Learn how to set up a new Rancilio Silvia, including how to install the machine, and how to properly heat it for the first time.
- Find a swanky spot in your home for your new machine to live, preferably where the morning sun can strike the mirror-finished housing so you can fully appreciate the bright idea that is your purchase.
- Get the power cord and the accessories out of the box.
- Plug the machine directly into an outlet. Don't plug it into surge protectors, extension cords, or timers.
- Fill the water tank.
Get it Good and Hot
It's time to get heated.
- Turn on the machine.
- Lock the portafilter into the group head.
- Wait 30 minutes.