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I need a machine!

Started by Claudia Cabezas. Last reply by Jack Feb 21, 2013. 3 Replies

Aurelia Digit vs Aurelia S

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Manual / Program Instructions for PROMAC GREEN ME (2 Group)

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Comment by Coffeehorse on December 29, 2009 at 7:17pm
A paddle group is where the volumetric 'push' buttons shown in the main pic for this group are replaced with a left-right manual 'paddle switch', in some ways like a traditional lever. A few of these are simple 'on/off' switches, a few are Off-->Preinfusion-->On and a few are Off-->Variable Pressure Pre-->On. The new La Marzocco Hydra is Off-->Variable Pressure, which makes it a pretty exciting development, but expect a big queue when these are finally released. What makes it better: less reliance on electronics & ability to control preinfusion.
Comment by Joseph Robertson on December 29, 2009 at 5:40pm
Ok, I need help with some basic machine engineering.
Single boiler/double boiler, I got this part down but would someone explain for me what a paddle group is and what makes it better or ....?
Joe
Comment by Jackson Ball on December 29, 2009 at 12:47pm
Check our their homepage Joe - they have some great info.

http://www.slayerespresso.com/

prepare to drool haha;)
Comment by Joseph Robertson on December 29, 2009 at 12:24pm
Jackson, thank you for the clarification. Regarding the Slayer, do you know who the manufacture is?
Comment by Jackson Ball on December 29, 2009 at 11:01am
Joseph - it is relative to the popularized picture:


but in reference to my favorite espresso machine, The Slayer
Comment by Joseph Robertson on December 29, 2009 at 10:12am
Jackson,
Can you clarify this comment, "i can has Slayer?"
I'm not sure what your saying or asking?
Joe
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Ambassador for Specialty Coffee and palate reform.
Comment by Jackson Ball on December 29, 2009 at 5:23am
i can has Slayer?
Comment by FixYourEspressoMachine on December 23, 2009 at 4:20pm
Merry Christmas, remember to always say Merry Christmas, there is a reason why it is called CHRISTmas!!!!
Comment by Brian Conroy on November 25, 2008 at 10:53pm
to all you equipment machine heads. I hope you all have a great Thanksgiving and a great Holiday weeking. We are a blessed group.
Have a great Latte
Comment by Andy Newbom on September 27, 2008 at 5:01pm
no discussion here abotu the Della corte machine?
 

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