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Pathfinder Heat Exchanger Espresso Machine with Flow Control

By Quick Mill

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Whole Latte Love and Quick Mill partnered to produce the Pathfinder, a powerful heat exchanger espresso machine that modernizes and advances the traditional machine. Equipped with flow control, the Pathfinder delivers the definitive coffee and espresso experience.

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Pathfinder Espresso Machine Overview

Whole Latte Love and Quick Mill partnered to produce the Pathfinder with Flow Control, an Italian heat exchanger espresso machine with the ability to control extraction flow rates. From top to bottom, the Pathfinder delivers a revelatory user experience that will reshape your understanding of home espresso. We understand that crafting the ultimate coffee in the comfort of your own home is a journey, and we've created the Pathfinder to reveal the way.

Features and Performance

The Pathfinder modernizes traditional espresso machine design, favoring a super compact shape, a clean appearance, and practical features. Equipped with flow control, you can truly unlock the power of this machine, enabling you to alter the flow rate of water as it hits the coffee bed. By doing so, you can extract different flavors from the coffee that you might otherwise never get to experience. At the heart of the machine is a 60.8 oz stainless steel HX boiler heated by a powerful 1400W heating element, offering a quick 15 minute heat up time, and the ability to brew and steam at the same time. Because of the incredible heating element, you can expect higher steam pressure and fast steam recovery, useful for when lattes and cappuccinos are in high demand. High quality copper tubing delivers water throughout the system, and everything is mounted on an INOX 304 steel frame. On the bottom of the machine, you'll find a panel that can be removed for quick access to the heating element connections.

Wrapping the outside is a gorgeous, polished stainless steel housing, easily removed for work or maintenance. On top, you'll find a large cup tray, fitted with soft foam padding to prevent rattling during operation. Rubber grips at the edges of the tray let you remove the tray comfortably and without hassle. The front of the machine is simple to read, keeping only the essential LEDs, favoring instead a single white LED above the power switch. A black double gauge presents both the steam and brew pressure for quick reference during operation. The iconic E61 group, equipped with a larger group nut, fits commercial standard 58 mm portafilters.

Cool Touch steam and hot water allow for more tactile handling and prevent milk from burning on. The large drip tray is magnetic for easy removal and replacement. The 84 oz water reservoir is located below the cup warming tray, and is smooth to remove, unlike many other espresso machines.

All of this in a tight design with a profile of 17.7“ D x 10.5” W x 13.9” H.

Why You Should Get It

The Pathfinder offers a singular experience for the coffee lover who wants superb coffee and espresso without going to the cafe. The Pathfinder achieves this very thing, and with impeccable style. Here at Whole Latte Love, with all the knowledge of our experts, and the wisdom of our 20+ years in the industry, we've made it our mission to deliver the definitive espresso machine to be your companion on your coffee journey.

What's Included

  • High quality wood-handle tamper with metal base
  • 1 single-spout portafilter
  • 1 double-spout portafilter
  • Customer digital user manual
  • Low Profile

    The Pathfinder stands at an impressively small 13.9 inches tall, providing ample clearance between the top of the machine and your kitchen cabinets.

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  • 1400 Watt Heating Element

    A powerful 1400W heating element brings the steel heat exchanger boiler to life in just 15 minutes. Enjoy higher steam pressure and quick steam recovery, especially useful for entertaining guests.

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  • Flow Control

    With flow control, you can explore the full spectrum of flavor hidden within your favorite coffee. By making small adjustments to flow, you can extract different flavors and find new ways to enjoy any coffee.

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  • Custom Design

    Whole Latte Love has partnered with Quick Mill, an esteemed brand in the coffee industry, to manufacture the Pathfinder in Italy.

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Specifications

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SKU QMPATHFINDERBLKFC
Boiler Configuration Heat Exchanger
Number of Boilers 1
Brew Boiler Auto-Fill Yes
Brew Boiler Heater Location Internal
Brew Boiler Insulation Yes
Brew Boiler Material Stainless Steel
Brew Boiler Orientation Vertical
Brew Boiler Volume (Oz) 60.8 oz
Brew Group Features Flow Control Device
Brew Unit Material Chrome-Plated Brass
Brew Unit Type E61
Three-Way Valve Manual
Back Flush Capable Yes
Brew Group Type E61
Recommended Application Home / Residential
Type of Controls Lever
Cup Warmer Material Stainless Steel
Cup Warmer Size (L-in x W-in) 9.1 x 10
Cup Warmer Passively Heated
Drain Line Adaptable (Plumbable) No
Drip Tray Capacity (oz) 27.6 oz
Drip Tray Cover Material Stainless Steel
Drip Tray Material Stainless Steel
Property Value
Frame Material Stainless Steel
Housing Color Stainless Steel
Housing Material Stainless Steel
Depth (Inches) 17.7
Height (Inches) 13.9
Weight (Lbs) 44
Width (Inches) 10.5
Portafilter Handle Material Plastic
Portafilter Material Chrome-Plated Brass
Number of Portafilters Included 2
Portafilter Type Commercial Style
Adjustable Brew Pressure Yes
Pump Pressure (Max. Bar) 16 Bar
Pump Type Vibration
Manufacturers Warranty Period 2-Year Parts and Labor
Steam Tip Hole Count 2
Steam Wand Material Stainless Steel
Steam Wand Movement Type Fully Articulated
Steam Wand Commercial Style
Water Reservoir Access Location Top
Water Reservoir Capacity 84 oz
Water Reservoir Features Empty Detection
Water Source Reservoir

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