I am so ready to buy this machine but for one problem. We like big lates, and the cups we have are betwen 3.5 and...
I am so ready to buy this machine but for one problem. We like big lattes, and the cups we have are between 3.5 and 4" tall. I don't want to have to make the espresso in one cup or pitcher and then pour it into another cup. The specs on the machine say it only accommodates 3.5" cups (and that's bigger than some of the other Gaggias). Is this really a limitation, or can taller cups be slid in? Thanks!
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Tom - You can tip a cup and slid it under the coffee spouts. The steam wand is on a ball joint so its easier to fit a taller cup underneath. You can also remove the spouts. They are threaded to the body of the portafilter.
I haven't tried it but someone on another web page says he just slides the drip tray out of the machine and has enough height for tall cups. Wonder what happens to the water from the 3-way solenoid?