Owned by the Fregnan family since 1947 and located in Treviso, Northern Italy, the Elektra Company believes in combining tradition and innovation in the production of their espresso machines and coffee grinders. Each and every product of Elektra is the result of their unrestrained initiative, creativity and commitment. No wonder Elektra creates espresso machines that are out of world!
If you love great tasting espresso and enjoy being involved in the espresso making process, then the Elektra Micro Casa A Leva is the right machine for you. This exceptional espresso lever machine ensures you top notch performance every time you brew. It gives you precision pump pressure from the spring in the piston. You can access ample and powerful amounts of dry steam with one quick turn of the knob and the large1.8 litre brass boiler will quickly recharge steam. The machine is equipped with internal pressure regulator for automatic temperature regulation, water level sight glass to indicate level of water in boiler, boiler pressure relief valve and built-in thermostat to ensure the safety of machine. The dedicated retr style catches the attention and bestows elegance on the surroundings. And, Elektras performance in delivering quality espresso and cappuccino matches its beauty.
It features a boiler pressure gauge that shows steam pressure in boiler and a needle in green zone indicates optimal time to extract espresso.
Spring Piston Operation
Elektra Micro Casa A Leva has a spring loaded lever to help take some of the guesswork out of creating the proper force on the lever to achieve the right brewing pressure. The lever starts in an upward position. The user pulls down against spring until coffee fills the demitasse cup. The lever is then slowly released and the spring in the piston pushes the lever to pump the water through the coffee grinds. For doubles, pull the lever down a second time at the half way point and release,
Elektra Micro Casa A Leva features a durable brass boiler with a capacity of 1.8 liters. It provides excellent dry steam for creating micro foam. The unit is equipped with a boiler pressure relief valve on top of the boiler for safety and a built-in safety thermostat to prevent meltdown if left without water.