Saeco’s new Primea Touch Plus is an outstanding new espresso machine that brew all you favorite espresso drinks in one cup. It’s the only espresso machine on the market that has a color touch screen making programming cup size, milk frothing, and many of the machine’s other functions easy. Also unique to the Primea is its Touch2Cappuccino System, which can dispense coffee and milk from both spouts at the same time, so you can make 2 cappuccinos or 2 lattes with 1 touch. Another exclusive feature to this Saeco machine is its internal milk container. With enough milk to make 4 cappuccinos, the built-in milk container eliminates the need for an external pitcher and hose. The Primea takes care of everything: grinding, tamping, brewing, steaming, frothing. It even has a motorized drip tray to let you accommodate short espresso cups as well as tall milk glasses.
With the Primea Touch Plus, you can control almost every aspect of the machine down to the temperature of its cup warmer. The dial on the dispenser controls the strength of your espresso with just a quick turn, plus there is a bypass doser for preground coffee whenever you want to brew something different than what’s in your bean hopper.
Features and Benefits:
Animated Color Touch Screen
of the 8 types of drinks that you can make with the Saeco Primea Touch
Plus has its own icon on the animated display screen: hot milk, hot
water, espresso, coffee, long coffee, espresso macchiato, cappuccino,
and latte macchiato. To create the drink of your choice, touch the
corresponding icon on the touch screen once to dispense 1 drink, or
twice for 2. The Primea will then ask you to choose the temperature,
amount of water, and strength of the brew. Then, as espresso and milk
are dispensed into your cup or cups, the animated cup on the display
screen will fill and show when the process is complete.
Automatic Milk Frothing and Steaming
the Saeco Primea Touch Plus, there’s no need to worry about mastering
the often-difficult art of frothing, steaming, and pouring proper
ratios of milk to espresso. This super automatic machine will pull milk
from the removable milk reservoir, process it perfectly, and dispense
just the right amount into your cup.
you love cappuccinos, lattes, or macchiattos, the Saeco Primea is the
only machine that can make not just 1, but 2 specialty milk drinks from
start to finish with a single touch of the screen. Simply place 2 cups
below the dispensing spouts, touch the drink icon of your choice, and
after choosing your flavor and temperature preferences, espresso and
milk are dispensed into your waiting cups simultaneously. And, you can
even double the drink amount for each cup just by tapping the drink
Coffee Strength Options
Saeco Brewing System dial on the front of the Primea Touch Plus allows
you to set your coffee to your tastes. With the turn of the dial, you
can change the strength of your coffee from mild to strong. You can
also adjust the amount of water for each drink using the animated touch
you find a combination of settings that create just the right drink,
you can save them using the animated display. After making your drink,
the screen will ask if you would like to save your settings, so you can
create the same drink any time you want.
Double Boiler System
never need to wait between espresso and frothed milk with Saeco’s
Instant Steam System. The Primea Touch Plus has 2 stainless steel
boilers that ensure there is always water at the right temperature for
brewing, steaming, or dispensing hot water.
Coffee of the World Menu
is an international company and its Coffee of the World programming
menu definitely reflects it. By choosing “Extras” on the display
screen, you can access a list of 7 different beverages that the machine
will automatically prepare based on certain regional preferences. You
can try an Italian ristretto, an Italian espresso, typical American
coffee, North European coffee, French/Swiss coffee, a Goodnight Milk to
lull you to sleep, or a Goodmorning Coffee to wake you up. You can also
save these drinks to the main drink menu for frequent use.
Touch Lift Drip Tray
touch lift technology lets you adjust the height of your drip tray to
match your cup sizes with an up and down button that activates the
motor as you press. The motorized drip tray makes it easy to change
between different cup sizes. Saeco’s Touch Lift technology lets you
adjust the drip tray to match different cup heights, so you can brew
any variety of drink sizes you want without clumsy adjustments.
you want to brew a quick batch of preground coffee, you can use the
Primea’s bypass doser located on the top of the machine. This allows
you to accommodate a variety of tastes, whether it’s a special roast or
a decaffeinated variety for guests or late-night lattes.
Saeco Aroma System pre-wets your coffee grinds to ensure the best
possible coffee extraction. This feature, also known as pre-infusion,
can be turned off or on, or lengthened to suit your taste.
unpleasantness of waking up to a loud coffee grinder is second only to
the beeping of an alarm clock. The Primea Touch Plus comes with a
durable built-in ceramic disc grinder with automatic shut off for safe,
Automatic Turn-on and Energy Save Functions
Saeco super automatic can be ready to brew right when you get up. By
setting a turn-on time using the touch screen display, the machine will
be warmed up and ready to go. You can also set it to shut down after a
certain amount of time, so you never need to worry about wasting power.
Adjustable Cup Warmer
active cup warmer on this Saeco machine has enough room for 6 espresso
cups, so there will always be hot cups ready to brew into. You can turn
it on and off using the touch screen display and even change the
temperature to meet your needs. Simply touch the "machine settings"
icon on the animated touch screen to change the cup warmer settings.
Removable Brew Group
many super automatic machines, you can access the Saeco Primea’s inner
components for cleaning. Its brew group is easy to remove with a
quick-release handle, so cleaning is never a hassle.
Built-In Milk Container
Saeco Primea Touch Plus comes with 2 plastic milk containers that can
be swapped in and out of the machine. Located on the left side of the
machine just above the water reservoir, the milk container can be
easily removed for cleaning, and then quickly replaced so you can brew
delicious cappuccinos or lattes without an external pitcher. Since the
milk containers are not insulated, each one should be removed between
uses and stored in the refrigerator.
Removable Water Reservoir
removable, 2-liter water reservoir is easy to fill right at your sink.
It slides all the way into the machine itself, providing a seamless and
attractive outer casing.
Hot Water Dispenser
you’re in the mood for a cup of tea rather than an espresso, the Saeco
Primea Touch Plus can dispense hot water with a touch of the tea icon
on the display screen. The rotating hot water dispensing wand is
located just behind the coffee spout, so you don't have to move your
cup around to add hot water.
Aqua Prima Water Filter
first ingredient to high-quality espresso is filtered water. The Saeco
Primea comes with a built-in Aqua Prima filter that takes out the
sediments that can alter the taste of your coffee and build up in your
Milk Rinse Cycle
is important to rinse any milk residue from the machine’s internal
components after every use, and the color touch screen will remind you
to do this. By simply placing a cleaning container where the milk
container usually goes and running this cycle, your machine will be
Primea Touch Plus will also remind you when it is time to descale. This
message will occur about every three months, and is an important
process to protect your machine and ensure your coffee always tastes
fresh. The display will walk you through each step, making periodic
maintenance an easy and stress-free procedure.
machines can be difficult to move around your kitchen, especially when
you want to rearrange your counters. The sliding wheel base on the
Primea makes it easy to rotate or move across countertops.
Saeco Primea Touch Plus comes with a user manual, an additional milk
container and a variety of helpful tools. To assist cleaning cycles and
maintenance, the Primea comes with a Cappucinatore cleaning pin,
applicator, water hardness tester, lubricant for the brew group,
cleaning brush and cleaning detergent. You also get a ground coffee
measuring scoop, an extra Aqua Prima filter, 2 white latte mugs and a
free bag of Super Crema Lavazza Coffee.