EM2800 Piccolo Espresso®

The Piccolo Espresso® a 15 BAR pump espresso machine couples Thermoblock for fast heat up with a crema system so you can enjoy the aroma and taste of authentic coffee at home

Piccolo Espresso® is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 53.
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RRP $139.00
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  • Italian designed 15 BAR Pump

    Italian designed 15 BAR Pump
    Delivers the required pressure for complete extraction of oils, resulting in a delicious espresso topped with a rich, golden crema.

  • Efficient Thermoblock Heating System

    Efficient Thermoblock Heating System
    Delivers fast heat-up and ensures water is heated to the required temperature for preparing espresso and texturing milk.

  • Crema System

    Crema System
    Helps to create a great tasting espresso.

Specifications & Features

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Colour Silver
Construction/Finish Plastic
Dimensions H x W x D 288 x 205 x 255
Net Weight (kg) 4.75 kg
Cleaning And Descale Programs Manual Cleaning
Cup Warming Tray Yes
Group Handle Plastic
Group Handle Filters Single & Double Dual-Floor Filters
Group Head Size Domestic
Heating System Single Thermoblock
Included Accessories 500ml stainless milk jug and coffee spoon with tamp
Pump Pressure 15 Bar Pump
Temperature Control Thermister Controlled Thermoblock
Warranty Months 12
Warranty Type Replacement
Water Tank Capacity (ml) 1.30

Specifications and Features are subject to change without prior notification. Images are used for illustrative purposes only.

Hints & Tips

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The types of coffee machines

Manual: For people who like control over their coffee-making, the coffee grounds are loaded by hand into a cup-shaped filter. Capsule: Easy to use and mess-free, simply insert the sealed capsule (""pod"") of pre-ground, pre-measured coffee. Automatic/Semi-automatic: Decide what you want your coffee machine to do for you. Some models perform tasks at the push of a button, including cleaning the machine. They also offer a range of pre-sets for one, two or three shots of espresso at the push of a button.

Grinding the coffee beans

Some coffee machines have a built-in coffee bean grinder, which can be adjusted for coarse, medium, fine or extra-fine granules. Coffee grinders come in three types: Wheel burr grinders: The beans are crushed between two wheels, one spinning very fast and the other stationary. These can be noisy. Conical burr grinders: A metal cone at the base rotates against another surface at the top. These spin more slowly, tend to clog less and are quieter. Blade grinders: Beans are sliced finely using a blade. These may grind beans unevenly and leave coffee with a slight burnt taste if ground too long. If the espresso maker doesn't have an in-built coffee grinder, you'll need to buy a standalone one or use pre-ground coffee instead.

What is a thermoblock?

This is the internal component of a coffee maker that heats water to the optimum temperature range for making coffee (between 85°C and 96°C). For good flavour it's important that you don't scald the coffee. Machines with twin thermoblocks make coffee quicker because they heat the water for the coffee and create steam for frothing the milk at the same time.

Customer Reviews

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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Piece of trash Haven’t even had the thing 6 months and the coffee part won’t work this is my second one in less then a year!!!!
Date published: 2019-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic, rugged little machine I've had mine for over ten years. Great home espresso machine with really good pressure for a home machine.
Date published: 2019-10-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Didn't last long This machine was good for the first couple of months or so and then became basically completely useless. Once the seal is ruined you basically can't make a decent cup of coffee. If you clamp the coffee at all then the water can't make it through the rinds and instead sprays out of the top squirting hot water and coffee rinds directly into your coffee cup and all over your bench. You can avoid this by not clamping your coffee at all but this obviously results in a cup of coffee which is basically just a cup of water. The steamer is also not very good. This machine is sold at a good price but for me it wasn't worth it as it didn't last long at all. It is clearly made very cheaply and poorly made. The seal component being made of cheap soft plastic is obviously not heavy duty enough.
Date published: 2019-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Value for money This machine is amazing not only for price but it actually produces a quality coffee! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-06-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Dont bother After 2 months of use and about 1kg of coffee through this machine it started leaking water past the seal, steam and coffee going everywhere. The coffee holder does not lock in properly anymore because of the cheep plastic mold. Even after a thorough clean it still wouldn't work properly. This machine is going back to shop and it can stay there. Time to save up and buy one that works. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-06-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for casual coffee lovers Great maxhine for the casual coffee lover and/or for a beginner looking to learn. Considerably cheap machine, worth the investment. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely crema My last machine lasted me about 7 years! So when it stopped working I had no qualms buying the same machine again! Makes lovely crema! Great product. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mothers day present Mothers day present Mother extremely happy with it
Date published: 2019-05-15
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