Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine

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Gaggia Accademia Espresso Machine  By Gaggia


The Gaggia Accademia is a super-automatic machine that brews and steams espresso and milk-based drinks at the press of a button. It offers control over the coffee flow and milk frothiness, plus a manual steam wand to ensure every drink is exactly the way you like it.

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The one-touch Gaggia Accademia super-automatic is an entertainer or office’s dream. Its intuitive interface is easy to navigate, allowing the user to personalize each of its seven (count ‘em, seven!) drink presets, which the Accademia memorizes and delivers at the press of a button. This is prefect for families or offices where tastes vary, because everyone can program their perfect drink without mucking up anyone else’s. The Accademia’s dual-boilers allow for an immediate transition from brewing to steaming with no downtime in between. Anyone can step right up and brew an espresso, caffe, caffe lungo, cappuccino, latte macchiato, or get hot water, and programing one is a snap to learn. The Accademia is as flexible as it is easy to use, with an integrated bypass doser for pre-ground coffee brewing, and a manual steam wand, unique for one-touch machines, for the barista who wants convenience without sacrificing control. Of course, the carafe is convenient and capable of steaming milk to your preferred froth level automatically. Similarly, the flow adjustment dial on the height-adjustable coffee dispenser allows for even more control over the extraction.

The Accademia impressed us with its detachable milk carafe, which snaps into place, frothing up delicious bevvies on demand and automatically rinsing afterward. One thing to keep in mind with the Accademia, it doesn’t get milk straight from the refrigerator quite as hot as some other machines. It’s within the temperature sweet spot, but, if you like your milk on the hotter side, you can always steam with the wand, or take a look at the Gaggia Velasca Prestige or Gaggia Babilia for hotter automatic steaming machines. Back to the Accademia, it’s a smart machine, alerting you to any maintenance needs along the way, and descaling all on its own. We think the Gaggia Accademia is a modern, attractive machine that would look great in any kitchen. It features a contemporary stainless steel front panel punctuated by a bright display and intuitive push-button controls. With its large capacities, varied drink offerings and reliable design, the Accademia is the ideal companion for the coffee loving family or office.

Programmable One-Touch Brewing

Programmable One-Touch Brewing

The Gaggia Accademia has seven fully programmable drink options to deliver tailor-made espresso drinks for days. Beverage temperature, strength, and volume can be preset to your specifications. The same goes for milk selections, which allow you to choose from minimal, normal, or no froth options.

Flow Adjustment Dial

Flow Adjustment Dial

Gaggia’s unique pre-brewing cycle infuses coffee grounds with hot water to help extract the best possible flavor and aroma from the espresso. The Accademia’s flow adjustment dial offers even greater control over the extraction, allowing you to make adjustments during brewing to ensure the best possible pull and a rich layer of crema.

Milk Management System

Milk Management System

An external milk circuit ensures that milk does not enter the machine and the detachable carafe can be stored in the fridge for your convenience. An automatic cleaning cycle rinses the milk circuit after each use, to ensure that it is free of clogs and contaminants. A steam wand is included as well, should you wish to froth manually.

Automated Cleaning and Maintenance

Automated Cleaning and Maintenance

The Gaggia Accademia has an alert system that will notify you if the dregs drawer or drip tray need to be emptied, if the bean hopper needs to be refilled, or when it’s time to descale. Additionally, the removable brew group and Mavea Intenza water filter compatibility make keeping the Accademia in tip top shape simple.

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Specifications

Property Value
SKU GAACCADEMIA-WLL
App Connectivity No
Boiler Configuration Independent Steam and Brew
Number of Boilers 2
Boiler Features Rapid Steam
Brew Boiler Auto-Fill Yes
Brew Boiler Heater Location External
Brew Boiler Material Stainless Steel-Lined Aluminum
Brew Boiler Orientation Vertical
Brew Boiler Type Thermoblock
Brew Group Features Adjustable Flow Rate,Automatic Cleaning Cycle,Preheat Cycle
Brew Unit Material Plastic
Brew Unit Type Automatic
Brew Boiler Wattage 1400
Coffee Dose Quantity (grams/cycle) 11
Number of Carafes 1
Recommended Application Small Office (1-10 Users)
NSF Certified No
Display Type LCD (Digital)
Controls and Additional Features 'Decalcification Needed' Indicator,Adjustable Coffee Dosage,Adjustable Coffee Strength,Aroma / Flow Control,Automatic Shut-Off,Bypass Doser,Clock / Timer,Cup Volume Control,Digital Display,Energy Saving Design,Low-Water Warning,Multiple-User Programmability,Pre-Infusion,Programmable Brewing,Temperature Control
Type of Controls Push Button
Cup Height (max, inches) 6.5 in
Cup Height (min, inches) 3
Cup Warmer Material Stainless Steel
Cup Warmer Size (L-in x W-in) 4 x 6
Cup Warmer Actively Heated
Dreg Drawer Capacity (Spent Pucks) 15
Drip Tray Capacity (oz) 10 fl-oz
Drip Tray Cover Material Stainless Steel
Drip Tray Material Plastic
Removable Drip Tray Yes
Built-In Grinder Yes
Grinder Burr Type Flat Ceramic
Number of Grinders 1
Bean Hopper Freshness Lid No
Bean Hopper Capacity (Oz) 12 oz
Removable Bean Hopper No
Grinding Method Burr
Bean Hopper Material Plastic
Housing Color Stainless Steel
Maintenance Alerts Yes
Recommended Milk Carafe Cleaner Urnex Rinza
Recommended Descaler Type Gaggia Decalcifier
Recommended Water Filter Mavea Intenza
Depth (Inches) 16.8 in
Height (Inches) 15.2 in
Weight (Lbs) 43 lbs
Width (Inches) 11 in
Adjustable Froth Quality Yes
Dishwasher-Safe Carafe (if present) No
Cappuccino Dispensing Height (inches) 5.5 in
One-Touch Cappuccino Carafe Features Automatic Cleaning Cycle
Milk Frother Type Attached Milk Carafe
Pump Type Vibration Pump
Number of Grinder Settings 8
Warranty Service Provider Email support@wholelattelove.com
Warranty Service Provider Whole Latte Love
Warranty Service Provider Phone Number 1-888-411-5282
Manufacturers Warranty Period 2-Year Limited Warranty
Amps 12.5 A
Volt 110V-120V (US)
Watts 1500 Watt
Power Cord Length (inches) 70 in
Power Cord Storage Yes
Steam Boiler Auto-Fill Yes
Steam Boiler Heater Location External
Steam Boiler Material Stainless Steel-Lined Aluminum
Steam Boiler Orientation Vertical
Steam Boiler Type Thermoblock
Steam Boiler Wattage 1400 Watt
Steam Tip Hole Count 1
Steam Wand Material Plastic,Stainless Steel
Steam Wand Movement Type Pivoting (side-to-side)
Steam Wand Commercial Style
Steam Wand Usable Length 2.5 in
Water Reservoir Access Location Top
Water Reservoir Capacity 54 fl-oz
Water Reservoir Features Removable
Water Reservoir Material Plastic
Water Source Built-In Reservoir

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