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    How To Setup My Saeco Super-Automatic Espresso Machine?

     

    Congratulations; you're the proud owner of a Saeco espresso machine! Find out how to use it for the first time, and discover which settings you can adjust to meet your personal preferences. 

    All solutions and support movies are applicable for the complete range of the Saeco full automatic machines (Exprelia, Incanto, Intelia, Intuita, GranBaristo, Minuto, Synthia, Xelsis, Xsmall, PicoBaristo).

    Follow the step-by-step instructions:

    1. Fill water tank and coffee bean hopper

     

    Remove the water tank and fill it with fresh water up to the 'Max'level indication.Then fill the coffee bean hopper with espresso beans of your choice. We recommend avoiding flavored beans or overly oily ones.

    Fill water tank and coffee bean hopper

    2. Turn your espresso machine on

     

    Insert the the small plug into the socket located on the back of your espresso machine, insert the main plug into a wall socket. Turn the main switch to 'I' (if located on the machine).

    Turn your espresso machine on

    3. Place a cup and press the Standby button.
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    Place a cup under the hot water spout/steam wand to collect water dispensed during priming.

     

    Press the 'Standby' button to switch your Saeco espresso machine on.

    Place a cup and press the Standby button

    4. Prime the Water Circuit

     

    The display shows the circuit priming icon. Select 'OK' to start this process. The machine will begin dispensing water. For more information, visit the dedicated support page for your machine to locate the user manual.

    Prime the circuit

    5. Prepare, install and activate the AquaClean filter

     

    Espresso machines which are compatible with the AquaClean filter will show the text 'Install or Activate AquaClean Filter?


    Always prepare the AquaClean filter before using it. Shake it for 5 seconds, immerse it upside down in a jug with cold water and wait until no air bubbles come out.


    Place the filter into the water tank and start the installation. After a correct installation, the 'AquaClean 100%' icon will be visible in the display.

    Saeco espresso machine grinder settings
    Saeco AquaClean Calc and Water filter

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    HOW TO ADJUST THE COFFEE DRINKS TO MY PREFERENCE?

    Grinder settings
    You can adjust the grind settings by the knob inside the bean container. From a fine grind for a full-bodied espresso to a coarse grind for a lighter coffee flavor.
    Fill beans
    'Memo' settings

    For each coffee recipe you can adjust the strength according to your taste and to the size of your cups with the 'Memo' function.


    Press and hold the button you want to adjust until the display shows the 'Memo' icon. Your machine then enters the programming phase and starts to brew the selected coffee. Stop the process by pressing the 'OK' button or the button you are programming. This depends on your espresso machine model.

    Aroma strength settings

    Press the 'Aroma strength' button to change the coffee strength. Each time you press the 'Aroma strength' button, the aroma strength changes by one level. The display shows the chosen strength, which will only be saved when you change the strength while brewing a coffee.

    Daily rinse the milk circuits by placing the milk tube into a jug filled with fresh water, and pressing the button for frothing milk. Weekly disassemble and clean all parts in lukewarm water. Monthly clean with the Philips Saeco milk circuit cleaner CA6705.
    Daily rinse the milk circuits by placing the milk tube into a jug filled with fresh water, and pressing the button for frothing milk. Weekly disassemble and clean all parts in lukewarm water. Monthly clean with the Philips Saeco milk circuit cleaner CA6705.
    Menu settings

    In the menu you can adjust different settings of the machine, e.g. temperature and standby time.

     

    Activate the menu and select the setting you want to adjust. For example, select the temperature setting you prefer ('Max/Med/Min) and then save it.

    HOW TO ADJUST THE COFFEE DRINKS TO MY PREFERENCE?

    Fill beans

    Grinder settings

     

    You can adjust the grind settings by the knob inside the bean container. From a fine grind for a full-bodied espresso to a coarse grind for a lighter coffee flavor.

    Saeco espresso machine menu settings

    'Memo' settings

     

    For each coffee recipe you can adjust the strength according to your taste and to the size of your cups with the 'Memo' function.


    Press and hold the button you want to adjust until the display shows the 'Memo' icon. Your machine then enters the programming phase and starts to brew the selected coffee. Stop the process by pressing the 'OK' button or the button you are programming. This depends on your espresso machine model.

    Saeco espresso machine menu settings

    Aroma strength settings

     

    Press the 'Aroma strength' button to change the coffee strength. Each time you press the 'Aroma strength' button, the aroma strength changes by one level. The display shows the chosen strength, which will only be saved when you change the strength while brewing a coffee.

    Saeco espresso machine aroma strength settings

    Menu settings

     

    In the menu you can adjust different settings of the machine, e.g. temperature and standby time.

     

    Activate the menu and select the setting you want to adjust. For example, select the temperature setting you prefer ('Max/Med/Min) and then save it.

    Find user manual

    To find more detailed information, type in the name or product number of your Saeco espresso machine