Gaggia Espresso Pure Espresso Machine

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Overview

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The Gaggia Espresso Pure blends the traditional with the innovative, featuring black housing for a classic design and a durable stainless steel boiler to provide proper temperature and strong steaming power. The elegant black color brings out the stainless steel detailing, and its chrome plated brass filter holder results in a professional café quality shot of espresso. The Espresso Pure is simple and straightforward to use, and the superior drinks it produces hearken back to espresso’s beginnings in Italy. With its commercial quality construction and time-tested design, the Espresso Pure is sure to satisfy any true espresso lover.

Features

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Features & Benefits: Coffee

Housing and Construction

You’ll see the stainless steel control panel on top of the machine. The left push button, designated by a coffee cup, controls brewing and hot water – it also has an indicator light next to it to show when the machine is at brewing temperature. The center knob has a steam cloud and water droplet icon, and opens the steam valve. The right push button has a steam icon, and heats the machine up to steam temperature – you’ll know it’s reached that temperature when the indicator light next to it illuminates. An on/off button is located at the back of the machine. Thanks to the commercial quality stainless steel boiler, heat up time takes only a little more than five minutes, so you’ll soon be able to start brewing using your chrome-plated brass portafilter.

Pure Brewing

Choose the appropriate filter basket for brewing a single shot, double shot, or pods, and add your coffee. Insert the chrome-plated brass portafilter into the group head, and press the coffee/hot water button. Coffee will begin dispensing – all you have to do to stop the flow of coffee is press the button again.

Coffee Options

Do you prefer pods or ground coffee? Pods are pre-measured, pre-ground, and pre-tamped servings of espresso, so they cut down on any mess. Ground coffee gives you more control over the size of the grounds, tamping pressure, and dosage. Since the Gaggia Espresso Pure is compatible with both, it’s up to you which you prefer.

Crema-Enhancing Filter

Crema is the layer of golden marbleized foam that is produced from a properly brewed shot of espresso. It helps seal espresso’s flavors and aromas. Use this filter when brewing single or double shots to achieve a thick layer of crema.

Passive Cup Warmer

The stainless steel boiler does more than heat water for brewing and steaming – it also heats the cup warmer located on top of the machine. Brewing espresso into a warm cup helps preserve its temperature, so you can enjoy your espresso longer. Store your demitasse cups on the cup warmer for a great display and hot espresso.

Features & Benefits: Frothing and Hot Water

Pannarello Frothing Device

If you’re a beginner to frothing and steaming, don’t worry. The Pannarello frothing device is designed to inject hot steam into your milk, so it’s easy to make cappuccinos, lattes, and more. Just press the steam button, and wait for the temperature ready light to illuminate. Once it’s lit, open the steam knob carefully to begin frothing and steaming. Close the knob and press the steam button again to stop the flow of steam.

Hot Water Dispenser

If your house is populated with tea drinkers, the Gaggia Espresso Pure will win them over with its hot water dispenser. As long as the machine is at brewing temperature, you can press the coffee/hot water button and open the steam knob for hot water – perfect for tea, an americano, or hot cocoa. When you have your desired amount of hot water, close the steam knob and press the coffee/hot water button again to stop the flow of steam.

Features & Benefits: Care, Maintenance, and Other

Water System

The 42 oz reservoir is located in the back of the machine, so all you need to do is pull it straight up to remove it. Gaggia recommends using purified or bottled water, as it increases the length of time between necessary descaling cycles. When descaling is necessary, check you user manual for simple, step by step instructions on how to proceed.

Cleaning

Keeping the Gaggia Espresso Pure clean is simple – just wipe down the housing when needed with a damp cloth. A water level indicator becomes visible when the drip tray fills, so just empty and clean the drip tray and cover with warm soapy water. Remember to clean the steam wand after using it to foam and steam milk. Wiping it down with a damp cloth and running steam through it will prevent milk residue from building up, keeping your drinks tasting fresh.

Accessories

The Gaggia Espresso Pure comes with a detailed instruction manual, portafilter, single shot basket, double shot basket, pod basket, filter, tamper, measuring spoon, and warranty.

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Specs

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Misc Data
Manufacturer Gaggia
Model 12600
Specifications
Dimension - Width (Inches) 8.3
Dimension - Height (Inches) 14
Dimension - Depth (Inches) 10.8
Weight (lbs) 10.14
Watts 1100
Volts 110
Housing
Housing Materials ABS Plastic
Drip Tray Material Plastic
Drip Tray Cover Material Stainless Steel
Drip Tray Capacity (Oz) 6
Power Cord Length (Inches) 44
Cup Height
Adjustable Height No
High (Inches) 3.5
One Touch cappuccino
One Touch Cappuccino No
Frothing Wand
Material Plastic
Steam Wand Style Pannarello
Wand Movement Articulating
Usable Length (Inches) 3.75
Height Off Counter (Inches) 3.5 to 4.5
Number Of Holes 1
Optional Steam Tips Or Wands Latte art Pannarello
Water Source
Reservoir Or Plumbed Reservoir
Reservoir Capacity (Oz) 42
Reservoir Material Plastic
Reservoir Removable Yes
Water Level Visible Yes
Water Filter Mavea intenza
Controls
Type Of Controls Push Button
Cup Warmer
Material Plastic
Size (Inches) 8x4
Passive / Active Passive
Portafilter Data
Material Chrome Plated Brass
Type Commercial Style
Weight (Lbs) 1
Diameter (Millimeter) 58
Commercial Filter Baskets Included 2
Pressurized Filter Baskets Included Single/Pod & Double shot
Ground, E.S.E. Pod And Capsule Compatible Ground & ESE Pod
Bottomless Portafilter Available Yes
Tamper Size (Millimeter) 58
Brew Group
Material Aluminum
Capsule / Pod Friendly Pod
Boiler Data
Number Of Boilers 1
Brew Boiler Data
Brew Boiler Type Small Volume
Brew Boiler Watts 1100
Brew boiler Volume (Oz) 9
Brew Boiler Material Stainless Steel
Brew Boiler Orientation Vertical
Brew Boiler Heater Location Internal
Pump Data
Pump Type Vibration
Pump Wattage 55
Maximum Pressure (Bar) 15
Self Priming Pump Yes
Performance
Initial Heat Up (Seconds) 125
Recommended Heat Up Time (Seconds) 420
Time To Steam 8 Oz Milk (Seconds) 54
Hot Water Temp 8 Oz (F) 175
Hot Water Time 8 Oz (Seconds) 28
Hot Water Recovery Time (Seconds) 25
Sound Level - Brewing (Db) 64
Maintenance
Descaler Used Gaggia Descaler or Urnex Cleancaf
Water Filter Mavea intenza
Details
Warranty (Years) 2
Country Of Manufacture Italy
NSF Certified No
Recommended Applications Home
Service provided
Repairs By Whole Latte Love
Contact Number 888-411-5282

Parts

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Part Part Number Page/Index
Gaggia 58mm Pod/Single Filter Basket NF08/002 1/2
TWO CUPS FILTER 12/14 GRS. NF08/005 1/2
Pod Filter Basket 11005535 1/2
Drip tray Grid for New Espresso, Stainless Steel 4337004000 1/2
Drip Tray for Espresso Color, Red 11006932 1/2
Switch, SPST Push-Latch 120V 5337002000 1/2
Top cover plate, chrome with black lettering 8337008000 1/2
Steam Knob for New Espresso 8337005000 1/2
Spring for Water Tank Valve, Stainless Steel 126764718 1/2
Water tank lid New Espresso 4337010000 1/2
Portafilter Handle End Cap, black 4332038000 1/2
Double Spout, Black Plastic 3/8in BSP 4301006000 1/2
HEAT ELEMENT SS.BOILER NEWGEN 120V-1000W 11004509 1/2
Brass Nut for New Gen Stainless Boiler 11001465 1/2
Body Mount O-Ring 140323062 1/2
Hose Connection for New Gen SS Boiler, Plated Brass 11000998 1/2
Stainless Steel New-Gen Boiler, Upper Half 11001462 1/2
O-ring 0850-30 red silicone 12000087 1/2
Nut hex secures steam valve - internal to boiler. 123390109 1/2
Stainless Steel New-Gen Boiler, Lower Half 11004588 1/2
SEAL FOR VALVE EF0012 1/2
SPRING FOR BOILER VALVE EF0013 1/2
Group valve retaining bolt for Espresso Pure, Color, Dose 11000996 1/2
Screw, SS TSP Torx 10 AB 3.5X9.5 for Sheetmetal 129535721 1/2
Water Reservoir Grommet, black rubber 145842900 1/2
Water tank inlet fitting - black/grey 0701.014.150 1/2
Main Chassis Plate for New Espresso 4337008000 1/2
Shower Screen Screw, M5X8 UNI 7688 DIN 965 Stainless DI7987-5X8I 1/2
Gaggia New Espresso Group Gasket 11004543 1/2
Support for Steam wand ball joint, SS 4332055000 1/2
Steam wand ball joint, black plastic 4332049000 1/2
o-ring for steam wands. DM0041/088 1/2
Steam wand 3 prong coupling, black plastic 4332050000 1/2
Pannarello wand 8301006000 1/2
On-Off Switch, Round DPST Black Push-Latch 120V 5332004000 1/2
ULKA PUMP EAP5/S 120V-60HZ 12000142 1/2
T connector D8 clear/white 147920300 1/2
Pump Safety Valve, 11 Bar 11001007 1/2
Cotter Pin, Retaining Clip for D4 Tube 9011.144 1/2
Steam Valve Body, Self-Priming style 11007270 1/2
Brass Tap Assembly for New Gen SS Boiler 11001003 1/2
Outlet Fitting for Self-Priming Steam Valves EF0099 1/2
Teflon Seal for Outlet Fitting, Self-Priming Steam Valves EF0111 1/2
O-Ring, Viton 2018 70 SH WGADM0041/031 1/2

Question & Answers

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Recent questions
posted on Sep 12, 2014 05:41PM

O-ring placement

Hi!   I replaced the group gasket according to your great, informative video. The red o ring came out with the boiler unit, and I'm not sure how and where it's supposed to go back in. I didn't see the o ring in the video, but out it came with my boiler unit once I took the screws off. I...
Erik aswered:
This would be a great question for our Technical Support team.  They can be reached at 1-888-411-5282 option or at support@wholelattelove.com
Erik aswered:
This would be a great question for our Technical Support team.  They can be reached at 1-888-411-5282 option or at support@wholelattelove.com

Victor asked:
posted on Sep 06, 2014 05:08PM

Machine stopped working

I've had and enjoyed my Gaggia Espresso Pure for about a year now. All of a sudden, it just stopped working! The brew button doesn't do anything. No noise, nothing. The steam function still works. Any ideas what might be wrong?
Erik aswered:
This would be a great question for our Technical Support team.  They can be reached at 1-888-411-5282 option or at support@wholelattelove.com

erich808 asked:
posted on Feb 22, 2014 01:21PM

Gaggia Espresso Pure - just opened box

So I unpacked my Espresso Pure, read the instructioons and am having trouble understanding the uses of the three different filters provided. The instructions came with a few "update" sheets which seem to override the main instruction booklet. Anyway, the pod filter is easy to identify. The other...
erich808 aswered:
I think I found an answer to one of my questions on one of the WLL videos--the "perfect crema" filters are pressurized filters, good for beginners and a little more forgiving when it comes to grind and tamping pressure. Or use it with a pod. I am still wondering about the lack of a single shot... more
erich808 aswered:
Another update, I found an answer to my other question in one of the videos--no, you cannot just use half the coffee to arrive at a single shot. A single shot filter must be used. I'll just have to use the "pod" pressurized single shot filter should I want to do a single shot. Although from what... more

GC asked:
posted on Dec 31, 2013 04:07PM

Leak from porta filter assembly

We just got our Gaggia Espresso Pure and it leaks from the porta filter head assembly.  There appears to be something keeping it from tightening properly.  The gasket is not worn, as the machine is new, and it isn't dirty.  There also isn't too much coffee in the basket, as we've been very...
Sanfam aswered:
With regard to tightening the portafilter, this model may require a bit of force within the first month of use to get everything attached properly.  After this period of time, the group gasket will start to soften up and allow the process to occur more easily.  Initially, you'll also find that... more
GC aswered:
Excellent, thanks.  We were able to get the portafilter to fit more tightly by applying a little more pressure and that does seem to have solved the problem for the time being.

Christian asked:
posted on Jul 18, 2013 01:08PM

Question by Christian F.

Issues with the Gaggia Espresso Pure machine: steam is coming out of the filter basket when the machine is making coffee (the steam button is not pressed). In addition, the basket handle tends to turn itself loose again and coffee grounds come down as well....what is going on? What should I do to...
techkathy aswered:
Hi, Have you recently descaled/dacalcified the machine? Also have you tried cleaning out the group head? For an instructional video on cleaning out the group head, please click the following link: http://www.wholelattelove.com/videos.cfm?playvidID=601. If that doesn't resolve the issue, and it is... more

Christian asked:
posted on Jul 18, 2013 01:01PM

Question by Christian F.

I purchased the Gaggia Espresso Pure about 6 months ago and I love it. However, recently my coffee is not coming out well. Steam is coming out of the filter basket and coffee grounds comes out as well (probably from top of the filter basket) . What is going on? What can I do?
techkathy aswered:
Hi Christian, Have you recently descaled/dacalcified the machine? Also have you tried cleaning out the group head? For an instructional video on cleaning out the group head, please click the following link: http://www.wholelattelove.com/videos.cfm?playvidID=601. If that doesn't resolve the... more

kwgaines asked:
posted on Apr 02, 2013 05:06PM

Question by Ken G.

I'm looking to purchase my first espresso machine. Whats the difference between the Gaggia Espresso and the Gaggia Evolution? Which one would be better.
A aswered:
While they are similar machines, there are a few differences. The biggest ones being the boiler and the brew group. The Evolution has a smaller boiler that is made of aluminium, allowing for faster heat up time and more consistency with temperature. The brew group is also chrome plated brass,... more

CHRISTINE asked:
posted on Jan 27, 2013 10:24AM

Question by CHRISTINE K.

Hello. Everyone seems to love this machine, so I'm wondering why I hate it. I have been brewing espresso and lattes at home for over 5 years, so I am not a beginning. I use high-quality coffee for a local coffee shop that grinds the beans for espresso. However, every time I brew espresso with...
techkathy aswered:
Christine, which one of the 3 filter baskets are you using to brew? Are you brewing a single or double shot? How long (in seconds) are your shots taking?
CHRISTINE aswered:
Single shot. About 18 seconds?

marilyn asked:
posted on Jan 14, 2013 02:32AM

Question by marilyn d.

where can I buy the perfect cream filter for my gaggia pure espresso machine
A aswered:
Marilyn, You can find the Perfect Crema basket and pin (Pressurized basket) at the link below. http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/ga_pressurized_filter_basket.cfm

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