Many people claim they can't get through the day without their morning coffee. Meanwhile, other members of the coffee culture can't do without their morning espressos, cappuccinos, or other specialty coffee beverages. Gauging by the astronomical number of Starbucks throughout this country...
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A refined super automatic espresso machine, the Jura-Capresso Impressa Z7 One-Touch Super-Automatic represents the next generation of home coffee solutions. Jura-Capresso has created the Z7 based on the popular Z5 and Z6 platforms; however, this machine has been upgraded to feature a height and width-adjustable beverage dispenser and simpler beverage volume controls. You’ll still have dedicated buttons for milk, macchiato, cappuccino, ristretto, espresso, coffee, special coffee, and hot water. However, instead of having one button for a single serving and another for a double, you can simply select the desired beverage and press the button twice for a larger portion. With the machine’s one-touch capabilities, you’ll never have to move your cup; even milk-based beverages, such as lattes, macchiatos, and cappuccinos are dispensed on the spot.
As with its predecessors, the Jura-Capresso Impressa Z7 One-Touch comes with a two 1350-watt thermoblock heating systems and a 15-bar pump for quick drink preparation. This sophisticated super automatic also has a host of programmable options, allowing you to customize coffee volume, temperature and strength as well as milk volume, hot water temperature, the auto off setting, water hardness, and energy saving mode. An integrated grinder, bypass doser, manual and automatic steaming options ensure that the flexible Jura-Capresso Impressa Z7 One-Touch will be able accommodate a variety of user preferences. This Jura-Capresso model comes with a Clearyl ENA water filter, a water hardness test strip, a 7-gram coffee scoop, two Jura Cleaning Tablets, milk frother cleaner, and an instructional DVD.
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One-Touch Drink Options
Select the desired beverage and the Z7 will grind, tamp, and extract in less than 60 seconds. It can even steam or froth milk, as necessary, to dispense a fully finished cappuccino, latte or macchiato into your cup.
The Jura Impressa Z7 is equipped with 8 beverage selections. You can program the temperature, strength and volume for each of the 8 drink selections to suit your tastes. Choose from 5 coffee strength and 3 temperature settings, then set the coffee volume anywhere from 0.5-16oz to customize your drink. There are also 3 hot water temperature settings and 3 energy saving levels to choose from. In addition, the milk element can be programmed to dispense from 3 to 20 seconds to deliver the desired volume; you can also set the machine’s pause option (0-60 seconds) as well as the auto-off safety feature (15min-15hrs).
Grinder and Bypass Doser
The integrated conical burr grinder can be adjusted on a continuous scale using the dedicated knob, located on the top of the machine. The coffee strength (mild, normal, strong, or extra-strong) can be selected before or during the grinding process. This model features a generous 10oz bean hopper that will let you safely store whole bean coffee. The Z7 also has a bypass doser to allow you to brew using pre-ground coffee.
This powerful super-automatic espresso machine has two stainless steel lined thermoblock boilers. Dual boilers ensure quick machine warm up and help minimize down time between extraction and steaming or frothing.
The 96oz water reservoir is detachable for easy refilling and maintenance. This model comes with a Clearyl ENA filter to remove impurities from your tap water.
The Impressa Z7 has been upgraded to include a height and width adjustable drink dispenser. The dispenser can be moved up or down to accommodate a variety of cup sizes and the distance between the spouts can be increased or decreased as necessary. You’ll have up to 6” of clearance with the dispenser raised to the very top.
The adaptable Jura Impressa Z7 an automated frothing system. Using the automatic Cappuccino System, the machine will siphon and steam or froth the milk and dispense it right into your cup. This advanced system makes creating lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos and other specialty beverages simple and straightforward.
Cleaning and Maintenance
The Z7’s LED display will alert you when cleaning or maintenance is required. The alerts are designed to notify you when the drip tray or dregs drawer need to be emptied, it will also remind you to rinse the Cappuccino System or change the water filter. This machine goes through a rinse cycle every time it is activated to ensure that it remains in optimal condition, even with heavy use.
SpecsBack to Top
|Dimension - Width (Inches)||12.2|
|Dimension - Height (Inches)||14.5|
|Dimension - Depth (Inches)||17.1|
|Housing Materials||Aluminum/ABS Plastic|
|Drip Tray Material||Plastic|
|Drip Tray Cover Material||Die-Cast Zinc/Chrome|
|Drip Tray Capacity (Oz)||40|
|Drain Line Adaptable||No|
|Spent Coffee Capacity (Dregs Drawer)||16|
|Easy To Rotate||No|
|Power Cord Length (Inches)||59|
|One Touch cappuccino|
|One Touch Cappuccino||Yes|
|Adjustable Froth Quality||Yes|
|Separate Manual Steam Wand||No|
|Milk Carafe Type||Stainless Steel- Thermal|
|Steam Wand Style||Pannarello|
|Usable Length (Inches)||2|
|Height Off Counter (Inches)||7|
|Number Of Holes||1|
|No Burn Wand||No|
|Optional Steam Tips Or Wands||No|
|Reservoir Or Plumbed||Reservoir|
|Reservoir Capacity (Oz)||96|
|Water Level Visible||Yes|
|Water Filter||Clearyl Blue|
|Type Of Controls||Push Button/ Dial|
|Adjustable Coffee Dosage||Yes|
|Coffee Dosage Quantity||5 to 16|
|Cup Volume Control||1 to 16|
|Low Water Warning||Yes|
|Passive / Active||Passive|
|Number Of Boilers||2|
|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 Heater Location||External|
|Brew Boiler Auto Fill||Yes|
|Steam Boiler Data|
|Steam Boiler Type||Thermoblock|
|Steam Boiler Watts||1350|
|Steam Boiler Material||Stainless Steel Lined Aluminum|
|Steam Boiler Heater Location||External|
|Maximum Pressure (Bar)||18 Bar|
|Self Priming Pump||Yes|
|Number Of Grind Settings||6|
|Hopper Capacity (Oz)||10|
|Initial Heat Up (Seconds)||55|
|Recommended Heat Up Time (Seconds)||55|
|Brew Temp (F) (2 Oz Shot In Paper Cup)||167|
|Brew Time for 2 Oz||12|
|Brew Temp at Brew Group||177|
|Brew Temp (F) (8 Oz Shot In Paper Cup)||171|
|Time To Produce Steam (Seconds)||10|
|Time To Steam 8 Oz Milk (Seconds)||67|
|Maximum Effective Frothing Duration With Stock Steam Tip (Seconds)||Infinite|
|Hot Water Temp 8 Oz (F)||181|
|Hot Water Time 8 Oz (Seconds)||48|
|Hot Water Recovery Time (Seconds)||0|
|Sound Level - Brewing (Db)||64|
|Sound Level - Grinding (Db)||70|
|Rechargeable Water Softener||NA|
|Back Flush Cleaner Used||NA|
|Country Of Manufacture||Switzerland|
Q & ABack to Top
Ok, I'm getting ready to upgrade my old Impressa E8, which I have dearly loved for years, I'm looking at the Z7 but I am concerned about the height of the doors to access the beans and water. The specs say the machine is 14.5 H can you tell me how much more the opened door adds? Also, how is this...
Answer by A
Stacey, With the doors open, the machine is about 18 inches tall. That gives you enough room to lift the water tank up and out when it is time to refill it. And yes, it makes great Americanos! The hot water spout is attached right onto the brew head, so once you are done brewing your espresso,...
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Jura-Capresso has impressed me every time I've taken one of their machines out of the box, and my experience was no different with the Jura-Capresso Impressa Z7 One-Touch-Super-Automatic Espresso Machine. Going back to basics, I was happy to see that the Z7 eschewed a full color display for...