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Profitec Drive Dual Boiler Espresso Machine

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Regular price $3,299.00
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The Profitec Drive is a sophisticated German Dual Boiler Espresso Machine with precise temperature control, advanced brewing features, and easy to customize to your preferred look.

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Profitec Drive Overview

The Profitec Drive is a reimagining of the German made Pro 700, Profitec’s top tier dual boiler espresso machine. Stock with an E61 flow control device and brimming with new functionality thanks to the updated PID controller, the Drive delivers precise control of brewing variables and simple upkeep and maintenance thanks to built-in reminders. Profitec also updated the housing to streamline the look of the machine while echoing design elements found their other machines.

Features and Benefits

Power and precision are guaranteed on the Drive thanks to its dual boilers and dual PID control. Users can independently set the temperatures of the 0.75L brew boiler and the 2.0L steam boiler while the high capacity ensures excellent thermal stability and steam power. At the max steam temperature of 270F the Drive reaches an explosive 2 bar of steam pressure. For brewing the Drive is equipped with a whisper quiet rotary pump and comes stock with Profitec’s E61 flow control device for variable flow rate brewing between 2.5-28.5g/sec.

Inside the PID controller the Drive has a trove of brewing and quality of life features waiting to be discovered. The basics like brew and steam temperature control are there, along with the ability to switch off the steam boiler when not in use. Even more impressive is the programmable pre-infusion feature which can be enabled to run the pump between 1 - 10 seconds followed by a pause of 1 - 60 seconds before brewing. For simple maintenance and quality of life the PID is also equipped with a backflush reminder, water filter reminder, eco mode, and two programmable wake up times for each day of the week. Thanks to its rotary pump the Drive can be connected directly to a water line or run from its 2.8L water reservoir.

From the outside the Drive has inherited a number of design elements that have become staples within the Profitec lookbook. The updated quick steam valves and Twist and Change portafilter handles allow for simple customization with a wide variety of accents and materials. Ever present is the iconic “P” cutout on the drip tray along with black gauges for brew and steam pressure. In a nod to the Pro 400, the Drive echoes its black frame beneath the drip tray and cutout “Profitec” logo on the back panel.

Why You Should Get It

If you’re looking for a high performing dual boiler espresso machine the Profitec Drive makes a great case for itself as the last stop on your upgrade journey. With precise brewing and powerful steam it nails the fundamentals while its programmable pre-infusion and flow control elevate the potential of your espresso. Thanks to the updated PID the Drive keeps a watchful eye on maintenance and is ready to go in the morning when it’s time for that essential first cup.

  • Dual Stainless Steel Boilers

    With two stainless steel boilers, the Drive offers the best in both precision temperature and steaming power. At 0.75L the brew boiler heats quickly but possesses enough thermal mass to maintain stable temperatures even when pulling back to back shots. For steaming and hot water dispensing the 2L steam boiler has ample capacity for frequent milk frothing and for Americanos and tea.

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  • Updated PID Display

    Despite its compact design the display on the Drive features several improvements over the past designs used on Profitec machines. The PID will now display both brew and steam temperature simultaneously and features a button shortcut to quickly enable and disable the preinfusion function. The higher pixel count allows the Drive to display full text for easier navigation and programming.

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  • Boiler Temperature Control

    Each of the Drive’s boilers is regulated by a PID temperature to ensure accurate and consistent heating. Each boiler can be programmed in 1 degree increments and the PID can be set to display in either Celsius and Fahrenheit. When pulling shots the display converts into a shot timer for as long as the pump is running.

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  • In-Depth Programming

    The PID is programmed with a suite of quality of life features. The Drive can be set to wake up and power down at two unique times per day and can be set with reminders to backflush and change your water filter. Additional features like programmable pre-infusion and an eco mode make the Drive Profitec’s most advanced machine yet.

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  • Flow Control

    One of the most impactful features introduced on home espresso machines in recent years, flow control allows you to manually adjust the flow rate of water as it is introduced to your coffee. With flow control, unique extraction profiles like extended pre-infusion or high flow extractions that are more similar to lever espresso machines.

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  • Bold New Look

    The Drive’s aesthetic blends elements from a number of Profitec machines like the signature black gauges and “P” cutouts on the drip tray. The black frame and “Profitec” cutout on the back panel echo the Pro 400 while the spring loaded valves pay homage to the Pro 600. The Drive also features Profitec’s Twist and Change portafilters for easy customization of the handle with custom accents.

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Property Value
App Connectivity No
Boiler Configuration Dual Boiler
Number of Boilers 2
Boiler Features Brew & Steam Simultaneously,Rapid Steam
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) 25 fl-oz
Three-Way Valve Manual
Back Flush Capable Yes
Brew Group Material Chrome Plated Brass
Brew Group Size (mm) 58 mm
Brew Group Type E61
Brew Boiler Wattage 1200
Recommended Application Home / Residential
NSF Certified No
Display Type PID Control Screen
Controls and Additional Features Brew Temperature Display,Clock / Timer,Low-Water Warning,Power Light,Pre-Infusion,Steam Control,Temperature Control, Backflush Reminder, Water Filter Reminder, Auto-On/Off
Pressure Gauges Brew Circuit,Steam Boiler
Type of Controls Lever
Cup Height (max, inches) 4 in
Cup Height (min, inches) 3.25
Cup Warmer Material Stainless Steel
Cup Warmer Size (L-in x W-in) 11 3/8 x 11 1/2
Cup Warmer Passively Heated
Drain Line Adaptable (Plumbable) Yes
Drip Tray Capacity (oz) 48 fl-oz
Drip Tray Cover Material Stainless Steel
Drip Tray Material Stainless Steel
Removable Drip Tray Yes
Portafilter Baskets Included Double,Single
Frame Material Steel
Housing Color Stainless Steel
Housing Material Stainless Steel
Recommended Water Filter No Filter Required
Depth (Inches) 18.7
Height (Inches) 16.5
Weight (Lbs) 68.4
Width (Inches) 13.4
Bottomless Portafilter Available Yes
Property Value
Filter Diameter (mm) 58 mm
Portafilter Handle Material Plastic
Portafilter Material Chrome Plated Brass
Number of Portafilters Included 2
Ground, E.S.E., Pod and Capsule Compatibility Ground Coffee
Portafilter Type Commercial Style
Portafilter Weight (lbs) 1.2 lbs
Portafilter Diameter 58 mm
Adjustable Brew Pressure Yes
Pump Pressure (Max. Bar) 16 Bar
Pump Type Rotary
Pump Wattage 120 watts
Warranty Service Provider Email
Warranty Service Provider Whole Latte Love
Warranty Service Provider Phone Number 888-411-5282
Manufacturers Warranty Period 3-Year Parts and Labor Warranty
Amps 10 A
Volt 110V-120V (US)
Watts 1400 Watt
Power Cord Length (inches) 48 in
Power Cord Storage No
Steam Boiler Auto-Fill Yes
Steam Boiler Heater Location Internal
Steam Boiler Insulation Yes
Steam Boiler Material Stainless Steel
Steam Boiler Orientation Vertical
Steam Boiler Type Large Volume
Steam Boiler Volume (Oz) 67.6 fl-oz
Steam Boiler Vacuum Relief Valve Yes
Steam Boiler Wattage 1400 Watt
Steam Wand Features No-Burn
Steam Tip Hole Count 2
Steam Wand Material Stainless Steel
Steam Wand Movement Type Fully Articulated
Steam Wand Commercial
Water Reservoir Access Location Top
Water Reservoir Capacity 101 fl-oz
Water Reservoir Features Removable
Water Reservoir Material Plastic
Water Filter Included No
Water Source Reservoir and Water Line
Maximum Incoming Water Pressure (PSI) 29 PSI

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