A pressure of 9 bars is essential to extract the highest quality espresso. SPTK-1 brews espresso at a pressure of 9 bars, with just a press of a button.
Now, there were a couple options for the machine’s pressure source: manually winding or pushing down a lever. Both cumbersome and lacking sophistication, the methods caused me many hours of agonizing search until we finally found the answer close by.
On a usual weekend bike ride, Founder stopped to fix his tire and locked his eyes on someone's portable electric pump. Did we mention the halo that was glowing from the pump?