Compare Rancilio Silvia M and ECM Casa V Espresso Machines

The Rancilio Silvia is a well regarded, long-time favorite of those desiring an affordable, quality espresso machine in the single-boiler dual-use class. Today a comparison of the Silvia to a new machine from ECM, the Casa V.

So for more than a decade the Silvia has kind of been considered the premier entry-level machine for home espresso enthusiasts. Many owners affectionately refer to theirs as miss Silvia. But could the ECM Casa V be a new contender for the unofficial title of premier entry-level machine? Stay tuned and find out as I have results of side by side performance tests and I’ll compare features, specs and build quality.

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Gaggia Classic or the Rancilio Silvia M?

The Gaggia Classic and the Rancilio Silvia are two big names in quality, entry level semi-automatic espresso machines for home. Both have features that make them strong choices as capable, long lasting and durable home machines.

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Brewing Shots on the Rancilio Silvia

Being the classy lady that she is, Silvia is a little picky about the grind that you use with her. In this video, Zack gives you some tips on brewing the best shot on the Rancilio Silvia Redesigned V3 Espresso Machine, focusing on the grind of the espresso.

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Rancilio Silvia and Baratza Virtuoso Preciso Grinder Package

Mark and Darren of Whole Latte Love present the Rancilio Silvia semi-automatic espresso machine and the Baratza Virtuoso Preciso package available exclusively at Whole Latte Love. Grind and brew with this dynamic duo featuring the Rancilio Silvia Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine and Baratza Virtuoso Preciso Grinder.

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Rancilio Silvia V3 Review

Darren of Whole Latte Love gives you an overview of the Rancilio Silvia semi-automatic espresso machine. One of the best sellers, the Rancilio Silvia is a machine with a reputation that speaks for itself. With over five years of solid performance, the Silvia is one of the most highly recognized semi-automatic machines in the business.

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Gaggia Classic vs. Rancilio Silvia

Marc and Morgan from Whole Latte Love compare the Gaggia Classic semi-automatic espresso machine to the Rancilio Silvia. Both have features that make them durable, capable, and quality entry level espresso machines for the home.

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