ECM Synchronika Dual Boiler Espresso Machine – PID, Switchable

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ECM Synchronika Dual Boiler Espresso Machine – PID, Switchable

Dual boiler system:
  • Stainless steel, insulated – Both boilers are stainless steel which is less susceptible to limescale. Typically, stainless steel boilers do not retain their heat as well as copper or brass boilers. This machine compensates that with insulation wrapping.
  • Safety thermostats – There are 2 safety thermostats on the top of each boiler for the extra added security. Furthermore, both boilers are easily accessible from the side if you need to reset the thermostats. There is 1 screw on the top of each side that holds the side panels in place.
  • Steam boiler – Large capacity for entertaining purposes. You can also shut off the steam boiler if you choose to only make espresso or pour hot water. The switch is behind the drip tray on the right side. This will help save power and the wear & tear on the boiler.
PID-control:
  • Displays the temperature of both boilers – The temperature is indicated by the position of the blinking dot on the display. If the dot is on the left, the temperature displayed is the coffee boiler. If the dot is on the right, the temperature displayed is the steam boiler.
  • Individual temperature adjustment of both boilers – Press both the “-” and “+” buttons at the same time to access the menu. The “t1” option is the coffee boiler temperature. Press the “+” button and then immediately use the “-” and “+” buttons to change the temperature. Once you set your desired temperature it will automatically be saved after 1 second. Press “-” to get to the “t2” option which is the steam boiler temperature. Follow the same previous steps to adjust.
  • Grouphead cleaning cycle – After the “t2” option in the menu is “Cln”. The PID control keeps track of how many shots you have pulled. Once the set amount has been reached, the display will show “Cln”, indicating the grouphead needs to be backflushed. The manual recommends to backflush between 90 – 140 cycles. We recommend to backflush after every 50 cycles.
  • Built-in shot timer – When you pull the grouphead lever up, the shot timer starts on the PID display.
  • Display off option – You can turn the PID display off by holding the “+” button. To turn the display back on, press the “+” button again.
Separate pressure gauges:
  • Steam pressure gauge – On the left. Measures from 0 to 3 bar. Optimal pressure is between 0.8 and 1.1.
  • Brew pressure gauge – On the right. Measures from 0 to 16 bar. Optimal pressure is between 8 and 10.
E-61 grouphead:
  • Constantly heated – Hot water circulates from the heat exchanger through the grouphead and back to keep the grouphead and your portafilter nice and hot. This keeps the grouphead at a constant, stable temperature in comparison to other groupheads that have a built-in heating element.
  • Pre-infusion – Lever next to the grouphead activates a microswitch which turns on the pump to pump water through the coffee grinds. Additionally, pulling the lever halfway up will open the valve to allow water into the grouphead without activating the pump. Please note that true pre-infusion requires the direct water connection whereby the water pressure from the waterline creates true pre-infusion.
Rotary vane pump:
  • Quiet operation – Rotary pumps are necessary for direct connect capable machines since vibration pumps cannot handle the incoming water pressure. The main benefit that you will experience is that they are a lot quieter.
  • Adjustable – No need to remove the body panel to access. The adjustment screw is located underneath the machine.
Switchable from a water tank to a direct water line connection:
  • Easy transition – After hooking up the water line (included) to your machine, all you need to do is activate the switch located behind the drip tray on the left side. Turn to the “1” position.
  • Drainable drip tray – There is a hole pre-drilled into the drip tray. The plastic catch basin (included) is installed onto the machine frame underneath the drip tray. The drain line (not included) hooks up to the catch basin.
Steam & hot water wands:
  • Multi-directional – Allows for more movement and flexibility. The wands are also connected to the valves on a 70° angle for even more flexibility.
  • “No burn” – Both wands are insulated to allow you to touch anywhere on the arm. Please note that after very long periods of steaming or pouring hot water, the arm will be too hot to touch. Thus, we recommend only touch the rubber grips on each wand.
  • 2-hole steam tip – Allows for a slow gradual build-up of microfoam.
Accessories included:
  • Portafilters – Single spout portafilter and a dual spout portafilter. Both handles match the style of the grouphead lever and are ergonomically designed with an angle for an easier operation to lock into the grouphead.
  • Filter baskets – 1-cup filter basket which holds approximately 7 grams. 2-cup filter basket which holds approximately 14 grams. Blind filter basket which is used for backflushing. 58 mm in diameter.
  • Tamper – Not a cheap plastic tamper, but a very nice solid 58 mm tamper. Style is similar to the portafilter handles and grouphead lever.
  • Cleaning brush – For cleaning the grouphead. Ergonomically designed with an angle for easier usage. The neck is equipped with special ridges to keep hot water from dripping to your hand.
  • Instruction manual – Language written in both German and English.

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Brand

ECM Manufacture

Height (inches)

16.5, approximate

Width (inches)

13.5, approximate

Depth (inches)

19.5, approximate

Weight (pounds)

79

Wattage (watts)

Coffee – 1200, Steam – 1400

Voltage (volts)

115

Boiler capacity (liters)

Coffee – 0.75, Steam – 2

Portafilter size (mm)

58

Tank capacity (liters)

3

Country of manufacture

Assembled in Milan, Italy, Designed in Germany

Approvals

CE

  1. Comparison to the Profitec 700: Some customers have asked us about the differences between the Profitec 700 and the ECM Synchronika - both companies are owned by the same owner. There are some notable differences in that the ECM has a more refined body panel set, higher grade steam and hot water valves (you can even see the difference), the stainless steel mushroom in the top portion of the brew group, the PID fascia in a silver color to better match the machine, and a more durable anthracite-coated frame which is more durable than the black enamel paint on the Profitec. For this reason, we stopped selling the Profitec 700 espresso machine.

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      I see you have the synchromncia on sale - but I am looking for one that has a flow modulator. Do you have those or can modify it?
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      Q I see you have the synchromncia on sale - but I am looking for one that has a flow modulator. Do ...... Read more answer now
      Asked by Jan on November 3, 2021 12:52 pm
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      Yes, we have those in stock.

    2. Good Morning, I was given your site by ECM to hopefully get a part. Its their part # P2060 1/4" plug. Its the plug on the bottom of the steam boiler. It leaked and the threads were damaged on the removal. I dont see the part on your website but ECM said that you could order on for me. I know its an inexpensive part and probaly not worth your time but the bar is down without it. Please let me know if youo can help. Thanks
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      Q Good Morning, I was given your site by ECM to hopefully get a part. Its their part # P2060 1/4" ...... Read more answer now
      Asked by William Werner on June 1, 2021 12:16 pm
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      Sorry, we do not have this part in stock at this time and we will not have a parts order in for a few months. Since we do not see your name in our system purchasing this machine us, we suggest for you to contact the dealer you purchased the machine from as they should be able to special order directly for you, as well.

    4. Is it possible to order replacement portafilters for this machine from you? (ECM part number 89425) from you? I see you have some portafilters (89421 and 89422) but not the angled ones. Can I special-order one from you?
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      Q Is it possible to order replacement portafilters for this machine from you? (ECM part number 8942...... Read more answer now
      Asked by Sean on May 25, 2020 10:04 pm
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      Sorry, we do not have any on order at this time. In fact, it has been quite difficult to get parts from ECM in this period due to the coronavirus. We hope things change soon.

    6. Would the descaling procedure for this be the same as a single boiler or a HX machine?
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      Q Would the descaling procedure for this be the same as a single boiler or a HX machine? answer now
      Asked by Ken on August 17, 2019 3:42 pm
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      Sorry, neither. Please follow the instructions with the ECM Synchronika dual boiler espresso machine. If none were included, please use our instructions as a guide.

    8. I am taking this machine form the US to Thailand and am wondering if there will be an issue with the voltage there?
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      Q I am taking this machine form the US to Thailand and am wondering if there will be an issue with ...... Read more answer now
      Asked by Richard D'Alessio on August 10, 2019 2:39 am
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      Sorry, we are not familiar with voltages in Asia and we are unable to answer your question.

    10. Available,price?
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      Q Available,price? answer now
      Asked by Ann Craig on July 20, 2019 8:05 pm
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      Please call....

    12. Hi I am after part 11 C400001932 T-Stück Silikonschlauch Ø 8,0 T-Connector silicone tube Ø 8,0 and probably the connecting tubes too (C499900769 Silikonschlauch transparent 5x8 Silicone tube transparent 5x8). Unfortunately, the connector snapped when I tried to move the tubes while reassembling my boiler after installing the new PID. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks!!
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      Q Hi I am after part 11 C400001932 T-Stück Silikonschlauch Ø 8,0 T-Connector silicone tube Ø 8,0 an...... Read more answer now
      Asked by Alex Bishop on June 30, 2019 10:00 pm
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      Sorry, we normally do not stock these parts for the the ECM Synchronika so they would be special order. We suggest you check with other suppliers to see if they have any in stock as a special order may take too long.

    14. I want to buy the part P2293, which is the drip tray riser for espresso cups. Are you able to obtain and sell me this part? Thanks.
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      Q I want to buy the part P2293, which is the drip tray riser for espresso cups. Are you able to obt...... Read more answer now
      Asked by Blake on March 4, 2019 12:28 am
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      Sorry, we do not have this part in stock.

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