La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
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La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group review: 23 facts and highlights

1. Has raised group heads

Raised group heads are particularly useful as it allows the use of larger cups, making it easier to make drinks such as lattes.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
37% have it

2. 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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
10% have it

3. height

455mm
Rancilio Silvia LE: 340mm

4. thickness

560mm
Rancilio Silvia LE: 290mm

5. volume

124852cm³
Rancilio Classe 9 USB Tall 2 Group: 211815cm³

6. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
55% have it

7. 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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
69% have it

8. group heads

With more group heads, you can make more coffees at the same time. This is great for busy cafés and restaurants.
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Rancilio Classe 9 S 4 Group: 4

9. 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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group

10. steam wands

Additional steam wands allow more baristas to froth milk at the same time.
1
Nuova Simonelli Adonis 3 Group: 2

11. 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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
92% have it

12. width

490mm
Rancilio Silvia LE: 235mm

13. Has an integrated grinder

The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
2% have it

14. boiler size

A higher capacity boiler means that you don’t have to refill it as often.
1.8l
Rancilio Classe 9 S 4 Group: 22l

15. Can brew and steam simultaneously

With a double boiler or heat exchanger system, you can brew and steam milk at the same time. This has an advantage over single boiler machines where you have to wait between brewing and steaming for the temperature to adjust.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
82% have it

16. 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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
97% have it

17. 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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
49% have it

18. 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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Rancilio Classe 9 USB Tall 4 Group: 16

19. Has a rotary vane pump

A rotary vane pump is most often found on commercial and high-end consumer machines, and offers much quieter operation compared to the more common, vibratory pump.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
30% have it

20. weight

4.1kg
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group: 4.1kg

21. watts per litre

Generally, a larger capacity boiler with a higher wattage will be able to recover and replenish quicker. This is useful if making many coffees at once.
1388
La Marzocco Strada MP 3 Group: 1769

22. Uses ground coffee

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.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group

23. Has direct water connection

The coffee machine can connect directly to the water supply. This ensures you never have to refill the machine with water.
La Marzocco Linea Classic 1 Group
99% have it

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