Elektra espresso machine is currently the most trending brand among the traditional espresso makers. In fact, I just fell for the remarkable details on the Elektra Micro Casa A Leva, and the gold plating will surely take you to the Italian era when espressos were first discovered. While you take a closer look on the model and see the design and color for real – you will understand the value and why people are going crazy about it.
Elektra Micro Casa Review
If you are a lover of arts and design, then you are sure to stare at the model for about 30 seconds.
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Elektra espresso machine is not a new member in this espresso game. While Elektra microcasa a leva has been revised and improved for many years, and what you see is the result of the time-to-time corrections and upgrades.
Elektra brand was founded in the year 1947 by Umberto Fregnan, and it’s still owned by the same family. Their first commercial espresso model was released in 1950, and they are also into coffee grinders, and accessories for home and commercial use.
Note: If you are an espresso pundit who claims to know about the basics, then you can skip this part and head on to the ‘how micro casa leva s1 works’ section and learn about the features more closely.
Overview of Elektra MicroCasa A Leva Semiautomatic
Micro Casa comes in three models – chrome+brass, chrome, and the copper+brass combination. All the models operate in the same manner.
I got the chrome model for the Elektra espresso machine reviews.
The first thing that you will notice on the Elektra Microcasa a leva is the eagle placed on the top portion. The plating or the color shade of this eagle is different for all the three Elektra machines. For the all-chrome model, it comes with the same chrome plating on it.
There’s a water level sight reader on the side which will let you know the water level, whenever you want to know it.
With the help of the added pressure gauge, you can make a better judgment on the pressure inside the boiler. When the needle on this Elektra espresso machine falls in the green zone, it indicates the perfect time for extracting the espresso.
Elektra Microcasa A Leva Specifications
Following are the specification details for better analysis of Elektra espresso machine review:
Features Of Elektra Espresso Machine
Basically, there’s nothing much to do with the installation. All the Elektra micro casa parts come in a pre-installed fashion except the steam wand attachment.
- Pressure Relief Valve
There’s a pressure relief valve added on the top of the boiler for added user safety while working on the Elektra espresso machine.
Elektra comes with a vibratory pump with a rating of 15 Bar pressure. It helped me with extracting the maximum of the flavor during the Elektra espresso machine reviews.
The entire user panel on this Elektra espresso is user-friendly. It comes with three red switches on it for power, boiler refill, and coffee brew operations. The steam valve has a knob-controlled design, in this way you can turn it on and off quickly, as per the need.
- Water Reservoir
Here, the water reservoir has a top pour model with 2 l capacity for easy refill and continuous water delivery. Both the features are highly preferred for espresso making.
You get a one year warranty for both parts and labor.
- Pressure Gauge
This Elektra microcasa a leva comes with a boiler pressure gauge that shows the steam pressure inside the boiler. Moreover, the needle in the green zone indicates the perfect extraction time for the espresso.
When it comes to the working, make sure you follow the manual instructions only. This will help in maintaining the Elektra Micro Casa for a long run, and also ensure you get the best kind of espresso result.
Should you go with this Elektra espresso machine reviews or not is up to you now. But one thing I can guarantee here, that this espresso maker is one of the best in the Vintage category. The compact base makes it a perfect fit for a medium counter space. (though height can be a fallback for some. Keep a check on that). A not-so-ordinary model yet promising in its own way.