Wacaco has released Minipresso, a hand powered portable espresso machine that you can bring with you anywhere you want. You don’t have to kiss goodbye to your daily caffeine just because you are far from home, this little device makes sure that you get to enjoy hot, delicious espresso anywhere, anytime. You can go out there, traveling in a car, or enjoying outdoor adventure, and still be able to make a nice espresso. The compact size of this machine makes it easy to be toss inside your bag or backpack.
The company promises that you can prepare amazing shots from this small machine, a quality close to the real traditional one. Since this is a hand powered unit, you don’t need to plug anything or own N20 cartridges. The innovation lies in creative built-in semi-automatic piston that provides optimal extraction pressure simply from a few pumps, all you need to do is pour some water into the coffee adapter for rich, flavorful coffee. Just a few strokes, you will be presented with a cup of smooth espresso.
The coffee chamber and water tank doesn’t have that much distance to avoid losing too much heat during water placement. The result, Minipresso is able to make a cup of espresso at 67°C (152°F) when at ambient condition 24°C (75°F).