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Jed Vander Zanden

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at 11-07-2013 4:04pm
Expobar Office Lever Plus
Expobar Office Lever Plus

I've had an Office Lever Plus for about 3.5 years and it's great. I've never descaled the boiler or had it serviced. I'm noticing over the last few months that a lot more water is trickling out of the little "release valve" when a shot is pulling (as opposed to an occasional trickle). Is that valve failing? Should I do anything to descale the boiler?

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Roger P Bienvenu

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at 07-30-2013 8:32pm
Expobar Office Lever Plus
Expobar Office Lever Plus

does this machine have a drain ?
Peter B

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mjackson ♦ Roger,
It can be set up to have a drain line if you so desire. Call and let your salesperson know. For the money it is a great machine

08-02-2013 7:59am |

Chris King

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at 07-17-2013 12:12am
Expobar Office Lever Plus
Expobar Office Lever Plus

I bought the Office Lever Plus from you guys back in December, it's great. Does there need to be a cooling flush for this machine? If so, how long or how many ounces of water should I run through the group? Thanks.

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techkathy You should do a cooling flush since the Lever is a heat exchanger. The time of the flush can vary depending on how the long the machine has been on, how high the pressure is set to, etc. Flush water through the group head until you don't hear the steam coming out any more.

07-17-2013 12:13pm |

Jean-Marc Brzezinski

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at 02-05-2013 9:13pm
Expobar Office Lever Plus
Expobar Office Lever Plus

Hi great machine. But I have a couple of questions on one feature. When you remove the water tray, there is a pressure adjustment screw on the bottom right of the machine.
1. What does the adjustment screw actually do?
2. What does it do to the taste of my espresso when it is fully closed ( clockwise) or fully open.
3. Who sets the setting, wholelattelove techs or factory? Mine was about 3.5 turns open ( counterclockwise from full closed) when I received the machine.

Thanks and once again, great machine!
JMB

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techkathy 1) The adjustment is the OPV and controls the brew pressure.
2) If the brew pressure is too low, the coffee wont come out. If the pressure is too high, the coffee will come through too quickly and taste weak or watery.
3) Before the machine is shipped Whole Latte Love technicians set the pressure to about 10 bars.

02-07-2013 10:23am |

Andre Menard

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at 12-29-2012 12:45pm
Expobar Office Lever Plus
Expobar Office Lever Plus

What's the best type of water to use for this machine? (distilled, artesian, deionized, etc.)

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techkathy Andre,
You should use water with a low mineral content. The machine relies on an electrical signal for the auto-fill function. So the water does need to have some electrolyte in it.

01-02-2013 2:03pm |