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Sanfam answered the question brera not dumping grind

Are the beans you're roasting in any way oily, or more oily than they were before?  The shallow bean hopper of the Brera (along with most Super Automatics) can allow for beans with an oily coating to bind to the bean hopper and "bridge" with one another; While some may fall into the grinder, the majority will stay bound...

19 days ago
Sanfam answered the question comprar

At this time, we do not ship outside of the United States or Canada.  I would suggest contacting Saeco to locate an authorized reseller within Brazil (or the surrounding area)

19 days ago
Sanfam answered the question What is the temperature rating?

This thermostat is rated at roughly 155C.  And yes, it does have M4 threads.

19 days ago
Sanfam answered the question available to ship to Korea, South?

We do not currently offer shipping outside of the United States, its territories, and Canada.

19 days ago
Sanfam answered the question What is the temperature rating?

This thermostat is rated at ~155C.  And yes, it does have M4 threads.

19 days ago
Sanfam answered the question not for rotary machines?

The forum is correct!  These softeners are not intended for use with rotary pump machines.  These pumps are designed to be used either with no restriction or with positive pressure on the inlet. Adding a restriction (like the softener cartridge) can lead to excessive wear on the pump and its bearings.  While using...

19 days ago
Sanfam answered the question size

These cups will hold between 11.5 and 12.5 fluid ounces of liquid.  Why the range?   In general, double wall cups tend to have their exact volume will vary slightly.

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Portafilter

Unfortunately, this part is not compatible with anything we're familiar with from Capresso.  

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question rocky setting for espresso

With the Rocky, the initial "dialing in" of the grind is largely down to trial and error.  I would suggest starting around "8", grinding and attempting a few shots, and adjusting downward one step at a time and repeating.  Once it's dialed in, you'll be set for this particular bean.  If...

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Steamy Wanda and Rancilio Silva V3

The steam tip on the Silvia's steam wand is most certainly removable.  After a while of, well...not being removed, milk will work into its threads and cause it to seize up.  I would advise taking a pitcher, fill it with some room temperature water, and then steam it until hot.  Once too hot to hold, you can try removing the...

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question How many mm. does the portafilter has?

Unfortuantely, this won't fit the machine in question.  When it comes to portafilters, it's not just the diameter, but also the shape of the filter and its retaining tabs that make a huge difference.

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Grounds in drawer

Moving to a slightly finer grind may actually help--In some cases, moving to a finer grind will create a better environment for building (and releasing) pressure after a brew cycle is finished, resulting in a drier puck.  In other cases, an excessively fine grind may be slowing the flow of water through the puck and could result in the...

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Gaggia Titanium turn knob does not work after descaling ended

Has the problem been resolved, or is it still stuck reading "Close knob"?

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Saeco Royal Professional cracking noise and no coffee!

While I'd like to say that replacing the gears is simple, it's far from a straightforward task on a Saeco Royal.  This is likely the right time to have the machine brought in for professional service.  If it is within the warranty, Saeco would be your primary point of contact--They handle the warranty process internally within...

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Power use and heat output

As others have said, the machine will definitely heat a room.  However, I'm glad to look into the possibility of adding this to our comparison database for future (and popular current) products.  

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question Gaggia 2-way pin for pressurized filter

John is correct!  Same product, different names.  The Two-way Pin has a bunch of names, all of which mean "breaks down the laserbeam of coffee fired out of the pressurized filter basket."

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question power on

As this is a machine designed for home use and features a relatively small boiler, it is not in the machine's best interests to be left on continuously, but rather to be powered on and warmed up for the periods of time in which you intend to use it.  For users wanting an "always-on" option, I strongly recommend considering a...

3 months ago
Sanfam answered the question operation

That is correct.  The button on these grinders acts as both a latch and a simple safety mechanism.  In order to grind continuously, simply press and hold the power button with the top securely closed.

3 months ago
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