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Macap CPS Dynamometric Tamper

Macap CPS Dynamometric Tamper
Macap CPS Dynamometric Tamper
Brand: Macap
Availability: InStock at 1st-line

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List Price: $389.00
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The MACAP CPS (Constant Pressure System) automatic tamper is an innovation designed to streamline espresso production by conforming all users to utilize the same tamp pressure. Using a lever, this tamper applies uniform and level pressure to the ground espresso in a group handle. The result is a predictable and consistent extraction; a leap forward in simplifying traditional espresso preparation.
  • Measurements: 16" H x 6.5" W x 8.25" D (40.5 cm H x 16.5 cm W x 21 cm D).
  • Weight: 8.4 pounds (3.7 kilograms).
  • Constant dynamic pressure: 55 pounds (25 kilograms)per manufacturer spec's.
  • Tamper diameter plates: (1) 51 mm, (1) 57.5 mm.
  • CE listed.
  • Made in Venice, Italy.
  1. Warranty: The warranty does not cover wear and tear.
  2. Upon receiving your tamper: This tamper may arrive with a little excess grease around the mechanism or surrounding portion of the bag. It can be wiped with a dry cloth upon receipt and will not have any impact on the operation of the grinder.
  3. Double tamping: This tamper is not made for tamping in rapid succession. In other words, if you want to double (or triple) tamp in succession in the same portafilter, you will need raise the tamper handle to the top position before re-tamping.
  4. Compatible tamping bases: We have confirmed that the Concept Art bases can screw onto this tamper. It leaves a gap but it is a secure fit.
  5. Tamping pressure: The tamping pressure is adjustable, but there are no instructions included, nor provided. In addition, there is no way to determine the exact pressure to adjust to.
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"It works as advertised"

Bob M on 9/10/2015 9:47:02 AM

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State: California

Review: The tamp pressure is consistent as this product is described. You will have to fine-tune and grind settings but that is all. When the tamp pressure and grind of the beans are the same every time to pull a shot that is timed to your liking, the process is repeatable. The only previously variable step in the process is now as consistent as the other elements of espresso making. Voila!

Owned for: ~4-6 months

Would I buy this item again?: Yes

"Excellent Tamp"

Paul V on 2/16/2015 7:53:53 AM

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State: Georgia

Review: I am disabled and unable to tamp espresso shot. This device works absolutely wonderfully. It is extremely well manufactured. The customer service I received was courteous and professional. I hope to have another reason to purchase from 1st-line Equipment in the future.

Owned for: ~4-6 months

Would I buy this item again?: Yes

"Outstanding Tool"

Gregg M on 2/20/2014 7:34:25 AM

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State: Texas

Review: We have been using an automated tamper for 9 years. This has provided us with exceptional consistent quality and a fast learning curve. We would recommend this to all coffee shop owners.

Owned for: Greater than 1 year

Would I buy this item again?: Yes

"Consistent tamping"

Lana Warner on 6/30/2013 6:13:43 PM

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State: Montana

Review: This is very well made and so easy to use. I love the fact that everyone now tamps the same and that makes for a very consistent latte. And they love using it because it takes the guess work out of tamping. Well worth the money.

Owned for: ~1-3 months

Would I buy this item again?: Yes

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1st-line Equipment is a Master Importer and Distributor of the Macap CPS Dynamometric tamper. It is available through our wholesale program for qualified resellers and retailers. For more information about whole pricing of this item and all others 1st-line is allowed to wholesale, please review the wholesale information and signup process on our web site. Thank you for your interest.
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