Press the “ ” button to start the descaling cycle. The machine will start dispensing the descaling solution at intervals. The bar on the display shows the cycle progress. Note: The descaling cycle may be paused by pressing the “ ”...
ENGLISH ENGLISH When the water tank is empty, remove the water tank, rinse it and fi ll it up to the MAX level with fresh water. Place it back into the machine. Empty the container and place it back under the dispensing spout. When the amount of water needed for the rinse cycle has been completely dispensed, this icon on the side is displayed.
ENGLISH MEANING OF THE DISPLAY SYMBOLS This machine is equipped with a colour-coded system to make the user’s understanding of the display signals easier. The icons are colour-coded according to the traffi c light principle. Ready Signals (Green Colour) The machine is ready to brew products. The machine is ready to brew pre-ground coff ee.
ENGLISH ENGLISH Ready Signals (Green Colour) The machine is programming the amount of coff ee to be brewed. Coff ee brewing using pre-ground coff ee in progress. Warning Signals (Yellow Colour) The machine is heating-up to brew beverages or dispense hot water. The machine is heating-up during beverages programming.
Turn off the machine. After 30 seconds, turn it on again. Try this 2 or 3 times. If the machine does not start, contact the Philips SAECO hotline in your country. You can fi nd its contact details in the warranty booklet by-packed...
If you are unable to solve the problem with the information below, visit www.philips.com/support for a list of frequently asked questions or contact the Philips Saeco hotline in your country. You fi nd its contact details in the warranty booklet by-packed separately or on www.philips.com/support.
ENGLISH Machine actions Causes Solutions The machine grinds the There is no water. Fill the water tank and prime the coff ee beans but no coff ee circuit (chapter “Using the machine comes out. for the fi rst time”). (See note) The brew group is dirty.
ENGLISH ENGLISH ENERGY SAVING Stand-by The Saeco full automatic espresso machine is designed for energy saving- proven by the Class A energy label. After 30 minutes of inactivity, the machine turns off automatically. If a product has been brewed, the machine performs a rinsing cycle. In stand-by mode, the energy consumption is below 1Wh.
If you need service or support, please visit the Philips website at www.philips.com/support or contact the Philips Saeco hotline in your country. You fi nd its phone number in the warranty booklet by pa-...
ORDERING MAINTENANCE PRODUCTS For cleaning and descaling, use Saeco maintenance products only. You can purchase these at the Philips online shop at www.shop.philips.com/ service, your local dealer or at authorised service centers. If you have any diffi culties obtaining maintenance products for your machi- ne, please contact the Philips Saeco hotline in your country.
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