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Gaggia Gran Gaggia review: specs and price

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Gaggia Gran Gaggia

Why is Gaggia Gran Gaggia better than the average?

  • Weight
    4kgvs11.09kg
  • Warranty period
    ?

    2vs1.44
  • Thickness
    265mmvs331.64mm
  • Height
    297mmvs335.86mm
  • Volume
    15741cm³vs88304.15cm³
  • Width
    200mmvs262.92mm

Price comparison

General info

1.weight
?

Best

Keurig K-Elite

2.99kg

4kg

2.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Quick Mill 02820

2

2

3.thickness
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Best

Capresso Café

203.2mm

265mm

4.height
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Best

Gaggia New Espresso

275mm

297mm

5.Uses ground coffee
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Ground coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.

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6.volume
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Best

Capresso EC50

14004.28cm³

15741cm³

Components

1.Has a commercial steam wand
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It comes with a commercial style steam wand as opposed to a pannarello steam wand. These are harder to master but can allow you to produce better, richer milk froth.

For example

Rocket Espresso Professionale

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2.Has cup warmer
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With a cup warmer you can heat the cups before pulling your espresso so that it doesn't go cold quickly, which affects the taste and quality. It also means that you don’t have to manually heat them using hot water.

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3.Has an integrated grinder
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The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.

For example

Breville Barista Express

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4.Has a steam wand
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It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.

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5.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

For example

Keurig K-Elite

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6.Has anti-burn steam wand
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Steam wands are a fairly common source of burns when using espresso machines. An anti-burn steam wand has a lining inside that prevents the wand from getting scalding hot.

For example

Rocket Espresso Professionale

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Water source

1.Has a removable water tank
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The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.

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2.Has a hot water outlet
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A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.

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3.water tank capacity
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With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.

Best

La Marzocco GS3

3.5l

1l

4.Has integrated filter
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An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.

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5.Has direct water connection
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The coffee machine can connect directly to the water supply. This ensures you never have to refill the machine with water.

For example

Rocket Espresso Professionale

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Maintenance

1.Indicates when drip tray is full
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With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.

For example

Delonghi EC 850.M

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2.Has cleaning alert
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The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.

For example

Breville Infuser

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3.Has dry puck feature
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At the end of the extraction process, all moisture is removed from the puck. This allows you to easily tap out the coffee from the portafilter afterwards, reducing mess and the need to clean it as often.

For example

Krups XP5240

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4.Prevents overheating
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It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.

For example

Krups XP5240

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Features

1.Has a 3-way valve
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A 3-way solenoid valve relieves the portafilter of pressure and moisture after the extraction. This produces a dry puck which can easily be removed afterwards. It also means that you don’t have to wait for the pressure to equalise, so that you can make back-to-back coffees.

For example

Krups XP5240

Gaggia Gran Gaggia
2.programmable buttons
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These buttons can be programmed for different types of coffee such as an espresso, doppio or ristretto. This means once you have mastered a particular style of coffee, you can get it the same every time.

Best

Keurig K-Elite

10

0

3.Has a shot timer
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The time taken to pull an espresso shot is one of four key elements, and should be around 19-22 seconds. Once you have the grind, dose and tamp correct, you can use the shot clock to time the pull perfectly.

For example

La Marzocco GS3

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