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Roughly the size of an insulated travel mug, the Handpresso Auto has a stainless steel filter basket and portafilter that are compatible with ESE pods. It even comes equipped with a 1.79 fl. oz. water reservoir and temperature gauge. Essentially this is a compact, yet fully functional, espresso maker.
To brew, simply add water and an ESE pod of your choosing. Press the brew button to extract fresh espresso. You’ll hear three beeps. Upon the last beep, your espresso is complete. To the other side of the on button is a stop button that will let you halt the extraction process. This smart espresso maker is also equipped with a safety mechanism that will prevent the brew button from being activated if the device is not turned over and in the proper position to dispense espresso. When not in use, the power cord can be wrapped around the Handpresso Auto and held in place for easy storage.
Please note: For your safety, the Handpresso Auto should only be used when your car is parked or pulled over.
FeaturesBack to Top
- Voltage - 12 V DC
- Power - 140 watts
- 1.94 lbs
- Sturdy, travel friendly construction
- Fits most cup holders
Q & ABack to Top
Wow! My harley has a 12V receptical, but a battery smaller than a car. Can I use this with my Harley? I'm concerned about the battery drain. How many watts does this consume per espresso?
Answer by techkathy
Edward - Click on the link below for the manufacturers specifications. They list the unit at 140 Watts http://www.handpresso.com/produit-1-1-handpresso_auto_e_s_e_.html
Answer by DanielCulver
Edward, the power requirement should be matched by your Harley easy enough; the real question is, can it provide that power long enough to complete the cycle of making your coffee and have enough left to start your bike? This is more difficult to answer. Manufacturers have been using increasingly...
Is there a 110 adaptor for using it in a hotel room.
Answer by mjackson
Thomas, At this time it is only available with the car adapter.
Answer by Terry
There are plenty of compact 110V to 12V adapters available - that's what I plan to do - check Amazon & just make sure you get one powerful enough for 140 Watts
Answer by paul
Unfortunately, the nominal 11-12 amp draw is tough to find in a 110VAC-12VDC power supply. Even if a relatively-common 10A supply would work (possible), they are not particularly cheap (~$40+), portable (have an onboard cooling fan), nor ready (still need to add a car socket adapter). For hotel...
Answer by Frank
Thomas, If you check the Handpresso.com website in UK you will see the have a 240v to 12v adapter. 240 v is what they use. So if well hound them enough, maybe they will make one for 110v. I have a touring bike - Goldwing I plan to use it on, but I also need it for the hotel. I usually go nuts...
Can this use grounds too? ..or just E.S.E. pods?
Answer by Mary Ann
It will take the E.S.E. pods. There are many different pods available!
Answer by paul
It's certainly not designed to work with grounds. Even if you were sufficiently motivated to diy a method (I did so with the Wild, similarly off-design), I cannot imagine futzing with the setup, or managing the mess, during a pitstop. Anyway, if you're not grinding on-the-spot, any potential...