You might keep in mind the arcade-like espresso machine we had at Melbourne International Coffee Expo in March – that was a cheeky sneak peek of the new Synesso S200! And, with the official launch final month at the Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle, we’re now able to dive into this lil magnificence!
Under the Hood
Virtually all the things underneath the hood, akin to the thermal stability, unbiased brew tanks and cooltouch steamwand, is the similar Synesso flagship which have made their machines the workhorse of the coffee business.
In retaining with the ‘back to basics’ really feel, the navigation of volumetrics has been distilled down to 2 choices – click on the paddle left for Volumetric 1, click on the paddle proper for Volumentric 2. You can then modify the volumetrics on the P.I.D. controller.
The New Touches
Left-handers rejoice, the steam paddles (assume pinball flippers) might be pushed round to both aspect for ambidextrous activation. Some modern wooden package choices can be found and we’re excited to see what different mods individuals provide you with!
The arcade aesthetic doesn’t cease at the steam flippers; to purge the grouphead, simply hit the a basic pushbutton! These hardy little buttons are designed for arcade video games and are rated to 10 million clicks, so no exhausting emotions in the event you get somewhat carried away urgent.
The barista-side of the machine has been tremendous streamlined, so pay attention to the discretely positioned digital shot timers and strain gauges. These recessed dials permit for a decrease profile machine, good for chatting to clients.
And now for the query we’re positive you’re all questioning: can we customise it?! Yes. All the panels, made from tremendous mild aluminium, can simply be eliminated and powder coated for a modern look. The framework is ideal for in depth customisation, unscrew all the panels and re-imagine from scratch!
The S200 is constructed to the similar sturdiness and temperature stability and excessive efficiency normal we’ve come to anticipate from all different Synesso machines. Currently solely out there as a 2 group, the S200 will actually shine in a smaller (5kg to 30kg) sized cafe, roastery QC labs or in a particularly coffee-centric lunchroom 😉
See the full product specs and get in contact right here: Synesso S200 [coming soon!]
P.s. search for the basic red-rocker on/off change to energy up!