Gaggia New Espresso
Gaggia New Espresso
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Top specs and features

Gaggia New Espresso: 29 facts and highlights

1. Indicates when drip tray is full

With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
Gaggia New Espresso
25% have it

2. Has cleaning alert

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Gaggia New Espresso
9% have it

3. Has a 3-way valve

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.
Gaggia New Espresso
41% have it

4. Has a commercial steam wand

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.
Gaggia New Espresso
37% have it

5. volume

20501.25cm³
Capresso EC50: 14004.28cm³

6. Has integrated filter

An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
Gaggia New Espresso
41% have it

7. weight

5kg
Capresso EC50: 3.63kg

8. water tank capacity

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
1.25l
La Marzocco GS3: 3.5l

9. height

275mm
Gaggia New Espresso: 275mm

10. Has an integrated grinder

The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
Gaggia New Espresso
3% have it

11. Has burr grinder

A burr grinder works in such a way that you can get a consistent, uniform size of grind each time, which is one of the key aspects of getting great tasting espresso. On the other hand an inferior blade grinder often leaves you with an inconsistent grind.
Gaggia New Espresso
3% have it

12. Has a pre-infusion function

With a pre-infusion function you get a low pressure of water before it ramps up to around 9 bar of pressure. This gently expands the grinds to get a smooth extraction and to help prevent channeling in the cake.
Gaggia New Espresso
50% have it

13. Has PID controller

A PID controller controls the temperature of the boiler electronically. It offers a far greater degree of accuracy and consistency than a regular, mechanical thermostat used to control temperature. This is very important as a temperature of around 92°C to 96°C is key to pulling the perfect espresso.
Gaggia New Espresso
22% have it

14. thickness

355mm
Capresso Café: 203.2mm

15. programmable buttons

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.
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Delonghi EC 850.M: 5

16. Has a removable water tank

The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Gaggia New Espresso
87% have it

17. width

210mm
Capresso EC50: 184.15mm

18. Has anti-burn steam wand

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.
Gaggia New Espresso
9% have it

19. Prevents overheating

It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.
Gaggia New Espresso
3% have it

20. Has a shot clock

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.
Gaggia New Espresso
6% have it

21. Has a hot water outlet

A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
Gaggia New Espresso
84% have it

22. Has cup warmer

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.
Gaggia New Espresso
94% have it

23. Has a steam wand

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

24. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Gaggia New Espresso
9% have it

25. Water tank is transparent

With a transparent water tank you can easily see when it needs to be filled up. This is important as attempting to make an espresso with an empty tank can damage the machine.
Gaggia New Espresso
41% have it

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