When I found out that some customers were having difficulty with their Gaggia for illy machines I knew I had to do something about it. People who drink coffee brewed with iperEspresso capsules expect it to be a quick and hassle free experience. That's exactly how it should be. In this blog I'd...
|Illy iperEspresso Medium Roast||$17.99|
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The Gaggia for illy Plus single-serve espresso machine brews authentic Italian espresso using the world-famous iperEspresso capsules. The result of collaboration between two of Italy’s most respected coffee and espresso authorities, the Gaggia for illy does not disappoint. This unique machine utilizes an advanced two-phase extraction process that delivers consistent, crema-rich coffee and espresso every time.
Designed with the home-user in mind, the Gaggia for illy Plus has a small, space-saving frame and simple-to-use push button controls. Thanks to a Mavea water filtration system, your beverages will always taste fresh. This unit has a Pannarello steam wand for one-stop cappuccino and lattes. Additionally, the cup stand can be raised or lowered to accommodate different sized cup and glasses. Consider the Gaggia for illy Plus if you’re looking for a convenient coffee solution. This single-serve espresso machine comes with a one-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
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The Gaggia for Illy Plus has a 15-bar pump and stainless steel boiler for quick operation. To brew, simply insert your choice of iperEspresso capsule and press the brew button, located at the top of the machine. A programmable beverage volume button allows you to customize drink sizes. The Gaggia for Illy Plus automatically prepares and dispenses the beverage right into your cup. Spent capsules are discarded into an iperEspresso container, capable of holding up to 12 capsules.
Illy’s iperEspresso capsules are pre-measured and packaged for convenient brewing. Illy has created these capsules to yield rich, persistent crema that lasts up to three times longer than comparable capsules and pods. The iperEspresso system is used in some of the world’s most prestigious hotels, restaurants and cafes
Steaming and Frothing
The Gaggia for Illy Plus has a no-burn Pannarello steam wand, capable of creating steamed and frothed milk for cappuccinos and lattes as well as dispensing hot water for teas. The steam wand can be swiveled, allowing it to accommodate different cup sizes.
The one-liter water reservoir utilizes a Mavea Water Filter, a four-stage system that purifies and removes tap water impurities for great tasting beverages. The water filtration system also helps to reduce mineral and scale buildup.
Housing and Construction
The Gaggia for Illy Plus has a shiny black body made of ABS plastic. The famous iperEspresso flower is carved into the front panel of the machine. A height adjustable cup holder lets you raise and lower the stand, as needed, to accommodate different cup sizes.
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|Model||Gaggia For Illy|
|Dimension - Width (Inches)||8.5|
|Dimension - Height (Inches)||10.5|
|Dimension - Depth (Inches)||13|
|Housing Materials||ABS Plastic|
|Drip Tray Material||Plastic|
|Drip Tray Cover Material||Plastic|
|Drip Tray Capacity (Oz)||2|
|Drain Line Adaptable||No|
|Spent Coffee Capacity (Dregs Drawer)||16-20 Capsules|
|Power Cord Length (Inches)||36|
|One Touch cappuccino|
|One Touch Cappuccino Or Milk Carafe||No|
|Steam Wand Style||Pannarello|
|Usable Length (Inches)||4.25|
|Height Off Counter (Inches)||2.5|
|No Burn Wand||Yes|
|Reservoir Or Plumbed||Reservoir|
|Reservoir Capacity (Oz)||33|
|Water Level Visible||No|
|Stand Alone Frother|
|Type Of Controls||Push Button|
|Display Type||Indicator Lights|
|Cup Volume Control||No|
|Size (Inches)||6" X 2.5"|
|Passive / Active||Passive|
|Capsule / Pod Friendly||Capsule|
|Number Of Boilers||1|
|Brew And Steam Simultaneously||No|
|Brew Boiler Data|
|Brew Boiler Type||Thermoblock|
|Brew Boiler Watts||1350|
|Brew boiler Volume (Oz)||Low|
|Brew Boiler Material||Stainless Steel Lined Aluminum|
|Brew Boiler Auto Fill||Yes|
|Maximum Pressure (Bar)||15|
|Self Priming Pump||Yes|
|Initial Heat Up (Seconds)||90|
|Brew Temp (F) (2 Oz Shot In Paper Cup)||187|
|Hot Water Time 8 Oz (Seconds)||163|
|Hot Water Recovery Time (Seconds)||163|
|Sound Level - Brewing (Db)||79|
|Descaler Used||Urnex Cleancaf|
|Country Of Manufacture||China|
|Recommended Applications||Home Use|
|Repairs By||Whole Latte Love|
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The Gaggia for Illy Plus Single Serve Espresso machine is the culmination of a joint venture between two of Italy's most respected coffee authorities. At first, Gaggia and Illy may seem like strange bedfellows but, upon reflection, the partnership makes perfect sense. Gaggia brings to the table...