JURA-CAPRESSO
Automatic Coffee Centers
Feature
Comparison
1
Different Features
Price
2
Highlights
3
Heating Systems / Watts / Pump
4
5
6
7
Water Tank Capacity
Bean Container Capacity
LED displays, alpha-numeric
Beverage Buttons
8
9
Coffee Strength Levels
Temperature Settings
10 Multifunction Rotary Dial
11 Cup Size Selection
12 Frothing Systems included
13 Milk Container
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15
16
17
Instant brewing after frothing
Frothing after coffee brewing
One push button Cappuccino
Never-run-out-of-bean-sensor
Z5 / Z6
Z5: $3,249
Z6: $3,659 (shown)
• Unique one-touch
Cappuccino
• Large capacity
• Very fast and powerful
• 2 Heating Systems
• Metal Front Housing
S Avantgarde Series
S9A: $2,299 (shown)
S7A: $1,999
• Large capacity
• Very fast & powerful
• 2 Heating Systems
• Active Cup Warming
Platform
J5
J5: $1,999
(shown w/white side panels)
• Ceramic Valve Technology
• More Crema
• Butterfly coffee spout
• Concealed storage
compartment
F8
F8: $1,399 (shown)
• Beautiful Design
• Easy Operation
• Fully Equipped
E8 / E9
E8: $899
E9: $999 (shown)
• Great Value
• All essential IMPRESSA
features
2 ThermoBlocks /1350W
18 bar pressure
96 oz.
10 oz.
3-Line
8 buttons:
3 single-cup buttons:
2 double-cup buttons
1 cappuccino/latte button
1 milk / hot chocolate button
1 hot water button
2 ThermoBlocks / 1350W
18 bar pressure
96 oz.
10 oz.
2-Line
7 buttons / 1 dial:
2 single-cup buttons
2 double-cup buttons
1 single cup A LA CARTE
1 hot water dial
2 steam buttons
1 ThermoBlock / 1450W
18 bar pressure
71 oz.
9 oz.
1-Line, 10-digits
6 beverage buttons:
2 single-cup buttons
2 double-cup buttons
1 hot water button
1 steam button
1 ThermoBlock / 1450W
18 bar pressure
64 oz.
8 oz.
1-Line, 10-digits
2 buttons / 1 dial:
1 single-cup with triple
strength function
1 double-cup button
1 hot water dial
1 steam button
1 ThermoBlock / 1450W
18 bar pressure
64 oz.
8 oz.
1-Line 8-digits
2 buttons / 1 dial:
1 single-cup with triple
strength function
1 double-cup button
1 hot water dial
1 steam button
5
3
5
2
3x2
2
3x2
1
Y
1- 16 oz.
Infinitely Programmable or
select before/during brewing
“Never-Move-the-Cup”Auto-Cappuccino-System with
short and long nozzle system
Y, thermal keeps cold up to 8 hrs
Z5: vacuum glass w/plastic housing
Z6: stainless steel vacuum
Y (no purging)
immediate
Y
Y
Y
1 - 16 oz
Programmable or select
before/during brewing
Dual Frother PLUS &
frothXpress PLUS
4
2 for coffee
3 for hot water
Y
1-16oz.
Infinitely Programmable or
select before/during brewing
Dual Frother PLUS &
frothXpress
Y
1-16oz.
Select before/during
brewing (shown in display)
Dual Frother PLUS &
frothXpress PLUS
Y, plastic container with lid
-
-
Y
1-16oz.
Select before/during
brewing (shown in display)
Dual Frother PLUS
Separately available:
frothXpress PLUS
-
Y (no purging)
immediate
Y
Y (no purging)
10 to 15 sec. heat up
Y
Y (no purging)
10 to 20 sec. heat up
-
Y (no purging)
10 to 20 sec. heat up
-
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19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
Different Features
Automatic Ground Coffee Funnel
Hot Water Dispatch
Active Warming Platform
Clock / Timer with Auto-On
8 wk battery back up for clock
Auto-Off, programmable
Water Filter System
Acoustical Indicators
Access to Upper Burr
Number of Languages
Programmable Functions
29 Statistical Read Outs
30 Illuminated Brewing Area
32 Color / Appearance
33 H x W x L in inches
Weight in lbs.
Z5 / Z6
Y
Separate Spout
Y
Y
Y
Clearyl
Y
Y
5
Filter or Water Hardness
Coffee Temperature
Coffee Strength
Milk Volume
Energy Saving
Time
Auto-On
Auto-Off
Cup size: OZ or ML
Time: AM/PM or 24H
Renaming Beverage Buttons
Y, extensive
Y
Z5: 3mm alloy front, matte
silver finish, st. steel and black
accents, die-cast coffee spout
Z6: polished chrome front,
mirrored LED display, heavy
die-cast zinc tray
14.5” x 12.2” x 17.1”
Z5::30 lbs; Z6: 32lbs
S Avantgarde Series
Separate Spout
Y
Y
Y
Clearyl
Y
Y
7
Filter or Water Hardness
Coffee Temperature
Coffee Strength
Milk Volume
Energy Saving
Time
Auto-On
Auto-Off
Cup size: OZ or ML
Time: AM/PM or 24H
Y
Y
Metal cup warming tray.
S9A: Dual Tone MultiCoated Platinum Metallic
Housing
S7A: Black w/metallic
accents.
13” x 14” x 15”
26 lbs.
J5
Y
Through frother
Y
Y
Clearyl
Y
5
Filter or Water Hardness
Coffee Temperature
Coffee Strength
Milk Volume
Energy Saving
Time
Auto-On
Auto-Off
Cup size: OZ or ML
Time: AM/PM or 24H
Y, extensive
Y
J5: Platinum metallic with
chrome accents.
Side and back panels:
Matte black (#13332) or
Piano glossy white
(#13333).
13” x 11” x 17”
24 lbs.
F8
Y
Through frother
Y
Y
Clearyl
7
Filter or Water Hardness
Coffee Temperature
Strength Level
Time
Auto-On
Auto-Off
Cup size in OZ or ML
Time: AM/PM or 24 H
Y
Y
F8: Silver metallic front;
die-cast coffee spout
E8 / E9
Through frother
Y
Clearyl
7
Filter or Water Hardness
Strength Level
Auto-Off
Cup size in OZ or ML
Y
E8: Black w/silver metallic
dual coffee brewing spout
and chrome plated buttons
E9: Silver metallic front
13” x 11” x 17”
23 lbs.
13” x 11” x 17”
22 lbs.
Standard Features and Equipment of all Jura-Capresso Automatic Coffee Centers
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Internal 16 grams coffee brewing chamber to brew up to 16 oz. of coffee at once!
Two-step aroma brewing for maximum flavor and crema
Commercial Grade Conical Steel Burr Grinder with 6 fineness settings
Stainless Steel lined ThermoBlock heating system. Unlike boiler systems, there is never any
water remaining in the heating system after brewing.
Easy-to-read, red LED alphanumeric display
Bypass funnel for use with pre-ground coffee
Height adjustable dual coffee spout
Automatic Monitoring Systems for: Hot water rinse cycle • Refill water tank (never run out of
water) • Refill beans • Empty internal tray • Brew chamber cleaning cycle (w. tablet) to
remove internal coffee oil build-up • Water filter exchange • Decalcifying
9 Unlimited steam and hot water output
10 Removable water container with valve
11 Fits underneath standard kitchen cabinets (16” clearing)
12 Cleaning Tablets and Water Filter included
13 Full instructions, water proof quick reference guide, DVD included.
14 Warranty includes free 2-way transport within the lower 48 states
15 All machines are UL listed
16 Mo-Sa: toll free 800 number with in-house customer service representatives
© Capresso Inc. • © Jura-Capresso LLC
81 Ruckman Road, Closter, NJ 07624
WWW.CAPRESSO.COM
7-07
CAPRESSO
Impressa F7/F8
Fully Automatic
Coffee & Espresso Center
with Clearyl Water Care System
Operating Instructions
and Warranty
64694R3
Customer Service 1-800-220-5701
IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS
wall outlet. To disconnect, turn any control to “off” then
remove plug from wall outlet.
12. Do not use appliance for other than intended use.
13. Use extreme caution when disposing hot steam.
14. For household use only.
When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions
should always be followed, including the following:
1. Read all instructions.
2. Do not touch hot surfaces. Use handles or knobs.
3. To protect against fire, electric shock and personal injury,
do not immerse cord, plugs or appliance in water or
other liquids.
4. Close supervision is necessary when any appliance is
used by or near children.
5. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before cleaning.
Allow it to cool before putting on or taking off parts, and
before cleaning the appliance.
6. Do not operate any appliance with a damaged cord or
plug or after the appliance malfunctions, or has been
damaged in any manner. Return appliance to the nearest
authorized service facility for examination, repair or
adjustment.
7. The use of accessory attachments not recommended by
the appliance manufacturer may result in fire, electric
shock, or personal injury.
8. Do not use outdoors.
9. Do not let the cord hang over the edge of a table or
counter, or touch hot surfaces.
10. Do not place on or near a hot gas or electric burner, or in
a heated oven.
11. Always attach plug to appliance first, then plug cord into
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
SPECIAL CORD SET
INSTRUCTIONS
Regarding your cord set:
A. A short power-supply cord (or detachable power-supply
cord) is to be provided to reduce risks resulting from
becoming entangled in or tripping over a longer cord.
B. Longer detachable power-supply or extension cords are
available and may be used if care is exercised in their use.
C. If a long detachable power-supply cord or extension cord
is used,
1) The marked electrical rating of the detachable powersupply cord or extension cord should be at least as
great as the electrical rating of the appliance,
2) If the appliance is of the grounded type, the extension cord should be a rounding type 3-wire cord, and
3) The longer cord should be arranged so that it will not
drape over the counter-top or table-top where it can be
pulled on by children or tripped over.
2.
Notice: Your Impressa F7/F8 has a 3-prong grounded plug.
To reduce the risk of electrical shock, this plug will fit in an
outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit in the outlet,
contact a qualified electrician. DO NOT modify the plug in
any way.
JURA-CAPRESSO
Jura was founded in 1931 in Switzerland. Capresso was
founded in 1994 in the USA. Both companies have joined
forces in the US to bring you the finest Fully Automatic
Coffee Centers available anywhere. With innovative and
user-friendly features, high quality materials, clear instructions and superb customer service, we are sure you will
experience the best coffee, espresso, cappuccino or latte
you have ever had. We hope you will enjoy your new Fully
Automatic Coffee Center and will recommend it to your
friends. For more information about our products visit our
website www.capresso.com.
CAUTION
This appliance is for household use. Any servicing other than
cleaning and user maintenance should be performed by an
authorized service representative.
• Do not immerse base in water or try to disassemble.
• To reduce the risk of fire or electric shock, do not remove
the base. No user serviceable parts inside. Repair should
be done by authorized service personnel only.
• Check voltage to be sure that the voltage indicated on the
name plate agrees with your voltage.
• Never use warm or hot water to fill the water container!
Use cold water only!
• Keep your hands and the cord away from hot parts of the
appliance during operation.
• Never clean with scouring powders or hard implements.
Michael Kramm, President
Customer Service
1-800-220-5701
Mon-Thu 9AM – 9PM • Fri 9AM – 8PM • Sat 9AM – 5PM
Eastern Standard Time.
email: contact@capresso.com
Jura-Capresso LLC.
81 Ruckman Road, Closter, NJ 07624
201-767-3999 • Fax: 201-767-9684
Website: www.capresso.com
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Fig. 1
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READY
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Height-Adjustable Coffee Spout
Operating Buttons (See Fig. 3)
Removable Water Tank
Low Water Flotation Device (See Fig. 7.4)
Clearyl Water Care Cartridge*
Lid for Water Tank
Ground Coffee Funnel
Auto-Lid for Ground Coffee Funnel
Lid for Bean Container
Bean Container (See Fig. 5)
Steam / Water Selector (See Fig. 4)
Dual Frother Plus
Stainless Steel Removable Grid
Removable Drawer
Measuring Scoop
Two Cleaning Tablets (white)
Water Hardness Indicator Strip
Clearyl Water Cartridge (unpacked)
Fig. 2
19. Used Coffee Container
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20. Tray
13. Grid
14. Drawer
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* Attention: The Water Filter Cartridge should be in a pouch.
4.
If your machine comes with the cartridge installed, it is not a new machine!
Call customer service 1-800-220-5701.
b. Display
Steam/Water Selector
READY
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b
c.
d.
e.
f.
On/Off P Button 1-Cup 2-Cup
a. Dial
g.
h.
Rinse Steam
a. Coffee
b. Steam / Water
Fig. 3
Fig. 4
Grind
Fineness Selector
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Fig. 5
Fig. 6
Fig. 7
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Fig. 8
Fig. 9
Fig. 10
Fig. 11
Fig. 12
Fig. 12a
Dual Frother Plus
a
b
c
Tip
Metal Cylinder
Clip-on Connector with Soft Collar
Fig. 14
Fig. 13
6.
Frothing:
down
a. Metal Tube
b.. Chrome Sleeve
c. Steam Nozzle
Fig. 15
Fig. 19
Steaming:
up
Fig. 16
Fig. 20
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Fig. 17
Fig. 18
Fig. 21
Fig. 22
Table of Contents
Page
Important Safeguards..........................................................2
Jura-Capresso / Address Information .................................3
Illustrations.......................................................................4–7
1. Product Registration......................................................9
2. Operating Instructions / Customer Service...................9
3. WELCOME TO THE IMPRESSA F7/F8 ......................9
a. "Crema Coffee" and Pressure Brewing ...................9
b. Different Coffee Drinks...........................................10
c. Coffee Facts...........................................................10
4. Please Don't / Please Do ............................................10
5. Factory Settings ..........................................................11
6. PREPARING MACHINE FOR THE FIRST TIME........11
7. Adding Coffee Beans ..................................................12
8. Adjusting the Grinder ..................................................12
9. DAILY PREPARATION ................................................12
10. Grinding and Brewing..................................................12
a. Selecting Cup Size and Strength...........................12
11. Using Pre-Ground Coffee............................................13
12. Using Hot Water ..........................................................13
13. FROTHING AND STEAMING.....................................14
14. Heating and Frothing Milk ...........................................14
15. Cleaning the Dual Frother Plus ...................................15
16. CLEARYL WATER CARTRIDGE ................................15
a. Installing and Activating the Clearyl Cartridge ......16
b. Replacing the Clearyl Cartridge .............................16
17. Adjusting the Water Hardness.....................................17
18. PROGRAMMING ........................................................17
a. Aroma.....................................................................18
b. Temperature ...........................................................18
c. Setting Time and Unit On ......................................18
d. Auto Shut-Off .........................................................18
e. Cups Made.............................................................19
f. Language Selection ...............................................19
g. Display (OZ. or ML.; AM/PM or 24 HRS) ...............19
19. CARE AND MAINTENANCE......................................19
a. Fill Water ................................................................19
b. Empty Tray / Empty Grounds.................................19
c Fill Beans................................................................19
d. Stones and Beans..................................................20
e. General Cleaning Instructions................................20
f. Emptying System Before Transport .......................20
20. AUTOMATIC CLEANING CYCLES............................20
a. Rinsing ...................................................................20
b. Cleaning with Special Tablet..................................20
c. Decalcifying Procedure ..........................................21
21. Tips for Better Coffee..................................................22
22. SUPPLIES ...................................................................22
23. frothXpress System .....................................................23
24. Troubleshooting ...........................................................23
25. WARRANTY ................................................................24
8.
1. PRODUCT REGISTRATION
Please read the enclosed product registration form now. Fill it
out and mail or fax it to us within two weeks after purchasing
your machine or register online through our website:
www.capresso.com. Important: This registration is part of your
warranty (chapter 25).
sure brewed coffee. Just press one of the two cup buttons and
your Impressa F7/F8 will grind, tamp and brew your personal
cup of coffee. The integrated solid steel conical burr grinder
grinds beans to the preferred fineness. A separate funnel lets
you use pre-ground coffee. All coffee, water and steam functions
are programmable to your own personal taste. Make any size
cup of coffee between 1 and 16 oz. The Dual Frother Plus* lets
you froth and steam milk for cappuccinos and lattes. The frother
delivers unlimited amounts of steam. The stainless steel lined
ThermoBlock prevents water from coming in contact with aluminum and allows you to brew coffee immediately after frothing
(no purging). The hot water function lets you prepare tea and
other beverages in seconds or use it to pre-warm your coffee
cups. All important functions such as water level, bean container,
used coffee container and water filter are monitored automatically.
You can program the machine to turn itself on and off, change
the language and check how many cups of coffee you made.
The F7/F8 has a beautiful symmetrical design with a heavy-duty
die-cast coffee spout, a stainless steel grid and elegant cup
illumination. Enjoy your Impressa F7/F8!
2. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS / CUSTOMER SERVICE
Thank you for choosing this Jura-Capresso product.
• Please study these Operating Instructions carefully before
using your new machine. We highly recommend viewing the
enclosed video.
• Also included is a Quick Reference Guide. Keep it next to
your machine.
• For further information please call our TOLL FREE number:
1-800-220-5701, Mon-Thur 9AM – 9PM, Fri - 9AM – 8PM,
Sat 9AM-5PM Eastern Standard Time. If you call at any
other time leave a message including your phone number and
a time you can be reached. You can send us a FAX at:
201-767-9684 or EMAIL us at contact@capresso.com.
* The frothXpress System, an automatic frothing device, is included with
the F8 and separately available for the F7 (chapter 23). For details on the
frothXpress Plus accessory see video.
3. WELCOME TO THE IMPRESSA F7/F8
This fully automatic coffee center is completely programmable
and extremely user friendly. Your Impressa F7/F8 can prepare
one or two cups of crema coffee at a time. The two-step pressure brewing system – well known in commercial applications –
was adapted and refined by Jura coffee specialists and is the
trademark of each Jura-Capresso coffee center. This Pre-Brew
Aroma-System ensures optimal coffee extraction and will finish
every cup with a rich layer of "crema" – proof for perfectly pres-
3a. "CREMA COFFEE" AND PRESSURE BREWING
According to the majority of coffee experts, grinding, tamping
and brewing under high pressure is the ideal extracting process
for maximum flavor and aroma. Your Jura-Capresso automatic
coffee center will always produce espresso and coffee with a
thick, foamy layer called "crema." The crema traps the fine aro9.
matics and the light gaseous flavors that register on the palate.
The high pressure and the short brewing time prevent the
extraction of bitter oils and release less caffeine than any other
brewing method. You will always make the absolute freshest
and most aromatic cup of coffee. This is the reason why many
European restaurants and hotels serve only fresh pressured
brewed coffee. Experiment with your new machine and prepare
yourself the best and most enjoyable cup of coffee!
• Espresso is not a bean, it's the way the coffee is roasted and
prepared. Typical US espresso roasts result in darker beans with
an oily surface. European espresso roasts are medium brown
with no or very little oils on the surface.
Please note: Dark, oily beans: see chapter 7.
4. PLEASE, DON’T... (or you void your warranty protection):
• Never pull out the drawer during the brewing process.
• Never fill instant coffee into the bean container or ground coffee
funnel; it can damage the brewing chamber.
• Never fill flavored or sugar coated coffee beans into the bean
container.
• Never fill frozen beans into the bean container. If you store
beans in the freezer, let them thaw 3 to 4 hours before filling
them into the bean container.
• Never fill anything other than coffee beans into the bean
container (no chocolate, rice, nuts, spices, etc.)
• Never fill anything but fresh, cold clean water into the water
container, except when decalcifying (chapter 20c).
• Never use mineral or carbonated water. You can use tap
water, spring water, distilled water and reverse osmosis water.
• Never repair or open the machine yourself. All repairs should
be performed only by an authorized service center.
3b. DIFFERENT COFFEE DRINKS
Here are some guidelines for the most popular coffee drinks:
• Ristretto: 1/2 to 1 oz. of coffee. Sweeten to taste
• Espresso: 1 to 2 oz. coffee. Sweeten to taste
• Double Shot: 3 to 4 oz. of coffee. Sweeten to taste
• Crema Coffee: 5 to 8 oz. of coffee
• Cappuccino: Espresso plus 3 to 4 oz. of hot frothed milk.
• Latte: Espresso plus 3-5 oz. steamed milk with little or no froth.
• Café Mocha: Make Espresso then add chocolate syrup to the
milk before frothing/steaming.
Experiment with the size of your milk based drinks. For stronger
coffee taste add more coffee, for more milk taste add more
frothed milk.
3c. COFFEE FACTS
• Caffeine is tasteless. A "strong" coffee or espresso is mostly
the result of the amount of coffee in relation to the amount of
water. The longer a bean is roasted, the less caffeine it has.
• Arabica and Robusta are two genetically different kinds of
beans. "Arabica" beans have more flavor and a little less caffeine
than "Robusta" beans which are mostly used in lower priced
coffees and instant coffees.
PLEASE, DO...
• Fill water tank with fresh, cold water only.
• Remove any foreign particles (small stones) from coffee beans.
• Let frozen beans thaw 3 to 4 hours before pouring them into
the bean container.
10.
All Display Messages Are Shown in RED
• Turn the machine on by pressing the ON/OFF button (Fig. 3c).
The display shows FILL WATER. (If you have already filled the
water tank, the message OPEN TAP will be displayed).
• Remove water tank, fill with fresh, cold water and replace.
The display shows OPEN TAP.
The following procedure is only necessary when setting up the
machine for the first time and after the procedure "Emptying
System Before Transport" (chapter 19f).
• Place a cup underneath the frother (Fig. 13) and turn the
Steam/Water Selector to the Steam / Water symbol Fig. 4b).
SYSTEM FILLING. The machine will pump some water
through the frother and stop automatically. CLOSE TAP. Turn
the Steam/Water Selector back to the cup symbol. SYSTEM
FILLING. HEATING. PRESS RINSE. Place a cup underneath
the Coffee Spout (Fig. 12) and press the Rinse Button (Fig. 3g.)
The machine will pump a bit of hot water through the coffee
spouts and will stop automatically. READY. You can only
brew coffee when the display shows READY.
• Open the bean container lid (Fig. 1, 9) and fill with beans
(Fig. 5). For details see chapter 7.
• Place an empty cup (at least 8 oz.) under the coffee spouts.
• Push the Dial (Fig. 3a). The Dial illuminates and the display
shows the cup size 4 OZ.
• Push and hold the 1-Cup button until the display reads STRONG.
The F7/F8 starts grinding and will start brewing.
Initially, the chamber may not fill properly with ground coffee.
The machine will start brewing, then interrupt and the display will
show FILL BEANS. Push the 1-Cup button again. Discard the
first 2 cups of coffee. Your next cup will be perfect.
Please note: If coffee only comes out of one spout, move the
5. FACTORY SETTINGS
Each machine leaves the factory with the following settings:
Filter ..................... – (not installed)
Hardness Level .... 2
Aroma ................... ROBUST
Temperature .......... HIGH
Time ...................... Not Set
Unit On ................. Not Set
Auto Off ................ 2 HRS
Cups Made ……… –
Language ............. English
Display ………………OZ and AM PM
The Dial (Fig. 3a) is set to 4 OZ. for coffee and hot water and
60 SEC for steam.
CUP ILLUMINATION (Fig. 12a)
The cup illumination adds a dramatic touch to brewing coffee.
Providing the machine is plugged in, you can activate the cup
illumination for 1 minute by pressing any button.
6. PREPARING THE MACHINE FOR THE FIRST TIME
• Make sure all accessories, literature and any other items are
removed from the machine and the water tank.
• Make sure the Clearyl Water Filter is NOT installed!
• Make sure the machine sits on an even, flat surface and the
drawer, tray and used coffee container are inserted (Fig 2).
• Plug-in machine.
11.
spout up and down a few times to clear the internal flow.
You are now ready to make coffee.
– The smaller the dots, the finer the grind.
– The bigger the dots, the coarser the grind.
Important: The grinding grade can only be adjusted while
the grinder is actually grinding.
7. ADDING COFFEE BEANS
• Open the bean container lid (Fig. 1, 9), fill with beans (Fig. 5).
The container holds approx. 220 grams (8 oz.). Close the lid.
Frozen Beans: Thaw 3 to 4 hours before adding to bean
container. This prevents moisture from seeping into the grinder.
9. DAILY PREPARATION
ON/OFF Button – HEATING – RINSE – READY
We recommend filling the water container every morning with
fresh, cold water. This will enhance the taste of your coffee.
• Push and hold On/Off button until the display turns on. If your
machine is cold the display shows HEATING. After approx. 2
minutes the display shows RINSE.
• Press the Rinse Button (Fig. 3g). Hot water will warm up all
internal parts and pump through the coffee spouts. The water
will be caught in the drawer underneath. The rinse cycle stops
by itself and the display reads: READY. You are now ready to
make coffee.
Flavored / Sugar Coated Beans: DO NOT fill these type beans
into the bean container. The sugars will stick to the burrs and
clog the flow of ground coffee. Have your local coffee store
grind these type beans and use as described in chapter 11.
Using Oily Beans: Beans with an oily surface tend to stick
together. This may prevent a continuous flow of beans from the
bean container into the burrs. As a result the grinder does not
grind enough coffee and you might get weak or no coffee at all.
Stir the beans in the bean container just before grinding.
Alternatively, you can also pour the beans in an open bowl and
let them sit for about 5 hours. The oils will evaporate (this will
not change the taste of your coffee). Then fill the beans into the
bean grinder. Now beans will feed into the burrs more easily.
10. GRINDING AND BREWING
The Impressa F7/F8 uses a 2-step brewing process (Pre-Brew Aroma
System). First, it moistens the ground coffee (pre-brew phase),
pauses for a few seconds, and then starts the brewing process.
• Adjust the height of the coffee spout to your cup size (Fig. 12)
and place one or two cups underneath the coffee spouts.
8. ADJUSTING THE GRINDER
You can adjust the grinder to the roast of your coffee.
We recommend the following:
Light roast: use a finer adjustment.
Dark roast: use a coarser adjustment.
• Open the lid of the bean container.
• While the grinder is running turn the grind selector switch to
the desired position (Fig. 6).
HOTTER COFFEE? Pre-warm cup with hot water through frother.
See chapter 12 "Using Hot Water". Empty cup and brew coffee.
10a. SELECTING CUP SIZE AND STRENGTH
Cup Size 1 OZ. to 8 OZ; max: 16 oz.
• Push the Dial. It will illuminate and the display will show the
cup size in oz, e.g. 4 OZ.
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• Turn the dial to select any cup size between 1 OZ. and 8 OZ.
Your machine will always remember the last setting. After a
few seconds the display will change back to READY.
• When using the 2-Cup button the machine will automatically
double the selected amount of coffee.
Coffee Strength MILD – NORMAL - STRONG
Push the 1-Cup button once, the display shows: MILD,
twice: NORMAL, three times: STRONG.
Grinding times (approx.)
MILD .......... 6 to 7 seconds.
NORMAL ... 7.5 to 8.5 seconds.
STRONG..... 9 to 10 seconds.
grinding, brewing, or discarding the used coffee. Always wait
until the display shows READY.
11. USING PRE-GROUND COFFEE
You can also use pre-ground coffee, bypassing the grinder. This
comes in handy if someone requests decaf, sugar coated or
flavored coffee.
• Open the lid for the ground coffee funnel (Fig. 1.8). The display
shows FILL POWDER. Fill the funnel with one or two scoops
of ground coffee.
Important: Do NOT fill this funnel with instant coffee and do
not use more than two level scoops of coffee.
• Close the funnel lid. The F7/F8 will tamp the ground coffee.
SELECT CUP BUTTON.
• Push the 1-Cup or 2-Cup button. The display shows the cup
size. As long as the Dial (Fig. 3a) is illuminated, you can still
change the cup size.
Please note: If you accidentally open the funnel lid, just close
it again. The display shows NOT ENOUGH POWDER and
then returns to READY.
Please note: After use of sugar coated or flavored coffee
through the pre-ground coffee funnel you may experience some
flavor transfer when switching back to your regular coffee.
• Push the Rinse Button (Fig. 3g) The display shows RINSING.
The F7/F8 performs a rinse cycle and returns to READY.
AROMA-setting "STANDARD" has the shorter grinding times.
AROMA-setting "ROBUST" has the longer grinding times.
When using the 2-Cup button the grinder will always grind
between 9 and 10 seconds. For AROMA setting see chapter 18a.
Please note:
When using the 1-Cup button, the display will first show the
strength setting. When the pre-brew cycle starts, it will show the
actual cup size. At this time you can still change the cup size by
turning the Dial.
When using the 2-Cup button, the display will first show
2 CUPS. When the pre-brew cycle starts, the display shows the
cup size for one cup. At this time you can still change the cupsize by turning the Dial.
Please note: After the pre-brew cycle you can always stop the
brewing process by pushing the 1-Cup or 2-Cup button. This will
not affect your cup size setting for the next brew cycle.
Important: Never try to pull out the tray while the machine is
12. USING HOT WATER
READY – 1 OZ. to 16 OZ. – CLOSE TAP - READY
This feature allows you to pre-warm your cup, make a cup of tea
or soup or add hot water to your coffee making it weaker.
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• Place a cup underneath the frother (Fig. 13).
• Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol (Fig. 4b).
Hot water will push through the frother. The display shows the
amount of hot water. You can change it from 1 to 16 oz. by
turning the Dial (Fig. 3a). The machine remembers the last
setting. When the water flow stops, display shows CLOSE TAP.
• Turn the Steam/Water Selector back to the cup symbol. READY.
Please note: You can always stop the flow of hot water by
turning the dial to the cup symbol.
steam will be injected into the milk. The display shows
how long steam will be forced through the frother, 60 SEC.
• At this time you can change the steam output from 3 and 120
seconds. The machine will remember your last setting. When
the selected steam time is up, the display shows CLOSE TAP.
• Turn the Selector to the cup symbol (Fig. 4a).
Please note: You can always stop the steam output by turning
the Steam/Water Selector to the cup symbol.
Please note: When you stop the steam output the display will
show READY. If you want to repeat the steam function, first
push the steam button (Fig. 3h). Since the Thermoblock is still
very hot, STEAM READY will appear instantly. If you do not
push the steam button first, the F7/F8 will start pumping hot
water through the frother.
13. FROTHING and STEAMING
The steam function can be used to heat up any liquid and to
steam and froth milk.
Steaming Position:
The Frother's metal cylinder is in the UP position (Fig. 16). In the
steaming position hot steam is injected into the milk (or any
other liquid) without creating a frothy layer on top.
Typically a Latte has steamed milk with no froth.
Frothing Position:
The Frother's metal cylinder is in the DOWN position (Fig. 16). In
the frothing position hot steam and air is injected into the milk
creating warm milk and a firm layer of tiny froth bubbles.
Please note: When you start steaming, some hot water will
push out of the nozzle before the steam begins. When frothing
a lot of milk this will not change the taste of your frothed milk.
You can also release this small amount of hot water into the
tray or into a separate container as follows:
• Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the Water Symbol for one
second and then back to the Cup symbol. Now push the
steam button (3h) and start frothing/steaming.
14. HEATING AND FROTHING MILK
READY – HEATING - STEAM READY - 60 SEC - CLOSE TAP
• Push the Steam button (Fig. 3h). Display shows HEATING.
• Add cold milk to a pitcher or a cup.
• After 15 to 30 seconds the display shows STEAM READY.
• Immerse the tip of the frother into the milk (Fig. 17, 18) and
turn the Selector to the Steam/Water Symbol (Fig. 4b). Hot
Tips for frothing (Cappuccino):
The tip of the frother should not touch the bottom of your pitcher.
Start in the steaming position – cylinder "up" (Fig. 16) – for a few
seconds. Then push the cylinder "down". Milk froth will build up.
This way the froth on top of your milk is also warm.
Hotter milk? If the frothed milk is not warm enough, continue in
the steaming position.
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Steaming and frothing directly in your cappuccino cup:
With practice, you can steam and froth directly in your
cappuccino cup. First steam and froth the milk, then add your
espresso shot.
Cleaning the Steam Nozzle (Fig. 15c)
• Place a cup underneath the Steam Nozzle (the Dual Frother is
off) and let a bit of hot water run through the Steam Nozzle.
Tip: If the steam nozzle is blocked by hardened milk, use a
needle, toothpick or paper clip and loosen up the milk deposit.
Then let some hot water pass through the Steam Nozzle.
Please note: The less fat content the milk has the more froth will
be created. Skim milk will produce the most froth and will let
you taste more of the coffee. 1% and 2% milk will give you less
froth. Regular whole milk (3% fat) will produce the least amount
of froth. You can also use soy milk.
Assembly of Frother Parts
• Make sure the Steam Nozzle is screwed onto the Metal Tube
(Fig. 15a) finger tight.
• Assemble the Dual Frother and make sure that the tip is
screwed onto the Connector finger tight (Fig 14a, c).
• Push the black Clip-on Connector (Fig.14c) firmly into the
steam nozzle (the connector should sit flush with the chrome
sleeve (Fig. 15b) so that the steam nozzle is no longer visible).
Please note: If the parts are not connected tightly it will not be
possible to create the frothy foam on top of the milk.
15. CLEANING THE DUAL FROTHER PLUS
Always keep the Dual Frother Plus clean and free of milk
deposits. Clean immediately after use. Hardened milk particles
will make it impossible to create milk froth.
Fast cleaning:
Display shows READY. Place a cup underneath the frother
(Fig. 13) and turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol.
Let hot water run through the frother for about 3 seconds and
then stop. This will flush out any small milk droplets.
16. CLEARYL WATER FILTER CARTRIDGE
The machine comes with one Water Filter Cartridge. This
cartridge is specially made for use with the F7/F8.
The cartridge:
• Reduces the water hardness up to 75%.
• Removes (if present) up to 85% chlorine, up to 90% lead, up
to 95% copper and up to 67% aluminum.
• Cleans the water through an upward current principle (Fig. 8)
just before the brewing cycle starts, ensuring freshly filtered
water every time you make coffee.
• Eliminates decalcifying. When using the water filter cartridge,
you never need to decalcify your machine.
• To reorder cartridges see chapter 22 "Supplies".
Thorough cleaning of the Dual Frother parts:
• Remove the Dual Frother (Fig.14) from the Steam Nozzle
(Fig. 15c).
Please note: The Dual Frother is tightly connected to the
Steam Nozzle. First loosen the Clip-On Connector part (Fig. 14c)
by turning it a few times, then push down to remove.
• Unscrew the black tip (Fig.14a) from the Clip-On Connector
(Fig. 14c). You can use a coin to loosen the black tip.
• Soak all three parts in hot soapy water.
• Make sure that the two side holes and the channel of the black
tip (Fig. 14a) are free of any milk deposits.
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16a. INSTALLING & ACTIVATING THE CLEARYL WATER
CARTRIDGE
Important: Never install the cartridge before or during
"Preparing Machine For The First Time."
• Make sure the water tank is empty.
• Remove cartridge from its bag and rinse cartridge under water.
• Open water container lid and pull up the holder for the
cartridge (Fig.9).
• Insert the cartridge with its tapered end down into the water
container. Make sure it fits securely inside the fins. Push down
gently (Fig.10).
• Close the holder for the cartridge so that it engages in the
water tank (Fig.11).
• Fill the water tank with fresh cold water and replace.
You must activate the cartridge as follows:
1. Push and hold the P button (Fig. 3e). FILTER –
2. Push the Dial and the display shows NO
3. Turn the Dial until the display shows YES
4. Push Dial confirm. The display shows INSERT / OPEN TAP
5. Place a 20 oz. container underneath the frother.
6. Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol.
FILTER RINSING. For the next 90 seconds the machine will
push water through the filter and through the frother. Do not
interrupt this process. This activates the filter.
The machine will stop automatically.
7. CLOSE TAP. Turn the Water/Steam Dial back to the cup symbol.
HEATING. READY.
Please note: As long as the filter is activated, the water
hardness setting is automatically turned off.
IMPORTANT: Do not let the filter dry out.
If you do not use your IMPRESSA for more than three days in a
row and you still have an active filter, we recommend the following easy procedure: Empty the water tank, remove the filter and
immerse it at least to a third of its length into a cup with cold
water. Store the cup in the refrigerator. This way the filter does
not dry out. When you use your machine again, install the filter.
Use the hot water cycle and let approx. 16 oz. of water run
through the system. Initially the water may be slightly discolored
16b. REPLACING THE CLEARYL WATER CARTRIDGE
The filter is monitored automatically. After approx. 75 liters of
water (~2,500 oz.), the filter loses its effect. The display changes
from READY to CHG FILTER / READY. You can still make
coffee, but we recommend replacing the filter within one week!
Attention: The filter should be changed every 3 months if you
use less than 75 liters of water. In this case, no message will
appear in the display.
Important: Once the filter has lost its calcium suppressing
abilities, calcium will build up inside the machine. Since the
Water Hardness Selector is off, the machine will not remind you
when to decalcify. This could clog and ruin your machine.
• Remove the old filter. The cartridge is environmentally friendly.
Dispose it with your regular household trash.
• Make sure the water tank is empty.
• Remove the new cartridge from its bag.
• Open the water container lid and pull up the holder for the
cartridge (Fig. 9).
• Insert the cartridge with its tapered end down. Make sure it
fits securely over the white mesh piece inside the water
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container. Push down gently (Fig.10).
• Close the holder for the cartridge so that it engages in the
water tank (Fig.11).
• Fill the water tank with fresh cold water and replace.
1. Turn machine off. Push and hold the Rinse Button until the
display shows CHG FILTER / OPEN TAP.
2. Place a 20 oz. container underneath the frother.
3. Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol.
FILTER RINSING.
For the next 90 seconds the machine will push water through
the filter and through the frother. Do not interrupt this process.
This activates the filter. The machine will stop automatically.
4. CLOSE TAP. Turn the Water/Steam Dial back to the cup symbol.
HEATING. READY.
• If all five fields of the test stick turn reddish, set the hardness
level to 4. If four fields turn reddish, set the hardness level to 3.
If three or less fields turn reddish, leave the level in position 2.
• If you use Spring Water you can set the hardness level to 1.
You can change the hardness settings as follows:
1.Push and hold the P button (Fig. 3d). FILTER –.
2.Turn the Rotary Dial until the display shows HARDNESS.
3.Push the Dial. LEVEL 2.
4.Turn the Dial to select from 1 2 3 4 –.
5.Push the Dial to confirm your selection. HARDNESS.
6. Push the P button. READY.
Important: If you choose the selection "–" the water hardness
monitor is turned off and the machine will NOT remind you when
it is time to decalcify. Turning off the monitor requires you to either
use distilled water or the Water Filter Cartridge (chapter 16a).
17. ADJUSTING THE WATER HARDNESS
Over time, heated water inside the machine leads to calcium
deposit build-up, unless you use the Clearyl Water Filter. The
display will remind you when it is time to perform a decalcifying
cycle. The machine is set to level 2 (medium hard water). If you
have harder water you need to set it to a higher level. If you have
softer water you can set it to level 1. If you are not sure about
the hardness of your water, ask your local water company for
the "Water Hardness in Grains."
Level 1: grains 2-9 • Level 2: grains 10-19 • Level 3: grains 20-29
Level 4: grains 30+
You can also use the enclosed water hardness indicator strip to
determine the water hardness:
• Insert the stick for one second into the water you want to
use. Shake off any access water and wait for one minute.
18. PROGRAMMING
Please note: As long as you are in programming mode, you
cannot brew coffee.
• Push and hold the P button until the display shows FILTER.
Turning the Dial clockwise the following functions will appear
in the display:
HARDNESS ... AROMA ... TEMP. ... TIME ... UNIT ON ...
OFF AFT. HR ... CUPS MADE ... LANGUAGE ... DISPLAY
To change functions the procedure is always the same:
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to the function you want to change or look up.
3. Push Dial.
4. Turn Dial until desired selection is displayed.
5. Push Dial to confirm selection.
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6. Push the P button to get back to READY.
3. Push Dial: -- : -4. Turn Dial to select the hours. Push Dial to set.
5. Turn Dial to select the minutes. Push Dial to set: TIME
6. Turn the Dial: UNIT ON.
7. Turn Dial to select the hours. Push Dial to set.
8. Turn Dial to select the minutes. Push Dial to set: UNIT ON.
9. Push the P button to get back to READY.
Please note: if you do not want the machine to turn on at the
pre-set time, set the UNIT ON time to -- : --.
FILTER: See chapter 16a.
HARDNESS: See chapter 17.
18a. AROMA
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to AROMA.
3. Push Dial: ROBUST.
4. Turn Dial to select from STANDARD or ROBUST.
5. Push Dial to confirm selection.
6. Push the P button to get back to READY.
In ROBUST the grinder will always grind approx. 1 second
longer to increase the strength of your coffee.
18d. AUTO SHUT-OFF
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to: OFF AFT HR.
3. Push Dial: 2.0 HRS.
4. Turn Dial to select from -.- HRS to 9.0 HRS.
5. Push Dial to confirm selection.
6. Push the P button to get back to READY.
In selection -.- HRS the machine will not shut off automatically.
Please note: When the machine turns off, it will automatically
run a hot water rinse cycle. The water will push through the
coffee spouts and will be caught in the tray.
Recommendation:
• If you use the machine in the morning and then later in the
day, set the auto-shut off between 0.5 HRS and 2.0 HRS.
• If you use the machine all day long set the auto shut off
between 3.0 HRS to 5.0 HRS.
• If you make only one or two cups of coffee in the morning, set
the machine to 0.5 HRS.
Important: Never turn the machine off immediately after you
have made a cup of coffee. The automatic hot water rinse cycle
works more effectively after the brewing chamber has cooled down.
18b. TEMPERATURE
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to TEMP.
3. Push Dial: HIGH Turn Dial to select from NORMAL or HIGH.
4. Push Dial to confirm selection.
5. Push the P button to get back to READY.
In NORMAL the temperature of the coffee is approx. 7° F lower
than in HIGH.
18c. SETTING THE TIME and UNIT ON
You can program your F7/F8 to turn on automatically at a preset
time. First set the actual time, then set the UNIT ON time.
Please note: For Daylight Savings you have to reset the TIME
function.
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to TIME.
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18e. CUPS MADE
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to CUPS MADE.
3. Push Dial: The display shows the total number of cups brewed.
4. Push the 1-Cup or 2-Cup Buttons to display usage.
5. Open the Funnel Lid for 2 seconds to check how often this
feature was used. Close the Funnel Lid.
6. Push the P button once or twice to get back to READY.
19. CARE AND MAINTENANCE
19a. FILL WATER
When the display shows FILL WATER, no more coffee can be
made until you fill the water container. The water container will
never be completely empty. The low water floatation device
(Fig. 7.4) activates the FILL WATER indicator when there are
about 10 oz. of water left.
• Remove water tank, rinse and fill with fresh water and replace.
18f. LANGUAGE SELECTION
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to LANGUAGE.
3. Push Dial: ENGLISH.
4. Turn Dial to select from English, German, French, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch (NL)
5. Push Dial to confirm selection.
6. Push the P button to get back to READY.
19b. EMPTY GROUNDS
Used coffee grounds are collected in the used coffee container
(Fig. 2.19). If the display shows EMPTY GROUNDS or EMPTY
TRAY, no more coffee can be made until you empty the used
coffee container.
• Carefully lift and remove drawer since there is water in it (Fig. 19).
The display shows TRAY MISSING.
Important: Do not unplug the machine while you are emptying
the coffee grounds.
• Empty the used coffee container and the drawer.
• Push the drawer back into the machine (Fig. 20). The display
still shows TRAY MISSING.
• Place the used coffee container on the tray and insert back
into the machine (Fig. 21). The display shows READY and you
may now continue brewing coffee.
18g. DISPLAY
Choose to display the cup size in Ounces (OZ) or Milliliters (ML).
30 ML equals 1 OZ.
1. Push and hold P button until display shows FILTER.
2. Turn Dial to ML / OZ.
3. Push Dial: OZ.
4. Turn Dial to select ML or OZ.
5. Push Dial to set selection.
Choose to display the time in AM PM or 24 hour mode.
6. Turn Dial to 24H / AM PM.
7. Push Dial and turn to select 24H or AM/PM.
8. Push the P button to get back to READY.
19c. FILL BEANS
When the display shows FILL BEANS, open the bean container
lid and add beans (Fig. 5).
Please note: The message FILL BEANS will disappear after
making the next cup of coffee.
Attention: If the display shows FILL BEANS and there are
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ample beans in the bean container, stir the beans so they flow
into the grinder (chapter 7). We recommend cleaning the bean
container from time to time with a dry cloth before you refill
beans (please make sure the machine is turned off when cleaning).
OPEN TAP. Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol.
The machine will push a bit of water and steam into the cup
underneath the frother.
• When display shows CLOSE TAP turn the Steam/Water Selector
back to the cup symbol. The machine will automatically shut off.
Important: The next time you turn the machine on you must
follow the instructions in chapter 6.
Please note: Before transporting the machine, make sure that
the water tank is empty, the filter cartridge is removed (discard
and use a new cartridge), the bean container is empty, the
drawer and used coffee container are empty and clean.
Secure the lids of the water tank and the bean container with
scotch tape. Pack entire machine with thick cushioning material
on all sides to prevent damage.
19d. STONES AND BEANS
Every coffee specialty store will tell you that occasionally small
stones can be found in with coffee beans. Small stones will be
processed through the burr grinder without any harm (the stone
will end up in the used coffee container).
However larger stones can block the burr grinder. The noise of
the grinder will become very loud and the grinder will block. In
this case please call our Customer Service: 1-800-220-5701.
Before Filling Beans into the Bean Container:
• Shake your bean bag thoroughly so that a stone will fall to the
bottom of the bag.
• Before emptying the bean bag completely, check if there are
any particles that look like stones and remove them.
20. AUTOMATIC CLEANING CYCLES
20a. RINSING
You can run an extra hot water rinse cycle as follows.
• READY. Push the Rinse button. RINSING. Hot water is
dispersed through the coffee spouts and will stop
automatically. READY.
19e. GENERAL CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
Never use abrasive materials or chemicals to clean the machine.
• Clean the housing with a soft, damp cloth.
• Rinse water tank daily and fill with fresh, cold water.
20b. CLEANING WITH SPECIAL TABLET
The machine monitors how many coffees are brewed and how
often the rinsing program is activated. After approx. 200 coffees
the display will show CLEAN / READY.
This cleaning program will remove oil build-ups in the brewing
chamber. The cleaning program takes about 15 minutes.
Please note: You can continue making coffee, however we
highly recommend that you clean the machine as described
19f. EMPTYING SYSTEM BEFORE TRANSPORT
This procedure is necessary to prevent water and frost damage
in case you intend to transport your machine.
• Turn machine off.
• Place a cup underneath the frother.
• Push and hold the Steam Button until the display shows:
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below within the next few days. Please use one white cleaning
tablet (enclosed). The machine comes with a pack of 2 tablets.
To re-order cleaning tablets see chapter 22.
Important: Once the cleaning program has started do not
interrupt the procedure.
1.Make sure the machine is on and the water tank is full.
2.Push the Rinse button. The display shows EMPTY TRAY.
3.Remove and empty the drawer and used coffee container and
replace complete assembly (Fig. 21) TRAY MISSING.
Important: Even if the drawer and the used coffee container are
empty, you still need to remove the drawer for approx. 20 seconds
and then replace it. The display shows PRESS RINSE.
4.Place a 12 oz. container under the coffee spouts.
5.Push the Rinse button. The display shows CLEANING.
After a moment the display shows ADD TABLET.
6.Open the ground coffee lid and drop in one white cleaning
tablet (Fig. 22)and close lid. PRESS RINSE. The F7/F8 comes
with two tablets. To order more tablets see chapter 22.
7.Push the Rinse button. The display shows CLEANING.
The cleaning program will dispense hot foamy water in
intervals through the coffee spouts.
8.When finished, the display shows EMPTY TRAY.
9.Lift and remove the drawer. Empty the used coffee container
and drawer and replace. The display shows READY indicating
the machine is now ready to brew coffee again.
EMPTY TRAY.
• Continue with step 3 above.
20c. DECALCIFYING PROCEDURE
The machine has an integrated decalcifying program. When the
display shows DECALCIFY / READY it is time to decalcify the
machine. You can still make coffee. However, it is highly recommended that you decalcify the machine within the next 3 to 4 days.
Please note: If you use the Clearyl water cartridge and the
display shows DECALCIFY / READY, then your cartridge
function is not activated. Follow the instructions in chapter 16a
to program the Clearyl Cartridge function.
Important: The decalcifying program must not be interrupted.
DECALCIFYING AGENT: Only use our special decalcifying
tablets. For supplies see chapter 22.
CAUTION: Never use vinegar or any other decalcifying agent.
This might damage internal parts of the machine.
1. Push the Rinse button. The display shows EMPTY TRAY.
2. Remove and empty the drawer and used coffee container
and replace complete assembly (Fig. 21).
Important: Even if the drawer and the used coffee container
are empty, you still need to remove the tray for approx. 20
seconds and then replace it. The display shows SOLVENT IN
TANK / OPEN TAP.
3. Make sure the water tank is empty. Completely dissolve three
of the white square tablets in 16 oz. of water and pour this
mixture into the water tank.
4. Replace water tank. Place a large container (at least 20 oz.)
underneath the frother.
Attention: You can run a tablet cleaning cycle at anytime even if
the machine does not prompt you,
• READY. Push and hold the Rinse button until display shows
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5. The displays still shows SOLVENT IN TANK / OPEN TAP.
Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol. The
machine will pump the mixture through the frother in intervals.
During this procedure the display shows DECALC.ON. When
this cycle is finished the display shows CLOSE TAP.
6. Turn the Steam/Water Selector back to the cup symbol.
The display shows DECALC.ON. Now the machine pumps
the mixture through the coffee spout into the drawer.
7. When this cycle is completed the display shows EMPTY
TRAY. Remove the container from underneath the
frother. Carefully lift and remove the drawer, empty and
thoroughly rinse all parts and replace. The display shows
FILL WATER.
8. Remove the water tank, rinse thoroughly, fill with cold fresh
water and replace.
9. Place a large container (at least 20 oz.) underneath the
frother. The display shows OPEN TAP.
10. Turn the Steam/Water Selector to the water symbol.
The machine will pump hot water through the frother in
intervals. During this procedure the display shows DECALC.ON.
When this cycle is finished the display shows CLOSE TAP.
11. Turn the Steam/Water Selector back to the cup symbol.
The display shows DECALC.ON. Now the machine pumps
hot water through the coffee spout into the drawer.
12. When the cleaning cycle is completed the display shows
EMPTY TRAY. Remove the container from underneath
the frother. Carefully lift and remove the drawer, empty and
thoroughly rinse all parts and replace. The display shows
HEATING and then PRESS RINSE.
13. Push the Rinse Button. The machine will run a regular rinse
cycle and the display will show READY.
14. Clean front of machine and grid with a moist, soft cloth.
Attention: You can run a decalcifying cycle at anytime even if
the machine does not prompt you.
• Turn the machine off. Push and hold the Rinse button until
display shows EMPTY TRAY.
• Continue with step 2 above.
21. TIPS FOR BETTER COFFEE
Height adjustable coffee-spout
Adjust the height of the coffee-spout to the size of your cups.
Grinding
Please refer to chapter 8 "Adjusting the Grinder."
Hotter Coffee / Pre-warm cups
You should warm cups in advance with hot water or steam.
The smaller the quantity of coffee, the more important it is to
warm your cups (see page 12).
Hotter Cream and Milk
Adding milk or cream from the refrigerator considerably lowers
the temperature of the coffee. Preheat milk and cream with the
steam function then brew your coffee (see page 14).
22. SUPPLIES AND ACCESSORIES
The following supplies are necessary to keep your machine in
good working order:
• Clearyl Water Filter Cartridge (model# 64533)
• Special Cleaning Tablets (model# 62205)
• Decalcifying Tablets (white, square) model# 61848
Please note: You must use decalcifying tablets if you do not use
the Clearyl cartridge.
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All supplies are available through:
• The enclosed mail order form that came with your machine
• Our toll free line at 1-800-220-5701 or
• The Internet at www.capresso.com.
until the blocked coffee is pushed into the used coffee container.
B. THE DISPLAY READS "FILL WATER" BUT THERE IS
ENOUGH WATER IN THE WATER TANK.
Reason: The low water floatation device (Fig. 7.4) is missing.
Solution: Within the water tank is a small compartment (like a
mouse trap). Inside is a small black floatation device. On top is a
small clear see-through plastic cover. This small plastic cover is
missing and the floatation device is outside of the small compartment. Check if you can locate both pieces and put it back
together. If you cannot find them, call 1-800-220-5701. We will
send the pieces to you FREE OF CHARGE.
23. FROTHXPRESS SYSTEM
This system and the Cappuccino Cleaner Liquid are included
with the F8 (sold separately for the F7). If you prepare many
cappuccinos or lattes at a time, this system is faster and easier
to use than the Dual Frother. It will automatically fill cup after cup
with your preferred amount of hot steamed and frothed milk,
without wasting any milk. See the separate instructions included
in the frothXpress box.
C. INSUFFICIENT FROTHED MILK PRODUCTION
Reason: Milk is initially not cold enough or your milk is not
suited for thick frothing.
Solution: Make sure milk is cold. Use a different type of milk.
Skim milk will produce the thickest and longest lasting froth.
Whole milk will produce less thick froth. See chapter 14.
Reason: The components of the frother are not assembled
properly, or the components are clogged with hardened milk, or
one or more of the components is missing, or the steam nozzle
is clogged.
Solution: (See chapter 15)
a. Remove frother. Check that steam comes out of the steam
nozzle. If not, use a needle and clear blockage from inside
steam nozzle.
b. Clean all other frother parts and assemble properly.
c. If any parts are missing either call Customer Service at:
1-800-220-5701 or use the enclosed mail order form to order
the missing part.
24. TROUBLESHOOTING
A. NO COFFEE COMES OUT OF THE COFFEE SPOUT
Reason: Beans in bean container are not properly feeding into
the grinder because they are stuck together.
Solution: Stir beans before grinding and while grinding turn the
grinding selector to the coarsest setting. See chapter 7.
Reason : You used ground coffee in the ground coffee funnel.
The ground coffee was too fine.
Solution: Use ground coffee which is ground somewhat coarser.
Reason : No water is transported through the system.
Solution: Remove water container and make sure that the connecting valve is free of any particles (like a coffee bean etc).
Reason: The ground coffee funnel or the internal brewing chamber
is clogged.
Solution: Place a cup underneath the coffee spout. Push the
Rinse button (Fig. 3g). RINSING. Repeat the process if necessary
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D. GRINDER MAKES AN EXTREMELY LOUD NOISE;
NO BEANS ARE GROUND
Reason: A stone is blocking the burr grinder.
Solution: Call customer service at: 1-800-220-5701.
Any damage in transit is NOT covered by this warranty.
This warranty does not cover:
• Any machine NOT distributed by JURA-CAPRESSO within the
United States.
• Any machine not purchased from an Authorized Dealer.
• Damage caused by accident, abuse, negligence, misuse,
improper operation or failure to follow instructions contained in
this manual.
• Any service or alteration performed by an unauthorized person,
company or association.
• Damage caused by neglecting and omitting maintenance,
cleaning and decalcifying cycles.
• Damage caused by use of instant coffee or any other ingredients
not allowed in this product.
E. THE DRAWER (Fig. 19) DOESN’T PULL OUT OR DISPLAY
SHOWS MALFUNCTION 8
Solution: Turn off and unplug machine. Wait a minute. Turn
machine on and wait until it stops making any noise. Now try to
pull out the drawer. If this does not work, try the above procedure
again. If this does not work, call customer service.
25. LIMITED WARRANTY
Please note: This warranty will be void if the Warranty / Product
Registration has not been received two weeks after the purchase
date (you can fax or mail the registration or you can register
through our website www.capresso.com)
Other limitations and exclusions:
Any implied warranties including fitness for use and mechantability
are limited in duration to the period of the express warranty set
forth above and no person is authorized to assume for JURACAPRESSO any other liability in connection with the sale of the
machine. JURA-CAPRESSO expressly disclaims liability for
incidental and consequential damages caused by the machine.
The terms "incidental damages" refer to the loss of the original
purchasers time, loss of the use of the machine or other costs
relating to the care and custody of the machine. The terms
"consequential damages" refer to the cost of repairing or replacing
other property which is damaged when this machine does not
work properly. Any loss of income is excluded. The remedies
provided under this warranty are exclusive and in lieu of all others.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also
have other rights which vary from state to state.
This limited warranty covers your new IMPRESSA F Series for
household use only (commercial use voids warranty): One Year or
4,000 coffee brewings, whichever comes first.
This warranty is in effect for the period and usage described
above from the date of the first purchase and is limited to the
United States of America. This warranty covers all defects in
materials or workmanship (parts and labor) including free UPS
ground transportation for both ways within the continental
United States. For Hawaii and Alaska freight is not covered by
this warranty.
TRANSPORT: When sending the machine, use the original packing materials, the inner and outer cartons or use approximately 2”
of bubblewrap and insert machine in a carton which will hold 40lbs.
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