Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine

sale! $1,649.00 Reg Price $2,999.00
LATTE REWARDS: $32.98
In Stock
$50.00 OFF use code: MOM50
Package Includes
Extended Warranty - 1 year $49.99
Value: $49.99

IDEAL$

combine & save Add the items below to your cart after the featured item and get a great deal!
Danesi Caffe Espresso Classic Whole Bean Coffee in Bags Danesi Caffe Espresso Classic Whole Bean Coffee in Bags $26.95 IDEAL$: $25.60 Save $1.35!
Filicori Zecchini Espresso Blend Filicori Zecchini Espresso Blend $24.99 IDEAL$: $22.49 Save $2.50!
Gaggia Intenso Whole Bean Gaggia Intenso Whole Bean $29.99 IDEAL$: $14.99 Save $15.00!
Illy Cafe Espresso - Whole Bean Medium Roast Illy Cafe Espresso - Whole Bean Medium Roast $29.98 IDEAL$: $28.48 Save $1.50!
Illy Cafe Espresso Decaf - Whole Bean Illy Cafe Espresso Decaf - Whole Bean $29.98 IDEAL$: $28.48 Save $1.50!
Lavazza Crema e Aroma Espresso Lavazza Crema e Aroma Espresso $20.75 IDEAL$: $19.71 Save $1.04!
Lavazza Dek Decaf Espresso Whole Bean Coffee Lavazza Dek Decaf Espresso Whole Bean Coffee $24.99 IDEAL$: $20.99 Save $4.00!
Lavazza Gold Selection Espresso Lavazza Gold Selection Espresso $26.49 IDEAL$: $21.19 Save $5.30!
Lavazza Pienaroma Espresso Blend Lavazza Pienaroma Espresso Blend $23.99 IDEAL$: $20.39 Save $3.60!
Lavazza Super Crema Whole Bean Espresso Coffee Lavazza Super Crema Whole Bean Espresso Coffee $68.95 IDEAL$: $64.00 Save $4.95!
Lavazza Tierra! Intenso Whole Bean Lavazza Tierra! Intenso Whole Bean $24.99 IDEAL$: $21.24 Save $3.75!
Whole Latte Love Buzzopolis Whole Bean Espresso Whole Latte Love Buzzopolis Whole Bean Espresso $13.95 IDEAL$: $9.99 Save $3.96!
Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold Espresso Whole Latte Love Malabar Gold Espresso $20.99 IDEAL$: $19.94 Save $1.05!
Whole Latte Love Reflection Decaf Whole Bean Espresso Whole Latte Love Reflection Decaf Whole Bean Espresso $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.49 Save $0.50!
Previous Next
Mavea Intenza Water Filter for Gaggia and Saeco Mavea Intenza Water Filter for Gaggia and Saeco $12.99 IDEAL$: $12.34 Save $0.65!
Previous Next
12 oz Plastic Squeeze Bottle 12 oz Plastic Squeeze Bottle $2.99 IDEAL$: $0.99 Save $2.00!
16 oz Wide Mouth Squeeze Bottle 16 oz Wide Mouth Squeeze Bottle $1.36 IDEAL$: ($0.64) Save $2.00!
Berlino Sciola Stainless Steel Long Drink Cappuccino Spoon Berlino Sciola Stainless Steel Long Drink Cappuccino Spoon $2.99 IDEAL$: $0.99 Save $2.00!
Bodum Columbia Insulated Vacuum Bottle Bodum Columbia Insulated Vacuum Bottle $69.95 IDEAL$: $67.95 Save $2.00!
Bodum Columbia Sugar & Creamer Set Bodum Columbia Sugar & Creamer Set $34.95 IDEAL$: $32.95 Save $2.00!
Rattleware 3 oz Shot Glass Pitcher Rattleware 3 oz Shot Glass Pitcher $8.25 IDEAL$: $6.25 Save $2.00!
Sciola Monaco Demitasse Stainless Steel Spoons Sciola Monaco Demitasse Stainless Steel Spoons $12.95 IDEAL$: $10.95 Save $2.00!
Sciola Monaco Small Espresso Spoon Sciola Monaco Small Espresso Spoon $2.99 IDEAL$: $0.99 Save $2.00!
Waechtersbach 12oz Sugar Bowl with Lid in Cherry Waechtersbach 12oz Sugar Bowl with Lid in Cherry $19.99 IDEAL$: $17.99 Save $2.00!
Waechtersbach Creamer in Cherry Waechtersbach Creamer in Cherry $17.99 IDEAL$: $15.99 Save $2.00!
Previous Next
Bodum Assam Glass Cups Bodum Assam Glass Cups $29.95 IDEAL$: $28.45 Save $1.50!
Bodum Assam Glass Cups Bodum Assam Glass Cups $19.95 IDEAL$: $18.95 Save $1.00!
Bodum Bistro Double Wall Mug Set Bodum Bistro Double Wall Mug Set $40.00 IDEAL$: $38.00 Save $2.00!
Bodum Pavina Glass Cups Bodum Pavina Glass Cups $39.95 IDEAL$: $37.95 Save $2.00!
Konitz 14oz Snuggle Mug Konitz 14oz Snuggle Mug $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.49 Save $0.50!
Konitz 14oz Snuggle Mug Konitz 14oz Snuggle Mug $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.49 Save $0.50!
Konitz 14oz Snuggle Mug Konitz 14oz Snuggle Mug $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.49 Save $0.50!
Konitz 3oz Coffee Collage Espresso Cup and Saucer Konitz 3oz Coffee Collage Espresso Cup and Saucer $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.29 Save $0.70!
Konitz 3oz Script Collage Espresso Cup and Saucer Konitz 3oz Script Collage Espresso Cup and Saucer $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.29 Save $0.70!
Konitz 3oz Writing Espresso Cup and Saucer Konitz 3oz Writing Espresso Cup and Saucer $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.29 Save $0.70!
Konitz 3oz Writing Espresso Cup and Saucer Konitz 3oz Writing Espresso Cup and Saucer $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.29 Save $0.70!
Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug $12.75 IDEAL$: $7.95 Save $4.80!
Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug $12.75 IDEAL$: $7.95 Save $4.80!
Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug $12.75 IDEAL$: $7.95 Save $4.80!
Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug Konitz Black and White 13oz Mug $12.75 IDEAL$: $7.95 Save $4.80!
Konitz Coffee Collage Mug Konitz Coffee Collage Mug $13.99 IDEAL$: $13.29 Save $0.70!
Konitz Gift Set of Two 13oz Maxi Coffee Mugs Konitz Gift Set of Two 13oz Maxi Coffee Mugs $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.49 Save $0.50!
Konitz Set of Four 3oz Espresso Doppio Cups and Saucers Konitz Set of Four 3oz Espresso Doppio Cups and Saucers $16.99 IDEAL$: $11.99 Save $5.00!
Konitz Set of Four 3oz Espresso Doppio Cups and Saucers Konitz Set of Four 3oz Espresso Doppio Cups and Saucers $16.99 IDEAL$: $15.80 Save $1.19!
Konitz Set of Four 7oz Cappuccino Cups & Saucers Konitz Set of Four 7oz Cappuccino Cups & Saucers $19.99 IDEAL$: $17.99 Save $2.00!
Loveramics Miix Designer Coffee Cup & Saucer Loveramics Miix Designer Coffee Cup & Saucer $31.99 IDEAL$: $20.95 Save $11.04!
Loveramics Miix Designer Espresso Cup & Saucer Loveramics Miix Designer Espresso Cup & Saucer $26.99 IDEAL$: $16.95 Save $10.04!
Loveramics Miix Designer Espresso Cup & Saucer Loveramics Miix Designer Espresso Cup & Saucer $26.99 IDEAL$: $16.95 Save $10.04!
Loveramics Miix Designer Espresso Cup & Saucer Loveramics Miix Designer Espresso Cup & Saucer $26.99 IDEAL$: $16.95 Save $10.04!
Our Name is Mud King of Swing Mugs Our Name is Mud King of Swing Mugs $15.99 IDEAL$: $15.99 Save $0.00!
Our Name is Mud Queen of the Green Mugs Our Name is Mud Queen of the Green Mugs $15.99 IDEAL$: $15.99 Save $0.00!
Plain White Cappuccino Cups and Saucers - Set of 6 Plain White Cappuccino Cups and Saucers - Set of 6 $22.99 IDEAL$: $21.38 Save $1.61!
Plain White Espresso Cups and Saucers - Set of 6 Plain White Espresso Cups and Saucers - Set of 6 $21.99 IDEAL$: $20.45 Save $1.54!
Plain White Latte Cups Plain White Latte Cups $2.10 IDEAL$: $1.95 Save $0.15!
Ritzenhoff My Darling Coffee Mugs Ritzenhoff My Darling Coffee Mugs $29.99 IDEAL$: $28.49 Save $1.50!
Saeco Jeanet Hönig Collection Espresso Cups Saeco Jeanet Hönig Collection Espresso Cups $99.99 IDEAL$: $59.99 Save $40.00!
Yedi Coffee Mug with Tray Set of 4 Assorted Colors Yedi Coffee Mug with Tray Set of 4 Assorted Colors $39.99 IDEAL$: $37.99 Save $2.00!
Yedi Crush Mugs Set of 4 Assorted Colors Yedi Crush Mugs Set of 4 Assorted Colors $39.99 IDEAL$: $29.99 Save $10.00!
Yedi Housewares Daisy 10oz Latte Mug Yedi Housewares Daisy 10oz Latte Mug $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.67 Save $0.32!
Yedi Housewares Daisy 10oz Latte Mug Yedi Housewares Daisy 10oz Latte Mug $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.67 Save $0.32!
Yedi Housewares Daisy 10oz Latte Mug Yedi Housewares Daisy 10oz Latte Mug $9.99 IDEAL$: $9.67 Save $0.32!
Previous Next
Gaggia Brew Group Service Kit Gaggia Brew Group Service Kit $14.99 IDEAL$: $12.99 Save $2.00!
Urnex Cafiza Super Auto Cleaning Tablets Urnex Cafiza Super Auto Cleaning Tablets $5.99 IDEAL$: $3.99 Save $2.00!
Urnex Rinza Milk Frother Cleaner Urnex Rinza Milk Frother Cleaner $5.95 IDEAL$: $3.95 Save $2.00!
Previous Next
Coffeevac 12oz/340g Container Coffeevac 12oz/340g Container $13.00 IDEAL$: $12.35 Save $0.65!
Coffeevac 1lb TTV-1 Storage Container Coffeevac 1lb TTV-1 Storage Container $14.00 IDEAL$: $13.30 Save $0.70!
Decorative Stainless Steel Shaker Decorative Stainless Steel Shaker $6.00 IDEAL$: $5.70 Save $0.30!
Digital Frothing Thermometer Digital Frothing Thermometer $19.99 IDEAL$: $18.99 Save $1.00!
Frieling Sugar Bowl Frieling Sugar Bowl $32.50 IDEAL$: $28.95 Save $3.55!
I Love Coffee! I Love Coffee! $14.99 IDEAL$: $14.24 Save $0.75!
Stainless Steel Frothing Pitcher Stainless Steel Frothing Pitcher $17.99 IDEAL$: $17.99 Save $0.00!
Previous Next
Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine
IDEAL$: Save !
Previous Next
0 Combined Items view your items
Add-On Total:$0.00
IDEAL $avings:$0.00
Add-ons + Featured Item Total:$1,649.00
Back to Top

Overview

Back to Top

Coffee on demand has never been easier. With the Gaggia Accademia, seven dedicated drink buttons for espresso, caffe, caffe lungo, cappuccino, latte macchiato, and hot water mean that great tasting beverages are just moments away. The machine can also memorize your preferences for truly customized drinks.

This one-stop coffee center features an integrated ceramic burr grinder to deliver freshly ground coffee every time. The Accademia also comes equipped with a bypass doser, so you’ll be able to effortlessly brew pre-ground or brew decaf, pre-ground, or specialty coffee. The grinder and bypass doser combo will give you the flexibility needed to accommodate multiple users and a variety of drink preferences.

The smartly designed Accademia is a latte and cappuccino drinker’s dream, as it features a unique Milk Management System with a detachable carafe. Since the milk circuit is detachable, milk never actually enters the Accademia during the steaming/frothing process. You’ll never have to worry about old milk contaminating your machine. As a matter of convenience, the milk carafe can be disconnected and stored in the fridge until you’re ready to brew.

For those who love to entertain, the Gaggia Accademia’s intuitive interface offers a big advantage; it’s so simple to use your guests can make their own beverages! On top of its impressive features, the Gaggia Accademia is a modern, attractive machine that would look great in any kitchen. It features a contemporary stainless steel front panel punctuated by a bright display and intuitive push-button controls. The Gaggia Accademia is the ideal companion for the busy coffee lover. (Dimensions: 15.2"H x 11"W x 16.8"D - Weight: 45lbs.)

Features

Back to Top

Programmable Options

The Gaggia Accademia has seven fully programmable drink options to deliver tailor-made espresso, caffe, caffe lungo, cappuccino, latte macchiato, and more. Beverage temperature, strength, and volume can be preset to your specifications. The same goes for milk selections, which allow you to choose from minimal, normal, or no froth options.

Brewing Benefits

The Accademia has a 15-bar pump and two powerful stainless steel boilers, which will let you to alternate between brewing and frothing without any down time. Additionally, Gaggia’s unique pre-brewing cycle infuses coffee grounds with hot water to help extract the flavor and aroma of your drink. The brew group is detachable for quick, easy cleaning and maintenance. The Accademia has a height-adjustable telescopic coffee dispenser, with a max height of 6.5” to allow you to accommodate a variety of cups, mugs, and glasses.

Grinder and Bypass Doser

This unit has a heavy-duty ceramic burr grinder, along with a double-lid, aroma saving bean hopper. Seven grind settings allow you to exercise a fair amount of control over the grinding process. The Accademia also has a bypass doser to cater to pre-ground/decaf drinkers. Both the grinder and bypass doser are accessible through the top of the machine.

Steaming and Frothing

This Gaggia super automatic has an automated one-touch Milk Management System that can deliver steamed or frothed milk directly into your cup, depending on the chosen drink. An external milk circuit ensures that milk does not enter the machine and the detachable carafe can be stored in the fridge for your convenience. An automatic cleaning cycle rinses the milk circuit after each use, to ensure that it is free of clogs and contaminants. Should you wish to steam/froth manually, you’ll be able to do so, as the Accademia has a steam wand/water dispenser.

Water Management

The Accademia has a generous 1.7-liter water reservoir; this unit comes with a four-step Mavea Water Filter to prevent scale and mineral build up. Users can control water hardness to ensure great tasting coffee.

Maintenance

The stainless-steel front panel of the machine opens to reveal the removable brew group and dregs drawer. Both can be easily detached for routine cleaning and maintenance. The Gaggia Accademia has an alert system that will notify you if the dregs drawer or drip tray need to be emptied, or if the bean hopper needs to be refilled. The display screen will also warn you, if the machine needs to be descaled.

Write a Review

Back to Top

Specs

Back to Top
Misc Data
Manufacturer Gaggia
Model 1003380
Specifications
Dimension - Width (Inches) 11
Dimension - Height (Inches) 15.2
Dimension - Depth (Inches) 16.8
Weight (lbs) 43
Watts 1500
Volts 120
Housing
Housing Materials Stainless Steel/Plastic
Bean Hopper Material Plastic
Drip Tray Material Plastic
Drip Tray Cover Material Stainless Steel
Removable Hopper No
Drip Tray Capacity (Oz) 10
Ground Coffee Container Material Plastic
Drain Line Adaptable No
Spent Coffee Capacity (Dregs Drawer) 15
Easy To Rotate No
Tall Legs No
Power Cord Length (Inches) 36
Cup Height
Adjustable Height Yes
High (Inches) 6.5
Low (Inches) 3
One Touch cappuccino
One Touch Cappuccino Yes
One Touch Cappuccino Or Milk Carafe Milk Carafe
Adjustable Froth Quality Yes
Height (Inches) 5.5
Separate Manual Steam Wand Yes
Programmable Yes
Milk Carafe Type Plastic Attachable
Self-Cleaning Yes
Dishwasher Safe No
Frothing Wand
Material Plastic
Steam Wand Style Commercial Style
Wand Movement Pivot Side to Side
Usable Length (Inches) 2.5
Height Off Counter (Inches) 5 Stars
Optional Cappucinotore No
Number Of Holes 1
No Burn Wand Yes
Optional Steam Tips Or Wands No
Water Source
Reservoir Or Plumbed Reservoir
Water Filter Type Mavea
Reservoir Capacity (Oz) 54
Reservoir Material Plastic
Reservoir Access Top
Reservoir Removable Yes
Water Level Visible No
Water Filter Mavea
Controls
Adjustable Coffee Strength Yes
Number Of Grind Settings 10
Type Of Controls Push Button
Display Type LCD
Programmable Brewing Yes
Temperature Control Yes
Adjustable Coffee Dosage Yes
Digital Display Yes
Clock / Timer Yes
Coffee Dosage Quantity 7-10.5
Cup Volume Control Yes
Aroma / Flow Control Yes
Auto Shut Off Yes
Bypass Doser Yes
Pre-Infusion Yes
Low Water Warning Yes
Energy Savings Yes
Decalcification Warning Indicator Yes
Multiple Programmability Yes
Pressure Gauges No
Brew Temperature Display No
Cup Warmer
Material Stainless Steel
Size (Inches) 4x6
Passive / Active Active
Brew Group
Material Plastic
Type Automatic
Preheat No
Removable Yes
Self-Cleaning Yes
Boiler Data
Number Of Boilers 2
Brew And Steam Simultaneously No
Rapid Steam Yes
Brew Boiler Data
Brew Boiler Type Thermoblock
Brew Boiler Watts 1400
Brew boiler Volume (Oz) Low
Brew Boiler Material Stainless Steel Lined Aluminum
Brew Boiler Heater Location External
Insulated No
Steam Boiler Data
Insulated No
Steam Boiler Type Thermoblock
Steam Boiler Watts 1400
Steam Boiler Volume (Oz) Low
Steam Boiler Material Stainless Steel Lined Aluminum
Steam Boiler Heater Location External
Pump Data
Pump Type Vibration
Maximum Pressure (Bar) 15
Self Priming Pump Yes
Grinder Data
Number Of Grind Settings 8
Hopper Capacity (Oz) 12
Burr Type Flat
Burr Material Ceramic
Freshness Lid Yes
Performance
Initial Heat Up (Seconds) 72
Recommended Heat Up Time (Seconds) 72
Brew Temp (F) (2 Oz Shot In Paper Cup) 167
Brew Time for 2 Oz 18
Brew Temp (F) (8 Oz Shot In Paper Cup) 167
Brew Temp for 8 Oz 57
Time To Produce Steam (Seconds) 15
Time To Steam 8 Oz Milk (Seconds) 81
Maximum Effective Frothing Duration With Stock Steam Tip (Seconds) 120
Hot Water Temp 8 Oz (F) 165
Hot Water Time 8 Oz (Seconds) 53
Hot Water Recovery Time (Seconds) 0
Sound Level - Brewing (Db) 66
Sound Level - Grinding (Db) 70
Maintenance
Maintenance Alerts Yes
Descaler Used Gaggia Descaler
Water Filter Mavea
Details
Warranty (Years) 1
Country Of Manufacture Italy
NSF Certified No
Recommended Applications Home Use/Office
Available Internationally Yes
Service provided
Repairs By Whole Latte Love
Contact Number 1-888-411-5282

Question & Answers

Ask our Community any quesiton you may have about this product! We are happy to help. Back to Top
Recent questions
Rebecca asked:
posted on Apr 14, 2014 08:15AM

One step Latte's not working; milk sprays everywhere

I purchased my Gaggia Accademia in December, 2013, when I push the button to make a latte, the machince only heats the milk and does not grind or process the beans.  In addition, when the milk dispenses it coughs and sprays everywhere, doesn not flow in the cup.  I am an espresso drinker, so did...

Mark Zmyewski asked:
posted on Mar 01, 2014 06:41PM

Gaggia Accademia not notifying when bean hopper is empty

I received my Gaggia Accademia on February 20 of this year and have been very happy.  My previous machine was a Saeco Royal Digital Plus.  Yesterday, I powered up the Gaggia as usual and pressed the espresso button.  The machine went through the typical motions to make my espresso  but only...

Paula asked:
posted on Jan 03, 2014 06:34PM

What if it is too hard for me to figure out?

If I take it out of the box and cannot figure it out, can I return it and get all my money back?
ShaneAncefsky-Sales aswered:
Thank you for the question.  We do have a restocking fee if the item is returned.  Although, addressing the issure if the machine is to hard to use.  I have walked many people through the use of this machine.  The machine can come off as very difficult to use with all the functions on it.  I can... more

RGS asked:
posted on Dec 08, 2013 01:40PM

E 05 error - machine stopped working

We bought the above machine from you a little over a year ago and I just got an error message and the machine will no longer work.  The message is E 05 "Restart to Solve".  Pressing the power button does nothing, and unplugging, waiting, and then replugging the machine in still show the error and...

posted on Nov 30, 2013 10:39AM

How do you make the milk hotter?

The milk only gets to 110 degrees at the most. I do not like drinking luke warm lattes or caps.

Michael asked:
posted on Nov 26, 2013 10:48AM

This unit has a ceramic flat burr type grinder, are there any advantages or disadvaantages of this type versus conical ceramic?

This unit has a ceramic flat burr type grinder, are there any advantages or disadvaantages of this type versus conical ceramic?
Sanfam aswered:
The advantages are largely quieter, more precise grinding action and lower temperature imparted to the bean.  The downside is that it can feed more slowly, and adjustability is slightly limited.  For a super automatic espresso machine, neither of these are downsides.  In the past, they were... more

Tim asked:
posted on Oct 10, 2013 05:25PM

Question by Tim C.

I just completed the first descaling on our Accademia. I need to order some additional descaler for next time, but the product that came in the box is not listed. Which is the reccomended descaler for this machine? Thanks
Pong123 aswered:
http://www.wholelattelove.com/Gaggia/gaggia_decalcifier.cfm This should get you to what you need. I had to go hunting for it but I found it. If not call Whole Latte Love and they can assist. They are very helpful and will get you what you need. I love my machine. Have fun!

Cal asked:
posted on Oct 09, 2013 03:45PM

Question by Cal L.

Are all the plastic parts that come in contact with water/coffee BPA free?
mjackson aswered:
Cal, Yes according to Gaggia they are all PBA free. Also this machine does a great job making espresso.

Todd asked:
posted on Oct 02, 2013 09:18PM

Question by Todd T.

I am running the descaling cycle and has been going for a few hours now. it goes round and round on rinsing (step 2/2) and never comes to completion. Any ideas?
Pong123 aswered:
I just ran my descaling last night and it took about an hour (give or take). Every time I turned around it was asking me to rinse and add more water and empty something, so it does need to be watched. I would call tech support if you did not get it resolved. Yes it takes a while but it is... more

Roberto asked:
posted on Sep 13, 2013 06:15PM

Question by Roberto C.

Is this machine on sale a refurbished one? I noted that this machine is $300 less than the regular price ($1999) at most other places. Just wondering if I would be getting this new/unused/not refurbished. I currently have a DeLonghi ESAM 3300 (?) and after 4 months the water reservoir light...
mjackson aswered:
Brand new machine and it makes a very good espresso for a super auto. You have a 30 day buyers remorse policy to return it in. You have a two year warranty. One year parts and labor second year parts. We have had very good luck with the durability of this machine as well as many happy owners.
Pong123 aswered:
I'm loving mine. I think that in my next life I will be a Gaggia tester because I have run this machine through many many cups of coffee. I debated on getting a refurbished machine but decided on the new. If you are looking to save money getting a refub might be a good option. Just a note: ... more
Derfdog aswered:
I just ordered this machine today...I was told it was brand new I called because i had the same question, and wanted to be sure. Nice service over the phone, now I will wait and see how it works out. This is my first super automatic, and my 3rd expresso machine, the others being simi-automatic,... more

William asked:
posted on Jul 28, 2013 01:30PM

Question by William J.

Shopping for a replacement for my seven year old synchrony logic. We like milk based drinks so I am considering the Gaggia Accademia, but I am worried that it will be difficult to operate while sitting, partially, under a 17.2 inch high cabinet. Does anybody have any idea if this unit will...
mjackson aswered:
William, This is a great machine and thanks for the good questions. You actually need about 19.5 inches in order to lift the hinged top to access everything. It is easy to move or to get the products - water and beans in as well. If you watch the video you will see hat I mean. It is a good... more
Pong123 aswered:
William, I hope you made the decision to buy this machine. It is wonderful. We did struggle with where to put it because both the bean hopper and water needs to be accessed from the top. 19.5 should give you room but 20 would be plenty. I keep a small refill jug next to mine so that I don't... more

Davis asked:
posted on Jul 23, 2013 11:04PM

Question by Davis T.

coffee in rinse
Maggie aswered:
Davis, I apologize, I am not quite sure what you mean by that. Please give us a call at 1-888-411-5282, option 3, and we will be happy to troubleshoot the machine with you.

Butch asked:
posted on Jul 08, 2013 12:01PM

Question by Butch B.

My Accademia is locked onto the "Empty grounds drawer and drip tray" screen, and cannot be circumvented. Is there a way to clear memory or reset the computer so the machine can be used?
techkathy aswered:
Butch - call technical support at 1-888-411-5282, option 3 on the phone menu.
Almir aswered:
Hello my friend , you have solved the problem of "Empty grounds drawer and drip tray" screen , I have the same problem with my Gaggia

Butch asked:
posted on Jul 08, 2013 11:42AM

Question by Butch B.

My Accademia has locked onto the "Empty grounds drawer and drip tray" screen. I cannot find a way to clear the screen or reset the timer/counter function. (It is possible the drawer was cleaned when the machine was off). Is there a way to clear memory or reset the computer memory?
techkathy aswered:
Butch - call technical support at 1-888-411-5282, option 3 on the phone menu.

Stephen asked:
posted on Jul 07, 2013 03:59PM

Question by Stephen B.

The Accademia, which I love, just quit on me. I was making a double longo and the first cup went fine, then it ground the second one, but stopped completely before dispensing any of the second longo. Then I received an error code 14. It said to restart the machine. I've tried many times, but...
techkathy aswered:
Stephen - Call technical support at 1-888-411-5282, option 3. We can assist you with some troubleshooting.

NMaxy asked:
posted on Jun 19, 2013 01:56PM

Question by Neal M.

Greetings, can the milk pitcher from the Accademia be microwaved (without the top) before use to have the milk at say 50 - 60F vs 35F from the fridge, or does the bottom section have metal parts as well? If it wouldn't work with this model, are there other machines where you could give your...
techkathy aswered:
The bottom section does not have any metal. But is does have some o rings and other pieces that should definitely not go into a microwave.

wleon asked:
posted on May 08, 2013 04:39AM

Question by Wendy L.

I just got my Gaggia Accademia and I am super stoked. It's my first espresso machine so I'm totally new to all this. I got it hoping to recreate the Café crème just like we had at Brasserie L'Europeen in Paris. I'm not all to sure how to even make it because online sources vary even between if...
techkathy aswered:
The most important thing in replicating the coffee would be the coffee itself. Do you know which brand or type of coffee they used? Set the dosage to the maximum (3 beans). Set the grind in the middle and try a few coffees. If the coffee is too weak then turn the grind setting down to a finer... more
wleon aswered:
techkathy, unfortunately I don't know what brand of coffee they used, but I will try your recommendations. Thank you!

wleon asked:
posted on May 08, 2013 04:38AM

Question by Wendy L.

I just got my Gaggia Accademia and I am super stoked. It's my first espresso machine so I'm totally new to all this. I got it hoping to recreate the Café crème just like we had at Brasserie L'Europeen in Paris. I'm not all to sure how to even make it because online sources vary even between if...
techkathy aswered:
The most important thing in replicating the coffee would be the coffee itself. Do you know which brand or type of coffee they used? Set the dosage to the maximum (3 beans). Set the grind in the middle and try a few coffees. If the coffee is too weak then turn the grind setting down to a finer... more

NickR asked:
posted on Apr 06, 2013 08:11AM

Question by Nick R.

my gaggia acamdemia is STUCK in the clean drip tray mode! Suggestions?
techkathy aswered:
Nick - What is the exact message you're getting on your screen?

Karen asked:
posted on Feb 16, 2013 12:14PM

Question by Karen W.

I have only had my Accademia for a few weeks. I purchased a reconditioned model. While it is making great drinks and my whole family LOVES it, it seems that the "add bean" message is not working. Up to now, we have been experimenting with different beans, and I've added beans when the bean level...
techkathy aswered:
Are/have you used beans that are a bit oily? An oilier bean can leave some build up in the grinder and trick the torque sensor into thinking there are still coffee beans being ground when there are none.
Karen aswered:
No - we've been careful about doing that. Mostly we've used Filicori Zecchini Gran Crema Forte and have also used some beans custom roasted from a local shop. Staying in the medium to medium/dark roast.
Karen aswered:
Is there something we can do from home to correct this?

Blog

Back to Top

A Time To Clean

Posted By: DanMoraldo
May 30, 2012 03:52PM
Related Categories: Super Automatic Espresso Machines

Let’s face it, espresso machines require regular maintenance. This type of maintenance also requires time. If you recall, I previously posted a blog entitled “Time Is Money�. I may seem a little obsessive about the issue of time but as I have mentioned before, I do NOT particularly like to...

Read More in our Community →


Gaggia Accademia Review

Posted By: mjackson
Oct 17, 2011 02:39PM
Related Categories: Coffee Talk

Things I Like About This Machine - Stylish & Appealing The Accademia has a sleek look and style. It would look magnificent in any situation. The overall design and stainless steel and steel construction is impressive and beautiful. This machine would fit very nicely in a kitchen that has...

Read More in our Community →


A Super Auto For Every Price Range

Posted By: DanMoraldo
Apr 20, 2011 04:47PM
Related Categories: Super Automatic Espresso Machines

In last month's article, we took a look at a few standout semi-automatic machines for every price range. This time around, we're exploring super-automatic espresso for every budget. If you're in the market for a new machine, take a moment to check out our top picks below. Economy Machine The...

Read More in our Community →