Today, Zack and I will introduce you to the Capresso EC100 Pump Espresso & Cappuccino Machine. This is a great little machine for the money and, in this video, weâ€™ll show you how to pull some great shots and steam milk for lattes and cappuccinos. We had fun getting to know the Capresso EC100...
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Affordable and easy to use, the Jura-Capresso EC100 Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine is a great choice for beginners. This versatile model can accommodate pods and ground espresso as well as steam and froth milk for lattes and cappuccinos. Brewing and frothing functions are made easy, with the EC100’s simple controls; just turn the knob, located on the front panel of the machine, to alternate between the two.
Thanks to its compact dimensions, you won’t have any trouble making room for the EC100. However, don’t let its diminutive size fool you, this espresso and cappuccino maker come equipped with a powerful 15-bar pump and stainless-steel lined ThermoBlock heating system. Not just a work horse, the Jura-Capresso EC100 has a handsome design that really shines, thanks to well-placed stainless-steel accents. This model comes with a one-year limited manufacturer’s warranty.
FeaturesBack to Top
The Capresso EC100 comes with two sieves, one accommodates ground espresso and the other works with pods. The machine is fed by a removable 46-ounce water tank and has a self-locking filter holder with thumb guard for your convenience.
Steaming and Frothing
The steam wand can swivel side to side, allowing you to accommodate different sized frothing pitchers with ease. Leave the frothing sleeve attached to froth or remove it to steam as needed.
The EC100 has an integrated stainless steel cup warmer and simple indicator lights to help you navigate machine functions. The machine’s controls are all accessible from the front for hassle-free use. This model uses 1350 watts of power.
SpecsBack to Top
|Dimension - Width (Inches)||8.25|
|Dimension - Height (Inches)||11.75|
|Dimension - Depth (Inches)||10.25|
|Housing Materials||ABS Plastic|
|Drip Tray Material||ABS Plastic|
|Drip Tray Cover Material||Stainless Steel|
|One Touch cappuccino|
|One Touch Cappuccino||No|
|Steam Wand Style||Pannarello Like|
|Wand Movement||Pivot Side to Side|
|Usable Length (Inches)||2.5|
|Height Off Counter (Inches)||4|
|Number Of Holes||1|
|Reservoir Or Plumbed||Reservoir|
|Reservoir Capacity (Oz)||46|
|Water Level Visible||Yes|
|Type Of Controls||Dial|
|Passive / Active||Passive|
|Material||Chrome Plated Brass|
|Commercial Filter Baskets Included||No|
|Pressurized Filter Baskets Included||Yes|
|Ground, E.S.E. Pod And Capsule Compatible||Ground Only|
|Bottomless Portafilter Available||No|
|Capsule / Pod Friendly||No|
|Number Of Boilers||1|
|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 Heater Location||External|
|Maximum Pressure (Bar)||15|
|Self Priming Pump||Yes|
|Initial Heat Up (Seconds)||60|
|Time To Steam 8 Oz Milk (Seconds)||120|
|Sound Level - Brewing (Db)||70|
|Descaler Used||Urnex Cleancaf|
|Country Of Manufacture||Switzerland|
Q & ABack to Top
Can an expert or user of this machine comment about ESE pod compatibility. The manual speaks about 40mm pods which I think are not ESE.
Answer by Mary Ann
Hi Michael, The Jura EC100 does come with a pressurized basket which you can use ESE pods in.
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