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Profitec Pro 500: Brew Pressure Adjustment - OPV

by Marc Buckman Updated: August 26, 2019 1 min read

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Marc from Whole Latte Love shows you how to adjust brew pressure on a Profitec Pro 500 semi-automatic espresso machine. Tools required: Back Flush disc, 2.5mm and 3mm Allen wrenches, straight blade screwdriver and towel. This procedure shows you how to adjust the OPV valve for a reading of 10 bar on the brew pressure gauge which results in 9 bar at the brew group.

Marc Buckman
Marc Buckman

Marc is one of Whole Latte Love's resident experts on everything coffee. He built our YouTube channel from the ground up in 2009, demystifying the world of coffee for upwards of 100k subscribers by producing over 1000 in-depth videos. Marc enjoys hiking, scuba diving, and saving the lives of his coworkers when the kitchen runs out of coffee by sharing some of his own.