The infograph below compares the features of the Classe 5 USB, Classe 7 USB, and Classe 9 USB models.
The infograph below shows the difference of the Classe 11 USB and the Classe 11 USB-Xcelsius standard and special features.
Espresso is NOT a type of bean but a method of brewing. A concentrated beverage brewed by forcing a small amount of nearly boiling water under pressure through finely ground coffee beans.
This type features electronic controls that dose a programmed amount of espresso into the cup. Why Choose Automatic? For consistency, ease of use, or to maximize technological advancements in brewing (such as Xcelsius).
This type features less electronic controls and requires the barista to shut off the brewing manually. Why Choose Semi-Automatic? For ultimate control by skilled barista and entry level pricing.
This type only produces espresso on-demand and includes a milk delivery system that steams and foams milk on-demand with the push of one button. Why Choose One Step? For consistency, ease of use, to minimize training, for self-service.
This type produces espresso on-demand and includes a steam wand to steam fresh milk manually or with the use of an intelligent steam wand. Why choose Two Step? For entry level pricing or because the theater of making a drink is important.