This Breville bes870xl barista Express espresso machine is the upgrade of the previous mode 816. This espresso machine has w new bean hopper which is a little bit taller and comes out of the machine more and it gives it more of a slant for the beans to feed better, you can lock or unlock the beans hopper.
You can take out the top verse for cleaning and the bottom burr is very easy to access it. Moreover it has a cup wormer in the top; also the bean hopper holds eight ounces of beans. The water tank holds 64 ounces of water and it comes with a charcoal filter.
In addition to that, this machine comes with 54 millimeter port filter and it comes with 4 sets of baskets 2 pressurized and single and a double non pressurized. What is special about the pressurized baskets makes it so that if the grind isn’t just right it can make a decent shot. The previous model did not have a water dispenser however this one has a water dispenser. The steam can be articulated in any position and two programmable volumetric controls for much coffee is going to come out; these can be programmed individually. The grinder is also can be programmed to grind certain amount of coffee ground which is going to go down in the port filter.
It can dose out for the single and then you can choose between single and double. Additionally this machine has an adjustment for the grind it can reach 16 levels of grinding. The other thing the machine has a stainless steel lined aluminum thermo coil and controls the temperature much better than a thermal block.
Furthermore this machine has a PID built in it and this machines comes out from the factory set up to 200 degrees and it can decrease by 2 and 4 degrees and increase by 4 degrees. Another thing about this machine is that it can be set on sleep mode and it shut itself off after three hours. The breville bes870 comes with a milk jug that can hold 16 ounces of milk “pishet a lait”. Also it comes with cleaning tablets and other accessory used for cleaning the basket and taking out the the screen of the brew head.