We do not currently have a good grinder burr for the older olympia moca grinders. We have tried a few grinder burrs that fit, but the end result wasn't good.. After replacing the burrs with the new set, the grinders were grinding worse than before the change. Therefore, we stopped replacing the grinder burrs on these [...]
Come visit ilFornino at Cerini Coffee and Gifts while visiting the first Annual Pizza Festival on October 6 and 7, 2018 of Columbus Day weekend on the famous Arthur Avenue in the "Little Italy of the Bronx”.Enjoy a Free Espresso at Cerini's while mingling with the Wood Fired Oven experts from Ilfornino New York.To know [...]
Question from David (customer): Does the Maximatic have an OPV valve? If not, what regulates pump pressure, what pressure should I expect then? Is there a way to modify it so as to be able to adjust pressure. I haven’t checked mine, I don’t currently own a pressure gauge. But I’m considering getting one. I’d like to [...]
Is your Olympia Safety Valve leaking? There's a few reason why this may happen.
The pressure in the boiler is set to high and the valve is releasing the additional pressure for your protection. The pressure may be too high due to a bad pressurestat. Test your pressure to make sure it's correct. We recommend a pressure [...]
Cleaning the group
Best practice is to keep it clean as you use it to prevent coffee oils from building up, so you won't have to take the group apart too often. Taking the group apart can be done, but make sure you don't damage during the process.
You can also remove just the shower screen.Doing this [...]
Descale your machine regularly, depending on the hardness of your water 1 to 2 times per year. Only use a commercially available liquid de-calcifying solution in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.Please do not use acetic acid nor white vinegar!Instruction Maximatic
Start with the fresh water cycle: Pour the descaling liquid into the removable fresh water tank of [...]
If your Olympia Express is not steaming when you open the steam knob, but the coffee is hot and the group (coffee) is hot.Check the steam tipRemove it by unscrewing the tip
If the tip does not come off, remove the wand completely by unscrewing the nut at the top of the wand. With the wand off, [...]
If you receive an error 5 on a Saeco Espresso machine it means that the flow meter and CPU cannot see any water moving through the machine. First thing to try is restarting the machine 5-10 times. Make sure if you are using a water filter in the water tank remove it.Depending on what model you have [...]