The modern coffee system can cover everything, from grinding coffee to frothing milk – everything at the push of a button!
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Innovation and better technology together make home appliances better, and coffee systems highlight that trend. The coffee system as a term can be a little wrong as it represents a category of equipment rather than a single machine. However, modern coffee systems are fully functional right from the start and offer a wide range of options and services.
1. Selection of drinks
A filter coffee machine will bring you a cup of coffee if you wish. An espresso machine conjures up a nice espresso. Fancy espresso machines could even get into latte action with frothed milk. Most coffee systems will easily meet these requirements. All you have to do is decide which drink you want – and press a button. The options available may vary depending on the model. For example, in some cases you can choose your preferred drink and brew size. Others may follow a recipe. Either way, you get a wide range of options to use as you see fit.
2. Ease of use and operation
A wider choice of beverages is one aspect of coffee systems – they thrive on consumer convenience. This shouldn't be a machine where you transport water to the reservoir, measure and grind beans, and fidget with control options. The coffee system should do all of this itself. The machines usually have built-in coffee grinders that precisely measure the amount of coffee required and grind the beans. Or they pick ground coffee, depending on the user's instructions. You may still need to refill coffee beans. When it comes to water, the coffee machine, which is connected directly to the water pipe, is the norm here. The user never has to refill the reservoir or check availability. An additional benefit of this setup is that the machine can be up and running quickly. The expected time for your brew will be significantly reduced. There's also always hot water on tap, so options like instant soup, green tea, and pasta also become relevant.
3. High quality brew
All factors aside, what good is a coffee maker if it can't brew a decent cup of coffee? Fortunately, coffee systems are pretty serious in this regard. The brewed coffee is always of the best quality and the factors involved are carefully managed. For example, the water temperature is maintained in the recommended range of 195 to 205 ° F. When brewing espresso, you can count on a pressure of 15 bar. This is the recommended level for the highest quality brewing (at least 9 bar). Likewise, the milk temperature, the correct frothing and the addition of milk are cleverly managed according to the recipe. Whether you choose a macchiato or a cappuccino, the machine will do its best to brew it properly.
4. Less clutter
Using a coffee system means there will be less clutter in your kitchen. A number of devices are integrated into the system. This includes the coffee maker, coffee grinder, milk frother and water supply system. With all of these together, you only have one machine to consider and not multiple devices. Many coffee systems have an integrated installation option. Instead of sitting as a large piece on the kitchen counter, the coffee system could be integrated into the decor. The built-in model creates space on the counter and opens up more options for placing the coffee system.
5. Automatic maintenance options
Coffee systems aren't cheap. The best way to keep your expensive machine in tip-top condition is through regular maintenance. Given that these machines have built-in mechanisms such as a water pipe and mill, traditional maintenance methods are not possible. Expect more effort and money to spend on maintaining the coffee system. Fortunately, the coffee system doesn't want to be a problem. Above all, it has to be comfortable. Therefore, these systems contain automatic options to avoid frequent manual interventions for maintenance. A very simple example is running water through the machine to clear any possible blockages. Pipelines for water and milk are flushed regularly to prevent problems from building up. Coffee systems usually include automatic diagnostics to check and ensure that all parts are functioning properly and as needed.
6. Generally better build quality
As we can see, coffee systems are expensive machines. Aside from the initial cost, they also cost a pretty penny to install and maintain. This is not a device that you should buy often. It should run for years (if not decades)! Manufacturers are aware of these feelings, and so the coffee systems are built to the best of standards. Weak and cheap parts are avoided to say the least. For example, there is no space for plastic pipes and heating chambers on these high-end machines. Instead, they use sturdy (and, by the way, healthier) picks like steel. This concept also extends to the outdoors, with robust components taking precedence. A coffee system therefore remains reliable and durable.